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Auckland unattractive to investors - ANZ

23 March 2018

Investors are approaching property markets around the country with caution but they are particularly wary of the Auckland market, according to ANZ economists.

Letting fees to go

22 March 2018

Government moves to ban letting fees may not benefit tenants as much as they think, industry experts say.

Affordable housing in Auckland now doable

21 March 2018

As a property lender, we believe a big part of our future will be backing affordable housing developments in Auckland thanks to the Unitary Plan which now makes them a lot more doable.

Drop off in migration flows

21 March 2018

Migration fuelled population growth has been one of the drivers of the property market boom but migration took a sharp fall last month.

Values soar but options remain

21 March 2018

The value of New Zealand’s residential property market has soared to almost $1 trillion dollars yet there are still suburbs in each of the main centres that offer more reasonable pricing.

Brighter price outlook - Colliers

20 March 2018

Post-election property market uncertainty looks to be dissipating with a new survey revealing that house price expectations are on the rise again.

Auckland’s hottest suburbs

19 March 2018

Price growth may have flat-lined across the Auckland region but Barfoot & Thompson’s latest top 20 hot spots list shows prices in some suburbs are still powering on.

Sorted for retirement

19 March 2018

An Upper Hutt couple haven’t long been in the game but an early retirement is on the cards for them – and they explain how to NZ Property Investor magazine.

Rental property lure for first home buyers

16 March 2018

Nearly half of first home buyers are looking to property investment as their best option - but an investor advocate is warning that it’s harder than it looks.

Prices, sales bounce up - REINZ

14 March 2018

Median prices and sales activity were on the rise around the country in February, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute (REINZ).

Taskforce must maintain momentum

13 March 2018

The rebooted Mayoral Housing Taskforce has taken the lead in the drive to address Auckland’s housing shortage but an independent strategist says its progress must be monitored.

To buy or to build?

12 March 2018

In parts of New Zealand you can buy a house that couldn’t be built for the purchase price - so it’s worth knowing the costs of construction versus buying an existing home.

Shock awaits for tax avoiders

9 March 2018

Non-compliance with the bright line test has been high but people shouldn’t take that to mean they can get away with not paying the tax involved.

Boosting Auckland housing development

8 March 2018

Auckland building regulations and development funding will get a shake-up now that the Government and Auckland Council are set to tackle the city’s housing shortage together.

Masonry fix timeline extended

7 March 2018

Commercial building owners are being given six more months to secure unreinforced masonry – as long as they have undertaken action to carry out remedial work.

Go regional for gains

7 March 2018

Investors on the search for capital gains should look to the regions as new QV data reveals many are still experiencing strong value growth.

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