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  • Fewer new listings and stock sitting for longer

    Last Friday, the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) released its Monthly Property Report which showed some big increases in median prices in some areas around New Zealand. Auckland was not one of them! Auckland Results: Median house prices increased by 1.2% year-on-year from $850,000 to $860,000, compared to May 2018. … Read more

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  • May 2019 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. The full report is available here. … Read more

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  • Is it better to rent or to buy?

    by Alister Helm, posted 7 June 2019 on www.properazzi.co.nz This is a simple question, but unfortunately it does not have a simple answer. I was prompted to try and answer the question when I was contacted Susan Edmunds a journalist working with Stuff. I personally love to be asked these … Read more

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  • REINZ’s latest data for Auckland

    Last Tuesday we received the April house sales data from the Real Estate Institute of NZ, who reported that “Our seasonally adjusted results tell us that, compared to what we expect when moving from March to April, the observed small decrease in median price was less than expected, and the … Read more

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  • April 2019 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. The full report is available here. … Read more

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  • What’s next for the property market now that CGT is dead?

    By Ashley Church Now that the proposal to introduce a capital gains tax (CGT) has been firmly rejected, what’s likely to happen next? Obviously, I can’t anticipate every detail of this Governments future approach to property, but I can reasonably confidently fill in some broad strokes: CGT is dead for … Read more

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  • Lowest March house sales in Auckland since 2008

    The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) released its March report on 12 April. Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at REINZ says: “At a time when sales volumes are normally very strong and total sales figures for the country are typically well over the 7,000 mark, with 6,938 sales this was … Read more

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  • Could payWave ruin your home ownership dreams?

    Times have changed when it comes to applying for a home loan. It’s tough to secure a mortgage and there are a lot of changes going on with the legal bodies that keep a close watch over the finance and banking industry including the revision of the Financial Advisers Act … Read more

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  • March 2019 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures above 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. The full report is available … Read more

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