Wednesday, September 30th 2020

Wairarapa on the move

A tight rental market and low sales stock mean Wairarapa’s property market is on the up, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Steady Southern star

Monday, August 31st 2020

Steady Southern star

Covid-19 and the closure of Tiwai Point might pose some challenges for Invercargill but the southern city’s market still has a lot to offer investors, writes Miriam Bell

200 issues: Top Regions Revealed

Friday, July 31st 2020

200 issues: Top Regions Revealed

Joanna Jefferies takes a look at the top 12 locations for property price growth and gains across New Zealand since 2003 and discovers previously unknown property hotspots.

Apartment views

Monday, June 29th 2020

Apartment views

Using apartments for short-term rentals or for foreign students has been a popular option for investors but, in the wake of Covid-19, what will happen to apartment markets around New Zealand? Miriam Bell investigates.

Holiday hotspots: what lies ahead?

Friday, May 29th 2020

Holiday hotspots: what lies ahead?

Tourism has been one of the industries hardest-hit by the Covid-19 crisis, so Miriam Bell looks into what that means for the regional property markets that are reliant on it.

South Auckland skyrockets - pre-lockdown

Tuesday, March 31st 2020

South Auckland skyrockets - pre-lockdown

[THIS REGIONAL REVIEW FEATURES IN THE MARCH ISSUE OF NZ PROPERTY iNVESTOR, PUBLISHED LONG BEFORE THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN] The South Auckland market is hot on the heels of Central and West Auckland, with investors and first home buyers flocking to the auction rooms, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Manawatu on the move

Friday, February 28th 2020

Manawatu on the move

Skyrocketing values and a serious supply shortage characterise the Palmerston North and Feilding markets, writes Joanna Jefferies.

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New Plymouth possibilities

New Plymouth possibilities

Friday, January 31st 2020

Despite the proposed regulation of short-term rentals, New Plymouth still has great opportunities for investors.

Hot demand in Hawke’s Bay

Hot demand in Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, December 31st 2019

A severe housing shortage in Napier and Hastings means house values and rents are on the rise, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Wellywood on the rise

Wellywood on the rise

Friday, November 29th 2019

Wellington Central property is in high demand, despite challenges faced by the apartment market, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Boiling Hot Property

Boiling Hot Property

Thursday, October 31st 2019

A supply shortage and accessible price points mean demand for investment properties in Rotorua is red hot, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Westside fortunes

Westside fortunes

Monday, September 30th 2019

Major developments and comparatively affordable prices mean West Auckland is primed for future growth, writes Miriam Bell.

Gisborne grows up

Gisborne grows up

Friday, August 30th 2019

Tairawhiti Gisborne is experiencing growth late in the cycle, and there are still accessible opportunities for investors, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Buoyant in the South

Buoyant in the South

Monday, July 29th 2019

If you’re looking for a stable market with a positive long-term outlook, it’s worth considering Mid and South Canterbury, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Foreign buyer ban impacts Queenstown Lakes

Foreign buyer ban impacts Queenstown Lakes

Thursday, June 27th 2019

The foreign buyer ban impact was felt the most in Queenstown Lakes, but despite slowing growth, the market has attractive features for buyers, writes Joanna Jefferies.

A place in the sun

A place in the sun

Tuesday, May 28th 2019

Investment in infrastructure and development in Northland means the future looks bright for Whangarei investors – thanks to a tight rental market but affordable prices, writes Miriam Bell.

Gateway to returns

Gateway to returns

Thursday, May 02nd 2019

Upper Hutt has long been overlooked as an investment option but its affordable prices, strong yields and tight rental market mean it is now attracting attention, reports Miriam Bell.

Top yields in City of Sales

Top yields in City of Sales

Monday, April 01st 2019

Investor-style apartment sale prices have taken a hit recently: does this represent an opportunity for investors? Joanna Jefferies investigates.

Garden City gears up

Garden City gears up

Monday, March 04th 2019

A plateau in values and rents has been a feature of the southwest Christchurch market for some time, but this year the market looks on the up, writes Joanna Jefferies.

Harbourside metropolis

Harbourside metropolis

Monday, February 04th 2019

Strong economic and population growth and a tight rental market mean Tauranga remains an appealing option for investors, writes Miriam Bell.

Time for a sea change

Time for a sea change

Monday, January 07th 2019

Nelson-Tasman is famed for its lifestyle attractions but its solid price growth and tight rental market make it a good option for investors too, writes Miriam Bell.

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