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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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8 years 2 months

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Slump in housing sales pushes stock levels up 77% compared to this time last year
1st Jun 22, 11:07am
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Slump in housing sales pushes stock levels up 77% compared to this time last year
CoreLogic House Price Index shows decline in housing values that began in Auckland is now spreading around New Zealand
1st Jun 22, 5:00am
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CoreLogic House Price Index shows decline in housing values that began in Auckland is now spreading around New Zealand
New dwelling consents declined 30% in April compared to March
31st May 22, 11:46am
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New dwelling consents declined 30% in April compared to March
ANZ expects the OCR to peak at 3.5% in February next year and house prices to fall 11% this year
31st May 22, 9:32am
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ANZ expects the OCR to peak at 3.5% in February next year and house prices to fall 11% this year
Sales rates at the latest auctions ranged from zero in Waikato to 51% in Canterbury
24th May 22, 10:12am
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Sales rates at the latest auctions ranged from zero in Waikato to 51% in Canterbury
QV says upmarket homes in central Auckland have declined in value by 3.4% since January but the decline in values at the bottom of the market has been greater
23rd May 22, 10:13am
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QV says upmarket homes in central Auckland have declined in value by 3.4% since January but the decline in values at the bottom of the market has been greater
Sales were particularly weak for North Shore properties at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
21st May 22, 6:44am
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Sales were particularly weak for North Shore properties at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions
Warning bells ringing for commercial building work as new commercial building consents drop to an almost 30 year low
20th May 22, 11:39am
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Warning bells ringing for commercial building work as new commercial building consents drop to an almost 30 year low
Budget allows for an extra 7000 First Home Grants and 2000 extra First Home Loans every year
19th May 22, 3:30pm
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Budget allows for an extra 7000 First Home Grants and 2000 extra First Home Loans every year
Farm sales down by 11% compared to a year ago but prices up by a third overall
19th May 22, 11:23am
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Farm sales down by 11% compared to a year ago but prices up by a third overall
House prices at the bottom of the market now falling in every region, but first home buyers no better off due to rising interest rates
19th May 22, 10:00am
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House prices at the bottom of the market now falling in every region, but first home buyers no better off due to rising interest rates
Canterbury remains the most buoyant auction market with just over half the auctioned properties selling under the hammer compared to 28% in Auckland
17th May 22, 11:44am
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Canterbury remains the most buoyant auction market with just over half the auctioned properties selling under the hammer compared to 28% in Auckland
Public consultation opens on rules for determining if some should be able to get a real estate licence
16th May 22, 4:32pm
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Public consultation opens on rules for determining if some should be able to get a real estate licence
The biggest rent increases in the year to March were in South Auckland
16th May 22, 1:22pm
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The biggest rent increases in the year to March were in South Auckland
The number of properties offered at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions dropped below 100 but the sales rate was up a tad
14th May 22, 7:28am
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The number of properties offered at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions dropped below 100 but the sales rate was up a tad
House prices now sinking throughout the country with Auckland, Rotorua, Hastings and Wellington leading the way
13th May 22, 9:43am
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House prices now sinking throughout the country with Auckland, Rotorua, Hastings and Wellington leading the way
Migration tap slowly being turned on with net migration turning positive in March
12th May 22, 11:46am
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Migration tap slowly being turned on with net migration turning positive in March
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Housing market could be in for a long cold winter with sales volumes and prices taking a hammering in April
12th May 22, 9:08am
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Housing market could be in for a long cold winter with sales volumes and prices taking a hammering in April
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A Green List of occupations, geared towards the construction and healthcare industries, will give migrants a clear pathway to NZ residency
11th May 22, 1:42pm
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A Green List of occupations, geared towards the construction and healthcare industries, will give migrants a clear pathway to NZ residency
Westpac report picks net migration growth to eventually settle at around half pre-pandemic levels with new home construction likely to remain elevated
11th May 22, 10:44am
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Westpac report picks net migration growth to eventually settle at around half pre-pandemic levels with new home construction likely to remain elevated
About a quarter of auction properties selling under the hammer in Auckland, Waikato and BoP, just over half in Canterbury
10th May 22, 10:51am
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About a quarter of auction properties selling under the hammer in Auckland, Waikato and BoP, just over half in Canterbury
Average dwelling value in Auckland down $48,000 since the start of 2022, average value in Queenstown-Lakes up $50,000
10th May 22, 5:00am
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Average dwelling value in Auckland down $48,000 since the start of 2022, average value in Queenstown-Lakes up $50,000
The number of new homes being built in Auckland is down from last year's peak
9th May 22, 10:41am
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The number of new homes being built in Auckland is down from last year's peak
Auction sales rate particularly low for properties in Auckland's leafy central suburbs
7th May 22, 6:00am
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Auction sales rate particularly low for properties in Auckland's leafy central suburbs
Westpac increases house price decline forecast to 15% from 10%, says drop could be greater in some regions
6th May 22, 1:12pm
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Westpac increases house price decline forecast to 15% from 10%, says drop could be greater in some regions