Housing Headlines

Christchurch MarketWatch Analysis March 2015

Press Release – Harcourts

In the latest residential property figures from Harcourts, there is evidence of new builds coming onto the market with listings up 17.0% compared to last year. Read more »

Independent Panel Slams Christchurch Council Planners

Press Release – Hugh Pavletich

On Thursday 26 February, an important decision was announced by the Christchurch Replacement District Plan Independent Hearings Panel, dealing with the Christchurch City Councils Notified Plan foundation Strategic Directions and Outcomes ( http://www.chchplan.ihp.govt.nz/Hearings/Hearing1/Pages/default.aspx … Read more »

Neighbours Day turning Auckland streets into neighbourhoods

Press Release – Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Imagine a connected neighbourhood, where everyone knew each other, felt a sense of place and was proud to be part of the community. This year, Neighbours Day Aotearoa is bringing people together and turning streets into neighbourhoods on Neighbours … Read more »

Auckland February house sales high, price pressure eases

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

While the number of Auckland house sales were at their second highest level in a February for seven years, a significant increase in choice eased the pressure on values with the average and median sales prices for the month both edging down. Read more »

Auckland values continue to surge ahead of other centres

Press Release – QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV Residential Price Movement Index shows that nationwide residential property values for February have increased 6.4% over the past year and 3.1% over the past three months. This means they are now 20.3% above the previous market peak … Read more »

Provisional housing market update

Press Release – Harcourts

Provisional residential data from New Zealands largest real estate group, Harcourts for the month of February shows that the average property price in Auckland/Northland is at a 12 month high of $767,254. Read more »

Mortgage Express: Bridging the Cultural Divide

Press Release – Mortgage Express

As New Zealands migrant community continues to grow, Mortgage Express is serving the needs of this community with tailored solutions designed around their unique needs. Read more »

Monthly Economic Indicators February 2015

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

The New Zealand economy is expected to grow strongly in the December quarter, supported by household demand. Data suggest continued solid demand in the March quarter, although the drought is expected to have a negative impact. The inflation outlook … Read more »

No Surprises in Lakeview Cabin Tenancies

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

In 2002, the Queenstown Lakes District Council made a considerable investment and some tough decisions to resolve ongoing issues around the then campground site. Read more »

Seymour Speech [21/2/15]: Our classical liberal tribe

Speech – ACT New Zealand

Its a pleasure and honour to speak with you as Act Leader in our Partys 20th year of parliamentary representation. Read more »

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