Regional Review

Shortage driving Hamilton values

A serious shortage of both rentals and sales stock is driving rent increases and values in Hamilton, writes Joanna Jefferies.

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Shore attractions

Auckland’s North Shore has the lifestyle X factor and a strong rental market but it is best suited to experienced investors who are willing to be creative, writes Miriam Bell. More...

Southern charms

It’s time for Invercargill to take its place in the sun as affordable prices and healthy yields make it a drawcard for those wanting to get on the ladder, writes Miriam Bell. More...

Energy city powering on

Changes are looming for the country’s “energy capital” New Plymouth, but ongoing affordabilty means the city remains full of investment opportunities, discovers Miriam Bell. More...

Rock steady performer

Palmerston North may not have the glamourous appeal of a big city but, unlike many markets, it can still offer investors a heady mix of affordable prices and good returns, writes Miriam Bell. More...

Deals in Christchurch City Centre

The rental oversupply is lessening and opportunities are presenting in the Garden City centre, writes Louise Richardson. More...

South Auckland growth imminent

Investors are still active in the affordable Auckland marketplace of South Auckland, writes Louise Richardson. More...

Rotorua more than bubbling along

While some have talked of a decline in provincial centres, Rotorua has bucked any such trends. More...

Hot in Queenstown

Queenstown and Wanaka still have excellent buying opportunities, despite high values, writes Louise Richardson. More...

Nelson values hold firm

A tight market characterises both the Nelson and the Tasman regions, writes Louise Richardson. More...

A capital investment

Home to a mix of professionals and students, Wellington Central is a vibrant place to live and work but like many main centres across New Zealand, it's facing a chronic shortage of housing stock and rentals, writes Stephen Dickens. More...

Strong growth in Hawke’s Bay

Affordable deals with growth potential are still available in sunny Hawke’s Bay, writes Louise Richardson. More...

Tauranga growth slow & steady

While the market has softened in Tauranga, there are plenty of drivers for future growth, writes Louise Richardson. More...

Affordability growing in West Auckland

With all the media focus on Auckland’s housing crisis, it would be easy to overlook opportunities in the city’s western suburbs, writes Louise Richardson. More...

Demand high in Whangarei

The northern-most city still represents a popular, affordable entry-point into the market, writes Louise Richardson. More...

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