Property news and analysis

5 Apr 18, 5:27pm
National’s Judith Collins says the likely small size of the dwellings in the new Unitec development housing area will put pressure on borrowers, as it means banks will require a larger deposit
More...
5 Apr 18, 11:24am
Barfoot & Thompson's sales finish the summer selling season on a soft note with sales volumes well down for the time of year and inventory levels rising
More...
5 Apr 18, 5:02am
The big growth in housing values may be over as the market heads towards winter, as buyers take a more relaxed approach to choosing the property they want, putting less pressure on prices
More...
4 Apr 18, 5:02am
The sales rates ranged from 28% to 34% at Barfoot & Thompson's most recent main auctions
More...
4 Apr 18, 5:02am
Auckland a buyer's market as stock of homes for sale rises to its highest level for the month of March since 2012
More...
3 Apr 18, 1:05pm
Different lenders' risk appetites could see you secure a 25% larger home loan if you opt for one lender over another, according to case study
More...
3 Apr 18, 11:03am
Bayleys' auction rooms were more buoyant in the lead up to Easter
More...
31 Mar 18, 8:31am
Slim pickings but plenty of bidding at the latest Auckland apartment auctions - even leasehold units are selling under the hammer
More...
29 Mar 18, 3:34pm
The sharp decline in the growth rates of mortgage borrowing seen in the past year has ended; the recent fast rise in consumer borrowing has slowed
More...
29 Mar 18, 11:31am
IRD releases 'ring-fencing' paper; Revenue Minister encourages feedback on proposal to ensure investors can't offset losses on property investments against other income
More...
29 Mar 18, 11:17am
The number of new homes consented in February fell year-on-year and the annual growth rate is slowing
More...
29 Mar 18, 10:28am
Two-thirds of all New Zealand construction cranes are now operating in Auckland with most focused on an expanding project list in the central city
More...
28 Mar 18, 10:05am
The Bill that will see the bright line test extended from two-years to five has passed its third reading and now awaits the Royal Assent to become law
More...
28 Mar 18, 10:04am
The sales rate improved at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week but the full results of its North Shore auctions have not been released
More...
27 Mar 18, 10:04am
The Government's plans to build 3000-4000 affordable homes in Mt Albert will be a litmus test for both its KiwiBuild scheme and Auckland Council's Unitary Plan
More...
27 Mar 18, 5:00am
Research by Auckland Council's economists shows an Auckland property's value is influenced by size, school zone, amenity access and cladding just as much as location
More...
26 Mar 18, 12:21pm
The number of homes coming up for auction is starting to decline as the main summer selling season starts to wind down
More...
25 Mar 18, 1:26pm
Housing and Urban Development Minister says 29 hectares of Unitec land at Mt Albert will be transferred to Crown ownership; between 3000 and 4000 homes to be constructed
More...
24 Mar 18, 6:28am
Greg Ninness says KiwiBuild is not just about building more homes - it could be transformational for the construction sector and bring major changes for banks as well
More...
23 Mar 18, 4:13pm
The PM and Housing Minister have invited media to Unitec in Auckland's Mt Albert on Sunday for a ‘significant announcement’
More...

Pages

28 May 18, 12:01pm
11