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SkyCity says 2H sales up 17.9% to date, eyes property

Wed, 27 May 2015 13:20:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

SkyCity says 2H sales up 17.9% to date, considers property sales to help fund major projects More >>

Matty Ma is again New Zealand’s best

Tue, 26 May 2015 16:33:02 +1200 | Harcourts

For a phenomenal third consecutive year Matty Ma of Harcourts Albany has been crowned the top sales consultant in New Zealand, marketing across rural, residential, development and commercial properties.More >>

More Accolades for TopShop at Property Awards

Tue, 26 May 2015 15:02:05 +1200 | Metro Commerical

More Accolades for TopShop at Property Awards TopShop’s first foray into the New Zealand market has been heralded at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (“RICS”) annual awards night with two awards going to consultants involved with ...More >>

Harcourts responds to serious side of Twitter banter

Tue, 26 May 2015 12:53:00 +1200 | Harcourts

Harcourts responds to serious side of Twitter banter Recent light-hearted social media humour poking fun at real estate agents underscores a more serious problem Harcourts is determined to address, says the company’s CEO Hayden Duncan. Following ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Cullen Review of our security services

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:51:06 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Whatever the conflicts and point scoring between them on other issues, National and Labour have always spoken virtually as one on free trade and the role of the security services. Therefore, the recent appointment of former Labour Finance Minister Sir ...More >>

NPT posts 16% drop in FY profit on smaller valuation uplift

Mon, 25 May 2015 14:09:07 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 25 (BusinessDesk) - NPT, the listed property investor, posted a 16 drop in annual profit, reflecting a bigger uplift in the year-earlier period from a revaluation of properties.More >>

‘Quick flick’ tax will hit Auckland more

Mon, 25 May 2015 13:53:46 +1200 | Century 21 Real Estate

The Government’s new bright line test to tax any capital gain realised from residential property sold within two years of purchase (excluding people’s main home) will make a greater difference in Auckland where speculation is more pronounced latest ...More >>

Defective Cladding Class Action Litigation Funding Confirmed

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:59:49 +1200 | Adina Thorn

Adina Thorn of Adina Thorn Lawyers today announced that the dedicated investment funds advised by Harbour Litigation Funding Limited (“Harbour”) has agreed in principle to provide funding to progress the claim against various manufacturers ...More >>

Christchurch Meeting on Insurance Cash Settlements

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:40:01 +1200 | Released via Ali Jones PR Ltd

The transitional Cathedral will once again be the place for people with questions about earthquake insurance claims. More >>

No farm ‘fire-sale’ scenario from lower milk payouts

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:20:51 +1200 | Bayleys Canterbury

Lower dairying payouts will lead to a tightening of the proverbial belt around many Canterbury farm budgets - but not a rush to the mass selling of productive units, according to the head of a leading real estate agency in the region.More >>

AMP360 First Home Buyer Affordability Report

Mon, 25 May 2015 09:56:53 +1200 | AMP360

Housing has only become unaffordable for first home buyer households in Auckland in the last 21 months - AMP360 First Home Buyer Affordability Report More >>

Patrick Gower interviews Finance Minister Bill English:

Sat, 23 May 2015 12:41:55 +1200 | The Nation

Finance Minister says he doesn’t know what difference his tax on capital gains will make to housing affordability and admits it may not have an impact on Auckland house prices.More >>

Shaun Cosgrave #1 Exclusive Lister

Fri, 22 May 2015 16:11:21 +1200 | Harcourts

Shaun Cosgrave #1 Exclusive Lister Shaun Cosgrave has shown once again that he is one of the most trusted names in real estate. Shaun was named the Top Exclusive Lister in the Harcourts Central Region for 2014/2015. Shaun received the award at the Harcourts ...More >>

UPDATE: Ryman posts 24% rise in FY profit on values gain

Fri, 22 May 2015 14:47:36 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 22 (BusinessDesk) - Ryman Healthcare, New Zealand's largest listed retirement village builder and operator, posted a 24 percent gain in annual profit as the value of its properties increased and revenue rose.More >>

Andrew Little Post-Budget Address

Fri, 22 May 2015 10:44:29 +1200 | Francis Cook

Andrew Little said today the Budget was not earth-shattering, but he made concessions regarding the government’s new policies on working for families and children in poverty.More >>

Gordon Campbell on Budget 2015

Fri, 22 May 2015 09:50:08 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

From the outset, the slogan for yesterday’s Budget - “The Plan Is Working” – begged to be mocked. There’s actually a plan for the national economy? Who knew? And its been working for whom, exactly? Not for families in poverty, clearly. ...More >>

Budget 2015 - Scoop Full Coverage - Update #1 21/5/15

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:02:08 +1200 | The Scoop Team


Budget 2015: Auckland housing – more land for development

Thu, 21 May 2015 16:03:44 +1200 | PwC

“We welcome the Government’s announcement that 450 hectares of Crown land will be brought into play for development of housing,” says Richard Forgan, PwC Budget 2015 Leader and Partner. More >>

Māori Party secures more support for Māori housing

Thu, 21 May 2015 15:08:18 +1200 | The Maori Party

Supporting whānau Māori to improve their housing conditions, is a key aim of the $35.3 million the Māori Party has secured. More >>

Budget aims to address Auckland housing but not transport

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:55:31 +1200 | Deloitte

While Budget 2015 includes much analysed measures to address Auckland’s housing issues, government funding for new transport projects in our largest city will have to wait.More >>


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