The number of properties sold nationwide for more than a million dollars decreased by 4% during the first half of 2017, compared to a year ago, according to the latest report from the Real Estate

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The upcoming election and the loan- to-value restrictions (LVRs) imposed by the Reserve Bank have cooled the New Zealand property market, with the average asking price remaining relatively unchanged since

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The Property Institute of New Zealand has announced its support to the decision to take debt-to-income ratios off the table as a tool available to the Reserve Bank.

In a recently held press

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Lifestyle properties sold in the last three months have registered a 19.2% fall, according to a report from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.

The report showed that 1,984 lifestyle

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The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has called for a review of the current loan-to-value ratio limitations, as its latest data has revealed a significant drop in the number of

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The Government will co-invest up to $600 million, alongside local councils and private investors in network infrastructure, for new housing developments through a re-purposed ultra-fast broadband

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Data from the Ministry of Social Development shows that incomes have increased fairly evenly across New Zealand’s families but housing costs are disproportionately hitting the poorest.

The report has led to

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New Zealand’s median weekly rent has registered 4.7% up from a year ago but remained unchanged in the last six months, according to latest Trade Me Property Rental Index.

With the median weekly rent

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CoreLogic's latest property market report highlights the weakness in the City of Sails and most other major markets.

Market activity is set to remain subdued at least through the winter, the report

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ASB economist continues to forecast a healthy economic growth outlook for New Zealand, but housing market has slowed down and business is predicted to be in a goldilocks condition.

According to the latest ASB

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Statistics NZ says there was a rise in consents issued in the year ended June 2017

The total number of new houses, townhouses and flats that were consented in the 12 months to June 2017 was 30,453, a

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The Reserve Bank has this mornng cut the Official Cash Rate by 0.25 per cent to a new record low of 2 per cent.

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Experts warn the subsidy proposal by the National Party, aimed at expanding house supply will have flipside of pushing up demand.

The loan subsidies could help many young people into their first

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The New Zealand property market continues to stabilise after easing for much of 2014.  While new signs of growth were recorded in some quarters and house prices are still 8.1 percent higher than a

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Many KiwiSaver members are planning to blow their money or use it to pay off the mortgage when they turn 65, a new survey has found.

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The new loan restrictions announced by the Reserve Bank means some first home buyers with less than 20% deposit will miss out as the banks decide which customers they want.

Those in the 'poor

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From October 1st 2013 buying a home will be a little tougher for those who have a small deposit.

Banks will be required to restrict the percentage of low equity mortgages to no more than 10% of the

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RESIMAC, who are non-bank lenders, have increased their longer term fixed interest rates for HVR (high value ratio) lending.

The change was prompted by growth in demand for loans with less than 20%

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House prices in Auckland rose for a third month in July according to Barfoot and Thompson. The median price was $585,000.

Although the number of new listings has increased, competition is still

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An Auckland man missed out on his dream home after failing to get finance pre-approved in time.  Hoping to get in before low-deposit lending restrictions come into play, he approached his bank to get

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