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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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Auction sales rate 20% in Auckland, 21% in Bay of Plenty, 41% in Canterbury
3rd May 22, 9:35am
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Auction sales rate 20% in Auckland, 21% in Bay of Plenty, 41% in Canterbury
Realestate.co.nz says 'the tide is turning' on the housing market, with stock levels rising and asking prices falling
2nd May 22, 7:57am
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Realestate.co.nz says 'the tide is turning' on the housing market, with stock levels rising and asking prices falling
The flow-on effects of Reserve Bank policies have effectively thrown first home buyers under the bus
28th Apr 22, 1:49pm
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The flow-on effects of Reserve Bank policies have effectively thrown first home buyers under the bus
CoreLogic says the key drivers for housing market slowdown are 'fundamental and longer-lasting'
27th Apr 22, 5:00am
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CoreLogic says the key drivers for housing market slowdown are 'fundamental and longer-lasting'
More properties being passed in at the Canterbury auctions, suggesting the cooling market is now nationwide
26th Apr 22, 11:35am
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More properties being passed in at the Canterbury auctions, suggesting the cooling market is now nationwide
March quarter total estimated residential sales commissions down by almost a quarter compared to a year ago
24th Apr 22, 6:00am
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March quarter total estimated residential sales commissions down by almost a quarter compared to a year ago
The auction sales rate was particularly low for properties in Manukau last week
23rd Apr 22, 7:48am
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The auction sales rate was particularly low for properties in Manukau last week
Lifestyle block sales in Q1 2022 down by a third compared to same time last year
22nd Apr 22, 2:43pm
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Lifestyle block sales in Q1 2022 down by a third compared to same time last year
Around a third of properties selling under the hammer overall at auctions around New Zealand
20th Apr 22, 10:42am
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Around a third of properties selling under the hammer overall at auctions around New Zealand
More than 13,000 residence visas and 32,600 work visas approved in March, but student visa numbers bouncing along the bottom
19th Apr 22, 2:24pm
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More than 13,000 residence visas and 32,600 work visas approved in March, but student visa numbers bouncing along the bottom
Free building consent resource launched analysing residential and commercial consents by building type, size, location and value
18th Apr 22, 8:30am
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Free building consent resource launched analysing residential and commercial consents by building type, size, location and value
Around a quarter of properties selling under the hammer at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions
16th Apr 22, 6:00am
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Around a quarter of properties selling under the hammer at Barfoot & Thompson's auctions
The REINZ House Price Index is already down 7.8% from last year's peak in Auckland and Wellington
15th Apr 22, 8:40am
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The REINZ House Price Index is already down 7.8% from last year's peak in Auckland and Wellington
Housing market could be heading for a long cold winter with March sales at a 10-year low for the month and prices falling in most parts of NZ
14th Apr 22, 9:03am
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Housing market could be heading for a long cold winter with March sales at a 10-year low for the month and prices falling in most parts of NZ
Auckland Council's operating budget under pressure, cuts to services looming
13th Apr 22, 12:18pm
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Auckland Council's operating budget under pressure, cuts to services looming
Residential auction activity has flattened out over the last few weeks
13th Apr 22, 9:28am
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Residential auction activity has flattened out over the last few weeks
Fewer expatriate New Zealanders are returning home but there are also fewer NZ citizens leaving long-term
12th Apr 22, 1:18pm
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Fewer expatriate New Zealanders are returning home but there are also fewer NZ citizens leaving long-term
Sales rates at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions ranged from 15% in Manukau and Rodney to 33% in the central Auckland suburbs
9th Apr 22, 6:00am
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Sales rates at Barfoot & Thompson's latest auctions ranged from 15% in Manukau and Rodney to 33% in the central Auckland suburbs
Biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade for Quotable Value's House Price Index
8th Apr 22, 5:00am
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Biggest quarterly decline in more than a decade for Quotable Value's House Price Index
Construction of new dwellings in Auckland down slightly from peak in middle of 2021
7th Apr 22, 10:03am
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Construction of new dwellings in Auckland down slightly from peak in middle of 2021
Around a quarter of properties selling under the hammer at Auckland auctions, almost two-thirds in Central Otago-Lakes
6th Apr 22, 9:51am
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Around a quarter of properties selling under the hammer at Auckland auctions, almost two-thirds in Central Otago-Lakes
Barfoot & Thompson records reasonably strong March sales with growing stock levels giving buyers more choice. Managing Director says price increases are declining
5th Apr 22, 10:44am
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Barfoot & Thompson records reasonably strong March sales with growing stock levels giving buyers more choice. Managing Director says price increases are declining
CoreLogic says housing market shifting in favour of buyers as average values start to slide around much of NZ
5th Apr 22, 5:00am
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CoreLogic says housing market shifting in favour of buyers as average values start to slide around much of NZ
Town planning moved away from facilitating growth to maintaining character of existing suburbs leading to a reduction in housing supply, says Infrastructure Commission report
4th Apr 22, 11:11am
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Town planning moved away from facilitating growth to maintaining character of existing suburbs leading to a reduction in housing supply, says Infrastructure Commission report
Sales rates at Barfoot's latest Auckland auctions ranged from zero in Papakura to 60% in Franklin
2nd Apr 22, 7:52am
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Sales rates at Barfoot's latest Auckland auctions ranged from zero in Papakura to 60% in Franklin