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  • 19 May, 2017 1:24pm
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Herald Homes reader says neither of her children may be able to live in Auckland again.
  • 4 Mar, 2017 5:00am
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Homeowners with a mortgage need to start factoring in higher repayments, warns Bob Brereton, CEO of First National Real Estate.
  • 24 Feb, 2017 1:02pm
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House sales are down more than 20 per cent from their April peak according to seasonally adjusted data from Westpac.
  • 17 Feb, 2017 1:43pm
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It will be another strong year for the real estate industry, according to BNZ's chief economist Tony Alexander.
  • 10 Feb, 2017 3:20pm
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Last year more than 70,000 new arrivals settled in New Zealand with 60 per cent choosing to live in the SuperCity, writes Steve Hart.
  • 3 Feb, 2017 12:58pm
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The ratio of median house prices to median wages in New Zealand remain "very high", Dr Squires says.
  • 26 Jan, 2017 4:14pm
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New Zealand is in the top 10 for Chinese property investors according to a survey of China's wealthiest people. The report by the
  • 19 Jan, 2017 3:28pm
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The median sale price of real estate across New Zealand dropped $4000 to $516,000 in December according to the Real Estate Institute
  • 15 Sep, 2016 1:18pm
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The housing market is expected to cool in the coming months, according to CoreLogic's Jonno Ingerson -- but the chill won't last. He
  • 2 Sep, 2016 10:40am
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The mortgage world is in topsy-turvy territory. It used to be that fixed rate deals cost more than the floating rate (borrowers would
  • 27 Aug, 2016 12:34pm
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A third of Aucklanders have considered leaving the city to live elsewhere, according to a survey carried out for The Spinoff and Jennings
  • 18 Aug, 2016 1:58pm
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As the Reserve Bank races to the bottom by cutting the official cash rate -- now at 2 per cent and likely to drop to 1.5 per cent
  • 11 Aug, 2016 9:33am
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There were no surprises when Graeme Wheeler, Governor of the Reserve Bank, cut the official cash rate to 2 per cent - yet another
  • 4 Aug, 2016 10:43am
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Prime Minister John Key regularly says that throwing money at problems is not the solution. Yet at least one of his ministers appears
  • 4 Aug, 2016 10:43am
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Prime Minister John Key regularly says that throwing money at problems is not the solution. Yet at least one of his ministers appears
  • 21 Jul, 2016 10:18am
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When I got home the other night I found a note from a real estate agent saying she had buyers for properties in my street. As any
  • 14 Jul, 2016 1:28pm
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The Property Council has welcomed Labour's plan to build 100,000 affordable houses over 10 years and sees it as a game-changer in
  • 7 Jul, 2016 11:38am
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For a man who routinely says that "throwing money at problems" is not the answer, Prime Minister John Key's $1 billion offer to help

Median home values down

  • 9 Jun, 2016 2:39pm
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Boost for first time buyers

  • 15 Jan, 2016 5:00am
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Home buyers should see less competition at auctions during the next few months -- providing a small window of opportunity for those looking for their first property.

Average price nears $1m

  • 3 Dec, 2015 11:09am
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Buyers outstrip homes

  • 11 Nov, 2015 4:15pm
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Auckland back on the boil

  • 9 Oct, 2015 9:30am
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A new path for proven performers

  • 26 Sep, 2015 5:00am
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People of a certain age and experience could well cut a career as an executive contractor - although the gig might not suit everyone.

Auckland slows, despite the headlines

  • 7 Sep, 2015 4:00am
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It's starting to look like the runaway train that is Auckland property prices has slowed to a crawl.