Property news and analysis

14th Oct 20, 12:48pm
Geoff Simmons says regardless of who forms the government after this weekend, there is no plan to make housing affordable
Geoff Simmons says regardless of who forms the government after this weekend, there is no plan to make housing affordable
14th Oct 20, 12:48pm
14th Oct 20, 11:16am
First home buyers and investors now accounting for just over half of all residential property sales as existing home owners sit tight
First home buyers and investors now accounting for just over half of all residential property sales as existing home owners sit tight
14th Oct 20, 11:16am
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
ASB economists say a much more severe shortage of housing than earlier thought is a key reason for rocketing house prices; 11% house price inflation forecast for June 2021 year
14th Oct 20, 9:23am
14th Oct 20, 7:43am
The sales rates at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions ranged from 56% to 80% last week
The sales rates at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions ranged from 56% to 80% last week
14th Oct 20, 7:43am
13th Oct 20, 12:33pm
Westpac's economists say they underestimated the impact of interest rate cuts and wonder if the Reserve Bank has over-stimulated the housing market
Westpac's economists say they underestimated the impact of interest rate cuts and wonder if the Reserve Bank has over-stimulated the housing market
13th Oct 20, 12:33pm
13th Oct 20, 9:41am
Best September housing sales in 14 years, record median prices in nine regions
Best September housing sales in 14 years, record median prices in nine regions
13th Oct 20, 9:41am
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
Kiwibank economists believe the RBNZ will 'give with one hand' though lower mortgage rates and take a little back with the other - through tighter lending standards
12th Oct 20, 1:59pm
12th Oct 20, 11:25am
The net population gain from migration, including returning NZ citizens, was just 1700 in the five months to August, down from 21,500 the previous year
The net population gain from migration, including returning NZ citizens, was just 1700 in the five months to August, down from 21,500 the previous year
12th Oct 20, 11:25am
10th Oct 20, 9:59am
Labour can claim line honours in the race to build more homes but National also ran a good race in its last two terms in government, with the much maligned Resource Management Act in place
Labour can claim line honours in the race to build more homes but National also ran a good race in its last two terms in government, with the much maligned Resource Management Act in place
10th Oct 20, 9:59am
10th Oct 20, 6:57am
Auction activity has already edged ahead of where it was at the peak of last summer's selling season
Auction activity has already edged ahead of where it was at the peak of last summer's selling season
10th Oct 20, 6:57am
9th Oct 20, 9:43am
RBNZ not looking to rein in property investors with LVR restrictions, saying falling house prices would create a 'worse situation' than the status quo
RBNZ not looking to rein in property investors with LVR restrictions, saying falling house prices would create a 'worse situation' than the status quo
9th Oct 20, 9:43am
7th Oct 20, 11:07am
Rather than cashing up, landlords are buying more properties after changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
Rather than cashing up, landlords are buying more properties after changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
7th Oct 20, 11:07am
7th Oct 20, 9:44am
Why Labour believes the government needs to underwrite housing developments, and how it plans to 'stabilise' house price growth when it's up against the RBNZ cutting interest rates
Why Labour believes the government needs to underwrite housing developments, and how it plans to 'stabilise' house price growth when it's up against the RBNZ cutting interest rates
7th Oct 20, 9:44am
6th Oct 20, 10:07am
Many auction deals are being finalised prior to the properties going under the hammer, suggesting premium prices are being paid
Many auction deals are being finalised prior to the properties going under the hammer, suggesting premium prices are being paid
6th Oct 20, 10:07am
5th Oct 20, 4:40pm
National housing policy: Progressive home ownership for state housing tenants, require councils to open up land for development, reinstate the HLC model
National housing policy: Progressive home ownership for state housing tenants, require councils to open up land for development, reinstate the HLC model
5th Oct 20, 4:40pm
5th Oct 20, 1:15pm
First home buyers' share of the mortgage market has almost doubled over the last five years, while investors' share is down by more than a third
First home buyers' share of the mortgage market has almost doubled over the last five years, while investors' share is down by more than a third
5th Oct 20, 1:15pm
3rd Oct 20, 9:07am
Grant Robertson on why now is the time for 'balance' not 'transformation', the importance of confidence in prompting business investment, minimum wage hikes and more
Grant Robertson on why now is the time for 'balance' not 'transformation', the importance of confidence in prompting business investment, minimum wage hikes and more
3rd Oct 20, 9:07am
3rd Oct 20, 7:08am
Bargain basement prices for meth contaminated apartment and teeny weeny office suite at Auckland CBD auction
Bargain basement prices for meth contaminated apartment and teeny weeny office suite at Auckland CBD auction
3rd Oct 20, 7:08am
2nd Oct 20, 12:23pm
Labour plans more controls on planting plantation forests to protect valuable soils and water resources, will require residential property managers to be licensed and will put a framework in place to help people with properties affected by climate change
Labour plans more controls on planting plantation forests to protect valuable soils and water resources, will require residential property managers to be licensed and will put a framework in place to help people with properties affected by climate change
2nd Oct 20, 12:23pm
2nd Oct 20, 10:34am
Barfoot and Thompson's September sales already ahead of last summer's peak
Barfoot and Thompson's September sales already ahead of last summer's peak
2nd Oct 20, 10:34am
1st Oct 20, 7:06pm
Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
Economic crisis and low interest rates prompt mixed reactions from investors - first-home buyers pile in, KiwiSaver investors go conservative
1st Oct 20, 7:06pm
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
Labour pledges to direct the Commerce Commission to probe the competitiveness of the supermarket and building supplies sectors
1st Oct 20, 12:01pm
1st Oct 20, 10:13am
New Realestate.co.nz residential property listings up 12.9% year-on-year in September, Auckland listings up 34%
New Realestate.co.nz residential property listings up 12.9% year-on-year in September, Auckland listings up 34%
1st Oct 20, 10:13am
1st Oct 20, 6:21am
Although average housing values are generally rising around the country, values have declined in Auckland and Queenstown over the last three months and are flat in Dunedin
Although average housing values are generally rising around the country, values have declined in Auckland and Queenstown over the last three months and are flat in Dunedin
1st Oct 20, 6:21am
30th Sep 20, 11:39am
The number of new dwelling consents issued has declined for three months in a row
The number of new dwelling consents issued has declined for three months in a row
30th Sep 20, 11:39am

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