13 September 2018 | Other

The causes of NZ's housing affordability problem

Property Institute CEO Ashley Church on the factors driving New Zealand's housing concerns.

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10 September 2018 | Other

Capital gains tax in doubt, decision seen too political for tax working group

The Tax Working Group is understood to have stopped short of recommending a broad-based capital gains tax, in an interim report due out within days.

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06 September 2018

QV data shows New Zealand house prices falling

Property prices are falling, and those who have to sell or have problem properties are feeling the pain.

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25 September 2018

NZ weekly rent hits a record high in August - Trade Me

Rents continue to rise around New Zealand, pushed up by a shortage of properties and tenants trying to get in before the summer rush, Trade Me says.

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27 August 2018

​Rise of property management industry 'significantly disadvantaging tenants'

When John Marshall died on his bed, his property manager Quinovic took $320 in bond money to replace the mattress

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23 August 2018

Remaining supply of new Auckland apartments drops

The remaining supply of new apartments for sale in Auckland has dropped by around 20 percent, and that could lead to more smaller apartments in the region.

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17 August 2018

​Chinese investors spooked by foreign buyer ban, says website

Chinese investors' interest in New Zealand property has already been dented by the foreign buyer ban introduced by the Government, a Chinese real estate website says.

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16 August 2018

How to get a $650,000 KiwiBuild-style house down to an affordable $300,000

$650,000 for a Kiwibuild is simply unaffordable for many New Zealanders. Stephen Selwood looks at what's needed to get build prices down.

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03 August 2018

​In a vice-grip: Construction sector grasped by turmoil

For New Zealand's construction industry, the best and worst of times have arrived together. Demand is soaring, but so are costs and labour shortages, and even some big-name builders have found it tough to make a profit.

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06 July 2018

​Property Institute move a ‘game changer’ for residential property sector

Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive Ashley Church has announced plans to transform the residential property management sector in New Zealand by bringing the Independent Property Managers Association under the umbrella of the Institute...

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02 July 2018

​2018 Property Institute Property Industry Awards

Here is the list of winners from the 2018 Property Institute Property Industry Awards...

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08 June 2018

Housing Minister sets up ministry to advise on house prices and homelessness

A ministry dedicated to housing issues will be set up this year to advise the Government on its plans to make homes more affordable and reduce homelessness.

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