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Archive: 2013

It could take months to see LVR impact: Agency

It could be up to six months before it’s clear whether the Reserve Bank’s new loan-to-value speed limits have made any difference to the Auckland property market, says real estate agency Barfoot and Thompson.
03-10-2013 more >>

LVR restrictions 'could spark complaints'

The Banking Ombudsman is expecting the new loan-to-value speed limits to cause a spike in mortgage-related issues. The restrictions came into force yesterday and require banks to keep their low-deposit lending to no more than 10% of their new loans.
02-10-2013 more >>

Building consents slow

After two years of growth, the trend for new house consents appears to be flattening, Statistics New Zealand says. That's not good news for Auckland, where a lack of supply is being blamed for soaring house prices.
02-10-2013 more >>

MPIA Meeting October 2013

How much do you know about property management? There's always more to learn, so bring along your questions and listen to our panel of four local expert property managers; Claire from 100% Rentals, Jeff from the Professionals Unique Realty, Greg from Watsons Integrity and David from Property Brokers.
02-10-2013 more >>

Govt gifts deposits to regional buyers

First-home buyers in the regions will be given a 10% deposit from the Government if they buy state houses that are not needed by the Government. The FirstHome initiative has been announced by Housing Minister Nick Smith.
01-10-2013 more >>

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