Court of Appeal for price fixing charges

The Commerce Commission today confirmed it will be appealing the High Court’s decision to dismiss price fixing charges against two real estate agencies and their directors.

Super City rents up, supply down

Auckland rental property owners are sitting pretty with average rents up and a growing shortage of rental supply on the market.

Cullen to lead Tax Working Group

Property speculators are in the sights of the new Tax Working Group which the government has just released the Terms of Reference for.


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Massive RV increase for Auckland

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National median reaches record high

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October results a mixed bag

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