Property news and analysis

23 Aug 18, 9:53am
What if we magically increased the number of houses in Auckland by 20% and dropped population growth by 25%? We'd still have a housing shortage, concludes Auckland Council's chief economist 
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23 Aug 18, 7:37am
Farm sales numbers are about the same as a year ago and prices have improved slightly but dairy has taken a hit, the REINZ says
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22 Aug 18, 2:18pm
Investment Property Snapshot: With standard rental yields so low in Auckland, an apartment in a hotel could be worth a look for investors chasing rental income
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22 Aug 18, 10:22am
Fletcher Building CEO says the Government's flagship housing programme is both a threat and an opportunity for his company
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21 Aug 18, 10:01am
Auction numbers were low but the sales rate held up at Barfoot & Thompson's latest Auckland auctions
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21 Aug 18, 9:24am
Harcourts sold more homes in July but prices were weaker overall, particularly in Auckland
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18 Aug 18, 9:31am
Fewer properties to choose from at Bayleys' auction rooms but sales on just over a third of them
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18 Aug 18, 9:06am
Augustine Lau's ex-partner sentenced for ignoring enforcement orders issued over sewage and asbestos contamination at crowded rental properties 
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17 Aug 18, 3:39pm
Auckland company fined $540,000 for claiming steel reinforcing mesh met earthquake standards when it didn't
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17 Aug 18, 10:59am
Even an apartment in a building requiring remediation work received multiple bids and sold under the hammer
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16 Aug 18, 3:48pm
New data reveals construction sector bosses are pessimistic about the future, but Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says he has an ‘action plan’
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16 Aug 18, 5:02am
'Ongoing uncertainty in the housing market is fuelling caution about market prospects' - ASB Housing Confidence Survey
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15 Aug 18, 6:58pm
Top Chinese property website says if anyone has been driving up house prices, 'it’s your rich dad and uncle, not rich Chinese'
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15 Aug 18, 6:25pm
The controversial Overseas Investment Amendment Bill has passed its third reading with 65 votes for and 57 against and will become law in a matter of weeks
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15 Aug 18, 3:52pm
Housing Minister Phil Twyford says 'affordable' KiwiBuild home prices less likely to be affected by fluctuating market than higher valued homes
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15 Aug 18, 11:51am
Westpac's chief economist abruptly changes tack and now forecasts a house price rally early next year, with prices to climb 1.5% in the first quarter; RBNZ was the 'game changer'
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15 Aug 18, 10:00am
House prices were generally softer in July compared to June but sales volumes are holding up - REINZ
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14 Aug 18, 10:41am
Prices ranged from $665,000 for a three bedroom house at Otahuhu to $2.775m for a villa in St Mary's Bay at Barfoot's latest Auckland auctions
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13 Aug 18, 1:08pm
Kiwibank fires the opening round in the battle for KiwiBuild customers, offering to pre-approve 90% mortgages and contribute $2000 towards buyers' legal or moving costs
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13 Aug 18, 12:10pm
The Overseas Investment Amendment Bill was one of the first bills the Government said it would implement and this week it will likely become law
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