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Greg Ninness

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Greg Ninness is the Property Editor of interest.co.nz. He has worked as a business journalist since 1990 and covered the commercial and residential property markets since 2005. 

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Latest rural property sales figures show sales of lifestyle blocks and farms both down by about a third compared to a year ago
19th Aug 22, 10:35am
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Latest rural property sales figures show sales of lifestyle blocks and farms both down by about a third compared to a year ago
Government working group concludes lack of housing supply relative to population a key driver of rising house prices over recent decades
18th Aug 22, 1:26pm
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Government working group concludes lack of housing supply relative to population a key driver of rising house prices over recent decades
Big jump in foreign migrants coming to New Zealand in the second quarter but more New Zealanders leaving as well
17th Aug 22, 6:49am
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Big jump in foreign migrants coming to New Zealand in the second quarter but more New Zealanders leaving as well
Strong sales results at the auctions in Canterbury, Central Otago and Southland last week but results remained weak in the North Island
16th Aug 22, 12:54pm
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Strong sales results at the auctions in Canterbury, Central Otago and Southland last week but results remained weak in the North Island
CoreLogic says housing market at a turning point as more properties sell at a loss
16th Aug 22, 5:00am
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CoreLogic says housing market at a turning point as more properties sell at a loss
Huge decline in the number of properties being auctioned by Auckland's largest real estate agency with the sales rate down even more
13th Aug 22, 6:00am
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Huge decline in the number of properties being auctioned by Auckland's largest real estate agency with the sales rate down even more
More than a year's worth of capital gains have evaporated, the REINZ House Price Index shows
12th Aug 22, 10:24am
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More than a year's worth of capital gains have evaporated, the REINZ House Price Index shows
Auction sales rate dropped from a third to a quarter last week
11th Aug 22, 12:18pm
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Auction sales rate dropped from a third to a quarter last week
The Housing market slump deepened in July with sales at a 12-year low for the month
11th Aug 22, 9:00am
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The Housing market slump deepened in July with sales at a 12-year low for the month
Value of new office and warehouse buildings being consented running at record levels
10th Aug 22, 1:46pm
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Value of new office and warehouse buildings being consented running at record levels
Average dwelling values declining throughout NZ with values in Wellington, Palmerston North and Dunedin having the sharpest falls
9th Aug 22, 5:00am
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Average dwelling values declining throughout NZ with values in Wellington, Palmerston North and Dunedin having the sharpest falls
Cost increases appear to be driving the push to more intensive housing especially in Auckland
8th Aug 22, 12:51pm
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Cost increases appear to be driving the push to more intensive housing especially in Auckland
Overall sales rate of just 15% at Barfoot & Thompson's latest weekly auctions
6th Aug 22, 6:18am
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Overall sales rate of just 15% at Barfoot & Thompson's latest weekly auctions
Building industry disruptions reduced the construction of new homes in Auckland by 10.6% over the June year
5th Aug 22, 12:49pm
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Building industry disruptions reduced the construction of new homes in Auckland by 10.6% over the June year
The housing market may have hit peak gloom already, with no sign of a wave of distressed sales - Tony Alexander/REINZ survey
3rd Aug 22, 3:20pm
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The housing market may have hit peak gloom already, with no sign of a wave of distressed sales - Tony Alexander/REINZ survey
Average housing values in Auckland down by more than $85,000 since March
3rd Aug 22, 5:00am
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Average housing values in Auckland down by more than $85,000 since March
A third of properties sold under the hammer at last week's auctions, up from a quarter the week before
2nd Aug 22, 11:34am
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A third of properties sold under the hammer at last week's auctions, up from a quarter the week before
Barfoot & Thompson's median price down $130,000 from its November 2021 peak as July sales hit 22 year low
2nd Aug 22, 10:34am
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Barfoot & Thompson's median price down $130,000 from its November 2021 peak as July sales hit 22 year low
$31.5 billion of new building work consented in the year to June
1st Aug 22, 12:16pm
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$31.5 billion of new building work consented in the year to June
The number of homes for sale has more than doubled year-on-year, with the national average asking price declining by $87k from its peak
1st Aug 22, 9:46am
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The number of homes for sale has more than doubled year-on-year, with the national average asking price declining by $87k from its peak
Less than 100 homes sold to foreign buyers in the June quarter, while foreign owners sold more than 200 of their NZ properties
28th Jul 22, 12:04pm
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Less than 100 homes sold to foreign buyers in the June quarter, while foreign owners sold more than 200 of their NZ properties
First home buyers paying $736,000 on average for a home and borrowing $588,000
27th Jul 22, 11:53am
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First home buyers paying $736,000 on average for a home and borrowing $588,000
ANZ's economists now think house prices will fall by more than they previously forecast
26th Jul 22, 12:46pm
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ANZ's economists now think house prices will fall by more than they previously forecast
The number of properties going to auction remains low with about a quarter selling under the hammer
26th Jul 22, 9:44am
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The number of properties going to auction remains low with about a quarter selling under the hammer
Estimated real estate agency commissions at their lowest level since NZ went into its first Covid lockdown in March 2020
25th Jul 22, 11:40am
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Estimated real estate agency commissions at their lowest level since NZ went into its first Covid lockdown in March 2020