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Migration dips but housing pressure remains

19 May 2017

Migration into New Zealand eased in April but it’s unlikely that easing will translate into an ongoing trend – or a let up in housing pressure – anytime soon.

Free Investment Property Showcase Events: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

18 May 2017

We would like to invite you to a FREE National Investment Property Showcase event, coming to a city near you!

Challenges ahead for Govt build project

18 May 2017

The Crown Building Project got off to a flying start today with the announcement of a new development but there are questions about whether the project can achieve its aims.

Thursday news in brief

18 May 2017

Life is busy and it’s easy to miss some of the stories that hit the news. So here’s a brief rundown of some of the stories that might have slipped by you this week…

Up-and-coming v proven performer

18 May 2017

Is the practice of hotspotting a better strategy than buying property in a traditional growth area?

House price bust talk exaggerated

17 May 2017

Sensational claims that New Zealand’s housing market is facing a price "bust" are exaggerated, according to one commentator.

SuperCity to get 34,000 new houses

16 May 2017

Auckland’s supply-straitened housing market is set to be the beneficiary of an ambitious new Government building programme announced today.

Labour's negative gearing policy 'regressive'

15 May 2017

Andrew Little's newly announced policy on negative gearing demonstrates a lack of understanding of how the housing market works and will hurt the people it is trying to help, experts say.

Pessimism clouds house price expectations

15 May 2017

Price growth expectations nationwide are now at the lowest level in five years, ASB’s latest Housing Confidence Survey has found.

Investors: Labour policy would increase rents

15 May 2017

Property investors have slammed Labour’s plan to ring-fence rental property losses.

Past the peak?

12 May 2017

Declining sales and a drop in prices in Auckland in the latest REINZ data indicate the region’s market has passed the peak of its cycle.

No end to house price growth - Trade Me

11 May 2017

House prices remain firmly on the rise with solid year-on-year growth nationwide, according to the latest Trade Me Property data.

Surprise at RBNZ’s OCR outlook

11 May 2017

The Reserve Bank’s decision to hold the OCR at 1.75% was expected, but economists are surprised at its projection the OCR will remain on hold until late 2019.

OCR decision announced by RBNZ

11 May 2017

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75%.

Ditch the dud: streamline your portfolio

11 May 2017

Streamlining your portfolio is the key to getting the best possible return on your investments.

Thursday news in brief

11 May 2017

Life is busy and it’s easy to miss some of the stories that hit the news. So here’s a brief rundown of some of the stories that might have slipped by you this week…

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