Property news and analysis

2nd Dec 20, 10:16am
Barfoot & Thompson's sales were through the roof in November - prices at record highs
Barfoot & Thompson's sales were through the roof in November - prices at record highs
2nd Dec 20, 10:16am
2nd Dec 20, 7:39am
New research identifies thousands of coastal properties in the 1-in-100-year flood zone that have another 15 years before facing serious insurance issues
New research identifies thousands of coastal properties in the 1-in-100-year flood zone that have another 15 years before facing serious insurance issues
2nd Dec 20, 7:39am
2nd Dec 20, 5:31am
We may be looking at the beginning of the end of the current housing boom, Realestate.co.nz figures suggest
We may be looking at the beginning of the end of the current housing boom, Realestate.co.nz figures suggest
2nd Dec 20, 5:31am
1st Dec 20, 5:00am
Average housing values in Auckland's eastern suburbs and Wellington up by around $2000 a week over the last year
Average housing values in Auckland's eastern suburbs and Wellington up by around $2000 a week over the last year
1st Dec 20, 5:00am
30th Nov 20, 2:10pm
ASB economists say politicians, policymakers and experts need to come together to discuss what can be done on housing and come up with binding recommendations on the way forward
ASB economists say politicians, policymakers and experts need to come together to discuss what can be done on housing and come up with binding recommendations on the way forward
30th Nov 20, 2:10pm
30th Nov 20, 1:37pm
The number of properties being auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson has risen steadily through November
The number of properties being auctioned by Barfoot & Thompson has risen steadily through November
30th Nov 20, 1:37pm
30th Nov 20, 6:31am
Strong turnaround in people's house price expectations in the three months to the end of October
Strong turnaround in people's house price expectations in the three months to the end of October
30th Nov 20, 6:31am
28th Nov 20, 6:33am
Leasehold units were top sellers at recent apartment auctions but they went for rock bottom prices while art deco apartment fetched top dollar
Leasehold units were top sellers at recent apartment auctions but they went for rock bottom prices while art deco apartment fetched top dollar
28th Nov 20, 6:33am
27th Nov 20, 7:34am
ANZ's economists don't think the current heat in the housing market will last, expecting it to cool next year
ANZ's economists don't think the current heat in the housing market will last, expecting it to cool next year
27th Nov 20, 7:34am
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26th Nov 20, 4:31pm
Robertson says Labour wouldn't be breaking its pre-election promises on tax if it extended the bright-line test; Orr clarifies the RBNZ would like debt-to-income ratios to be added to its toolkit but this hasn't been a priority
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Robertson says Labour wouldn't be breaking its pre-election promises on tax if it extended the bright-line test; Orr clarifies the RBNZ would like debt-to-income ratios to be added to its toolkit but this hasn't been a priority
26th Nov 20, 4:31pm
26th Nov 20, 10:01am
Rents in Auckland up by $13 a week compared to a year ago, while rents in Queenstown are down $114 a week
Rents in Auckland up by $13 a week compared to a year ago, while rents in Queenstown are down $114 a week
26th Nov 20, 10:01am
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26th Nov 20, 8:00am
Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
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Adrian Orr indicates he might put the onus back on Grant Robertson to do more on housing affordability, including by looking at tax
26th Nov 20, 8:00am
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show $7.8 bln advanced for mortgages last month - beating previous record set only a month earlier; investors on the march
25th Nov 20, 3:13pm
24th Nov 20, 5:38pm
Adrian Orr to consider Grant Robertson's call for the RBNZ to take account of house prices, but says: 'Our monetary policy actions have been, and will continue to be, effective in supporting the economy'
Adrian Orr to consider Grant Robertson's call for the RBNZ to take account of house prices, but says: 'Our monetary policy actions have been, and will continue to be, effective in supporting the economy'
24th Nov 20, 5:38pm
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24th Nov 20, 2:01pm
Robertson writes to Orr - proposes requiring Monetary Policy Committee to avoid unnecessary instability in house prices; NZD rises
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Robertson writes to Orr - proposes requiring Monetary Policy Committee to avoid unnecessary instability in house prices; NZD rises
24th Nov 20, 2:01pm
24th Nov 20, 1:49pm
As Barfoot & Thompson's auction numbers continue to rise the sales rate stabilises around 60%
As Barfoot & Thompson's auction numbers continue to rise the sales rate stabilises around 60%
24th Nov 20, 1:49pm
24th Nov 20, 10:00am
Auckland's housing crisis starting to ease as supply starts to overtake demand and accumulated housing shortage starts to shrink
Auckland's housing crisis starting to ease as supply starts to overtake demand and accumulated housing shortage starts to shrink
24th Nov 20, 10:00am
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
Mortgage payments are just as affordable for first home buyers as they were three years ago, thanks to falling interest rates and higher wages
22nd Nov 20, 6:02am
21st Nov 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne calls for a National Housing Summit to develop a single, comprehensive, integrated national housing strategy
Peter Dunne calls for a National Housing Summit to develop a single, comprehensive, integrated national housing strategy
21st Nov 20, 9:08am
20th Nov 20, 9:11am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at why it's time for the Government to get its head out of the sand and address the distributional impacts of printing up to $128 billion
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at why it's time for the Government to get its head out of the sand and address the distributional impacts of printing up to $128 billion
20th Nov 20, 9:11am
20th Nov 20, 7:35am
Property and residential construction company Stonewood Group launches a finance arm to fund residential developments
Property and residential construction company Stonewood Group launches a finance arm to fund residential developments
20th Nov 20, 7:35am
19th Nov 20, 3:10pm
Farm and lifestyle block sales volumes well up compared to a year ago with lifestyle block prices higher, REINZ All Farms Price Index a little weaker with dairy farm prices down 7%
Farm and lifestyle block sales volumes well up compared to a year ago with lifestyle block prices higher, REINZ All Farms Price Index a little weaker with dairy farm prices down 7%
19th Nov 20, 3:10pm
18th Nov 20, 9:36am
Big drops in migrant worker and overseas student numbers in New Zealand since COVID-related border restrictions were introduced in March
Big drops in migrant worker and overseas student numbers in New Zealand since COVID-related border restrictions were introduced in March
18th Nov 20, 9:36am
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17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
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How National's call for $28 billion of newly-printed money to go into productive assets is cornering Labour politically, and sparking necessary debate over RBNZ independence
17th Nov 20, 6:19pm
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17th Nov 20, 10:04am
National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
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National's new Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly says the Government should be 'mandating' the RBNZ to ensure the new Funding for Lending money doesn't just flow into the housing market
17th Nov 20, 10:04am

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