Property News

Price growth expectations slump

Expectations of house price growth have cooled significantly in the January quarter, the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey reveals. More...

The Gen Y approach to investing

Are you keen to build a career in property investing but don't have the funds? More...

Fraud charges for development project

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced today that charges against four people involved in an Auckland development have been filed at the Auckland District Court. More...

Urban Development Authorities on the way

Faster urban development is needed to solve housing market pressures so the government will be establishing specific authorities to enable it. More...

Court rules against Unitary Plan zoning appeals

Progress with Auckland’s Unitary Plan has inched forward further with a High Court ruling that the Independent Hearings Panel’s approach to zoning “scope” was lawful. More...

Supply just one market driver

Investors keen to know what the housing market has in store for 2017 have been reminded they need to look at factors beyond the supply shortage. More...

Top 30 suburbs with undervalued houses

Savvy investors are always on the lookout for overlooked suburbs which offer the prospect of hidden value – and there are still many of these to explore in New Zealand. More...

Falling consent woes

Building consents fell sharply nationwide in December – but it is the slowing consent trend in Auckland which is of greatest concern, according to economists. More...

Quiet start to 2017 for Super City

Auckland house prices defied seasonal tradition and remained steady in January despite a fall in sales, according to Barfoot & Thompson’s latest data. More...

Flipping not what it used to be

Claims that the practice of flipping residential properties as an investment option is rife in Auckland are simply not true, new data released to landlords.co.nz reveals. More...

Holiday investments

Investors looking outside Auckland for opportunities are likely to be driving a big increase in activity in the holiday home market, a real estate agency head says. More...

No relief in demand pressures

Another month, another record: migration levels just keep going up, with new data showing December’s inflow smashing the previous record – which keeps housing demand pressure on. More...

Demand for planning change

Calls for changes to planning, land supply and infrastructure funding laws have been flowing as public concern over housing issues grows. More...

Supply is key to boom end

There’s no immediate end in sight to the challenges presented by New Zealand’s housing boom, according to a new HSBC report. More...

Super City affordability slides further

Auckland has been ranked the fourth least affordable city of the 92 major housing markets included in an international housing affordability survey. More...

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