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29th Apr 20, 3:37pm
New figures show the banks wrote out the biggest amount for mortgages in a March last month since 2016; first home buyers had a pre-lockdown surge
New figures show the banks wrote out the biggest amount for mortgages in a March last month since 2016; first home buyers had a pre-lockdown surge
29th Apr 20, 3:37pm
29th Apr 20, 12:02pm
It could be July before we start to see meaningful data on what's happening to house prices, leaving buyers, sellers and banks struggling to decide what a property is worth
It could be July before we start to see meaningful data on what's happening to house prices, leaving buyers, sellers and banks struggling to decide what a property is worth
29th Apr 20, 12:02pm
29th Apr 20, 8:07am
Average rents increased by more than 10% in many parts of the country in the year to March but growth was much more subdued in Auckland and Christchurch
Average rents increased by more than 10% in many parts of the country in the year to March but growth was much more subdued in Auckland and Christchurch
29th Apr 20, 8:07am
24th Apr 20, 11:14am
Business groups warn of widespread failures and job losses if commercial tenants aren't given rent relief
Business groups warn of widespread failures and job losses if commercial tenants aren't given rent relief
24th Apr 20, 11:14am
23rd Apr 20, 4:25pm
Commercial landlords and tenants need to realise they are joined at the hip and may need to start setting rents as a percentage of the tenant's turnover
Commercial landlords and tenants need to realise they are joined at the hip and may need to start setting rents as a percentage of the tenant's turnover
23rd Apr 20, 4:25pm
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
Prices at the bottom end of the market were rising strongly in most places in March but record low mortgage interest rates provided some relief for first home buyers
23rd Apr 20, 8:00am
22nd Apr 20, 7:40am
Strong house price growth meant residential rental yields were falling in the first three months of the year - then along came Coronavirus
Strong house price growth meant residential rental yields were falling in the first three months of the year - then along came Coronavirus
22nd Apr 20, 7:40am
21st Apr 20, 8:12am
Squirrel's John Bolton shares his thoughts on some of the supply and demand issues - and opportunities - in the post-lockdown housing market
Squirrel's John Bolton shares his thoughts on some of the supply and demand issues - and opportunities - in the post-lockdown housing market
21st Apr 20, 8:12am
20th Apr 20, 11:09am
Regional shopping centres have suffered the biggest decline in value while office buildings with government tenants have increased in value
Regional shopping centres have suffered the biggest decline in value while office buildings with government tenants have increased in value
20th Apr 20, 11:09am
18th Apr 20, 9:00am
The real estate industry is estimated to have earned $402 million in residential commissions in the first quarter of this year. It was the calm before the storm
The real estate industry is estimated to have earned $402 million in residential commissions in the first quarter of this year. It was the calm before the storm
18th Apr 20, 9:00am
17th Apr 20, 8:57am
A total of 23,430 fewer people came into New Zealand on work, residence or student visas in March compared to March last year
A total of 23,430 fewer people came into New Zealand on work, residence or student visas in March compared to March last year
17th Apr 20, 8:57am
16th Apr 20, 11:25am
Commercial property management company Re-Leased says half the rent owed to its landlord clients is now overdue, normally it would be less than 10%
Commercial property management company Re-Leased says half the rent owed to its landlord clients is now overdue, normally it would be less than 10%
16th Apr 20, 11:25am
16th Apr 20, 9:09am
Supposedly strong growth in house prices in March was probably more to do with a change in the mix of properties being sold than a widespread rise in values
Supposedly strong growth in house prices in March was probably more to do with a change in the mix of properties being sold than a widespread rise in values
16th Apr 20, 9:09am
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15th Apr 20, 9:47am
The housing market was particularly strong in Auckland before the lockdown, with record median prices and strong sales volumes in March
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The housing market was particularly strong in Auckland before the lockdown, with record median prices and strong sales volumes in March
15th Apr 20, 9:47am
15th Apr 20, 7:06am
New temporary loss carry-back scheme to put cash in struggling firms' pockets; Changes to tax loss continuity rules to help firms raise capital 
New temporary loss carry-back scheme to put cash in struggling firms' pockets; Changes to tax loss continuity rules to help firms raise capital 
15th Apr 20, 7:06am
15th Apr 20, 7:02am
Struggling commercial tenants and mortgage holders given more time to sort their affairs before landlords and lenders swoop in 
Struggling commercial tenants and mortgage holders given more time to sort their affairs before landlords and lenders swoop in 
15th Apr 20, 7:02am
15th Apr 20, 7:02am
Struggling commercial tenants and mortgage holders given more time to sort their affairs before landlords and lenders swoop in 
Struggling commercial tenants and mortgage holders given more time to sort their affairs before landlords and lenders swoop in 
15th Apr 20, 7:02am
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14th Apr 20, 3:54pm
Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
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Tax relief for SMEs and support for commercial property tenants expected to be unveiled this week; Grant Robertson says Level 3 will be about 'safe economic activity'
14th Apr 20, 3:54pm
10th Apr 20, 9:28am
The end of the lockdown could be just the beginning of troubles for both residential and commercial landlords, Greg Ninness says
The end of the lockdown could be just the beginning of troubles for both residential and commercial landlords, Greg Ninness says
10th Apr 20, 9:28am
9th Apr 20, 10:31am
Public Inquiry recommends seismic shift in risk from private insurers to EQC when it comes to insuring residential buildings against natural disasters
Public Inquiry recommends seismic shift in risk from private insurers to EQC when it comes to insuring residential buildings against natural disasters
9th Apr 20, 10:31am

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