Property News

Tenant damage liability changes unfair

New Select Committee recommendations on tenant liability for damage are needlessly complicated and simply unfair to landlords, investor advocates say. More...

Tenant damage liability: the Select Committee speaks

Confusion around tenant liability for damage looks set to remain if Select Committee amendments to a proposed law change make it through Parliament. More...

Super City market stagnates

Sales volumes and median prices in Auckland have fallen significantly compared to this time last year, but the regions are catching up. More...

Invercargill property magnate

From a hectic Mumbai lifestyle to a property portfolio and career in Invercargill, a successful young investor is now sharing his property journey. More...

Auckland shortage to get worse

Anyone who thinks there is an end in sight to Auckland’s severe housing supply shortage needs to think again, according to Westpac. More...

Buyer demand cooling

Average asking prices in regional markets might be hitting new highs but new data suggests buyer demand is cooling nationwide. More...

Opportunities in SuperCity CBD market lull

Auckland’s CBD apartment market has cooled noticeably but the lull is not expected to last – and that means it could be a good time for investors to buy. More...

First woman president for NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors Federation has a new president – and, for the first time ever, it’s a woman. More...

Meth contamination demystified

Would you buy a house which had been contaminated by meth? Investors thinking of doing so need to find out the ins and outs of decontaminating. More...

SuperCity March sales at 8 year low

Auckland sales rebounded to their highest in a year in March, according to Barfoot & Thompson – but the total was still the lowest for a March since 2010. More...

City markets take value growth hit

Sales activity crept up in March but new data from QV shows property value growth remains subdued around the country. More...

Regions outshine main centres

New property listings have taken a tumble in the main centres and, for several, that’s been accompanied by a fall in asking prices, according to new realestate.co.nz data. More...

Auckland densification boosts consents

New dwelling consents issuance is flatlining – despite the boost from strong growth in multiple dwellings consents. More...

CGT by stealth

A five year bright line test for residential property sales is now a reality but critics say it’s a capital gains tax by stealth. More...

Auckland unattractive to investors - ANZ

Investors are approaching property markets around the country with caution but they are particularly wary of the Auckland market, according to ANZ economists. More...

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