Property news and analysis

8 Jun 18, 9:51am
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says Ministry of Housing and Urban Development will help drive KiwiBuild and will be operational by the end of the year
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7 Jun 18, 11:39am
Overseas house buyer activity is concentrated in places like Auckland and Queenstown
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7 Jun 18, 9:55am
Winter is taking its toll on the number of properties being auctioned
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7 Jun 18, 5:00am
QV says average house values are virtually flat in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch
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6 Jun 18, 10:39am
Sales activity was up at Barfoot & Thompson last month although prices eased slightly for the second month in a row
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6 Jun 18, 10:30am
National leader Simon Bridges suggests NZ has a housing crisis but declines an interview with interest.co.nz to explain brief comment in RNZ interview
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5 Jun 18, 3:39pm
Westpac economists believe house price growth will be zero by the end of this year, which will be enough to prompt the Reserve Bank to further easing of lending restrictions
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5 Jun 18, 2:21pm
There's been a drop in the average size of new houses and townhouses being built in Auckland, which may help bring prices down
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3 Jun 18, 9:40am
Rodney Dickens says higher construction demand will soon attract building capacity, so KiwiBuild's demands will be responded to by industry without starving other sectors for long
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2 Jun 18, 12:47pm
Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr says if the aim is to get more people into houses, it makes sense restrictions don't apply to KiwiBuild
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2 Jun 18, 9:11am
Prices ranged from $570,000 to $4.418 million at Bayleys' latest auctions
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1 Jun 18, 10:31am
Buyers are likely to have the upper hand in Auckland and Canterbury this winter but vendors will be happy in Dunedin
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31 May 18, 4:02pm
Although most units attracted multiple bids at the latest Auckland apartment auction only a couple were sold under the hammer
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31 May 18, 3:25pm
The annual growth rate in the amount of mortgage money outstanding rose a touch last month - for the first time since late 2016
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31 May 18, 1:38pm
If the Government decides there needs to be more meth residue in a property for it to be considered contaminated, insurers won't have to cover the remediation costs of as many properties as they do now
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31 May 18, 10:06am
Analysis of new mortgage lending shows that the slump in Auckland home sales has affected all types of buyers from people moving up the property ladder to investors and first home buyers
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30 May 18, 11:21am
Good news for Aucklanders with the number of new dwelling consents up and average values falling, suggesting a shift towards more affordable new housing
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30 May 18, 9:15am
Reserve Bank says financial risks have lessened but will not be loosening LVR restrictions at this stage; will wait till November 'at least' before any loosening
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29 May 18, 12:05pm
A ground-breaking new report reveals NZ’s ‘moral panic’ on meth contamination in houses has been way overblown & multi millions spent on decontamination was a waste
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29 May 18, 5:00am
Selling prices at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions ranged from $500,000 to $2.88 million
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