News archive for 2007

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December 2007

28 Dec 2007   Women into Wealth hits Wellington

27 Dec 2007   Property owners make New Year’s resolution to move

24 Dec 2007   Property gauges show market on a decline

21 Dec 2007   Trust's Chews Lane purchase questioned

19 Dec 2007   Rents up $10 a week

19 Dec 2007   Figures paint more positive picture than the hype

18 Dec 2007   Developers decry Affordable Housing Bill

14 Dec 2007   Financing options becoming more limited

13 Dec 2007   Real estate agents warned not to mislead

13 Dec 2007   Is it a buyers' market for property at the moment or not? Opinion piece.

13 Dec 2007   Rates higher for longer

11 Dec 2007   Property market rebound in November?

11 Dec 2007   Inland Revenue underlines LAQC concerns

10 Dec 2007   House price inflation slows 10%

7 Dec 2007   Buyers market in Auckland

6 Dec 2007   OCR unchanged at 8.25%

6 Dec 2007   Upward pressure on rents

5 Dec 2007   Goodman Property Trust expands to become country’s biggest

4 Dec 2007   Auckland property sales defy spring expectations

3 Dec 2007   Subscribe to NZ Property Magazine for the chance to win

November 2007

30 Nov 2007   Mortgage lending in soft patch

28 Nov 2007   Some relief on 2yr rates

21 Nov 2007   Office rents soar around the world

21 Nov 2007   The only way is up

18 Nov 2007   Women seeking financial security through property

17 Nov 2007   Westpac forecasts strong rent rises

15 Nov 2007   Regions to be bit by stagnant property values and falling sales: Report

13 Nov 2007   House sales and prices stabilising

12 Nov 2007   QV statistics confirm slowing property market

10 Nov 2007   Sales recover while residential property median treads water

8 Nov 2007   660 new houses for Invercargill

7 Nov 2007   Regional Review: Christchurch

7 Nov 2007   Toolbox: LawAccess

6 Nov 2007   New property listings in October support buyers’ market

6 Nov 2007   November issue - available now

5 Nov 2007   About

5 Nov 2007   Welcome to the Landlords Blog

4 Nov 2007   Gang-house threat delivered

3 Nov 2007   Would you like to become a super successful property investor?

3 Nov 2007   Exclusive Ruby Bay offering

3 Nov 2007   Welcome home loans used

1 Nov 2007   Rents dip unexpectedly

October 2007

31 Oct 2007   Market shift bring opportunities and threats for investors

29 Oct 2007   Property indicator slips on sagging sales

29 Oct 2007   Waitakere frees up land for businesses

25 Oct 2007   OCR unchanged at 8.25%

25 Oct 2007   Call for compulsory tenant insurance

23 Oct 2007   Tenant damage issue rears head again

22 Oct 2007   Property managers must lift their game to grow businesses

20 Oct 2007   Affordable housing Bill could make development easier

19 Oct 2007   REINZ residential rental statistics launched

18 Oct 2007   Tenancy Tribunal orders available online

17 Oct 2007   Landlords react to compulsory insulation

16 Oct 2007   Interest rate relief remains way off

15 Oct 2007   Kiwis still confident about rental property

10 Oct 2007   Latest REINZ data confirms plummeting sales

8 Oct 2007   More evidence of a housing market slowdown

4 Oct 2007   Auckland property market slow in September

4 Oct 2007   realestate.com.au gives a toss about renters

2 Oct 2007   Toolbox: STRATA Master

2 Oct 2007   Whakatane: Basking in the sun

1 Oct 2007   Sellers digging in their heels?

1 Oct 2007   WIN a $1000 paint voucher from Resene

September 2007

27 Sep 2007   Renters’ rage on the rise

26 Sep 2007   New urban limits to influence housing affordability

24 Sep 2007   QV launches property investor website

22 Sep 2007   Immigration still dropping

21 Sep 2007   New town soon to be set in concrete

20 Sep 2007   New ownership concept in commercial property

19 Sep 2007   Work begins on Nelson lakeside development

18 Sep 2007   Registered valuers' reports being used fraudulently

17 Sep 2007   Millbrook West development underway

13 Sep 2007   Saffron Development - an investment opportunity you can't miss

13 Sep 2007   The Official Cash Rate remains unchanged at 8.25%

11 Sep 2007   Demand driving house prices: REINZ

10 Sep 2007   QV: House prices holding up

8 Sep 2007   Government to close PIE tax loopholes

7 Sep 2007   New subdivision in pipeline for Frankton East

6 Sep 2007   Christchurch industrial park filling

6 Sep 2007   Book: Property Law - A NZ Investor's Guide

5 Sep 2007   Fewer sales but good prices in September

3 Sep 2007   House prices stand still while sales numbers fall

3 Sep 2007   September issue - available now

3 Sep 2007   Taranaki: Under the mountain

3 Sep 2007   Website: NoCowboys.co.nz

August 2007

29 Aug 2007   Councils stumped by affordable housing issues

27 Aug 2007   Online auctions hit home loan market

27 Aug 2007   OUR VISION YOUR DREAM – The Pacific at Mount Maunganui

21 Aug 2007   Property market swings in buyers’ favour

18 Aug 2007   Foreign investment on the rise

17 Aug 2007   Office tenants embrace green initiatives

16 Aug 2007   Lack of business zoned land in the Auckland region

15 Aug 2007   Census 2006 confirms declining home ownership

14 Aug 2007   Landlords need to properly lodge bonds

13 Aug 2007   Property market continues to slow: QV

13 Aug 2007   Website: SuburbWatch adds new features

12 Aug 2007   Calls to blacklist “tenants from hell”

10 Aug 2007   National campaigning on housing supply

9 Aug 2007   Sales volumes plummet to 2001 level – REINZ

9 Aug 2007   “Tenants from hell” take advantage of Tribunal delays

9 Aug 2007   Toolbox: Realestate.co.nz

7 Aug 2007   More housing doom and gloom from BNZ survey

6 Aug 2007   Auckland property prices steady in July

6 Aug 2007   Who says Auckland is short of land?

6 Aug 2007   Nelson: Getting it right

3 Aug 2007   Tenants playing the system for free rent

3 Aug 2007   Melview planning more property development in Central Otago

2 Aug 2007   BNZ talks down housing market crash

2 Aug 2007   Manakau property tax doomed to fail – REINZ

2 Aug 2007   Gauges give mixed view of property market

1 Aug 2007   Auckland house prices ease but rents rising

1 Aug 2007   Country lifestyle popularity gaining on city life: survey

July 2007

31 Jul 2007   Building consent numbers still high

30 Jul 2007   Trust has big profit turnaround

30 Jul 2007   Chinks showing in housing market

27 Jul 2007   Housing market still growing despite rate hikes

26 Jul 2007   Goodman Property Trust’s record year

26 Jul 2007   OCR up to 8.25%

25 Jul 2007   Growing shortage of top end city apartments

24 Jul 2007   ANZ slams ring fencing proposal

24 Jul 2007   Businesses should consider paying rent

23 Jul 2007   Migration drop will slow housing market

19 Jul 2007   Independent property managers hit back

19 Jul 2007   Rate falls an illusion

19 Jul 2007   Property sector still strong in Manawatu

18 Jul 2007   Property managers slam reform proposals

17 Jul 2007   Rising rates kill market: Bank

16 Jul 2007   Investors buy into new community at The Lakes

12 Jul 2007   Industry reforms should cover property managers, says REINZ

12 Jul 2007   Property market at top of cycle: Martin Hawes

11 Jul 2007   Property market slip or blip?

11 Jul 2007   KiwiSaver can affect property loans

11 Jul 2007   Strong sales prices for most main centres

9 Jul 2007   Rental property tops with investors

9 Jul 2007   Prices hold but fewer buyers and listings

6 Jul 2007   Wakatipu home affordability study points to more renters

5 Jul 2007   Minister withholds affordable housing policy information

5 Jul 2007   Rifleman Group posts strong first-year profits

5 Jul 2007   Auckland property market stable in June

4 Jul 2007   HNZ to blame for botched eviction bid

2 Jul 2007   Investors cashing up as market flattens?

2 Jul 2007   Auckland rents climb at last

2 Jul 2007   Website: Monitoring growth hotspots

2 Jul 2007   Dunedin: Great Southern land

June 2007

28 Jun 2007   Building consents on a rise

28 Jun 2007   Real estate agents bemoan industry changes

28 Jun 2007   HNZ eviction has lessons for landlords

25 Jun 2007   Developer wins court battle against council

22 Jun 2007   Home affordability produces mixed results nationally

22 Jun 2007   Department of Labour to target Tauranga building sites

21 Jun 2007   Rental property tax rules: good for the goose but not for the gander?

21 Jun 2007   Migrant inflows soft again in May

19 Jun 2007   Government working on “ring fencing” rental property losses

19 Jun 2007   conveyIT partners with Trade Me

18 Jun 2007   Reserve Bank revives capital gains tax threat

18 Jun 2007   Industry ho-hum about property plateau

15 Jun 2007   New milestone may be the last for a while in property prices

15 Jun 2007   Residential highlights – May 2007

14 Jun 2007   IRD confirms property investors don’t get tax breaks

13 Jun 2007   Council hiding development contributions information

12 Jun 2007   Property owners could be forced to sell

12 Jun 2007   Survey gives first picture of Pegasus town

11 Jun 2007   Residential property market up 11.1%: QV

11 Jun 2007   Auckland's house prices pick up again: QV

8 Jun 2007   Auckland property steady despite interest rate rises

7 Jun 2007   OCR hits 8%

7 Jun 2007   Property boom looms for 2010

4 Jun 2007   Website: Reserve Bank of New Zealand

4 Jun 2007   Gore vs Tokoroa: Gold in towns of timber and trout

May 2007

31 May 2007   P lab highlights trustee property risk

30 May 2007   Kiwibank campaign ends

30 May 2007   10,000 energy-saving light bulbs installed in six weeks

30 May 2007   Alan Bollard keeps Reserve Bank reins

29 May 2007   Independent regulation for “land sharks”

24 May 2007   One bank war

23 May 2007   More relief for leaky home claimants

21 May 2007   Housing demand softening in provinces

21 May 2007   More disability-friendly houses needed

18 May 2007   Budget moves against traders boon for property industry

18 May 2007   REINZ says Budget should have delivered tax cuts

18 May 2007   Budget bad news for property speculators

17 May 2007   First steps towards shared equity scheme

17 May 2007   Large investment in warmer, healthier homes

17 May 2007   Residential property prices: still they climb

17 May 2007   Housing market accelerates in March quarter

16 May 2007   Kiwibank chases refinance business

15 May 2007   Soaring land values and lower returns for Queenstown

14 May 2007   Property growth returns to double digits

13 May 2007   Section prices rising in Christchurch

11 May 2007   Bollard wants more regulation of bank lending

8 May 2007   Interest rates to burst house price bubble

7 May 2007   Green credentials add value to property

7 May 2007   People confident house prices will rise

4 May 2007   Auckland property market took a breather in April

4 May 2007   Biggest energy efficiency steps in 30 years

1 May 2007   Hamilton shopping centre for sale

1 May 2007   West Auckland: Investing in the wild West

1 May 2007   Website: Statistics New Zealand

April 2007

27 Apr 2007   Hamilton Farmers Centre sells

27 Apr 2007   Five Mile project managers sought

26 Apr 2007   Reserve Bank raises OCR to 7.75%

26 Apr 2007   Affordable housing requires cutting development costs

26 Apr 2007   Investor confidence hits new highs

24 Apr 2007   Housing market not alone in driving inflationary pressure

24 Apr 2007   Interest rates set to spiral further upwards

23 Apr 2007   House prices not ridiculous: BNZ economist

23 Apr 2007   More Aucklanders to rent

19 Apr 2007   NZ March median house price hits new record high

16 Apr 2007   More growth for property market: QV

13 Apr 2007   The Joneses continue national expansion

12 Apr 2007   Rate rise no put-off:Survey

10 Apr 2007   New regulatory threat looms from IRD

4 Apr 2007   Auckland property prices increase 12%

4 Apr 2007   Mortgage rate rises slow

2 Apr 2007   Website: Tenants strike back with landlord checking website

2 Apr 2007   Invercargill: Last of the affordable real estate

March 2007

31 Mar 2007   Leaky homes reforms come into force

30 Mar 2007   Dwelling consent numbers rise again

29 Mar 2007   Harcourts used misleading ads for a year

28 Mar 2007   Education seminars help new landlords get it right

28 Mar 2007   Court ruling against shore council’s development contributions policy

27 Mar 2007   Property returns power on

27 Mar 2007   No interest rate drops this side of 2010

26 Mar 2007   Renters’ confidence at an all-time low

20 Mar 2007   Optimism running high with property investors

19 Mar 2007   House prices pushed up by tax and interest rates

19 Mar 2007   Property market breaks record for February

15 Mar 2007   Financial assets finally gaining faster than housing

15 Mar 2007   New analysis shows falling housing affordability

14 Mar 2007   Debate continues over long-term fixing

13 Mar 2007   Moves against housing market will need support

12 Mar 2007   House prices on the up again

9 Mar 2007   Tenants to tender for rental properties

9 Mar 2007   Tightening tax rules threaten housing investment

8 Mar 2007   Official cash rate increases to 7.5%

8 Mar 2007   Auckland prices up, rents flat

7 Mar 2007   Women across the globe put their faith in property

7 Mar 2007   Rate hike will dent housing market

7 Mar 2007   Landlords’ rental properties insulated for less than half price

7 Mar 2007   Rents fail to keep up with house price rises

6 Mar 2007   Low rental yields do not indicate house price bubble

5 Mar 2007   Rate hike won’t derail housing market

5 Mar 2007   Investors can now find right school zone to buy in

5 Mar 2007   Calculate NPV (Net Present Value)

5 Mar 2007   Reserve Bank should rethink anti-housing market policy

2 Mar 2007   NZPIF slams limit on tenant liability for property damage

1 Mar 2007   Building activity will not crash

1 Mar 2007   Tauranga – caught on a wave

1 Mar 2007   Website: The best of the Internet for investors

February 2007

28 Feb 2007   Kiwis investing in overseas property shouldn’t panic about the dollar

28 Feb 2007   Tenant liability for property damage limited

28 Feb 2007   Billboard bylaw breakthrough

28 Feb 2007   Lower-value leaky home claims to be fast-tracked

27 Feb 2007   Spotting the right home loan rate

23 Feb 2007   New regime for building consents processing

23 Feb 2007   Billion-dollar mortgage manager’s advice

21 Feb 2007   Borrowers advised to shop around

21 Feb 2007   Feedback sought on building sector licensing rules

20 Feb 2007   Don’t knock rising house prices: REINZ

20 Feb 2007   Southland property market begins year with strongest sales

20 Feb 2007   January 07 bucks trend with record sales

14 Feb 2007   Seven year fixed rate attracts attention

13 Feb 2007   Building Code submissions out

13 Feb 2007   Real estate agents cry for more listings

12 Feb 2007   Strong property value showing for the provinces

12 Feb 2007   Spectre of mortgage levy looms

12 Feb 2007   Watchdog body provides practical property information

9 Feb 2007   Attention all property investors

2 Feb 2007   Third wind of strength in the housing market

2 Feb 2007   Auckland’s burgeoning rental demand parallels Aussie scene

2 Feb 2007   House valuation model developed

1 Feb 2007   House price confidence peaking

1 Feb 2007   Manawatu, a bright economic star reports Vicky Holder

1 Feb 2007   Software: Comparison analysis

January 2007

31 Jan 2007   Finally a cut against the rising tide

30 Jan 2007   December Statistics Reflect a Steady Year for Building

25 Jan 2007   Bollard holds rates steady but a March hike looks certain

24 Jan 2007   OCR review due

24 Jan 2007   Investor confidence rises to record level

22 Jan 2007   Unaffordable housing a Government failure: survey

22 Jan 2007   Residential property market continues to exceed expectations

19 Jan 2007   Billboard bylaw changes diminish property values

17 Jan 2007   International forces driving rate increases

15 Jan 2007   Steady growth in residential property values

15 Jan 2007   Census reveals falling homeownership rate

10 Jan 2007   Tenancy Tribunal to launch database naming bad tenants

10 Jan 2007   2006 good year for Auckland property market

10 Jan 2007   Rates rise over Christmas

8 Jan 2007   Evidence uncovers trustee weaknesses

1 Jan 2007   Gisborne comes out of the dark

1 Jan 2007   Website: Department of Building & Housing

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