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Greener pastures. Is your region a property value winner?

By Mike Henderson / Apr 5, 2017 4:36:22 PM

Many New Zealand home buyers are being tempted by the open spaces and brilliant value of the regions. As a little of the lustre wears off in the Auckland and Wellington property markets, regional ...

Topics: Property News, investment property

Selling up: How New Zealand property tax laws affect you.

By Mike Henderson / Mar 16, 2017 10:51:16 AM

Thinking about selling? Find out whether New Zealand property tax laws may affect you (by taking a chunk out of your capital gain). Whether this is your first home, or you’ve been out of the market ...

Topics: Property News

The Auckland market isn’t taking a holiday

By Mike Henderson / Jan 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

During the holiday season, while we were unwinding and taking stock, it could be easy to assume that the property market was also taking it easy. And although this has been the case for many of the areas around the ...

Topics: Property News

Housing activity relaxes for the holidays

By Mike Henderson / Jan 11, 2017 1:16:24 PM

Continuing on from our last blog "Key influencers of buyer confidence: what they mean for you" this blog covers further key trends ...

Topics: Property News

Key influencers of buyer confidence: what they mean for you.

By Mike Henderson / Dec 14, 2016 9:55:32 AM

Buyer confidence is influenced by a number of external factors. By understanding the wider forces that shape the property market, you can make well-informed decisions.

Topics: Property News

The silly season: a not-so-silly time to buy or sell property

By Mike Henderson / Dec 7, 2016 12:09:05 PM

As the weather heats up, the New Zealand property market is cooling down, as demand slows down in the lead up to the holiday season. While everyone else makes ...

Topics: Property News

If you’re an investor or first home buyer, you might start looking further afield when buying a real estate property

By Mike Henderson / Nov 28, 2016 1:00:00 PM

In this month's edition of Professionally Speaking, we’ll take an in-depth look at the fascinating things that are happening in real estate around New Zealand right now. 

Topics: Property News

Buying, selling or investing. Our market predictions for 2017

By Steve Lovegrove / Oct 26, 2016 11:10:00 AM

In this edition of Professionally Speaking, we'll be talking about a few current hot topics in real estate. We’re now in that final run to ...

Topics: Property News, New Zealand housing market

2016 proves to be a very unpredictable year when it comes to real estate.

By Mike Henderson / Oct 19, 2016 9:02:00 AM

Spring may have sprung, but the property market is not in bloom. The traditional lift in the housing market activity during September failed to eventuate, highlighting the unpredictable nature of the property ...

Topics: Property News

Spring has sprung but the property market is not in bloom.

By Mike Henderson / Oct 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Average asking prices across the country fell by $7.556 (1.3 per cent) in July 2016 — the first decline the NZ housing market has seen in the 3 months since April.

Topics: Property News