Property news and analysis

19 Jan 19, 9:00am
Why five months into the 2019 financial year none of the $90 million Treasury had set aside for KiwiBuild had been touched
18 Jan 19, 12:59pm
Andrew Coleman probes whether New Zealand’s productivity performance has been adversely affected by the way capital income is taxed
17 Jan 19, 11:11am
David Chaston says thanks to affordability limits being reached & a range of public policy changes, Auckland home owners ought to buckle in for a prolonged housing market funk 
17 Jan 19, 9:26am
REINZ highlights 'extremely quiet' December with lowest nationwide house sales volumes in seven years, national median price rises 1.5%
16 Jan 19, 4:49pm
Fitch sees Auckland continuing to record lower house price growth than other NZ regions this year with price falls likely
16 Jan 19, 5:00am
Nationwide housing values grew at their slowest rate since 2012 in the December year, but QV expects 'busy' start to 2019 thanks to the RBNZ loosening LVR restrictions
11 Jan 19, 12:43pm
REINZ warns landlords they have less than 6 months to insulate rental properties or face a $4,000 fine
11 Jan 19, 11:29am
The level of dwelling building consents issued in November was disappointingly tame, and fell noticeably in Auckland. Consents for other types of buildings rise strongly however
7 Jan 19, 11:33am
Barfoots says the Auckland property market ended 2018 edging towards its first decline in prices for ten years. Sales volumes were weakest in at least 17 years
4 Jan 19, 12:02am says the national average asking price steadied over 2018. Auckland goes sideways, but the Wellington and Otago regions had a record-breaking December
30 Dec 18, 7:02am
We look back on a big, successful year and reveal our most popular stories; announce new features coming 2019
21 Dec 18, 12:04pm
Auckland Council's chief economist David Norman argues Auckland's housing shortage will prevent Sydney and Melbourne style price falls
21 Dec 18, 10:52am
REINZ says sales volumes rose in 2018 compared to 2017, although price trends were mixed - expects 2019 to be a good year for the industry
20 Dec 18, 3:30pm
Latest Reserve Bank monthly figures show the share of borrowing by the housing investor is continuing to drop sharply to new lows
20 Dec 18, 9:40am
Can shoebox apartments provide many happy returns for investors in the New Year?
19 Dec 18, 5:00am
First home buyers being squeezed between rising lower quartile housing prices & higher mortgage interest rates, putting a dampener on their home ownership hopes
18 Dec 18, 11:51am
Just 119 properties up for grabs at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions, sales on 28% of them
18 Dec 18, 11:46am
Around 230 more first home buyers expected to qualify for Housing New Zealand grants a year, and 10 for Welcome Home Loans under scheme tweaks
18 Dec 18, 9:04am
Fletcher Building says Formica sale completes sell-off of non-core businesses; will now reinstate dividends for shareholders
16 Dec 18, 8:29am
Treasury cuts forecasts of govt spending on KiwiBuild in recognition of private investment; Flags govt exposure to a property market downturn


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