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Confidence in Residential Property Market Undented

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:21:44 +1200 | Colliers International

Auckland, September 20, 2017 - Confidence in New Zealand’s residential property market is showing no signs of pre-election jitters, a new research survey shows. More >>

Strong Value Increases Across Marlborough in Past 3 Years

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:57:37 +1200 | Marlborough District Council

The Marlborough District Rating Revaluation for 2017 is now confirmed and property owners will soon receive a 2017 Notice of Rating Valuation with an updated rating value for their property.More >>

Rents for Urban Properties Hit All-Time High

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:53:19 +1200 | Trade Me Property

The cost of renting apartments, townhouses and units in New Zealand is now more expensive than ever as the median weekly rent increased by 6.3 per cent in the last year to $420, according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index.More >>

Lifestyle Property Sales Market Brittle

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:34:49 +1200 | REINZ

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) shows there were 546 fewer lifestyle property sales (-23.2%) for the three months ended August 2017 than for the three months ended August 2016. Overall, there were 1,808 lifestyle property ...More >>

Rural Market Waits for Spring Sunshine

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:32:43 +1200 | REINZ

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) shows there were 82 fewer farm sales (-20.9%) for the three months ended August 2017 than for the three months ended August 2016. Overall, there were 311 farm sales in the three months ...More >>

First half year commercial property transactions moderate

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:23:25 +1200 | CBRE

Auckland – Transaction volumes have totalled $1,260 million as a result of 67 $5+ million value properties changing ownership in the first half of 2017 according to CBRE’s latest New Zealand Investment Marketview report.More >>

Protection of Tenant Rights

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:31:29 +1200 | NZ Property Investors Federation

“It is important to protect tenant rights,” said Andrew King, executive officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation. “However, it is not correct to say that tenants have no rights in New Zealand and that tenancy laws need to be rebalanced ...More >>

Provida’s Distribution Centres Offered for Syndication

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:30:47 +1200 | Colliers International

New Zealand food logistics company Provida’s four national distribution centres are being offered to investors through a proportionate ownership scheme. More >>

Marton Methodist Church Ripe for D-I-Y Conversion

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:26:34 +1200 | Bayleys Realty Group

A house of the Lord is set to become a house of the handyman – with an historic church ripe for D-I-Y conversion into a heritage character residence being placed on the market for sale.More >>

NZ house sale volumes drop across the country in August

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:02:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The number of property sales across New Zealand dropped by 20 percent last month, with none of the 14 regions recording an increase, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.More >>

Work Underway on Remarkables Residences in Queenstown

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:12:39 +1200 | Remarkables Residences

A significant milestone has been reached with work underway on Queenstown’s Remarkables Residences – a $200m residential development comprising three to five-bedroom multi-storey townhouses in the popular Frankton area.More >>

Auckland Shows More Election Jitters than the Regions

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:52:46 +1200 | Trade Me Property

Property buyers in New Zealand’s largest city seem to be more concerned about the election than their provincial cousins with average asking prices dropping 2.1 per cent in Auckland year-on-year and rising 10.5 per cent in the regions. Meanwhile ...More >>

Stronger for longer in Auckland as yields continue to firm

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:48:27 +1200 | CBRE

Auckland – The Auckland commercial property market continues to retain its buoyancy, despite typical late cycle behaviour driven by tightening credit conditions, capacity constraints and labour shortages, according to CBRE’s latest Marketview report.More >>

Gordon Campbell on the likely path of Hurricane Jacinda

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:24:06 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

So far, Labour’s tax plans have been treated like an incoming hurricane in the Caribbean – how big will it be, what path it take through the economy, how much damage will it do? Are these going to be gi-normous Category Five taxes that flatten ...More >>

Waikato’s Biggest Private Accountancy Firm Office For Sale

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:23:53 +1200 | Bayleys

The land and modern building housing one of the Waikato’s biggest private accountancy firms have been placed on the market for sale. More >>

More Regulation, Less Rentals?

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 11:56:41 +1200 | Oxygen

Labour has announced policy that if they were to govern they would ban letting fees to tenants amongst other initiatives to “fix” the residential rental market. It defies logic why politicians continue to propose measures that are likely to deter ...More >>

Substantial dairy farm and runoff block placed on the market

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 09:41:24 +1200 | Bayleys

Caption: A substantial dairy farm and associated run-off block in South Canterbury – including approximately 1,100 cows plus young stock – has been placed on the market for sale as a going concern. More >>

Poll shows sea change in house price expectations

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 16:25:16 +1200 | New Zealand Property Institute

Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive Ashley Church says the latest Institute poll points to a sea change in sentiment about house prices. More >>

Hospitality and food business buyers banking on tourism

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 15:08:42 +1200 | Bayleys

Caption: New owners for Oyster & Chop restaurant in Auckland and Pier 19 in Queenstown following successful business sales by Bayleys. More >>

New Property Listings Fall 17.5% Nationally

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 08:46:12 +1200 |

The New Zealand housing market is showing significant regional variances in the lead up to the general election. Nationally, there has been a fall in new listings, static asking prices and muted demand* in August.More >>

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