Widespread fall in NZ house prices continues

Press release CoreLogic’s House Price Index (HPI), which is the most robust measure of property value…

Property values drop across the country

The effects of the residential property downturn are beginning to snowball as it works its way…

Fear of missing out on a home turns to FOOP – fear of over paying

Above: CoreLogic Average Value according to House Price Index CoreLogic’s House Price Index (HPI), which is…

Tide turning on property market values while stock for sale increases 70%

Real-time data from realestate.co.nz shows that the tables are turning on New Zealand’s hot property market.…

Shock as landlords slap 7% on weekly rents – NZ median $575

The national median weekly rent jumped 7 per cent year-on-year to reach $575 in March, matching…

Building consents putting pressure on construction industry

A surge in new building consents is piling extra pressure on New Zealand’s construction industry, which…

OCR at highest level since 2019 – mortgage rates will rise, impacting property values

There was never any doubt that the official cash rate (OCR) would be increased today. The…

The lost generation – how young Kiwis are bearing the brunt of rising inflation

The latest Financial Services Council’s (FSC) research report, ‘Money and You – The Lost Generation?’ shines a…

Covid made rental crisis worse

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand’s housing crisis has only worsened with time.…

Real estate’s sharp downturn explained

It’s now two years since the pandemic started in earnest in NZ, with our first case…

Home buyers could be in the driving seat come spring

CoreLogic NZ’s latest Property Market & Economic Update highlights the New Zealand property market likely moved…

Home buyers locked out by law changes

Press release: Financial Advice New Zealand Recent changes in consumer finance law on top of Government…

Kiwibank should lower mortgage interest rates for first-time home buyers

Press Release – Social Credit Social Credit is calling on Kiwibank to drop its lending rates,…

Two estate agents fined $10,000 each for breaching code of conduct

The Real Estate Authority (REA) says the decision of the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal (READT) to…

Landlords cannot ask tenants about their vaccine status

Can landlords ask someone to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status if they want to become a…

Landlord complicit in putting tenant’s child in hospital

A Christchurch landlord has been ordered to pay $38,626.12 after a Tenancy Tribunal hearing found multiple…

Demand for law change on sale of alcohol

The DHBs who constitute the front line for much of the harm from alcohol have publicly…

Call to lower mortgage interest rates

Press release / the Social Credit Party: The move by banks to pre-empt a rise in…

One third of Kiwi school children face housing deprivation

As many as 29% of school students experienced at least one form of housing deprivation in…

Tax officials to target real estate agents

Inland Revenue is turning its hidden economy focus on to the real estate sector, including both…

Growing gap between least and most expensive homes

The new QV Quartile Index shows a growing gap between New Zealand’s most- and least-expensive houses…

Housing failure a ‘perfect storm’ says Salvation Army

In a post-election briefing provided to the Minister of Housing the Megan Woods The Salvation Army…