Property news and analysis

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30th Sep 19, 11:16am
New dwelling consents were up strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in August
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New dwelling consents were up strongly in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury in August
30th Sep 19, 11:16am
28th Sep 19, 9:29am
Could the latest auction results point to a firming housing market over summer?
Could the latest auction results point to a firming housing market over summer?
28th Sep 19, 9:29am
27th Sep 19, 1:36pm
The number of new homes completed in Auckland over the three months to July was up 27% on a year earlier and may rise another 27% over the next two years
The number of new homes completed in Auckland over the three months to July was up 27% on a year earlier and may rise another 27% over the next two years
27th Sep 19, 1:36pm
26th Sep 19, 1:33pm
The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
The Auckland Unitary Plan has kick-started more apartment development after a decade of lost opportunities, a response to the inefficient use of land, high infrastructure costs and externalities of sprawl
26th Sep 19, 1:33pm
26th Sep 19, 9:50am
The 2018 Census shows 191,646 homes (10.3%) throughout the country were unoccupied but in Auckland just 7.3% were unoccupied 
The 2018 Census shows 191,646 homes (10.3%) throughout the country were unoccupied but in Auckland just 7.3% were unoccupied 
26th Sep 19, 9:50am
25th Sep 19, 10:02am
Census suggests most housing development has occurred in the wealthier parts of Auckland, while high growth poorer districts have been neglected
Census suggests most housing development has occurred in the wealthier parts of Auckland, while high growth poorer districts have been neglected
25th Sep 19, 10:02am
24th Sep 19, 10:27am
Steady as she goes in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms for the start of spring
Steady as she goes in Barfoot & Thompson's auction rooms for the start of spring
24th Sep 19, 10:27am
24th Sep 19, 8:25am
ANZ senior economist Miles Workman says despite the fact land costs make a significant contribution to house price inflation, the downsides to simply freeing up more for urban use suggest a careful and considered approach is needed
ANZ senior economist Miles Workman says despite the fact land costs make a significant contribution to house price inflation, the downsides to simply freeing up more for urban use suggest a careful and considered approach is needed
24th Sep 19, 8:25am
23rd Sep 19, 12:50pm
The latest census data show housing pressures are not confined to major centres like Auckland and Wellington
The latest census data show housing pressures are not confined to major centres like Auckland and Wellington
23rd Sep 19, 12:50pm
21st Sep 19, 9:30am
Report by Auckland Council development arm Panuku shines a light on Auckland's property market and the financial pressures developers are facing
Report by Auckland Council development arm Panuku shines a light on Auckland's property market and the financial pressures developers are facing
21st Sep 19, 9:30am
21st Sep 19, 6:58am
The mood was strongly upbeat at the latest Auckland apartment auction as buyers take advantage of low interest rates and spring weather lifts spirits
The mood was strongly upbeat at the latest Auckland apartment auction as buyers take advantage of low interest rates and spring weather lifts spirits
21st Sep 19, 6:58am
20th Sep 19, 11:59am
Minister of Urban Development Phil Twyford hails establishment of new Crown agency Kainga Ora in October, which he says will transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand
Minister of Urban Development Phil Twyford hails establishment of new Crown agency Kainga Ora in October, which he says will transform housing and urban development throughout New Zealand
20th Sep 19, 11:59am
20th Sep 19, 9:59am
There's a cruel sting in the tail of falling interest rates - they've already started pushing up house prices at the bottom end of the market, making home ownership less affordable for aspiring first home buyers
There's a cruel sting in the tail of falling interest rates - they've already started pushing up house prices at the bottom end of the market, making home ownership less affordable for aspiring first home buyers
20th Sep 19, 9:59am
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18th Sep 19, 4:20pm
'Super investor' Ron Hoy Fong's property mentoring company Ronovation ordered to pay $400,000 for breaching the Commerce Act
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'Super investor' Ron Hoy Fong's property mentoring company Ronovation ordered to pay $400,000 for breaching the Commerce Act
18th Sep 19, 4:20pm
18th Sep 19, 7:50am
Work visa numbers are rising strongly while residency visas are declining and student visas are almost flat, Greg Ninness reports
Work visa numbers are rising strongly while residency visas are declining and student visas are almost flat, Greg Ninness reports
18th Sep 19, 7:50am
17th Sep 19, 9:51am
The sales rate was around 50% at all of Barfoot & Thompson's main auctions last week
The sales rate was around 50% at all of Barfoot & Thompson's main auctions last week
17th Sep 19, 9:51am
14th Sep 19, 6:26am
Fewer properties are being offered at auction but more are selling, suggesting agents and their clients are being more selective about which properties to put on the block
Fewer properties are being offered at auction but more are selling, suggesting agents and their clients are being more selective about which properties to put on the block
14th Sep 19, 6:26am
13th Sep 19, 12:10pm
Stanley Group and Tallwood Holdings in liquidation after under-pricing a Housing New Zealand project in Auckland, liquidator says
Stanley Group and Tallwood Holdings in liquidation after under-pricing a Housing New Zealand project in Auckland, liquidator says
13th Sep 19, 12:10pm
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13th Sep 19, 9:42am
National house sales volumes sank to a five year low in August but prices were flat overall, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
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National house sales volumes sank to a five year low in August but prices were flat overall, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says
13th Sep 19, 9:42am
11th Sep 19, 8:56am
More investors looking at smaller commercial properties as interest rates fall and they chase rental income stream
More investors looking at smaller commercial properties as interest rates fall and they chase rental income stream
11th Sep 19, 8:56am

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