Property news and analysis

23rd Aug 19, 11:11am
Residential property auction activity appears to be slowly lifting from its winter lows
Residential property auction activity appears to be slowly lifting from its winter lows
23rd Aug 19, 11:11am
22nd Aug 19, 10:42am
Lower quartile house prices dropped significantly in parts of Auckland in July leading to ongoing improvements in affordability, latest interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show
Lower quartile house prices dropped significantly in parts of Auckland in July leading to ongoing improvements in affordability, latest interest.co.nz Home Loan Affordability Reports show
22nd Aug 19, 10:42am
21st Aug 19, 1:08pm
KiwiBuild Head of Delivery Helen O'Sullivan resigns a month before her contract expires to take up a private sector role; News comes ahead of Government announcing its housing 'reset'
KiwiBuild Head of Delivery Helen O'Sullivan resigns a month before her contract expires to take up a private sector role; News comes ahead of Government announcing its housing 'reset'
21st Aug 19, 1:08pm
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
20th Aug 19, 10:45am
The overall sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions was above 50% for the second week in a row
The overall sales rate at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions was above 50% for the second week in a row
20th Aug 19, 10:45am
20th Aug 19, 7:49am
IAG and Suncorp see premium hikes being more subdued in 2020, with major repricing seen in 2019 contributing to them increasing their profits by 69% and 116% respectively 
IAG and Suncorp see premium hikes being more subdued in 2020, with major repricing seen in 2019 contributing to them increasing their profits by 69% and 116% respectively 
20th Aug 19, 7:49am
17th Aug 19, 6:23am
The money being spent on major home renovations is declining in Auckland and Canterbury but rising in Wellington, with results mixed in other centres
The money being spent on major home renovations is declining in Auckland and Canterbury but rising in Wellington, with results mixed in other centres
17th Aug 19, 6:23am
16th Aug 19, 9:55am
Lower interest rates may already be affecting buyer turnout and confidence at residential property auctions
Lower interest rates may already be affecting buyer turnout and confidence at residential property auctions
16th Aug 19, 9:55am
15th Aug 19, 10:02am
More than 10,500 new homes completed in Auckland in year to June with numbers still rising strongly
More than 10,500 new homes completed in Auckland in year to June with numbers still rising strongly
15th Aug 19, 10:02am
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14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
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Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
14th Aug 19, 10:29am
Fewer properties on offer at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions but more than half were sold
Fewer properties on offer at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions but more than half were sold
14th Aug 19, 10:29am
13th Aug 19, 2:20pm
Westpac economists reiterate forecast of 7% house price inflation next year but admit it's far from certain
Westpac economists reiterate forecast of 7% house price inflation next year but admit it's far from certain
13th Aug 19, 2:20pm
13th Aug 19, 9:49am
Housing sales volumes were up in July but price signals were more mixed
Housing sales volumes were up in July but price signals were more mixed
13th Aug 19, 9:49am
12th Aug 19, 3:35pm
RBNZ's new data series looking at debt-to-income ratios of home buyers shows that a third of first home buyer debt nationally, and nearly half of FHB debt in Auckland, is at a level of over five times income
RBNZ's new data series looking at debt-to-income ratios of home buyers shows that a third of first home buyer debt nationally, and nearly half of FHB debt in Auckland, is at a level of over five times income
12th Aug 19, 3:35pm
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
Government maintains introducing a vacant land tax in the short term is unfeasible; says it's open to reviewing the scope of the bright-line test and the ring-fencing of rental losses
11th Aug 19, 6:42am
10th Aug 19, 9:56am
A growing Auckland is producing 700,000 tonnes of waste a year from construction and demolition creating a big challenge for Auckland Council
A growing Auckland is producing 700,000 tonnes of waste a year from construction and demolition creating a big challenge for Auckland Council
10th Aug 19, 9:56am
10th Aug 19, 8:02am
Net rental yields range from 4.24% to 7.42% at Bayleys' latest commercial property auction
Net rental yields range from 4.24% to 7.42% at Bayleys' latest commercial property auction
10th Aug 19, 8:02am
9th Aug 19, 5:00am
Hard to value Auckland waterfront apartment with two car parks sells for $84,000
Hard to value Auckland waterfront apartment with two car parks sells for $84,000
9th Aug 19, 5:00am
8th Aug 19, 12:15pm
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank has expressed surprise that house price inflation has not picked up as it expected and it now forecasts very modest growth over the next few years
In its latest Monetary Policy Statement the Reserve Bank has expressed surprise that house price inflation has not picked up as it expected and it now forecasts very modest growth over the next few years
8th Aug 19, 12:15pm
7th Aug 19, 4:26pm
Latest cuts to interest rates may only reduce mortgage payments by a dollar or two a week
Latest cuts to interest rates may only reduce mortgage payments by a dollar or two a week
7th Aug 19, 4:26pm

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