Property news and analysis

21st Sep 19, 6:58am
The mood was strongly upbeat at the latest Auckland apartment auction as buyers take advantage of low interest rates and spring weather lifts spirits
The mood was strongly upbeat at the latest Auckland apartment auction as buyers take advantage of low interest rates and spring weather lifts spirits
21st Sep 19, 6:58am
20th Sep 19, 11:59am
Minister of Urban Development Phil Twyford hails establishment of new Crown agency Kainga Ora in October, which he says will transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand
Minister of Urban Development Phil Twyford hails establishment of new Crown agency Kainga Ora in October, which he says will transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand
20th Sep 19, 11:59am
20th Sep 19, 9:59am
There's a cruel sting in the tail of falling interest rates - they've already started pushing up house prices at the bottom end of the market, making home ownership less affordable for aspiring first home buyers
There's a cruel sting in the tail of falling interest rates - they've already started pushing up house prices at the bottom end of the market, making home ownership less affordable for aspiring first home buyers
20th Sep 19, 9:59am
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18th Sep 19, 4:20pm
'Super investor' Ron Hoy Fong's property mentoring company Ronovation ordered to pay $400,000 for breaching the Commerce Act
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'Super investor' Ron Hoy Fong's property mentoring company Ronovation ordered to pay $400,000 for breaching the Commerce Act
18th Sep 19, 4:20pm
18th Sep 19, 7:50am
Work visa numbers are rising strongly while residency visas are declining and student visas are almost flat, Greg Ninness reports
Work visa numbers are rising strongly while residency visas are declining and student visas are almost flat, Greg Ninness reports
18th Sep 19, 7:50am
17th Sep 19, 9:51am
The sales rate was around 50% at all of Barfoot & Thompson's main auctions last week
The sales rate was around 50% at all of Barfoot & Thompson's main auctions last week
17th Sep 19, 9:51am
14th Sep 19, 6:26am
Fewer properties are being offered at auction but more are selling, suggesting agents and their clients are being more selective about which properties to put on the block
Fewer properties are being offered at auction but more are selling, suggesting agents and their clients are being more selective about which properties to put on the block
14th Sep 19, 6:26am
13th Sep 19, 12:10pm
Stanley Group and Tallwood Holdings in liquidation after under-pricing a Housing New Zealand project in Auckland, liquidator says
Stanley Group and Tallwood Holdings in liquidation after under-pricing a Housing New Zealand project in Auckland, liquidator says
13th Sep 19, 12:10pm
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13th Sep 19, 9:42am
National house sales volumes sank to a five year low in August but prices were flat overall, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
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National house sales volumes sank to a five year low in August but prices were flat overall, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
13th Sep 19, 9:42am
11th Sep 19, 8:56am
More investors looking at smaller commercial properties as interest rates fall and they chase rental income stream
More investors looking at smaller commercial properties as interest rates fall and they chase rental income stream
11th Sep 19, 8:56am
11th Sep 19, 8:52am
The collapse of Auckland construction company Tallwood Holdings has led to Panuku director Martin Udale taking a leave of absence 
The collapse of Auckland construction company Tallwood Holdings has led to Panuku director Martin Udale taking a leave of absence 
11th Sep 19, 8:52am
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10th Sep 19, 10:06am
Activity ticked up in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms in the first week of spring
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Activity ticked up in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms in the first week of spring
10th Sep 19, 10:06am
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9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, against Treasury's advice, sees KiwiBuild as the 'biggest lever' the Government can pull to improve housing affordability
9th Sep 19, 6:30pm
9th Sep 19, 3:43pm
Auckland Council unveils masterplan for development of Auckland's CBD, saying city's growth is a sign of ongoing confidence in Auckland’s economy and the appeal of the city centre as a place to invest and live
Auckland Council unveils masterplan for development of Auckland's CBD, saying city's growth is a sign of ongoing confidence in Auckland’s economy and the appeal of the city centre as a place to invest and live
9th Sep 19, 3:43pm
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
Treasury advises new Housing Minister that government building programmes (ie: KiwiBuild) will be 'expensive, inflationary, and slow to deliver' without supply reforms; Says need can't be met in current environment
7th Sep 19, 10:58am
7th Sep 19, 7:11am
Just under half the 655 residential property auctions interest.co.nz monitored in August sold under the hammer
Just under half the 655 residential property auctions interest.co.nz monitored in August sold under the hammer
7th Sep 19, 7:11am
5th Sep 19, 11:34am
The value of construction activity up by 11.8% in the June quarter compared to a year earlier
The value of construction activity up by 11.8% in the June quarter compared to a year earlier
5th Sep 19, 11:34am
5th Sep 19, 7:39am
The latest changes to KiwiBuild won't be a game changer for housing, Greg Ninness argues, with news of new housing authority Kainga Ora elusive
The latest changes to KiwiBuild won't be a game changer for housing, Greg Ninness argues, with news of new housing authority Kainga Ora elusive
5th Sep 19, 7:39am
4th Sep 19, 8:04pm
Housing Minister Megan Woods on ditching KiwiBuild targets, lumping developers with more risk and involving community organisations in progressive home ownership schemes
Housing Minister Megan Woods on ditching KiwiBuild targets, lumping developers with more risk and involving community organisations in progressive home ownership schemes
4th Sep 19, 8:04pm
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
The latest MBIE National Construction Pipeline Report sees nationwide house building peaking at 38,000 in the next few years - about 5,000 houses a year fewer than earlier forecast
4th Sep 19, 2:34pm

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