Property news and analysis

5th Jul 19, 7:31am
Rents in Wellington are rising so strongly they are closing in on Auckland, with average Auckland rent now just 5% higher than Wellington average
Rents in Wellington are rising so strongly they are closing in on Auckland, with average Auckland rent now just 5% higher than Wellington average
5th Jul 19, 7:31am
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
Productivity Commission’s proposal for a windfall gains tax on property owners who benefit from public infrastructure gets tick of approval from Auckland & Wellington mayors
4th Jul 19, 12:56pm
3rd Jul 19, 3:41pm
Harbourside apartment in Auckland's Central Business District sells for $20,000, but there was a catch or two
Harbourside apartment in Auckland's Central Business District sells for $20,000, but there was a catch or two
3rd Jul 19, 3:41pm
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
The latest monthly Quotable Value data shows property values declining in Auckland and Queenstown with tentative signs of falls in Wellington
The latest monthly Quotable Value data shows property values declining in Auckland and Queenstown with tentative signs of falls in Wellington
3rd Jul 19, 5:00am
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2nd Jul 19, 12:08pm
Residential construction shows no sign of slowing down as new consents hit a forty five year high, pushed up by a strong rise in consents for townhouses in Auckland
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Residential construction shows no sign of slowing down as new consents hit a forty five year high, pushed up by a strong rise in consents for townhouses in Auckland
2nd Jul 19, 12:08pm
2nd Jul 19, 10:45am
Barfoot & Thompson's sales volumes have now been at nine year lows in three of the last four months
Barfoot & Thompson's sales volumes have now been at nine year lows in three of the last four months
2nd Jul 19, 10:45am
2nd Jul 19, 9:48am
All quiet on the auction front as activity slows to a trickle at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions
All quiet on the auction front as activity slows to a trickle at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions
2nd Jul 19, 9:48am
1st Jul 19, 2:59pm
Some competitive bidding at Bayleys' latest commercial property auction with most sales providing their new owners with net yields of 5.5% to 6%
Some competitive bidding at Bayleys' latest commercial property auction with most sales providing their new owners with net yields of 5.5% to 6%
1st Jul 19, 2:59pm
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
Reserve Bank Deputy Governor says the central bank is 'comfortable' with further easing in bank lending restrictions for home buying
1st Jul 19, 10:14am
1st Jul 19, 9:53am
New listings on Realestate.co.nz hit a record low in June but buyers will still have plenty of choice with total stock levels up and asking prices generally weaker
New listings on Realestate.co.nz hit a record low in June but buyers will still have plenty of choice with total stock levels up and asking prices generally weaker
1st Jul 19, 9:53am
29th Jun 19, 9:46am
Auckland Council worried government's planned housing and urban development authority could see council paying for increased infrastructure costs, with its planning overridden 
Auckland Council worried government's planned housing and urban development authority could see council paying for increased infrastructure costs, with its planning overridden 
29th Jun 19, 9:46am
29th Jun 19, 6:31am
Auction numbers remain low, but there was an overall sales rate of 46% at the latest auctions
Auction numbers remain low, but there was an overall sales rate of 46% at the latest auctions
29th Jun 19, 6:31am
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
27th Jun 19, 3:26pm
In May the first home buyers hit their highest monthly total of borrowing, the highest share of the total advanced - and borrowed more in dollar terms than investors for the first time
In May the first home buyers hit their highest monthly total of borrowing, the highest share of the total advanced - and borrowed more in dollar terms than investors for the first time
27th Jun 19, 3:26pm
26th Jun 19, 11:58am
Findings from Statistics NZ's General Social Survey show a third of renters say their house is very suitable, compared to half of homeowners
Findings from Statistics NZ's General Social Survey show a third of renters say their house is very suitable, compared to half of homeowners
26th Jun 19, 11:58am
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
26th Jun 19, 7:39am
The number of new homes being completed in Auckland could increase by about a third over the next two years
The number of new homes being completed in Auckland could increase by about a third over the next two years
26th Jun 19, 7:39am
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25th Jun 19, 10:18am
OECD report notes lack of success of KiwiBuild programme and says Govt should focus more on low-income renters
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OECD report notes lack of success of KiwiBuild programme and says Govt should focus more on low-income renters
25th Jun 19, 10:18am
25th Jun 19, 9:54am
Sales on just over a third of the properties at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
Sales on just over a third of the properties at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
25th Jun 19, 9:54am
24th Jun 19, 1:22pm
ASB economists say restrictions on non-resident house buying in NZ are 'biting' and this supports the ASB view that there will only be a 'modest' pick-up in house prices in the second half of this year
ASB economists say restrictions on non-resident house buying in NZ are 'biting' and this supports the ASB view that there will only be a 'modest' pick-up in house prices in the second half of this year
24th Jun 19, 1:22pm

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