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May statistics show: It’s a buyer's market out there

By Mike Henderson / Jun 28, 2017 10:38:51 AM

Following April reports, May numbers ...

Topics: Property News, housing market, Auckland housing market

Could now be the perfect time to get on the property ladder?

By Mike Henderson / May 24, 2017 10:11:00 AM

If you’re considering buying your first home, recent changes in the real estate market mean it could be a great time to do so — especially in Auckland. With prices flattening out and an increase in stock available, ...

Topics: Property News, property asking prices

March exceeds February’s residential listings: Could now be the time to sell?

By Mike Henderson / May 3, 2017 10:06:00 AM

For only the second time in a decade nationally, the number of new residential listings in the month of March exceeded the number of new listings for February.

Topics: Property News

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