Property news and analysis

25th Sep 20, 9:07am
Efficacy of using tax to deter property speculation up in the air; Meanwhile National campaigns on reducing bright-line test back to two years
Efficacy of using tax to deter property speculation up in the air; Meanwhile National campaigns on reducing bright-line test back to two years
25th Sep 20, 9:07am
24th Sep 20, 3:24pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the housing market continued to run hot in August
Latest Reserve Bank monthly mortgage figures show that the housing market continued to run hot in August
24th Sep 20, 3:24pm
24th Sep 20, 12:03pm
Falling interest rates have had a bigger impact on mortgage payments than they have on house prices, leaving first home buyers better off overall, particularly in Auckland
Falling interest rates have had a bigger impact on mortgage payments than they have on house prices, leaving first home buyers better off overall, particularly in Auckland
24th Sep 20, 12:03pm
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
A look at how much Covid-19 support property owners are receiving through low interest rates versus what non-property owners are receiving from the Government
22nd Sep 20, 12:28pm
22nd Sep 20, 10:14am
Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions steady at two thirds for three weeks in a row
Sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions steady at two thirds for three weeks in a row
22nd Sep 20, 10:14am
21st Sep 20, 2:40pm
The number of overseas students in this country in August was down 17% year-on-year and the rate of decline is increasing
The number of overseas students in this country in August was down 17% year-on-year and the rate of decline is increasing
21st Sep 20, 2:40pm
19th Sep 20, 9:11am
Investors getting net yields of around 5% from smaller retail units in Auckland
Investors getting net yields of around 5% from smaller retail units in Auckland
19th Sep 20, 9:11am
18th Sep 20, 9:51am
Residential auction activity remains strong with 73% sales rate in the first two weeks of September
Residential auction activity remains strong with 73% sales rate in the first two weeks of September
18th Sep 20, 9:51am
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17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
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The two major political parties take similar big picture views around how to grow the economy, what to do about inflated house prices, debt and Reserve Bank QE
17th Sep 20, 9:24pm
16th Sep 20, 5:52pm
The median price of lifestyle blocks is up 7.1% compared to a year ago but average farm prices are down 4.3%
The median price of lifestyle blocks is up 7.1% compared to a year ago but average farm prices are down 4.3%
16th Sep 20, 5:52pm
16th Sep 20, 9:38am
It's too early to say if the drop in the number of new homes completed in Auckland in July was the start of a trend or a normal monthly variation
It's too early to say if the drop in the number of new homes completed in Auckland in July was the start of a trend or a normal monthly variation
16th Sep 20, 9:38am
15th Sep 20, 9:35am
Overall sales rate of 68% at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
Overall sales rate of 68% at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
15th Sep 20, 9:35am
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
14th Sep 20, 2:11pm
New Zealand experiences negative population growth from migration for the first time in seven years
New Zealand experiences negative population growth from migration for the first time in seven years
14th Sep 20, 2:11pm
14th Sep 20, 9:53am
Westpac says predictions of house prices falling "have been proven wrong"
Westpac says predictions of house prices falling "have been proven wrong"
14th Sep 20, 9:53am
12th Sep 20, 9:02am
House prices have been rising steadily in almost all parts of the country over the last three months
House prices have been rising steadily in almost all parts of the country over the last three months
12th Sep 20, 9:02am
11th Sep 20, 9:40am
Record house prices were supported by strong sales volumes in August, the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand sales data shows
Record house prices were supported by strong sales volumes in August, the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand sales data shows
11th Sep 20, 9:40am
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10th Sep 20, 1:31pm
Jenée Tibshraeny provides a reminder of how deep the economy's reliance on the property market goes as we ponder Labour's caution on tax
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Jenée Tibshraeny provides a reminder of how deep the economy's reliance on the property market goes as we ponder Labour's caution on tax
10th Sep 20, 1:31pm
10th Sep 20, 10:44am
Total fines in real estate price-fixing cartel case brought by the Commerce Commission total nearly $23 million
Total fines in real estate price-fixing cartel case brought by the Commerce Commission total nearly $23 million
10th Sep 20, 10:44am
10th Sep 20, 7:41am
Greg Ninness asks whether the suggestion that house prices double every 10 years is an urban myth or fact
Greg Ninness asks whether the suggestion that house prices double every 10 years is an urban myth or fact
10th Sep 20, 7:41am
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
Westpac expects household debt levels to keep increasing but falling interest rates will keep repayments affordable for the time being
8th Sep 20, 10:48am
8th Sep 20, 9:23am
Sales achieved on two thirds of the properties at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
Sales achieved on two thirds of the properties at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
8th Sep 20, 9:23am
5th Sep 20, 9:02am
Compared to last year more properties are being auctioned, the sales rate is higher and prices are firmer
Compared to last year more properties are being auctioned, the sales rate is higher and prices are firmer
5th Sep 20, 9:02am
4th Sep 20, 1:35pm
The decline in building activity during the Level 4 lockdown was much less than expected, with residential construction proving particularly resilient
The decline in building activity during the Level 4 lockdown was much less than expected, with residential construction proving particularly resilient
4th Sep 20, 1:35pm
4th Sep 20, 11:40am
Real Estate Institute of New Zealand figures show the buoyant housing market doesn't necessarily mean higher prices
Real Estate Institute of New Zealand figures show the buoyant housing market doesn't necessarily mean higher prices
4th Sep 20, 11:40am

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