Property News

Shortage reshapes Hamilton market

Not so long ago Hamilton was one of the stars of the boom market, but now the country’s fourth largest city is adjusting to a new normal. More...

Caution behind muted expectations

Increasing numbers of people think house prices are set to get higher over the next year but price expectations still remain below recent highs. More...

Foreign buyers now banned

The Government’s bill banning foreign buyers from purchasing existing residential properties has been given the Parliamentary green light to become law. More...

Manawatu property man

One Palmerston North investor lives and breathes property which has brought him both success and security – and now he is sharing his story. More...

Auckland sales, listings down

Market activity in Auckland remains muted, but Barfoot & Thompson’s latest data shows sales have picked up from the lows they hit last winter. More...

Strength in lower-end of market

Sales activity and value growth is still taking place in the flatter market – but most of it is now at the lower end of the market, new QV data suggests. More...

Stock on market falls further

The amount of stock on the housing market just keeps declining, with new listings continuing to fall in most regions in July. More...

Development fraudsters guilty

A property developer and a company director have been found guilty of fraudulently obtaining a $41 million bank loan to build an Auckland apartment block. More...

Consents down yet construction growth forecast

New dwelling consents fell in June but experts believe the construction sector’s drive towards increasing supply is still characterised by solid growth. More...

Overseas buyers in 22% inner Auckland sales

More than one in five central Auckland property sales, or transfers, in the past three months were to overseas buyers, new Stats NZ data reveals. More...

Meth report bombshell: what it means

The Gluckman report on meth contamination says third hand exposure to meth is not a health risk – but what does that mean for worried investors? More...

Migration flow lowest since late 2015

New Zealand’s years of record breaking migration appear to be over with the latest Stats NZ data showing annual net migration at its lowest since November 2015. More...

Soft market due to more than winter chill

Sales slumped across the country in June but prices are holding up due to housing supply shortages in many markets, the latest REINZ data shows. More...

It makes sense to rent

One Hamilton-based investor family has taken a strategic approach to creating financial security and they explain why renting themselves simply adds up. More...

Govt steps up building programme

Mangere is set to be transformed by a Government programme which will build 10,000 new homes – including 3,500 market homes – in the area. More...

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