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Archive: 2009

REINZ residential highlights - August 2009

The regional figures are looking more colourful, compared to last year, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand's (REINZ) August figures released today. Find out what's happening in the main residential areas throughout the country.
14-09-2009 more >>

Interest rates forecast to stay low

Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard held the official cash rate at 2.50% today, as expected, and reiterated his view that the rates will stay low until the end of next year.
10-09-2009 more >>

Survey on Tenancy Tribunal

NZPIF Vice President Andrew King has been invited to speak at the Tenancy Tribunal Adjudicator’s annual conference on September 24. He has been asked to speak on two topics, being the property market situation and how the Tenancy Tribunal is working.
09-09-2009 more >>

Building solid foundations

Building a residential property portfolio is not as easy as it used to be, with the tough economic times beginning to expose those who fail to plan properly.
09-09-2009 more >>

Migration continues to be big plus for housing market

ANZ National Bank’s eight gauges of the property market found property indicators had continued to improve due to rising net migration, but warned the recent gains might not be sustainable.
08-09-2009 more >>

Home-building lags to eight-year low

New Zealand home-building work sank to an eight-year low in the second quarter, lagging behind non-residential construction for the first time since the government statistician began the series in 1989.
08-09-2009 more >>

Landlords hit hard by wayward tenants

Landlords are hitting back at property managers after paying thousands of dollars in fees only to have their homes trashed by tenants
07-09-2009 more >>

Property values returning to 2008 levels

Property values are rapidly returning to last year's levels according to the QV national residential property indices for August released today. Values are now only 2.8% below this time last year, a further improvement from the -5.0% reported last month.
07-09-2009 more >>

QV residential highlights – August 2009

Property values are rapidly returning to last year’s levels according to the QV national residential property indices for August released today. Find out how the main centres are faring below.
07-09-2009 more >>

September '09 Issue

This month, ANZ's annual property investors' survey is released. In an exclusive, the NZ Property Investor examines the results, looks at what property investors are doing now and gives you the five new investing rules for future success.
04-09-2009 more >>

Spring adds bounce to Auckland housing market

The traditional spring ‘bounce' has seen activity in the Auckland housing market increase significantly and the average house price rise, according to Barfoot & Thompson (B&T).
03-09-2009 more >>


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