Property news and analysis

1st Jul 19, 9:53am
New listings on Realestate.co.nz hit a record low in June but buyers will still have plenty of choice with total stock levels up and asking prices generally weaker
New listings on Realestate.co.nz hit a record low in June but buyers will still have plenty of choice with total stock levels up and asking prices generally weaker
1st Jul 19, 9:53am
29th Jun 19, 9:46am
Auckland Council worried government's planned housing and urban development authority could see council paying for increased infrastructure costs, with its planning overridden 
Auckland Council worried government's planned housing and urban development authority could see council paying for increased infrastructure costs, with its planning overridden 
29th Jun 19, 9:46am
29th Jun 19, 6:31am
Auction numbers remain low, but there was an overall sales rate of 46% at the latest auctions
Auction numbers remain low, but there was an overall sales rate of 46% at the latest auctions
29th Jun 19, 6:31am
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
First home buyers were helped by big drops in house prices in Papakura and Franklin in May, but prices remained surprisingly firm in many other places
28th Jun 19, 8:15am
27th Jun 19, 3:26pm
In May the first home buyers hit their highest monthly total of borrowing, the highest share of the total advanced - and borrowed more in dollar terms than investors for the first time
In May the first home buyers hit their highest monthly total of borrowing, the highest share of the total advanced - and borrowed more in dollar terms than investors for the first time
27th Jun 19, 3:26pm
26th Jun 19, 11:58am
Findings from Statistics NZ's General Social Survey show a third of renters say their house is very suitable, compared to half of homeowners
Findings from Statistics NZ's General Social Survey show a third of renters say their house is very suitable, compared to half of homeowners
26th Jun 19, 11:58am
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
IMF cautions the Reserve Bank about any further loosening of the 'speed limits' on high loan to value residential lending; welcomes prospect of introduction of vacant land tax and says Govt could go 'broader'
26th Jun 19, 10:57am
26th Jun 19, 7:39am
The number of new homes being completed in Auckland could increase by about a third over the next two years
The number of new homes being completed in Auckland could increase by about a third over the next two years
26th Jun 19, 7:39am
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25th Jun 19, 10:18am
OECD report notes lack of success of KiwiBuild programme and says Govt should focus more on low-income renters
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OECD report notes lack of success of KiwiBuild programme and says Govt should focus more on low-income renters
25th Jun 19, 10:18am
25th Jun 19, 9:54am
Sales on just over a third of the properties at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
Sales on just over a third of the properties at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions last week
25th Jun 19, 9:54am
24th Jun 19, 1:22pm
ASB economists say restrictions on non-resident house buying in NZ are 'biting' and this supports the ASB view that there will only be a 'modest' pick-up in house prices in the second half of this year
ASB economists say restrictions on non-resident house buying in NZ are 'biting' and this supports the ASB view that there will only be a 'modest' pick-up in house prices in the second half of this year
24th Jun 19, 1:22pm
23rd Jun 19, 6:01am
Predicting which way house prices will go has become more difficult because the market is not following the usual rules, says Greg Ninness
Predicting which way house prices will go has become more difficult because the market is not following the usual rules, says Greg Ninness
23rd Jun 19, 6:01am
22nd Jun 19, 9:31am
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As the government steers homeowners toward the $50 bln apartment market, key players in the property sector have slammed the decision by the Housing Minister to delay new legislation updating the Unit Titles Act
As the government steers homeowners toward the $50 bln apartment market, key players in the property sector have slammed the decision by the Housing Minister to delay new legislation updating the Unit Titles Act
22nd Jun 19, 9:31am
21st Jun 19, 11:58am
A full house and plenty of bidding at Ray White's mega apartment auction that was probably the biggest one interest.co.nz has attended
A full house and plenty of bidding at Ray White's mega apartment auction that was probably the biggest one interest.co.nz has attended
21st Jun 19, 11:58am
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
Property information and analytics company CoreLogic believes the Reserve Bank will further loosen the loan to valuation ratio rules, which may include lower deposit limits for owner-occupiers
19th Jun 19, 11:20am
18th Jun 19, 3:55pm
Almost everyone buying or selling residential property will now be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documents
Almost everyone buying or selling residential property will now be required to provide their IRD number on land transfer documents
18th Jun 19, 3:55pm
18th Jun 19, 10:42am
Overall sales rates are relatively stable but there can be big variances in sales rates between individual auctions
Overall sales rates are relatively stable but there can be big variances in sales rates between individual auctions
18th Jun 19, 10:42am
15th Jun 19, 9:45am
Can Pukekohe be both a satellite town for Auckland and remain a key food growing region? Steve Forbes investigates
Can Pukekohe be both a satellite town for Auckland and remain a key food growing region? Steve Forbes investigates
15th Jun 19, 9:45am
15th Jun 19, 8:20am
There is probably no need for a scheme such as KiwiBuild outside of Auckland, Greg Ninness argues, adding KiwiBuild may yet have its day albeit not in its existing form
There is probably no need for a scheme such as KiwiBuild outside of Auckland, Greg Ninness argues, adding KiwiBuild may yet have its day albeit not in its existing form
15th Jun 19, 8:20am
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14th Jun 19, 9:31am
Auckland house sales volumes down 22% in May compared to a year ago, but around the rest of the country the drop was just 1.4%
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Auckland house sales volumes down 22% in May compared to a year ago, but around the rest of the country the drop was just 1.4%
14th Jun 19, 9:31am

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