News archive for 2005

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December 2005

13 Dec 2005   Reserve Bank predicts house price fall

11 Dec 2005   Kiwi investor win heralds changes

11 Dec 2005   Double hit for home owners

11 Dec 2005   Aussies moving on NZ property

11 Dec 2005   Tasman property values up 72pc

11 Dec 2005   Getting the Porsche

10 Dec 2005   Residential market remains buoyant

5 Dec 2005   Valuations could see rates hike

5 Dec 2005   Property problems: Commercial investment needs careful work

5 Dec 2005   Stick to rules, old hand warns new landlords

5 Dec 2005   Top month for listed property

5 Dec 2005   First-time house buyers delay the dream

November 2005

24 Nov 2005   Lifestyle properties still selling strong

24 Nov 2005   Inner-city apartment dweller myths dispelled

24 Nov 2005   Seven ways to wealth

24 Nov 2005   Make a mint from commercial properties

24 Nov 2005   National exposes 'loophole' in interest-free student loans

24 Nov 2005   Watchdog sniffs around Kiwi Income unit deals

24 Nov 2005   ING Property Trust reports $14.3m half year profit

24 Nov 2005   Kiwi Income Property Trust Announces Profit

24 Nov 2005   Stick to the facts on those tall storeys

24 Nov 2005   Proposed changes to Capital Properties board

24 Nov 2005   NZX blasts AMP Property Portfolio over news story

24 Nov 2005   Feathers ruffled over Capital Properties dividends

24 Nov 2005   Caution as home prices hit new high

21 Nov 2005   Keeping track of investments - Mary Holm

21 Nov 2005   Warning bells on mortgages

21 Nov 2005   Illegal kitchen brings $13,000 fine

21 Nov 2005   Trusts play important role for small business

21 Nov 2005   Median property value hits $295,000

21 Nov 2005   ING Property Trust raises $35 million

21 Nov 2005   Households vulnerable - Bollard

21 Nov 2005   House prices hit fresh high - Reinz

21 Nov 2005   Property Returns Maintain High Levels

21 Nov 2005   Over $3 Million Record for Mt Maunganui Apartment

21 Nov 2005   AMP eyes more of Capital

21 Nov 2005   Boon for Wairoa tenants

21 Nov 2005   Conviction for breaching investor laws

21 Nov 2005   House price easing 'inevitable'

21 Nov 2005   Time to consider using a safe haven

15 Nov 2005   Rule One in tenancy rows: be ready

15 Nov 2005   Easy money

15 Nov 2005   No such thing as a cheap home loan

15 Nov 2005   APP wins control of Capital Properties

15 Nov 2005   House price inflation moderated in October

15 Nov 2005   Property price rises cool off

15 Nov 2005   Capital Properties nears 50pc target

15 Nov 2005   Property market a little cooler

15 Nov 2005   Curb on loans hard on investors

15 Nov 2005   Rich and getting richer as Forbes play tax games with family ranch

15 Nov 2005   Trust managers earn their fee

15 Nov 2005   Wanganui: Clicking into place

15 Nov 2005   Nine to five no way to thrive

14 Nov 2005   Government looks at curbs on home loans

14 Nov 2005   100pc mortgage helps couple realise dream

14 Nov 2005   RBNZ inflation policy slammed

14 Nov 2005   Expert doubts RBNZ tough talk

14 Nov 2005   Landowners see value soar

14 Nov 2005   Bay land values continue to soar

14 Nov 2005   Public Trust Advocates Borrowers Opt For Fixed Rate

14 Nov 2005   The risky business of renovation

14 Nov 2005   Key should grow up

14 Nov 2005   More trusts look at deed changes

14 Nov 2005   Cullen prepares ground for new tax

October 2005

25 Oct 2005   Put home ownership on hold: now tenants can get rich too

25 Oct 2005   Property owners face new expense

25 Oct 2005   Locals buy back buildings

25 Oct 2005   Pauanui plan too high for some

25 Oct 2005   Property holds allure despite low returns

25 Oct 2005   Breaking up income is hard to do

25 Oct 2005   Office building costs highest in capital

25 Oct 2005   Will Apartments Lead the Slide?

25 Oct 2005   Open Letter from Amp Property Portfolio

25 Oct 2005   Opinion: Reserve Bank hawks the talk, time to walk the walk

25 Oct 2005   Auckland apartments fail to sell

25 Oct 2005   House prices stall in September

25 Oct 2005   Dress-Smart ready to unveil progress

25 Oct 2005   High winds take small toll of apartment block

25 Oct 2005   Faulty houses trap for owners

25 Oct 2005   Auckland's spring housing growth

13 Oct 2005   Brokers at odds on Capital offer

13 Oct 2005   Rotorua house prices soaring

13 Oct 2005   AMP Property says Capital Properties valuaiton "not credible"

13 Oct 2005   AMP gets green light for Capital takeover

13 Oct 2005   First-home buyers driven to Whangarei and Hamilton

13 Oct 2005   Auckland house prices leap

13 Oct 2005   Property values climb 14.9%

13 Oct 2005   No sign of drop in property values

13 Oct 2005   Interest in North Shore waterfront properties

13 Oct 2005   Hamilton has hottest property in still rising market

13 Oct 2005   Property valuations way off the money across Tasman

13 Oct 2005   Property problems: Flat rates and other issues of inner-city life

13 Oct 2005   Rent Hikes May Bite Queenstown Restaurants

13 Oct 2005   Auction Shows Market in Full Bloom for Capital

13 Oct 2005   Bay houses fetch higher prices

September 2005

25 Sep 2005   Rocky road to first home

25 Sep 2005   Simple ways to break the cash-crunch cycle

25 Sep 2005   Wise borrowing can make sense for risk-takers

25 Sep 2005   Heeding rules pays dividends

25 Sep 2005   Investors taking action against property developer

25 Sep 2005   Japan land price deflation eases, Tokyo recovers

25 Sep 2005   Beware of 'Falling Knives' in Aucklands CBD apartment market

25 Sep 2005   Rural property prices stronger

25 Sep 2005   Tairua Harbour developers lodge appeal

25 Sep 2005   Capital Properties weighs up AMP's offer

25 Sep 2005   NZ debt heading for 'banana republic' status

25 Sep 2005   No place for dairy among posh shops

25 Sep 2005   House prices hit fresh high

25 Sep 2005   Growing city reaching limits

25 Sep 2005   Big jump in value of city houses

25 Sep 2005   Sultan of Brunei's Herne Bay houses set to return to the market

25 Sep 2005   Auckland City: Elevated status

15 Sep 2005   AMP property in bid for Capital Properties

15 Sep 2005   ASB gives warning to small investors

15 Sep 2005   Hong Kong's Peak rises above London, New York

15 Sep 2005   Aussies open real estate website in NZ

15 Sep 2005   Zones protect our heritage

15 Sep 2005   Property Returns Reach Record Highs

15 Sep 2005   Listings Shortage In Auckland Property Market

15 Sep 2005   No Easing Of Property Prices

15 Sep 2005   Non-residential building spurts to 12 year high

15 Sep 2005   $13m apartment deal goes unconditional

15 Sep 2005   Ever-shrinking Domain needs boundary riders

15 Sep 2005   Fewer houses proposed for quarry site

15 Sep 2005   Unlocking land bank

15 Sep 2005   Developer hopes for minister's help on $90m project

15 Sep 2005   Downtown goes up

15 Sep 2005   Mt Roskill's changing face

3 Sep 2005   Sydney's biggest housing slump

3 Sep 2005   Keeping things in proportion

3 Sep 2005   Share study needs a long-term view

3 Sep 2005   Law favours tenants - Waikato landlords

3 Sep 2005   Investors force showdown with KIP

August 2005

23 Aug 2005   House Prices Spell More Trouble For NZ

23 Aug 2005   Playing the mortgage game

23 Aug 2005   Buy now or wait? That's the puzzle

23 Aug 2005   Kiwibank lending $500,000 with few questions asked

23 Aug 2005   Is your mortgage working for you?

23 Aug 2005   Beware the high interest lure

23 Aug 2005   Cullen rules out any new property tax

23 Aug 2005   Testing the herd mentality

23 Aug 2005   Survey shows different financial personalities

23 Aug 2005   Survey shows most NZers rate poorly as financial planners

23 Aug 2005   Labour plans help for first-home buyers

23 Aug 2005   Christchurch rail may force private land sale

23 Aug 2005   Wrong people becoming real estate agents

23 Aug 2005   Smart Hart shows how to walk on water

23 Aug 2005   No payout from TTP as earnings tumble

23 Aug 2005   Midwinter chill on house prices

23 Aug 2005   Farm and house sales help region in economic report

23 Aug 2005   Erosion threatens coastal land

23 Aug 2005   New idea for high-rise site

23 Aug 2005   Albany centre awaits its fate

23 Aug 2005   Clash of plans for Richmond land

23 Aug 2005   Residents fuming at bar plan

23 Aug 2005   Subsidies offer sewerage hope

23 Aug 2005   Historical land could be for sale

23 Aug 2005   Top Bay farm sells for $20m

23 Aug 2005   Home build costs hit a new high

23 Aug 2005   Banks changes encouraging growth on non-bankmarket

23 Aug 2005   Upgrade for three suburban centres

23 Aug 2005   Pero shares fall on commission news

23 Aug 2005   Pero looking at changing franchise model

23 Aug 2005   First-time home buyers face uphill battle in Whangarei

23 Aug 2005   No evidence of subsidence damage

23 Aug 2005   First step for new Maraenui

23 Aug 2005   Housing seen as threat to coastline

10 Aug 2005   Fear can blight investment

10 Aug 2005   Sparky flicks wealth switch - Mary Holm

10 Aug 2005   Aussie ANZ chases 'low doc' mortgage market

10 Aug 2005   ASB Housing Confidence Survey

10 Aug 2005   Housing market slowing, another surge unlikely

10 Aug 2005   Lower interest - priceless

10 Aug 2005   Housing market continues upward trend

10 Aug 2005   Housing NZ prepares for building bonanza in Auckland

10 Aug 2005   Buyers clamour for Sultan's Auckland properties

10 Aug 2005   Investing and relationships

10 Aug 2005   Millionaire admits cocaine charge

10 Aug 2005   ANZO profits nearly flat on strong rental gains

10 Aug 2005   July Produces Strong Result for Auckland Property

10 Aug 2005   Unexpected tax bill for Australian unit trust possible

10 Aug 2005   ASB closing mortgage fund

10 Aug 2005   ANZ changes commission payments

10 Aug 2005   House price inflation accelerates yet again

10 Aug 2005   Water billing to begin in November

10 Aug 2005   Planned 15-storey apartment block waits on council's hearings committee

10 Aug 2005   Swampland proposal draws fire

10 Aug 2005   Marlborough house prices hold

10 Aug 2005   Residents share thoughts on Timaru

10 Aug 2005   Household borrowing rampant

10 Aug 2005   Coastal theme for Oakura main drag

10 Aug 2005   Residents fight truck depot plans

10 Aug 2005   Where to for rates

10 Aug 2005   Sovereign changes commissions on home loans

July 2005

31 Jul 2005   Let battle for chattels begin

31 Jul 2005   Don't be too sure that stocks are a long-term winner

31 Jul 2005   Buying that house gets even tougher

31 Jul 2005   Housing crisis hits Tauranga, say welfare groups

31 Jul 2005   Sale of Sultan's NZ homes believed to have fetched $35 million

31 Jul 2005   Investors going for income and stability, not growth

31 Jul 2005   Static OCR welcomed by Real Estate Institute

31 Jul 2005   Cash rate left unchanged

31 Jul 2005   Scam warning over rent-to-own homes

31 Jul 2005   Property market set to decline, says Cullen

31 Jul 2005   150 Bay of Plenty houses still off-limits

31 Jul 2005   Council's leaky staircase wall to be repaired

31 Jul 2005   Calan raises payout

31 Jul 2005   Property for Industry prospers

31 Jul 2005   American allowed to buy more coastal land

31 Jul 2005   Offices convert to flats

20 Jul 2005   Prices sag as house sales slow

20 Jul 2005   Penalties a taxing ordeal

20 Jul 2005   UK house price inflation at 10-year low

20 Jul 2005   Lifestyle property prices up

20 Jul 2005   Rate war takes a new tack

20 Jul 2005   Queenstown real estate outstrips Auckland prices

20 Jul 2005   Design, not the timber, leads to leaky buildings, says expert

20 Jul 2005   US investor may lose NZ farm

20 Jul 2005   House prices up 3.3pc in June, says REINZ

20 Jul 2005   Developers look to cash in on Blenheim expansion

20 Jul 2005   Business and recreation park launched in Wellington

20 Jul 2005   Leases assured for next 10 years

20 Jul 2005   Objections to boarding house

20 Jul 2005   Timber rot may be no big issue for Waikato

12 Jul 2005   Your guide to making a pile

12 Jul 2005   Sailing away from stress

12 Jul 2005   The house buyer's dilemma

12 Jul 2005   Australian housing market finding a floor - survey

12 Jul 2005   Kiwibank tries to stir some action

12 Jul 2005   Double death leaves leaky-home owners in the lurch

12 Jul 2005   Property values continue to climb despite predictions

12 Jul 2005   House prices look to be levelling out: QV

12 Jul 2005   QV says national residential value growth 14.2% in May

12 Jul 2005   Resource consent sought for stage one of retail development

12 Jul 2005   Aust firm buys NZ's biggest private rest home operator

12 Jul 2005   KPMG picks its Australian investment favourites

12 Jul 2005   Christchurch house prices defy slowdown predictions

12 Jul 2005   Coastal subdivision has strict covenants

12 Jul 2005   House prices up again but indicators point to levelling

12 Jul 2005   Bumper year for commercial property

12 Jul 2005   City character rules may force costs up

12 Jul 2005   Property man the target of arsonists

12 Jul 2005   Inner-city development labelled slum

12 Jul 2005   Sites march to developer's drum

12 Jul 2005   NZMBA says all mortgage brokers should be covered by task force

12 Jul 2005   Flooding problems overflow

12 Jul 2005   Council confirms rates set to rise by 4.57 percent

12 Jul 2005   Reality Check: Why the coastal property market is still pumping

12 Jul 2005   System of a Down singer fails to buy NZ beach property

12 Jul 2005   Churches quit more rest homes

4 Jul 2005   Change capital gains tax laws, experts warn

4 Jul 2005   The house buyer's dilemma

4 Jul 2005   Economist predicts long fall in Aussie house prices

4 Jul 2005   Homes for super-rich hit silly season

4 Jul 2005   Shares lead slow-boat convoy

4 Jul 2005   $9.1 billion invested in debentures

4 Jul 2005   New loan programme to help home buyers

4 Jul 2005   Giant hole deepens row over subdivisions

4 Jul 2005   Selling to beat slump is a mug's game

4 Jul 2005   Rates revolt in eastern ward

4 Jul 2005   Council wins Pakiri Beach battle

4 Jul 2005   St Laurence raises $30m in bond offer

4 Jul 2005   Dwelling consents down, but office building still strong

4 Jul 2005   Landmark Blenheim building is for sale

4 Jul 2005   Rural property prices continue to rise in South Canterbury

4 Jul 2005   Trees key to development

4 Jul 2005   Fears that council breaching own rules

4 Jul 2005   Estate agents warned over accepting kickbacks

4 Jul 2005   Anzo property value up 10.4 per cent

4 Jul 2005   Shania Twain can build her Wanaka house

4 Jul 2005   Rotorua residential property values holding their own

4 Jul 2005   State housing units in Timaru under review

4 Jul 2005   Super-rich resort to new level in luxury

4 Jul 2005   Auckland City 9.7% rates rise approved

4 Jul 2005   Pastoral House delivers returns for AMP

4 Jul 2005   ING takes full control of Urbus

4 Jul 2005   NZ house prices among world's fastest growing

4 Jul 2005   Hayes news delights supporters

4 Jul 2005   Marina, housing project signed

4 Jul 2005   Denser housing favoured by respondents

4 Jul 2005   House prices continue momentum in Taranaki

4 Jul 2005   Building sector improves over period

4 Jul 2005   Local property values rise against last year

4 Jul 2005   Lawyer joined $3m scam, says SFO

June 2005

20 Jun 2005   Tenants rule as rental scarcity becomes thing of the past

20 Jun 2005   Anzac spirit evident in property

20 Jun 2005   Reality check: Relocating a house

20 Jun 2005   Seminar on trends in shopping centres

20 Jun 2005   Conquering the debt mountain

20 Jun 2005   NZ investors throw cash across Ditch

20 Jun 2005   Cyber-seller challenges real estate agents

20 Jun 2005   Insuring the obscure has hit the big time

20 Jun 2005   Kiwi Income Properties manager awarded $1m pay rise

20 Jun 2005   Vindication for tenants

20 Jun 2005   Average rates hike of 5.6pc for Taupo

20 Jun 2005   Cost could be $27m

20 Jun 2005   Stigma of leaky buildings hits owners of dry homes

20 Jun 2005   $40m to revive exclusive lakeside lodge

20 Jun 2005   Council moves on port plan

20 Jun 2005   Property prices stabilising says Quotable Value

20 Jun 2005   P suspect bailed back to rented house

20 Jun 2005   Nelson rates to increase by 9.1pc

20 Jun 2005   Banks thumb noses at Reserve Bank

20 Jun 2005   $3m-plus for former PM's home

20 Jun 2005   No reserve on waterfront property

20 Jun 2005   Bollard leaves rates unchanged but talks tough

20 Jun 2005   Value of building work continues to rise

20 Jun 2005   Poverty rates decline - survey

20 Jun 2005   High-rise fears in Howick

7 Jun 2005   Until debt do us part

7 Jun 2005   Competition keeps rates down

7 Jun 2005   Beware the great debenture

7 Jun 2005   RBA expected to hold rates

7 Jun 2005   Reserve Bank treads fine line on interest decision

7 Jun 2005   How bias goes to investors' heads

7 Jun 2005   Living on borrowed time in land of long dark cloud

7 Jun 2005   Housing gains create 'fool's paradise'

7 Jun 2005   Rest homes may be hit by proposed tax change

7 Jun 2005   DOC move puts baches at risk

7 Jun 2005   Massive rates rises anger Waitomo village

7 Jun 2005   Commerce Commission warning on rent-to-buy housing

7 Jun 2005   Rules ban tiny apartments

7 Jun 2005   Official rates 'to fall from March'

7 Jun 2005   Superbank hit by price war

7 Jun 2005   Loss of carparks opposed

1 Jun 2005   Heat is coming out of housing boom: PMI

1 Jun 2005   Investors quiet at Blue Chip meeting

1 Jun 2005   $143m KIP offer opens next week

1 Jun 2005   Making money out of debts

1 Jun 2005   IRD swoop nets $490m tax bonanza

1 Jun 2005   Banks start home loan war again

1 Jun 2005   Subdivisions in Mahia get council nod

1 Jun 2005   Multiplex chief pays dearly for Wembley

1 Jun 2005   Planner: Kerikeri problem can be fixed

1 Jun 2005   Triple rates demand

1 Jun 2005   Title Insurance - What is it and is it worth buying?

1 Jun 2005   Port's potential pushes prices

May 2005

23 May 2005   Boom towns in for price shock

23 May 2005   Landlords should report P-labs

23 May 2005   Don't forget the stealth taxes

23 May 2005   AMP rules out Capital takeover

23 May 2005   Baby-boomers want to enjoy money and not save

23 May 2005   Net migrant inflow slips to 9350

23 May 2005   ING extends Urbus bid to 24 June

23 May 2005   A new player has entered the mortgage broking market

23 May 2005   Plaza job affects earnings

23 May 2005   Multiplex fights back at speculation

23 May 2005   Dairy farm prices continue to rise

23 May 2005   Breathe in, skinny living is here

23 May 2005   Value of port land could double

19 May 2005   Treasury forecasts housing downturn

19 May 2005   Capital Properties rights row eases

19 May 2005   House prices lose fizz in April

19 May 2005   Housing market takes sudden plunge

19 May 2005   The danger of buying property off the plan

19 May 2005   Property trusts number one investment, says ASX report

19 May 2005   Bollard warns of high debt levels and riskier bank lending

19 May 2005   Home loan rates in holding pattern

19 May 2005   Kiwi Income Property Trust profit up 7.3%

19 May 2005   Rocketing mortgage rates clobber families' budgets

19 May 2005   Landlords need ownership tips

19 May 2005   Close eye on Sylvia Park risks

19 May 2005   $815,000 leaky homes victory

19 May 2005   Housing NZ moves tenants to city apartments

19 May 2005   In the grip of mortgage madness

19 May 2005   Tekapo section sales bonanza slowing

19 May 2005   City rental shortage puts bite on tenants

19 May 2005   State of the economy: Kiwis riding the property boom

19 May 2005   Big profit jump for Macquarie Goodman property trust

19 May 2005   Slowdown curbs chance of tax cuts, says Cullen

19 May 2005   Apartment city

19 May 2005   Coastal sections to be sold

19 May 2005   RDC to sell off units, houses and sections

19 May 2005   Public split on whether it is a good time to buy

19 May 2005   House prices advance in uneven pattern

19 May 2005   More pick house prices to rise - survey

19 May 2005   Still rising house prices fuel interest rise fears

19 May 2005   Kiwis may be saving too much, says Treasury

19 May 2005   Westpac manages to weather home loan price war

19 May 2005   State houses wanted on Mt Wellington quarry land

19 May 2005   Developer reassures shareholders

19 May 2005   Local group buys Auckland hotel

4 May 2005   Property investors ignore gloom

4 May 2005   Loan plan for share buyers

4 May 2005   Housing slump takes toll on agents

4 May 2005   kirmishes in mortgage war continue despite end of BNZ campaign

4 May 2005   BNZ ends its promise

4 May 2005   Debt rises but higher rentals buoy trust

4 May 2005   Australians top up assets via two big deals

4 May 2005   Nelson's growth under spotlight

4 May 2005   Sylvia Park: A catalyst for a new generation of town centre

4 May 2005   New Lynn lift on council table

4 May 2005   A beginner’s guide to the new Building Act

4 May 2005   Ratepayers hit again

4 May 2005   Real estate man pleased as Bollard puts rate on hold

4 May 2005   Victory funding should help to lift stigma

4 May 2005   Glen Innes residents fight against a slum

4 May 2005   Stores keen, but there's no room here

4 May 2005   Expert tips housing boom to keep rolling

4 May 2005   Coromandel lifts development ban

4 May 2005   Buying into flood zone

4 May 2005   Property problems: My property, his builder: Do I have to pay?

4 May 2005   Net migration loss largest in four years

4 May 2005   Changes tipped for developers

4 May 2005   Surprise as house prices hit record

4 May 2005   Home pick less chic

4 May 2005   Tainted soil on record

April 2005

20 Apr 2005   Golden rules for what goes into the family trust

20 Apr 2005   Surprise as house prices hit record

20 Apr 2005   Town to country plotting

20 Apr 2005   HSBC continues to lose mortgage market share

20 Apr 2005   Brokers unhappy with National Bank

20 Apr 2005   National Bank to cut trail commissions

20 Apr 2005   Queenstown property market splits

20 Apr 2005   Investor Confidence Reaches Peak

20 Apr 2005   Rents, packed properties boost returns

20 Apr 2005   Better returns ahead - investors

20 Apr 2005   Protect us against bad 'advisers'

20 Apr 2005   Competition keeps mortgages lower

20 Apr 2005   Weighing up Property and Shares

20 Apr 2005   ING issues formal notice of takeover for Urbus

20 Apr 2005   Median price rises for region's homes

20 Apr 2005   Macquarie Goodman Property Trust buys $30m Auckland property

20 Apr 2005   Property preferred as shares slump

20 Apr 2005   Taupo residents brace for rates increase

20 Apr 2005   Owner expects support for demolition

20 Apr 2005   Council pays its part in ruling on leaky buildings

20 Apr 2005   Number of houses finding buyers at auction slumps

20 Apr 2005   Madayag to develop Jean Batten area design framework

20 Apr 2005   Developers propose 'maritime village'

20 Apr 2005   Kiwi bach now a dream as prices double

20 Apr 2005   Hefty rises loom

20 Apr 2005   Rich pickings for money firms

20 Apr 2005   Tired office park gets new lease on life

20 Apr 2005   Sales start for $40m plan

20 Apr 2005   Top of the South ‘housing stress’study

20 Apr 2005   House prices ignore predictions to rocket forward

20 Apr 2005   Prices start to fall off in city, Central

20 Apr 2005   Southern properties attract hot prices

20 Apr 2005   Boutique hotel to be built on Bay Hill

20 Apr 2005   Region leads property slowdown

20 Apr 2005   $823,000 for beach section

11 Apr 2005   Keeping the piggy bank in good shape

11 Apr 2005   Growth in property prices slows

11 Apr 2005   Bill to ensure property rights to be debated

11 Apr 2005   Aussie firm shopping for NZ property

11 Apr 2005   Mortgage top-ups a deceptive debt

11 Apr 2005   Dormant investors return

11 Apr 2005   Property problems: When tenant converts office into bedrooms

11 Apr 2005   Deal not over until money’s in hand

11 Apr 2005   Property scams draw warning

11 Apr 2005   Housing prices feel the chill as boom slows

11 Apr 2005   Parties may fix QLDC rental row

11 Apr 2005   Taranaki property prices keep it up

11 Apr 2005   $1m state house rented for $75

11 Apr 2005   Tax-free property deals ure Australians to NZ

11 Apr 2005   Feisty city blows away the experts

11 Apr 2005   Building law 'ludicrous'

11 Apr 2005   Fight for Far North 'jewel'

11 Apr 2005   New 'city' in Albany delayed by paperwork

11 Apr 2005   Property fraud accused jailed for breaching bail conditions

11 Apr 2005   Loan Sharks - Beware

11 Apr 2005   Urban design panel is a growth industry

11 Apr 2005   The end of the golden weather?

4 Apr 2005   Slashing your debts

4 Apr 2005   Gearing not Always a Plus

4 Apr 2005   Shore rents take tumble

4 Apr 2005   Grey area for Blue Chip investments

4 Apr 2005   British house prices fall as election nears

4 Apr 2005   From strawberry fields to Massey mega-centre

4 Apr 2005   'Second wind' sees house building consents up 4pc

4 Apr 2005   Study: Region's economy pumping

4 Apr 2005   Insurance council warns on winter flooding

4 Apr 2005   Changes to Building Act draw criticism

4 Apr 2005   48-level tower on way up

4 Apr 2005   Angry owners seek court date

4 Apr 2005   Private beach may attract foreign buyers

4 Apr 2005   Beachfront Gisborne property sells for $1.7m

March 2005

29 Mar 2005   Rents falling throughout many Auckland suburbs

29 Mar 2005   Car dumping 'not uncommon'

29 Mar 2005   Dispute hinders development

29 Mar 2005   Urbus Properties revalues portfolio by $17 million

29 Mar 2005   Blue Chip plans share sale

28 Mar 2005   Foreign cash buys a piece of home

28 Mar 2005   Forget the treadmill and enjoy nest egg

28 Mar 2005   Property problems: When to pay GST on your property purchase

28 Mar 2005   United exceeds 100%

28 Mar 2005   Leaky building law makes drips of ratepayers

28 Mar 2005   Don't buy - house prices set to fall, banks warn

28 Mar 2005   Wanaka housing rallies agent

28 Mar 2005   Affordable housing misses out in forward planning

28 Mar 2005   Townhouse owners fight for justice

28 Mar 2005   Warning for 'mum and dad' investors

20 Mar 2005   Apartment savvy

20 Mar 2005   Settlor is the thrust of a trust

20 Mar 2005   Diana Clement: Tax tips and tricks galore

20 Mar 2005   The agony of the new-home owners

20 Mar 2005   Council swamped by leaky buildings

20 Mar 2005   The price of victory

20 Mar 2005   Leaky building trouble goes upmarket

20 Mar 2005   In a flap about money

20 Mar 2005   Rocketing demand in south

20 Mar 2005   Plea for help over those impulse buys

20 Mar 2005   Investors caught between rent and mortgage

20 Mar 2005   Landlords fume over school plan

20 Mar 2005   Rental Gains not all they Seem

20 Mar 2005   Diana Clement: It takes a bit of cheek ...

20 Mar 2005   Investing your student loan

20 Mar 2005   House sales defy downturn talk

20 Mar 2005   Rents up as public sector expands

20 Mar 2005   Kiwibank's In Reach pilot likely to fall short of target

20 Mar 2005   Interest rates not dampening construction

20 Mar 2005   List pushes rates up 8.8pc

20 Mar 2005   Residents happy with quality of life

20 Mar 2005   Average household net worth up $60,000

20 Mar 2005   Beachfront apartments get green light

20 Mar 2005   300 sections sold in project

20 Mar 2005   Mayor Hubbard serious on city design

20 Mar 2005   Heading for the hills

20 Mar 2005   The dark side of the city's burgeoning apartment business

20 Mar 2005   Landlords want police help in making tenants pay up

20 Mar 2005   Oakura home sells for $1.35m

20 Mar 2005   Bill tightens foreign land sale rules

20 Mar 2005   Section goes from $20 to $6200 in 10 months

9 Mar 2005   Rental tax gains count for little

9 Mar 2005   Taking stock of your options

9 Mar 2005   2005 Property & Investment Expo Expands To 3 Days

9 Mar 2005   Auckland Property Market Back In Business

9 Mar 2005   Property trust to change fee structure

9 Mar 2005   Mentors in the business of giving advice

9 Mar 2005   $11.3 billion of building completed in 2004, an alltime record in apples with ap

9 Mar 2005   Laying the foundation for homeowners

9 Mar 2005   End of the free market for mortgages

9 Mar 2005   Chances of rate rise increasing

9 Mar 2005   Economic data shows Dunedin still growing

9 Mar 2005   Khandallah home fetches $3.5m

9 Mar 2005   The auction game

9 Mar 2005   Macquarie Property Trust joins the market's big boys

9 Mar 2005   Sale promises Capital windfall

9 Mar 2005   Multi-million price tags on Cheltenham properties

9 Mar 2005   Battle over design

9 Mar 2005   Help for home-buyers likely

9 Mar 2005   Blackmail claim as subdivision row heats up

9 Mar 2005   Business sites at a premium

9 Mar 2005   De facto couples in legal limbo

9 Mar 2005   Concern over falling home ownership rate

1 Mar 2005   Traps for the unwary buyer

1 Mar 2005   Share investing can be easy

1 Mar 2005   Zip zap, it's a path to penury

1 Mar 2005   Developers hit by rising prices

1 Mar 2005   BNZ tries to start another home loan price war

1 Mar 2005   Not fair to clamp down on overseas land buyers

1 Mar 2005   Residents rally against state 'slumification'

1 Mar 2005   Property developer is accused of making up valuations

1 Mar 2005   Rates hike of 7 percent looms

1 Mar 2005   New dwelling consents down in January

1 Mar 2005   City growing at twice national rate

1 Mar 2005   Big banks eyeing interest rate moves

1 Mar 2005   Kiwi takeover of Capital predicted

1 Mar 2005   Tiny bach, big investment

1 Mar 2005   Apartments still in doubt

1 Mar 2005   Cullen's share tip to homeowners

February 2005

23 Feb 2005   Confess early, property speculators advised

23 Feb 2005   Governance key property issue

23 Feb 2005   The touch factor

23 Feb 2005   Boom sector

23 Feb 2005   Smart renovations

23 Feb 2005   Property hotspots

23 Feb 2005   Right land for best returns

23 Feb 2005   How to hold a property

23 Feb 2005   Size does matter

23 Feb 2005   History always repeats itself

23 Feb 2005   Tenancy laws

23 Feb 2005   Good returns in aged care

23 Feb 2005   Insurance for landlords

23 Feb 2005   Expanding your empire

23 Feb 2005   Govan is tower developer

23 Feb 2005   Tainted soil fears raised at Bay meeting

23 Feb 2005   Owners of leaky homes win city council payout

23 Feb 2005   Median house price up but Morley warns caution

23 Feb 2005   Hefty rates rise?

23 Feb 2005   4 ways to sell your home

23 Feb 2005   Housing market makes slow start to year

20 Feb 2005   Tenants' millions unclaimed

20 Feb 2005   Kiwi fires off insults as war with Capital heats up

20 Feb 2005   Dunedin landlords dropping their prices

20 Feb 2005   Public to have a say

20 Feb 2005   East braced for rates

20 Feb 2005   Countryside feels city heat

20 Feb 2005   Do your homework when looking for a property

20 Feb 2005   Marlborough house values stay firm

20 Feb 2005   Cathy Casey: Communities built on good housing

14 Feb 2005   Ups and downs in housing sector

14 Feb 2005   Online property prices open to all

14 Feb 2005   Family trusts a legal minefield

14 Feb 2005   Time to Look at those Portfolios

14 Feb 2005   Do your homework when looking for a property

14 Feb 2005   Quick step to the sun

14 Feb 2005   City design 101

14 Feb 2005   Rental rules face changes

14 Feb 2005   Leaky building owners claim court victory

14 Feb 2005   Auckland residents face big rates hike

10 Feb 2005   Investors in $2.2m row with IRD

10 Feb 2005   Developers start to move on Flat Bush

10 Feb 2005   Meeting to air unease on high-rise

10 Feb 2005   Owners tip mass bach sell-off after hikes

10 Feb 2005   Migrant inflow down 57% in year

10 Feb 2005   Commercial property work still booming

10 Feb 2005   House buyers gain confidence

10 Feb 2005   Mortgage rate war fuels housing confidence

10 Feb 2005   Fletcher Building shares soar on higher half year profit

10 Feb 2005   BNZ economist predicts recession in residential construction

2 Feb 2005   Scarfies pay top dollar for flats

2 Feb 2005   Booming trade online

2 Feb 2005   New Zealanders need to save more to improve wealth

2 Feb 2005   AMP NZ Office Trust's earnings per unit continue to climb

2 Feb 2005   Pumice house built to last

2 Feb 2005   Unitholders bite back

2 Feb 2005   Cut-price realtor welcomed

2 Feb 2005   Leasholders rocked by massive rent hikes

2 Feb 2005   Leasing agent defends container accommodation

2 Feb 2005   Pay 'much better' abroad

2 Feb 2005   Infinity subdivision consent overturned

2 Feb 2005   Valley residents unhappy over accommodation plan

2 Feb 2005   Tax cuts off agenda despite economy

2 Feb 2005   Leaky home owners set up national group

2 Feb 2005   Apartment residents risk death silencing fire alarms

January 2005

27 Jan 2005   Mortgage rate wars keep home loans affordable

27 Jan 2005   Manukau property developers face new levy

27 Jan 2005   Dream of own home becoming nightmare

27 Jan 2005   Reserve Bank leaves interest rates unchanged

27 Jan 2005   Property tax cheats in IRD sights

27 Jan 2005   Institute to fight rent rule at resorts

27 Jan 2005   Trusts on surge for five years

27 Jan 2005   Rate rise not expected this week: Economists

27 Jan 2005   House prices on the rise on the North Shore

24 Jan 2005   Labour of love pays off - Mary Holm

24 Jan 2005   Kiwi Income to review its fees

24 Jan 2005   Hawke's Bay, Auckland home prices fall

24 Jan 2005   IRD cracks down on property investment schemes

24 Jan 2005   Steady she goes

24 Jan 2005   Building Act puts brakes on consents

24 Jan 2005   Paying for a million-dollar view

24 Jan 2005   Cheaper house sale fee pledged

24 Jan 2005   Stay of execution for deco block

24 Jan 2005   Warning on investor's land splurge

24 Jan 2005   House sales in 2004 just shy of record

24 Jan 2005   Inflation hits two-year high

24 Jan 2005   Macquarie Goodman adds to South Sydney estate

24 Jan 2005   Two-year rates still a good deal: economist

17 Jan 2005   Firm offers probes to test house damp risk

17 Jan 2005   Confidence brings rise in Australian home loans

17 Jan 2005   Many turn a deaf ear to house alarms

17 Jan 2005   Council still out on Urupukapuka redevelopment

17 Jan 2005   Bankrupt man living in luxury

17 Jan 2005   Rent dispute has publicans kept out of their own bar

17 Jan 2005   TDC eyes expansion

12 Jan 2005   Alternative investments picked for 2005

12 Jan 2005   Julie Chambers: Back to front policy for old buildings

12 Jan 2005   Fletchers in $425m buy-up

12 Jan 2005   More data hints at slowing property market

12 Jan 2005   Five-star tourist apartments planned

12 Jan 2005   Fixing our image

12 Jan 2005   Call for investigation

10 Jan 2005   Construction boom goes on - and on

10 Jan 2005   Bach fetches more than $2m

10 Jan 2005   Squeezed first-home buyers to get help

10 Jan 2005   National party backs property rental rights

10 Jan 2005   No way onto housing ladder for young couples

6 Jan 2005   A slice of sense for 2005 property market?

6 Jan 2005   Get Your Finances Sorted In 2005

6 Jan 2005   Landlords looking good for 2005

6 Jan 2005   NZ ranked in top 10 'economically free' countries

6 Jan 2005   Rush is on to grab sections in the city

6 Jan 2005   'We need more shopping malls'

2 Jan 2005   House rents static in most areas

2 Jan 2005   Returns should remain solid in 2005

2 Jan 2005   City lobby group ups ante

2 Jan 2005   Million-dollar price tag - no big deal

2 Jan 2005   Building boom in resort town

2 Jan 2005   Mortgage rates creeping up

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