News archive for 2016

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December 2016

30 Dec 2016   Wrapping it up: The year in review

28 Dec 2016   Property in the blood

23 Dec 2016   Promoting warmer, drier rentals

22 Dec 2016   Capital’s time to shine

22 Dec 2016   Shake-up for apartment laws

21 Dec 2016   Happy rental tidings for landlords

21 Dec 2016   No end in sight for record migration

20 Dec 2016   TOP tax policy criticised

20 Dec 2016   Sealing the deal

19 Dec 2016   $1 million penalty for Hamilton price fixer

19 Dec 2016   Flat consents add to Akld supply woes

15 Dec 2016   $320,000 fine for Youi insurance

15 Dec 2016   Apartment solution stumbling

14 Dec 2016   Draft meth standard released

13 Dec 2016   Auckland apartment market cools

13 Dec 2016   Rebuilding after disaster

12 Dec 2016   Investor blame game unfair

12 Dec 2016   Rise in prices, sales as LVR effect dims

9 Dec 2016   NZ poised to top global house price list

8 Dec 2016   Auckland's hot spot suburbs

8 Dec 2016   Property predictions for 2017 – Colliers

8 Dec 2016   Housing market NZ’s biggest domestic risk - RBNZ

7 Dec 2016   Tax proposal targets property owners

7 Dec 2016   Housing initiative unable to progress

7 Dec 2016   Foreign buyers biggest market influence - poll

6 Dec 2016   Check record before committing

5 Dec 2016   Price rises stop in Auckland

1 Dec 2016   Unintended consequences

1 Dec 2016   Buying or selling property? Know your tax obligations

1 Dec 2016   Slowing growth trend continues - QV

1 Dec 2016   Green’s rental bill fails

1 Dec 2016   More options for buyers

November 2016

30 Nov 2016   Fixed term tenancies most popular

30 Nov 2016   Addressing housing market risks - RBNZ

29 Nov 2016   Wellington market moves on

29 Nov 2016   Price fixing earns agency $1.25 million fine

29 Nov 2016   Targeted rates proposed for housing developments

28 Nov 2016   Investor success bubbling away

24 Nov 2016   Devil in property tax detail

24 Nov 2016   Primed for future growth

23 Nov 2016   Rents on the rise

23 Nov 2016   Demand leads to new renovation cover

22 Nov 2016   Before you sign on the dotted line

21 Nov 2016   Leaky building mega suit hits court

21 Nov 2016   NZ commercial market global star

18 Nov 2016   Argument rages over foreign buyer data

17 Nov 2016   Deal thaws insurance freeze

17 Nov 2016   Property deals on hold due to insurance freeze

16 Nov 2016   Unitary Plan moves forward

15 Nov 2016   Orkibi’s rules to investing

14 Nov 2016   Decline in sales nationwide

14 Nov 2016   More investors, fewer mortgage free properties

11 Nov 2016   Fire levies unfair for investors

10 Nov 2016   DTIs not on the cards yet - RBNZ

10 Nov 2016   Powerhouse regions continue to rise

9 Nov 2016   Meth threat still no.1 fear for landlords

9 Nov 2016   Record low in buyer sentiment

8 Nov 2016   Unrealistic price expectations prompt warning

8 Nov 2016   The attractions of energy efficiency

7 Nov 2016   Top 30 suburbs under $300k

4 Nov 2016   The lure of the regions

4 Nov 2016   Influx of new rentals only just keeping up with demand: B&T

3 Nov 2016   Super City sales plummet

2 Nov 2016   New urban development policy ready to go

1 Nov 2016   Lustre coming off Auckland property

1 Nov 2016   Pace of growth slows as LVRs impact - QV

1 Nov 2016   Market cooling might last - ANZ

October 2016

31 Oct 2016   Decline in consents worrying for Auckland

31 Oct 2016   New Plymouth: On the map

31 Oct 2016   Investor activity down - myvalocity

28 Oct 2016   Meth assumptions shaken by new report

27 Oct 2016   Joining the dots to solve Auckland’s problems

26 Oct 2016   All go for Crown Land developments

26 Oct 2016   Investors over-optimistic on price growth - ANZ

25 Oct 2016   How to find a commercial property

22 Oct 2016   Tenancy Services takes on enforcer role

21 Oct 2016   Migrant flow hits new highs – for now

21 Oct 2016   Rent flatline continues

20 Oct 2016   Lending times they are a’ changing

20 Oct 2016   Private sales part of HNZ build programme

18 Oct 2016   Market settles into cruise mode

18 Oct 2016   Young investor’s secret to success

17 Oct 2016   Leaky building class action court-bound

14 Oct 2016   Meth is landlords' big worry

14 Oct 2016   Small win for landlords

13 Oct 2016   Apartment failures mean investing care needed

13 Oct 2016   Affordability levels causing buyer strain

13 Oct 2016   LVRs starting to bite - REINZ

12 Oct 2016   NZ property data tools on the rise

10 Oct 2016   Goff told: Help, not hinder development

10 Oct 2016   Govt to build more houses in Akld?

10 Oct 2016   Navigating the new LVRs

6 Oct 2016   Auckland rent yields drop

5 Oct 2016   Tenant liability intervention sought

5 Oct 2016   Auckland market 'totally different'

4 Oct 2016   Shifting investor activity

4 Oct 2016   The danger of FOMO

3 Oct 2016   Opportunities in Christchurch North

3 Oct 2016   New LVR rules kick in

1 Oct 2016   No spring lift for property market: Realestate.co.nz

September 2016

30 Sep 2016   Building consents flat line

29 Sep 2016   Zoning appeal to impact on development

29 Sep 2016   Investors carry loans for longer

28 Sep 2016   Kiwis still planning to buy, expect to pay more

28 Sep 2016   Incomes key to stability of price rises: ANZ

23 Sep 2016   Why get into commercial?

22 Sep 2016   Slower consent process for Aucklanders

22 Sep 2016   OCR call sticks to the script

21 Sep 2016   Elevated migration the trend - for now

20 Sep 2016   NZ’s rental growth hotspots

19 Sep 2016   Appeals could delay Plan

16 Sep 2016   Dream team: 120 properties in 12 years

15 Sep 2016   Rental damage law change needed

14 Sep 2016   Limited supply biggest market driver

13 Sep 2016   Rising prices shift apartment perceptions

13 Sep 2016   Increased protection from AA Insurance change

12 Sep 2016   Restrict investors to new builds – Property Institute

12 Sep 2016   REINZ names new CEO

9 Sep 2016   When to buy: Old versus new

8 Sep 2016   Online real estate savings

8 Sep 2016   Urgent housing debate derailed

7 Sep 2016   Into the meth testing void

6 Sep 2016   One million dollar city

6 Sep 2016   Buyer classification not black and white

6 Sep 2016   New LVR rules clarified

5 Sep 2016   Price growth claims over-inflated - B&T

1 Sep 2016   Auckland bucks listings trend

1 Sep 2016   New insulation installation standard launched

August 2016

31 Aug 2016   Supply standoff in Hamilton

31 Aug 2016   Furore over land banking exaggerated

31 Aug 2016   Property investors sidelined by RBNZ – For now

30 Aug 2016   Consents dip adds to supply worries

30 Aug 2016   Auckland’s new top 20 hotspots

29 Aug 2016   Speculators, land banking - election hot topics

29 Aug 2016   Strength in the Manawatu shadows

29 Aug 2016   Criminal charges for on-selling agent

26 Aug 2016   LVRs won’t halt house price growth – S&P

25 Aug 2016   Non-bank finance makes for small development boom

25 Aug 2016   Dodgy Auckland agent loses licence

24 Aug 2016   Watch out with regional bargains

23 Aug 2016   Regions lead rental growth

22 Aug 2016   Welcome mat for pets

18 Aug 2016   Finding solutions to 60% LVRs

17 Aug 2016   Yields sink to record low

17 Aug 2016   More needed to meet Unitary Plan goals

16 Aug 2016   Steep decline in buyer sentiment - ASB

15 Aug 2016   Auckland Council votes for Unitary Plan

15 Aug 2016   How to achieve top dollar: lessons from The Block

15 Aug 2016   Property managers must keep rent separate

12 Aug 2016   Age-friendly housing pays off

12 Aug 2016   Greens rental Bill could put off landlords - NZPIF

11 Aug 2016   Tenants’ rights take centre stage

11 Aug 2016   More cuts on the horizon

11 Aug 2016   Early signs of easing price pressure

11 Aug 2016   Boosting supply crucial to final Unitary Plan decision

10 Aug 2016   Auckland house prices not a concern: ASB boss

10 Aug 2016   Limited supply drives prices up further

9 Aug 2016   Smooth passage of Unitary Plan in doubt

9 Aug 2016   Bridging finance not an LVR issue

8 Aug 2016   Balancing act: how to handle the housing market

5 Aug 2016   No tenant liability under new rules

4 Aug 2016   Apartment size key to future lending

3 Aug 2016   Slowdown in Auckland market – B&T

2 Aug 2016   No stopping value rises: QV

2 Aug 2016   Correction on the cards?

1 Aug 2016   Foreign buyer stats 'misleading'

1 Aug 2016   Southern beauty

July 2016

29 Jul 2016   Relief as consents bounce back up

28 Jul 2016   More state house sales on the agenda

27 Jul 2016   Auckland’s future is up and out

26 Jul 2016   No property price crash looming

25 Jul 2016   Private versus agent sales

22 Jul 2016   D-Day for Unitary Plan looming

21 Jul 2016   No let-up in migration pressure on housing

21 Jul 2016   Reserve Bank signals more OCR cuts

21 Jul 2016   Warning: Rents will rise

21 Jul 2016   Banks already introducing tougher rules for property investors

21 Jul 2016   Westpac cuts off investor lending

20 Jul 2016   'Unintended consequences' of landlord crackdown

20 Jul 2016   Rising prices make for rising rents

19 Jul 2016   Property Institute slams RBNZ 'u-turn'

19 Jul 2016   Reserve Bank calls for changes to investor LVRs

19 Jul 2016   Auckland’s rental hot spots

18 Jul 2016   From DPB to dream home

15 Jul 2016   Buyers struggle to find properties

13 Jul 2016   Investors boost small home prices

12 Jul 2016   Interest rates key to affordability

11 Jul 2016   Tax proposals target landlords - NZPIF

8 Jul 2016   Top 10 hotspots set to boom

8 Jul 2016   Warnings fly following RBNZ proposal

7 Jul 2016   RBNZ signals tougher rules for investors

6 Jul 2016   Improve fire safety – Fire Service

6 Jul 2016   Investors in the line of fire

5 Jul 2016   Hamilton values skyrocketing

5 Jul 2016   Akld prices up again - as expert urges “crash”

5 Jul 2016   NZPIF added to meth committee

4 Jul 2016   Speeding up housing development

1 Jul 2016   Bayleys to pay $2.2m over price-fixing

1 Jul 2016   Interest in SuperCity falls

1 Jul 2016   Housing debt risk growing - ANZ

June 2016

30 Jun 2016   Bad news on Auckland consents

30 Jun 2016   Alternative lending options

29 Jun 2016   Supply boost could fuel prices

29 Jun 2016   Regional auction watch: Strong demand for family home

27 Jun 2016   Southern (Auckland) charm

24 Jun 2016   Value houses on performance

24 Jun 2016   Meth bill on the cards

23 Jun 2016   Otago leads rental growth pack

22 Jun 2016   Migration past its peak - economists

21 Jun 2016   Check building guarantees - ComCom

20 Jun 2016   Local govt to target investors?

20 Jun 2016   Health & safety: what you need to know

16 Jun 2016   SuperCity apartments winners for investors

16 Jun 2016   Hot and cold in regional auction

15 Jun 2016   Regions outpacing Auckland - REINZ

14 Jun 2016   Blaming landlords not the answer

13 Jun 2016   ASB joins banks restricting foreign buyers

13 Jun 2016   Property hunter

10 Jun 2016   Bay of Plenty new growth star

10 Jun 2016   BNZ, Westpac, ANZ restrict foreign lending

10 Jun 2016   Rotorua property auction delivers varying results

9 Jun 2016   More investor lending restrictions looming

9 Jun 2016   Without a voice

8 Jun 2016   Investor opportunities exist in Chch

7 Jun 2016   Boosting Auckland returns with AirBnB

7 Jun 2016   Cashing in on interest rates

3 Jun 2016   Auckland prices static

2 Jun 2016   Councils must open up land to match growth

2 Jun 2016   Frequent flipping a myth

2 Jun 2016   Rental insulation requirements are now law

1 Jun 2016   Investors driving value growth - QV

1 Jun 2016   Waikato market surprises

May 2016

31 May 2016   Auckland under pressure

31 May 2016   Consents drop amid supply furor

30 May 2016   New Watercare option for Auckland landlords

30 May 2016   Rich pickings in NZ's fruit bowl

27 May 2016   Too cool for comfort?

26 May 2016   More needed to address supply issues

26 May 2016   Budget 2016: what it has to say on property

26 May 2016   SHA fast-tracking to be protected

26 May 2016   Investors dominating market

25 May 2016   Optioning commercial alternatives

24 May 2016   Demand pushes Auckland rents up

24 May 2016   Crown land supply plan moves forward

23 May 2016   Maximising development returns

20 May 2016   Hefty penalty for real estate price fixing

20 May 2016   Migration steady, but slowing

20 May 2016   Making the letting process easier

19 May 2016   Auckland’s pain is shared - ASB

19 May 2016   Density real key to growth

18 May 2016   Get rid of Auckland’s urban boundary - Labour

18 May 2016   Meth testing standard in the works

16 May 2016   Pressure on Council ramps up

16 May 2016   Turning up the heat

13 May 2016   High rise boom times

12 May 2016   Defying the winter chill

12 May 2016   Risks in new RBNZ proposal

11 May 2016   Halo effect growing - REINZ

11 May 2016   Halo of confidence

10 May 2016   Foreign buyer numbers revealed

10 May 2016   Calmer waters for Coromandel holiday rentals

9 May 2016   Investors under fire

6 May 2016   Strategising for a changing population

5 May 2016   Healthy Homes Bill progresses

4 May 2016   Values rising around NZ

4 May 2016   April sees SuperCity at slower pace

3 May 2016   Forget demand – address supply

2 May 2016   Minimum rental standards push reignites

2 May 2016   Top of the South: Sunny side up

April 2016

29 Apr 2016   New building trend easing

28 Apr 2016   Outer Auckland leads rent growth

28 Apr 2016   OCR hold right call – for now

27 Apr 2016   Devil in land tax detail

27 Apr 2016   Flipping tax talk misleading

26 Apr 2016   Land tax not the way to go

26 Apr 2016   Insurance shake up

25 Apr 2016   Building blocks

22 Apr 2016   Testing makes sense

21 Apr 2016   Is the migration flow turning?

21 Apr 2016   Streamlining property transactions

21 Apr 2016   Static rents tough for landlords

20 Apr 2016   New insulation standards finalised

19 Apr 2016   Capital price prospects

19 Apr 2016   Are more housing market curbs on the agenda?

19 Apr 2016   CPI shows signs of levelling out

18 Apr 2016   SuperCity offerings for investors

15 Apr 2016   Jumping into the deep end

14 Apr 2016   Battleground Auckland

14 Apr 2016   Two thirds of MPs are investors

13 Apr 2016   Out of the doldrums, into the fire

12 Apr 2016   SuperCity tracking up - again

11 Apr 2016   Rental market on the rise

8 Apr 2016   Due diligence: how to avoid disaster

7 Apr 2016   Supply boost to have limited market impact

7 Apr 2016   Brighter future for property owners

6 Apr 2016   National values up, Auckland values down

6 Apr 2016   When to worry about meth

5 Apr 2016   Affordability improvement will be short-lived

5 Apr 2016   Limited supply pushes prices up

4 Apr 2016   Safe as houses

4 Apr 2016   Demand driving regional prices

1 Apr 2016   Look to the regions

1 Apr 2016   Get smart

March 2016

31 Mar 2016   Focus on affordability grows

30 Mar 2016   Mistake to overlook due diligence

30 Mar 2016   Construction on the rise

30 Mar 2016   Wellington South: Positively diverse

29 Mar 2016   Australasia one single housing market

25 Mar 2016   Getting better building information

24 Mar 2016   Apartment takeover

24 Mar 2016   Housing supply tax fears eased

23 Mar 2016   New dawn for Springpark

23 Mar 2016   Cutting through the red tape

22 Mar 2016   Unit rents lead the way

22 Mar 2016   Property dreams on ice

21 Mar 2016   Migration defies forecasts

17 Mar 2016   Shortlist for state house sales

17 Mar 2016   Registering property to get easier

16 Mar 2016   Dropout to young success

16 Mar 2016   Remove barriers to earthquake proofing

16 Mar 2016   Auckland’s summer holiday over

15 Mar 2016   Observing health & safety on site

14 Mar 2016   Developer under SFO investigation

14 Mar 2016   Property sound investment for retirement - APIA

14 Mar 2016   OCR cut fuel for housing fire

11 Mar 2016   Regions hot for house sales

11 Mar 2016   Stonewood saga for investors

10 Mar 2016   NZ 2nd in global house price index

9 Mar 2016   Top 10 tax deduction blunders

8 Mar 2016   Affordability not the problem

7 Mar 2016   On the cusp of change

3 Mar 2016   Shaking off the summer lull

2 Mar 2016   Softening market may be short-lived

2 Mar 2016   Beware catches in regional housing strength

1 Mar 2016   Auckland soars to new record

1 Mar 2016   Not a Shore thing

February 2016

29 Feb 2016   Decline in building consents

25 Feb 2016   Supply problem needs solution faster - English

25 Feb 2016   Intensification plans in disarray

25 Feb 2016   No let-up in migration flow

24 Feb 2016   Homes selling faster in regions

23 Feb 2016   Insulation benefits might be exaggerated

23 Feb 2016   Good returns for BoP landlords

23 Feb 2016   Property crackdown boosted by more IRD numbers

22 Feb 2016   Stepping into development

19 Feb 2016   All clear for state house sales

18 Feb 2016   Tenancy debt level to improve

18 Feb 2016   Zoning debate forces Council meeting

18 Feb 2016   Call to beef up proposed rental standards

17 Feb 2016   Returns reality different to perception

16 Feb 2016   Politicking bad for supply shortage

15 Feb 2016   Auckland market hotspots

15 Feb 2016   Struggle street to property baron

12 Feb 2016   Battle lines drawn over Unitary Plan

11 Feb 2016   Tight listings compound slowdown

11 Feb 2016   Apartment market hits a plateau

10 Feb 2016   Intensification debate heats up

9 Feb 2016   Decrease in Auckland values

5 Feb 2016   Finding the one

5 Feb 2016   New tax bad for housing development

4 Feb 2016   Big drop in Auckland prices

3 Feb 2016   Auckland loses ground

2 Feb 2016   No end in sight for shortage

1 Feb 2016   Tauranga: The lure of the golden hue

January 2016

28 Jan 2016   Following the halo

27 Jan 2016   Govt committed to Auckland supply issue

27 Jan 2016   Confidence in Auckland housing market drops

26 Jan 2016   Profiles revisited

25 Jan 2016   Make your voice heard

25 Jan 2016   No quick fix for affordability issue

21 Jan 2016   Rental market favours tenants

20 Jan 2016   Regions setting market pace

20 Jan 2016   Profits take flight with Airbnb

19 Jan 2016   Investing in holiday dreams

18 Jan 2016   Battling red tape

15 Jan 2016   Moderation on the cards - Fitch

14 Jan 2016   Bay of Plenty hits new high

13 Jan 2016   Auckland market taking a breather – QV

13 Jan 2016   Blue skies ahead

12 Jan 2016   Cheaper interest rates don't mean more affordable housing

11 Jan 2016   Return to a “realistic” market

11 Jan 2016   Building consents up nationwide

6 Jan 2016   Prices on hold as listings fall

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