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  • Auckland real estate prices edge up slightly

    According to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), the median house price for Auckland saw the first year-on-year increase in six months, with a rise of 1.4% to $852,000 in August. Bindi Norwell, CEO of the REINZ, commented “after six months of flat prices … Read more

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  • August 2018 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. We can provide you with a … Read more

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  • Do house prices double every ten years?

    By Alister Helm. It’s a fairly commonly-held belief that house prices double every 10 years. Is it correct? Can it be guaranteed? And is there fact to back up the assertion? In researching this question, I found that asking the question on Google “Do house prices double every 10 years” provides a pretty comprehensive … Read more

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  • July 2018 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. We can provide you with a … Read more

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  • The National Real Estate picture

    According to Quotable Value Limited (QV) NZ’s property market will plateau for the rest of this year and into the next. In fact, Dunedin was the only main centre with any material growth in May, up 1.1 per cent, a whopping four times more than any other main centre. Nice … Read more

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  • Two-tier real estate market in NZ at the moment

    The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) today released their monthly report for June. REINZ CEO Bindy Norwell, commented that “the lack of housing supply continues to put pressure on prices in the majority of regions across New Zealand, with 12 out of 16 regions seeing a price increase since June last year.” However, Auckland’s median … Read more

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  • Over 20,000 people already signed up for the KiwiBuild ballot

    On the KiwiBuild side, the fact that over 20,000 people have signed up to be in the ballot for one of the affordable houses if and when they eventually get built tells us only one clear thing. You cannot build your home ownership plans around securing a KiwiBuild property. Your … Read more

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  • June 2018 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. We can provide you with … Read more

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  • Negative and Positive gearing explained.

    Negative and Positive gearing explained. What does all of this mean? How do they differ and which is right for your investment property? Let’s find out. Positive Gearing When your total rental income is MORE than the cost of owning and managing the investment property (loan repayments, interest, maintenance, management … Read more

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