Property news and analysis

9 Feb 19, 9:16am
Although auction activity slows over the Christmas-New Year period, still recorded the results of 186 auctions. Here's the detail on them
8 Feb 19, 11:38am
Central Auckland remains the most popular area for overseas buyers, who accounted for 13.7% of all sales in the area in Q4 2018
5 Feb 19, 1:33pm
Despite recent set-backs KiwiBuild says its mass produced housing plans are still on-track
5 Feb 19, 10:53am
Barfoot & Thompson's sales bounced back in January but selling prices have eased back as vendors set realistic asking prices
5 Feb 19, 9:53am
Auction activity is starting to build again after drying up over the Christmas/New Year break
4 Feb 19, 11:22am
Statistics New Zealand figures show nationwide building consents have more than doubled in the last seven years, though the total for 2018 of 32,996 was below the peak seen in the mid-1970s
2 Feb 19, 6:57am
Auction numbers are still low but buyers are out and about and they're not shy about bidding
1 Feb 19, 12:09pm
New figures showing population growth from migration is lower than previously thought means we'll need fewer new homes, says Westpac economist
1 Feb 19, 1:00am
January listings on running at similar levels to last year, but Auckland looking like a buyer's market
31 Jan 19, 3:43pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show mortgage credit growth remains above 6%, while non-bank lending has surged in the past month
31 Jan 19, 12:36pm
Home Loan Affordability Reports show a rise in prices and interest rates at the end of last year made it harder for first home buyers to get their own home
30 Jan 19, 9:38am
Strong rent growth in Wellington and Hawke's Bay last year, slower growth in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin
29 Jan 19, 3:50pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show first home buyers getting a record high share of new mortgage money last month
29 Jan 19, 10:01am
The Government is looking to set up 'partnership groups' with builders and developers to undertake major housing projects
28 Jan 19, 9:10am
Real estate industry estimated to have earned $1.5 billion in residential sales commissions in 2018, up 7.2% from 2017
24 Jan 19, 12:15pm
IRD proposes tweaking the law to clarify when the bright-line test clock starts ticking for land bought off the plans and land converted from leasehold to freehold
23 Jan 19, 4:12pm
The Labour-Greens confidence & supply agreement promotes 'progressive' housing ownership models. So will the Government roll out a shared equity scheme?
23 Jan 19, 11:41am
Cooling house prices and rising yields in many areas are slowly changing the landscape for residential property investors
22 Jan 19, 9:43am
The country's largest real estate agency had a quieter December, with sales down 5.4% and the average selling price down 2.1% compared to December 2017
21 Jan 19, 1:48pm
Barfoot and Thompson says the rate of residential rent increases in Auckland declined steadily throughout 2018


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