Property news and analysis

4th Jun 19, 9:43am
Auckland Councillor Mike Lee says sale of Civic Administration Building by council controlled organisation should be reviewed by the Auditor General
Auckland Councillor Mike Lee says sale of Civic Administration Building by council controlled organisation should be reviewed by the Auditor General
4th Jun 19, 9:43am
4th Jun 19, 12:08am
May data from realestate.co.nz shows markets are buoyant in the South Island while the North Island appears largely to be in a holding position with most regions showing asking price falls
May data from realestate.co.nz shows markets are buoyant in the South Island while the North Island appears largely to be in a holding position with most regions showing asking price falls
4th Jun 19, 12:08am
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30th May 19, 11:01am
Statistics NZ figures for April suggest house building activity both in Auckland and around the country may be starting to ease, albeit from very high levels
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Statistics NZ figures for April suggest house building activity both in Auckland and around the country may be starting to ease, albeit from very high levels
30th May 19, 11:01am
30th May 19, 5:00am
Reserve Bank warns house prices could fall - while property owners, banks and the government could be left exposed - as insurers become more selective over who they insure
Reserve Bank warns house prices could fall - while property owners, banks and the government could be left exposed - as insurers become more selective over who they insure
30th May 19, 5:00am
29th May 19, 3:01pm
Plans by the Auckland Council controlled Panuku to sell a historic Auckland building to a developer has led to calls for more transparency from councillors
Plans by the Auckland Council controlled Panuku to sell a historic Auckland building to a developer has led to calls for more transparency from councillors
29th May 19, 3:01pm
29th May 19, 9:07am
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
The Reserve Bank says in its latest Financial Stability Report that it is 'imperative' to improve New Zealand’s financial system resilience while conditions are conducive
29th May 19, 9:07am
28th May 19, 4:51pm
Global insurer Allianz to stop writing commercial property, motor and liability insurance in NZ; Insurance Council characterises retreat as 'sufficiently large to be disappointing'
Global insurer Allianz to stop writing commercial property, motor and liability insurance in NZ; Insurance Council characterises retreat as 'sufficiently large to be disappointing'
28th May 19, 4:51pm
28th May 19, 10:41am
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
Westpac commissioned survey suggests many New Zealanders still pine for the quarter acre dream when it comes to their homes
28th May 19, 10:41am
28th May 19, 8:05am
Finance Minister Grant Robertson doesn't believe increasing immigration will ease capacity constraints restricting the Government's infrastructure spend
Finance Minister Grant Robertson doesn't believe increasing immigration will ease capacity constraints restricting the Government's infrastructure spend
28th May 19, 8:05am
28th May 19, 6:29am
Auckland Council asks government to end the use of joint and several liability in construction industry cases, which would prevent it having to carry the can for another leaky buildings type crisis
Auckland Council asks government to end the use of joint and several liability in construction industry cases, which would prevent it having to carry the can for another leaky buildings type crisis
28th May 19, 6:29am
27th May 19, 11:28am
ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows a net 12% of respondents expect Auckland house prices to decline; most respondents see now as neither a good time nor a bad time to buy a house
ASB Housing Confidence Survey shows a net 12% of respondents expect Auckland house prices to decline; most respondents see now as neither a good time nor a bad time to buy a house
27th May 19, 11:28am
26th May 19, 12:14am
First it was the retail fuel market, now the outgoing Commerce Commission Chairman is suggesting the competition watchdog's next probe should be into the construction sector
First it was the retail fuel market, now the outgoing Commerce Commission Chairman is suggesting the competition watchdog's next probe should be into the construction sector
26th May 19, 12:14am
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
The Reserve Bank has undertaken a review of the loan to value ratio (LVR) restrictions and found they have been effective in improving financial stability but have 'an efficiency cost'
22nd May 19, 2:02pm
22nd May 19, 10:45am
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the new tax treatment for investment properties will not have much impact on the number of rental properties available
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the new tax treatment for investment properties will not have much impact on the number of rental properties available
22nd May 19, 10:45am
22nd May 19, 10:14am
Lower interest rates, flat house prices and slowly rising incomes are turning Auckland's housing market more in favour of first home buyers
Lower interest rates, flat house prices and slowly rising incomes are turning Auckland's housing market more in favour of first home buyers
22nd May 19, 10:14am
22nd May 19, 6:50am
Insurer Tower returns to profit as fewer storms and reduced exposure to risky places see it pay a low $45 in claims for every $100 received in premiums
Insurer Tower returns to profit as fewer storms and reduced exposure to risky places see it pay a low $45 in claims for every $100 received in premiums
22nd May 19, 6:50am
21st May 19, 9:48am
Sales on just over a third at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
Sales on just over a third at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
21st May 19, 9:48am
20th May 19, 1:52pm
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
National's housing spokesperson Judith Collins says there 'hasn't been a single sale' since the first KiwiBuild houses went on sale in Canterbury three months ago
20th May 19, 1:52pm
20th May 19, 10:56am
Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
Terry Baucher backgrounds the ramifications from the removal of tax depreciation on all buildings
20th May 19, 10:56am
18th May 19, 9:31am
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
Insurers warn apartment owners risk being left high and dry in the event of a quake, as anecdotes of cash-strapped body corporates ditching their cover emerge
18th May 19, 9:31am

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