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Affordability Report Gives Hope To First-home Buyers

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 9:05 am | Century 21

“Despite interest rate rises, it’s arguably easier not harder for first-home buyers to crack into the housing market for now,” says Tim Kearins, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/e0fcff349c102cf40e1e.jpeg" ... More >>

Prices Softening But Opportunities Increase – C21NZ

Wednesday, 15 June 2022, 11:23 am | Century 21

“Unsurprisingly, the Real Estate Institute’s latest statistics confirm house prices are softening. However, it’s not all doom and gloom. Overall prices remain up on this time last year and a quieter market creates opportunities for more Kiwis ... More >>

Govt Needs To Better Promote Its First-home Buyer Support

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 9:37 am | Century 21

“The Government estimates recent changes to First Home Grants and First Home Loans will help thousands more first-home buyers every year. However, most Kiwis don’t even know these opportunities exist. There must be more promotion,” says Tim Kearins, ... More >>

Vendors Start To Adjust Their Sights – C21NZ

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 2:18 pm | Century 21

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2203/7fe6056db369f971326a.jpeg" width="720" height="377"> “With summer drawn to a close, more and more vendors are coming to the party, keen to do a mutually satisfactory ... More >>

Real Estate Stats Show Property Remains Resilient

Tuesday, 15 February 2022, 10:17 am | Century 21

“Despite the arrival of Omicron, lending restrictions, rising interest rates and a softening of prices predicted, these latest statistics prove our property market remains relatively resilient,” says Tim Kearins, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. ... More >>

Latest Stats Show Housing Market Holding Up Well

Monday, 13 December 2021, 9:49 am | Century 21

“Things are definitely gearing up for a relatively strong summer and perhaps an opportune time for many Kiwis to take action,” says Tim Kearins, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2112/c40fe83c1f8c987b56e4.jpeg" ... More >>

OCR Hike Won’t Put Renters Off Buying First-homes

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 2:26 pm | Century 21

“Another OCR rise won’t dent the enthusiasm. That’s because for the likes of first-home buyers paying a mortgage remains comparable, or even cheaper, than paying the record-high rents we’re seeing nationwide,” says Tim Kearins, Owner ... More >>

Century 21 Launches Nationwide Franchise Drive

Monday, 22 November 2021, 9:25 am | Century 21

Century 21 New Zealand has ambitions to open more franchised offices, carrying the well-known global brand, throughout the country. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/8d775f8ea5143b73484b.jpeg" width="720" height="720"> “There remain many untapped ... More >>

September Stats: Property Shows ‘real Resilience’

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 12:28 pm | Century 21

“Despite a big part of the country being in lockdown and interest rate rises imminent, September produced some great numbers for real estate in the regions,” says Tim Kearins, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/8d157cda4c9c0edddcac.jpeg" ... More >>

IRD Against Interest Deductibility Rules - Telling For Tenants

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 2:01 pm | Century 21

The Government’s interest deductibility rules for landlords have improved slightly since they were first announced in March. Nonetheless, from tomorrow, they will put unwanted pressure on residential rents already at record high levels,” says Tim ... More >>

Papakura Realtors Rocketing With Trademark Energy

Friday, 25 June 2021, 1:24 pm | Century 21

Century 21 Local Realty in Papakura is not even two years old, yet the South Auckland franchise has taken away many Australasian sales awards, including Century 21 New Zealand’s Top Office for 2020. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2106/cc1f84b6252b03b93f7f.jpeg" ... More >>

Hot Market Needs Budget 2021 To Be Bold For FHBs

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 10:17 am | Century 21

“Despite the Government and Reserve Bank’s cooling measures in place since March, April’s numbers show the housing market remains too hot for most young Kiwis. Eyes will now be on Budget Day to see what action will be taken for desperate first-home ... More >>

Low Rates For Longer Create Once In A Lifetime Opportunity – C21FNZ

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 2:34 pm | Century 21

The Reserve Bank’s confirmation today that it’s holding the Official Cash Rate at 0.25% is great news for household borrowers with plenty of avenues to secure a mortgage still in existence, says a leading financier. “While the OCR is expected ... More >>

Home Start Great, But FHBs Should Be Exempt From Bright-line Test

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 11:52 am | Century 21

“Updating the Home Start grant is long overdue, but it’s better late than never and will be well received by many desperate first-home buyers,” says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2103/23e8e0869eba51449a92.jpeg" ... More >>

Turangi Property With Direct River Access Goes On Market

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 9:45 am | Century 21

“Direct gate access to world-class trout fishing and the Tongariro River Trail makes this listing almost as rare as hen’s teeth, especially in this market when there’s not much for sale,” says local Century 21 franchise owner, Wai Johnson. ... More >>

Summer Set To Boom, More Houses Now Needed

Friday, 11 December 2020, 10:14 am | Century 21

“We’re finally starting to see new listings, but more Kiwis should take the opportunity to market their house this summer. As these latest REINZ numbers reinforce, the coming months will be strong,” says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. ... More >>

Fewer First-Home Buyers May Help Avoid Higher Deposits

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 4:47 pm | Century 21

“Incredibly, nearly nine out of 10 real estate agents see prices as rising in their area. No one would’ve predicted that just eight months ago,” says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand. Century 21 - Derryn Mayne “At the same ... More >>

Waikato Now A Key Place Of Interest For Aucklanders

Monday, 30 November 2020, 8:38 am | Century 21

Despite Waikato now New Zealand’s fifth most expensive region, it’s increasingly popular, particularly for Auckland families, according to one real estate leader. “Our offices in Waikato are seeing a lot of Aucklanders moving down. After the ... More >>

Quarterly Winners Named By Century 21

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 10:59 am | Century 21

Century 21 Queen Street Realty only opened a few months ago, yet the new franchise has scored three big victories in Century 21 New Zealand’s awards for the third quarter of 2020. Queen Street sales star, Winson He, won Top Salesperson for the ... More >>

Turangi ‘Hydro Houses’ Experience Huge Price Lift

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 5:10 pm | Century 21

One former ‘hydro house’ in Turangi has sold for $330,000 – a price increase of over 137% since it was last sold for $139,000 in early 2017, with local real estate agents crying out for more listings given unrelenting demand for houses. This Turangi ... More >>