Property News

Address Auckland infrastructure issues

Massive hurdle of Auckland infrastructure issues needs to be overcome before the city starts to suffer, a real estate agency head is warning. More...

Friday news in brief

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… More...

Bright line test dents flipping

Big profits are still being made by flipping properties but commentators say the bright line test has had an impact on the prevalence of the practice. More...

Migration driver powers on

New Zealand’s strong population growth shows no sign of letting up as new Statistics New Zealand data reveals migration remains at a record high. More...

Improve urban development in NZ - OECD

An international heavyweight has joined the chorus of voices, which includes many investors, calling for better urban development plans for New Zealand. More...

Getting to grips with body corporates

Confusion about the workings of body corporates reigns and this has prompted a new watchdog group to swing into action to boost understanding of the sector. More...

Bold move equals big success

Roy Adams arrived in New Zealand with little to his name and has created a property portfolio worth millions - and now he is keen to share his know-how with fellow investors. More...

Friday news in brief

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… More...

Agents to 'bid' for new property listings

Investors keen to pay lower commissions when selling a property can now look to a new website for help to save without bargaining. More...

Decline in price growth optimism

Expectations that property prices will just keep raising have dropped noticeably over the last few months, a new Property Institute poll shows. More...

Negative gearing to go under Labour

It’s game over for negative gearing if the Labour Party wins power in this year’s election but an investor advocate says that it is tenants who will suffer as a result. More...

Market flat line continues

Auckland’s market cooldown continued in February with another fall in median house prices but regional markets remained steady, new REINZ data shows. More...

Bridging the finance gap

It’s no secret that banks are taking a much tougher line on lending to property investors and developers these days. More...

REAA gets tough on flipping

Extreme flipping cases have prompted the Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) to announce it is getting tough on cases of agent misconduct. More...

Apartments lead the way for Christchurch

Christchurch is set to get its first large format, luxury apartment development but is the city’s flat lining property market ready for it? More...

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