Property news and analysis

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
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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?
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23 Jan 19, 11:41am
Cooling house prices and rising yields in many areas are slowly changing the landscape for residential property investors
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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
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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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19 Jan 19, 9:00am
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
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18 Jan 19, 12:59pm
Andrew Coleman probes whether New Zealand’s productivity performance has been adversely affected by the way capital income is taxed
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17 Jan 19, 11:11am
David Chaston says thanks to affordability limits being reached & a range of public policy changes, Auckland home owners ought to buckle in for a prolonged housing market funk 
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17 Jan 19, 9:26am
REINZ highlights 'extremely quiet' December with lowest nationwide house sales volumes in seven years, national median price rises 1.5%
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16 Jan 19, 4:49pm
Fitch sees Auckland continuing to record lower house price growth than other NZ regions this year with price falls likely
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16 Jan 19, 5:00am
Nationwide housing values grew at their slowest rate since 2012 in the December year, but QV expects 'busy' start to 2019 thanks to the RBNZ loosening LVR restrictions
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11 Jan 19, 12:43pm
REINZ warns landlords they have less than 6 months to insulate rental properties or face a $4,000 fine
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11 Jan 19, 11:29am
The level of dwelling building consents issued in November was disappointingly tame, and fell noticeably in Auckland. Consents for other types of buildings rise strongly however
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7 Jan 19, 11:33am
Barfoots says the Auckland property market ended 2018 edging towards its first decline in prices for ten years. Sales volumes were weakest in at least 17 years
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4 Jan 19, 12:02am
realestate.co.nz says the national average asking price steadied over 2018. Auckland goes sideways, but the Wellington and Otago regions had a record-breaking December
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30 Dec 18, 7:02am
We look back on a big, successful year and reveal our most popular stories; announce new features coming 2019
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21 Dec 18, 12:04pm
Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
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21 Dec 18, 10:52am
REINZ says sales volumes rose in 2018 compared to 2017, although price trends were mixed - expects 2019 to be a good year for the industry
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20 Dec 18, 3:30pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
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20 Dec 18, 9:40am
Can shoebox apartments provide many happy returns for investors in the New Year?
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