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Auckland sales at 10 year low

17 January 2019

Sales volumes around the country slumped to long time lows in December in the latest REINZ data, providing more evidence of how the market has changed.

Drama absent from market

16 January 2019

There’s been no dramatic changes to property values of late and the traditional holiday season slowdown is likely to be one of the reasons.

Time of change: 2019 forecast

15 January 2019

New Zealand’s property market might be in a better place than Australia’s but investors still need to brace themselves for major change in 2019.

December rental stats available now

4 January 2019

The latest rental data from Tenancy Bond Services is now available. 

House prices correct nationally but still some hot spots

4 January 2019

House prices have stabilised nationally over 2018, the Real Estate Institute says, but some regions, particularly Wellington and Otago remain hotspots.

2018 – a year of uncertainty

31 December 2018

If last year was a year of disruption, this year was one in which the movement towards change took off – and many investors were left floundering and uncertain.

Top 5 Tribunal tips for landlords

27 December 2018

Love it or loathe it, many landlords find they need the Tenancy Tribunal so it pays to know how it works.

2018 an “interesting” year - REINZ

22 December 2018

Median prices and sales activity turned in a healthy performance around the country over the course of 2018 in an “interesting” year for real estate, according to REINZ.

2018’s best performing suburbs

20 December 2018

Curious to know which of New Zealand’s suburbs has turned in the top results in measures like value growth and rental yields? A new report tells all.

Landlording like a parent

17 December 2018

INVESTOR PROFILE: NZPIF 2018 landlord of the year Leilani Driessen says landlording has parallels to parenting and being a landlord has enabled her to be present for her kids.

Summer bounce means record prices

14 December 2018

House prices hit record highs around the country – apart from in Auckland where they are flat-lining, the November data from REINZ shows.

Has the sun set on holiday rentals?

11 December 2018

With all the talk of increased council rates and compliance for short term rentals, do they still make investment sense? This month NZ Property Investor magazine investigates.

Ring-fencing Bill hits Parliament

7 December 2018

[UPDATED] The Bill which will put an end to the practice of negative gearing on investment properties has now been introduced into Parliament.

Sales surge up in Super City

5 December 2018

Concerns that Auckland might soon follow the Sydney and Melbourne markets in their downward spiral should be alleviated by new Barfoot & Thompson data.

Strong value growth in affordable centres

5 December 2018

Affordability is the critical factor in the ongoing strong value growth seen in a number of markets around the country, notably Dunedin and Wellington.

Queenstown price chill post-ban

3 December 2018

The Central Otago-Lakes District could be feeling the effects of the foreign buyer ban with new data showing a sharp drop in the region’s average asking price.

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