Property news and analysis

10th May 19, 9:41am
Sales were achieved on a third of the properties at the latest auctions but prices were weaker in Auckland
Sales were achieved on a third of the properties at the latest auctions but prices were weaker in Auckland
10th May 19, 9:41am
8th May 19, 11:26am
Influential RBNZ Survey of Expectations shows an improved outlook for the house price gains over the next two years
Influential RBNZ Survey of Expectations shows an improved outlook for the house price gains over the next two years
8th May 19, 11:26am
8th May 19, 8:13am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford refuses to confirm whether 'KiwiBuild recalibration' will include 100,000 house target; expresses interest in using shared equity schemes to get people into KiwiBuild houses
Housing Minister Phil Twyford refuses to confirm whether 'KiwiBuild recalibration' will include 100,000 house target; expresses interest in using shared equity schemes to get people into KiwiBuild houses
8th May 19, 8:13am
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7th May 19, 1:32pm
Sales particularly soft at Barfoot & Thompson's North Shore and West Auckland auctions
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Sales particularly soft at Barfoot & Thompson's North Shore and West Auckland auctions
7th May 19, 1:32pm
7th May 19, 7:49am
Even relatively slight increases in mortgage interest rates could present significant challenges for the housing market
Even relatively slight increases in mortgage interest rates could present significant challenges for the housing market
7th May 19, 7:49am
4th May 19, 10:02am
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says Auckland housing market may be in 7-8 year period where it does nothing, as BNZ rival Angela Mentis eyes continued growth of housing lending market share
ANZ NZ CEO David Hisco says Auckland housing market may be in 7-8 year period where it does nothing, as BNZ rival Angela Mentis eyes continued growth of housing lending market share
4th May 19, 10:02am
4th May 19, 9:13am
Last month's holiday breaks didn't do auction activity any favours but sales were still achieved on 36% of the properties offered
Last month's holiday breaks didn't do auction activity any favours but sales were still achieved on 36% of the properties offered
4th May 19, 9:13am
3rd May 19, 10:05am
As if the first Official Cash Rate decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee wasn't intriguing enough, there's also a fair chance we may see the first rate cut since 2016
As if the first Official Cash Rate decision to be made by the new Monetary Policy Committee wasn't intriguing enough, there's also a fair chance we may see the first rate cut since 2016
3rd May 19, 10:05am
2nd May 19, 4:34pm
Council development agency Panuku shows its hand in Auckland's property market 
Council development agency Panuku shows its hand in Auckland's property market 
2nd May 19, 4:34pm
Photo: Alex Borland
2nd May 19, 11:30am
New dwelling consent activity remains strong with the number of new consents issued nationally more than doubling over the last five years
New dwelling consent activity remains strong with the number of new consents issued nationally more than doubling over the last five years
2nd May 19, 11:30am
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2nd May 19, 11:18am
Stats NZ says number of residential properties sold to overseas buyers plummeted in the March quarter after the foreign buyer ban came fully into place
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Stats NZ says number of residential properties sold to overseas buyers plummeted in the March quarter after the foreign buyer ban came fully into place
2nd May 19, 11:18am
2nd May 19, 10:45am
Sales at Auckland's largest real estate agency appear to be following the usual seasonal trend and took a dip in April, but selling prices were steady
Sales at Auckland's largest real estate agency appear to be following the usual seasonal trend and took a dip in April, but selling prices were steady
2nd May 19, 10:45am
1st May 19, 12:04pm
Latest Realestate.co.nz figures show asking prices and new listings are easing while the total number of homes for sale is on the rise
Latest Realestate.co.nz figures show asking prices and new listings are easing while the total number of homes for sale is on the rise
1st May 19, 12:04pm
1st May 19, 7:15am
Housing values are continuing to decline in Auckland and the rate of growth is slowing in much of the rest of the country
Housing values are continuing to decline in Auckland and the rate of growth is slowing in much of the rest of the country
1st May 19, 7:15am
30th Apr 19, 12:19pm
There are numerous ways the Government could cool the housing market if prices started rocketing up again, including the capital gains taxes we already have, Greg Ninness writes
There are numerous ways the Government could cool the housing market if prices started rocketing up again, including the capital gains taxes we already have, Greg Ninness writes
30th Apr 19, 12:19pm
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
New Reserve Bank lending by borrower type figures show lowest March borrowing total since at least 2015, but the First Home Buyers are still out and about
29th Apr 19, 3:34pm
27th Apr 19, 9:16am
Rents increasing more than twice as fast in Wellington as Auckland, interest.co.nz analysis shows
Rents increasing more than twice as fast in Wellington as Auckland, interest.co.nz analysis shows
27th Apr 19, 9:16am
25th Apr 19, 6:02am
A sharp decline in residential property sales has caused estimated agency commissions to decline in several regions - Auckland commission levels down 29% on three years ago
A sharp decline in residential property sales has caused estimated agency commissions to decline in several regions - Auckland commission levels down 29% on three years ago
25th Apr 19, 6:02am
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
Westpac economists say if the Reserve Bank doesn't cut interest rates in May there may be no cut at all over the rest of the calendar year
23rd Apr 19, 11:03am
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
Even though lower quartile house prices remain at or near record highs, falling interest rates have come to the rescue of first home buyers
23rd Apr 19, 9:31am

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