Business Scoop


Queenstown tops house price growth expectations

Press Release – Colliers International

Queenstown has maintained its two-year reign at the top of New Zealand for house price growth expectations, beating all other centres for the ninth consecutive quarter. Read more »

Prime arable and grazing research station for sale

Press Release – AgResearch

After 72 years of contributing to local and regional research, AgResearchs grazing and arable Research Station at Winchmore, North-West of Ashburton is to be sold. Read more »

An emerging rental crisis caused by macro-economic drivers

Opinion – Mark Rais

The new tenancy law changes and investment tax proposals, although quite sound in their intention, may unwittingly combine with emerging negative macro-economic forces. Read more »

Lowest number of properties sold for December in 7 years

Press Release – REINZ

The 2018 year ended with a fizz rather than a bang, with the lowest number of residential properties sold for the month of December for 7 years, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), source of the most complete … Read more »

Hamilton’s biggest year of development

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

New home construction in Hamilton continues to surge, with new data showing a record number of residential building consents granted in 2018. Read more »

December house sales fall to seven-year low

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The final month of the year saw the lowest number of residential properties sold in a December month in seven years, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. Read more »

Market activity set to bounce back

Press Release – QV Valuations

There have been no dramatic changes to values over the past month, which is a likely result of the holiday season which generally sees less market buoyancy. At the same time, our qualified property consultants generally anticipate market activity to … Read more »

QV says house prices rose 3.2% in 2018

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Quotable Value says its house price index rose 3.2 percent in the year ended December, a slowdown from Novembers 3.5 percent annual reading. Read more »

Hotelising of the kiwi bach

Press Release – Bachcare

Growing expectations of the holiday home rental market has led to a hotelising of the Kiwi Bach. Read more »

Rare beachfront section on the market

Press Release – Bayleys

One of the last remaining undeveloped beachfront sections at Mount Maunganui in Tauranga has been placed on the market for sale. Read more »

Provinces end 2018 with a bang

Press Release – Trademe

Property prices in the provinces ended 2018 with a bang after six regions reached record average asking prices according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index. Read more »

Long-time Albany family sell up real estate holdings

Press Release – Century 21 Real Estate

In 1977 when Cecilia McNicholl and her young family moved into Gills Road in Albany Heights it was a gravel road peppered with just a few houses, farms and 10-acre blocks. Now 42 years on, the family is selling three properties which were all part of their … Read more »

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