Property news and analysis

20 Sep 18, 9:42am
Housing NZ admits mistakes in its former meth testing policies and will compensate affected tenants
19 Sep 18, 4:06pm
Inland Revenue says any suggestion it has taken its eye off the ball when it comes to property investors is 'thoroughly misleading'
19 Sep 18, 12:39pm
Childcare centres are popular with a wide range of investors but buyers are being a little more cautious on price
18 Sep 18, 2:25pm
Independent report into Auckland Council's Building Consents Department finds major shortcomings resulting in poor customer service
18 Sep 18, 10:59am
Barfoot & Thompson achieved sales on 37% of the properties at their latest auctions, with almost half of them selling for more than their rating valuations
17 Sep 18, 11:11am
Harcourts sold more homes in August but average prices were down in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. CEO picks 'an upturn shortly'
16 Sep 18, 6:31am
A record $1.84 billion of housing alterations was consented in June year as big numbers of homeowners do up their houses
13 Sep 18, 11:46am
Why TOP Leader Geoff Simmons wants the Tax Working Group to take a capital gains tax off the table... and replace it with an equity tax
13 Sep 18, 9:49am
The first rays of spring are starting to warm the housing market with sales volumes up slightly and prices mostly steady
13 Sep 18, 8:36am
Construction starts on KiwiBuild's first Buying Off The Plans project - 25 apartments in Onehunga
12 Sep 18, 11:46am
Submissions being sought on proposed changes to standards for rental properties and the Residential Tenancies Act
11 Sep 18, 11:03am
The Government's plans for 10,000 new homes around Mt Roskill could extend significantly into the neighbouring suburbs of Sandringham, Balmoral, Three Kings and Hillsborough
10 Sep 18, 5:10pm
Sales rates were down at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions but the Pukekohe auction was the standout with a 50% sales rate
10 Sep 18, 5:05pm
Prime Minister says Govt is 'opening the door' for families locked out of home ownership
10 Sep 18, 11:40am
Bayleys sold 50% at their latest Auckland auctions but things were a bit quieter at the auctions in Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua
9 Sep 18, 6:59am
Housing sales volumes this summer should be up on last summer but don't expect big movements in prices, says Greg Ninness
8 Sep 18, 10:31am
Auckland Council is consenting many more dwellings, especially smaller dwelling units. And building these will require a different type of construction worker, one already in hot demand
8 Sep 18, 9:02am
There was a reasonable selection and some strong bidding at the latest Auckland apartment auctions
7 Sep 18, 11:04am
ASB joins Kiwibank with special deal for KiwiBuild home buyers, saying they'll 'potentially' only need a 5% deposit & get $2,500 towards costs
7 Sep 18, 6:29am
The Government kicks off the selection process to find modular house builders for its KiwiBuild scheme


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