Property news and analysis

3 Dec 18, 9:48am
Fears of a glut of unsold properties eased in November but Auckland remains a buyer's market
2 Dec 18, 12:42pm
Rodney Dickens finds the council-controlled subdivision process, the RMA and increasing infrastructure costs directly contribute to high section prices, and these processes give cover for gouging by developers
1 Dec 18, 9:46am
Latest auction data suggests sales are being achieved on one in three properties taken to auction with around two thirds selling for more than their rating valuation
30 Nov 18, 11:30am
The number of stand alone houses and retirement village units being consented is declining while multi-unit housing is growing strongly, Statistics NZ says
30 Nov 18, 9:50am
Fitch Ratings says a sharp housing market correction remains a possibility but slowing house price growth has dampened the risks of that occurring
30 Nov 18, 5:00am
Investors and owner-occupiers were both well catered to at the latest apartment auctions but only 25% of the units sold under the hammer
28 Nov 18, 3:15pm
Infometrics' Mieke Welvaert tackles the claim NZ's heading for a house price crash. She explains why she sees a small dip in some places before an upward trend resumes
28 Nov 18, 9:37am
Barfoot & Thompson had more properties on offer at its latest auctions and the sales rate was also up
28 Nov 18, 9:08am
The Reserve Bank is loosening the 'speed limits' on high loan to value ratio lending and says further relaxation of the rules is likely in future
27 Nov 18, 12:15pm
Auckland is adding new jobs fast, and consenting much more housing. But housing isn't being built near where the jobs are. David Norman explores the reasons for the mismatch
27 Nov 18, 10:49am
David Hargreaves sees obvious potential conflicts of interest and purpose emerging within the so-called housing and urban development authority
27 Nov 18, 10:47am
Sales rate of 63% at Bayleys' latest Auckland auctions and 67% at the Tauranga auction - Hahei beach house sells for $4.05m
27 Nov 18, 9:37am
Investors from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga were kicking the tyres on a retail premises with two tenancies near Waikato Stadium
26 Nov 18, 3:12pm
Twyford says National-drafted legislation to strengthen the management of apartments and townhouses isn't a priority for the Government at the moment
26 Nov 18, 1:48pm
Kiwibank economists think the LVR 'speed limit' will be raised to 20% of new bank lending this week - but would like to see it at 25%; say the 'temporary' LVRs are set to be with us for good
25 Nov 18, 6:02am
New figures show Auckland's housing shortage is still getting worse but should start to decline in the next one to two years
24 Nov 18, 11:01am
Phil Twyford progresses Nick Smith's plans to give central government the power cut through local planning rules to develop major urban housing projects
24 Nov 18, 10:02am
Martin Hawes thinks there are three key reasons property investors should also be in KiwiSaver - and one of them is that the returns can be better
23 Nov 18, 2:54pm
The auction sales rate is slightly lower for properties in Auckland than the rest of the country
22 Nov 18, 11:54am
Population growth from migration is continuing to decline but remained above 60,000 in the year to October


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