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  • April sees Auckland’s median house price stalling

    The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) released their monthly report on 11 May. The headline read “Real Estate Industry sees highest annual volume increase in 23 months”, which sounds very positive. However, reading further in the report, it became clear that this statement only applied to the rest … Read more

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  • Tony Alexander’s thoughts on investing in property

    Tony Alexander is the Chief Economist at the Bank of New Zealand. The excerpt below is from his Weekly Overview of 10 May. I write a fortnightly column in the Property Press magazine which sits outside real estate agent offices and various other places all around New Zealand. Apparently some … Read more

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  • Are you better off to rent or buy?

    The excerpt below is from Tony Alexander’s Weekly Overview of 10 May. Tony is the Chief Economist at the Bank of New Zealand. Cast your mind back to any time over the past three decades when analysts, journalists and economists have run the numbers and concluded that people would be … Read more

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  • April 2018 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. We can provide you with a … Read more

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  • March sees record house prices for NZ, but volumes down year-on-year

    March sees record house prices for NZ driven by regions. Volumes down year-on-year says REINZ – In their monthly press release last Tuesday, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand reported that median prices in Auckland fell 2.2% year-on-year to $880,000 but this was compared to March 2017 which saw the … Read more

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  • March 2018 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. We can provide you with a … Read more

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  • Q and A: your big questions about loans answered

    There’s a lot to know about loans, especially if you’re taking one out for the first time. So let’s knock over some of the common ones, and hope they’re some of yours. How much can I borrow? Unfortunately, the answer to this one is ‘Depends’! It differs from lender to … Read more

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  • February 2018 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. We can provide you with a … Read more

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