The Property Podcast reports on real estate, banking and finance in New Zealand – with a focus on Auckland – and is presented by business reporter Steve Hart.
Trying to pick the current trend in the housing market cycle is a tough call. Will prices remain steady, rise or fall — and can a trend in one part of the country be applied to another? There’s so many […]
Dark clouds are slowly moving in on property investors, particularly recent entrants who bought during the past two years hoping to make some quick cash with capital gains. The fact is that rental income is rarely enough to cover the […]
It seems some first-time home-buyers could be holding out for a new home rather than buying an existing one. There may be a few reasons for this: they can be cheaper to buy and I expect they’ll be warmer, drier […]
Sales of lifestyle properties are on the up, according to the Real Estate Institute, with 182 more sales in the three months ended March than for the three months ended February. The median price for all lifestyle properties sold in […]
Despite the hoopla created by the previous National Government when it announced its Special Housing Areas (SHAs) legislation in 2013, little headway — if any — has been made to build a single additional home, let alone an “affordable” one.