Thursday, July 04th 2024

Massive liberalisation of planning rules to end housing woes

Housing minister Chris Bishop has revealed plans to “flood the market” with enough land to end the country’s housing crisis.

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Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 6.99
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ICBC 7.05
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SBS Bank Special 6.49
Heartland Bank - Online 6.55
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AIA - Back My Build 6.19
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Predictions cut for rising house prices

Thursday, June 27th 2024

Predictions cut for rising house prices

Two of the country’s major banks have slashed their house price growth forecasts for the rest of the year.

Alternative to first home grant

Sunday, June 23rd 2024

Alternative to first home grant

Auckland-based entrepreneur Derek Handley has set up a privately funded financial services group offering an alternative first home loan scheme.

Growing number of property investment dollars moving across the ditch

Thursday, June 20th 2024

Growing number of property investment dollars moving across the ditch

More needs to be done to offset the loss of millions of dollars in property and business investments to Australia caused by a growing exodus of wealthy Kiwis, says an industry expert.

Market could be near a tipping point

Thursday, June 20th 2024

Market could be near a tipping point

For the first time in more than three years, more people are picking interest rates will fall, rather than rise, but they are unsure whether it is a good time to buy a house.

Landlords

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Interest deductibility on new builds

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Transfer properties from LTC to Family Trust

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Home and income property purchase in Australia

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[OPINION] Recessionary times

[OPINION] Recessionary times

It is not the best out there for many businesses and property sector people. Sales are down across the board, our clients’ confidence is falling, and there is a lot of uncertainty.

[OPINION] How to make 20% from commercial property

[OPINION] How to make 20% from commercial property

The great thing about commercial property is that there are a lot of ways to actively increase value.

[OPINION] How the next Government can help tenants

[OPINION] How the next Government can help tenants

We hear many ways each political party talks about the housing crisis, and their solutions to fix this. Adding a new tax and tougher RTA rules to rental property providers is obviously not the answer.

[OPINION] New Zealand’s broken property market

[OPINION] New Zealand’s broken property market

I have a deep annoyance with broken systems. Especially when, with the right settings, they could be fixed.

[Watch] August property market update

[Watch] August property market update

Get right up to speed with what has been happening in the NZ property market. Corelogic Head of Research, Nick Goodall takes you through the latest trends in this video.

Home loans for humans

Home loans for humans

Watch a new video from Squirrel on its home loan product.