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  • REINZ House Price Index Report

    Describing the REINZ HPI as ‘the gold standard’ in New Zealand house price analysis tools, Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive at REINZ says The REINZ HPI takes many aspects of market composition into account, and thus provides more accurate results. When applied to the September data, the HPI indicates that … Read more

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  • REINZ Property Market Reports

    The latest REINZ Property Market Reports REAL ESTATE MARKET SPRINGS INTO LIFE IN SEPTEMBER ‘Median house prices across New Zealand increased by 6.6% in September to a record high of $597,000, up from $560,000 in September 2018. These results are in line with the REINZ House Price … Read more

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  • REINZ Monthly Report August 2019

    Click on the covers to go to the REINZ Reports The Monthly Property Report has shown the number of residential properties sold across New Zealand in August decreased by -6.1% from the same time last year to 5,959 (down from 6,346), the lowest level of sales for 7 months. … Read more

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  • July 2019 REINZ Property Report

    REINZ Chief Executive Bindi Norwell reports “This is the first time in eight months that we’ve seen the number of properties sold around the country increase on an annual basis suggesting that we’re starting to see some early signs of growth. Some of this can be attributed to more … Read more

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  • Tony Alexander Weekly Update 8th August

    Our Economy Things have started heading in the less stellar growth direction in recent times. NZ business confidence sits at levels almost as bad as during the GFC. Consumer confidence measured by the ANZ Roy Morgan survey has fallen to 116.4 from 122.6 in June. The ten-year average … Read more

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  • Keith Jones Loan Market Update 7/8/19

    From the desk of our Keith Banks are now talking about the OCR dropping today to 1.00% and anticipated dropping to 0.75 by year end 2020 Retail lending rates could fall further, by YE 2020 – maybe fixed rates around 3.00% With that in mind, today, I would now … Read more

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  • House values up 2%, but listings down in big cities…

    Our national obsession with housing means that there doesn’t seem to be a dull moment these days in the property market. Here are three significant news snippets from this week: Data out from the Reserve Bank has backed up CoreLogic’s Buyer Classification data by confirming that investor lending remained … Read more

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  • Tony Alexander Weekly Update 1 August 2019

    Our Economy The United States economy has just recorded its longest period of economic growth since data started in 1854. Their unemployment rate is near a half century low, and growth in GDP was an annualised 2.1% during the June quarter. Our own economy has been growing quite well … Read more

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