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Top Performing Suburbs Of 2020

Friday, 15 January 2021, 5:45 pm | Property and Build

CoreLogic’s Best of the Best Report shows 2020 in review and reveals what 2021 might herald for the property market. New Zealand is in the middle of an unexpected, unpredicted property boom – so who received the biggest Christmas present in the ... More >>

Is The Kiwi Bach Still Affordable?

Friday, 15 January 2021, 5:39 pm | Property and Build

Latest Census data from Stats NZ suggests 10% (191,646) of New Zealand dwellings are unoccupied – a figure which includes bach ownership. The regions around the country with the greatest proportion of unoccupied dwellings are those with large ... More >>

Queenstown Property Market Bounces Back

Friday, 4 December 2020, 5:02 pm | Property and Build

Queenstown’s property market was one of the worst hit by Covid-19, but has proved remarkably resilient, with confidence growing again and big infrastructure spending in the pipeline, a Colliers International report finds The fundamental driver of ... More >>

Lifting Productivity In Construction

Friday, 4 December 2020, 4:52 pm | Property and Build

New Zealand’s building and construction industry can lift its poor productivity by establishing a digital database on building products, a BRANZ funded report from GS1 New Zealand finds This opportunity is explored in “Digital Product Data for ... More >>

Hotel Market Makes Surprising Recovery

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 8:33 pm | Property and Build

New Zealand’s hotel market has shown a surprisingly strong rebound since the domestic travel restrictions lifted in June, with demand being driven by tourism, business and mandatory isolation, Colliers reports Colliers International’s latest New Zealand ... More >>

Should Mortgage Holidays Be Extended?

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 8:19 pm | Property and Build

New Zealand real estate is facing a triple whammy in September which will be detrimental to house prices and industry activity unless the Government steps in, argues Century 21 New Zealand Owner Derryn Mayne The real estate leader says with the general election ... More >>

How Scrapping LVRs Will Change The Market

Friday, 1 May 2020, 7:55 am | Property and Build

News that the Reserve Bank is proposing to remove its mortgage loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions will mean young Kiwis can buy their first homes sooner with lower deposit requirements now inevitable, says Century 21 New Zealand Owner Derryn Mayne. ... More >>

FAQ For Landlords During Uncertain Times

Friday, 1 May 2020, 7:52 am | Property and Build

As COVID-19 will be with us for many months ahead, the Insurance Council of New Zealand answers some commonly asked questions. What are my insurance related responsibilities as a landlord in a COVID-19 environment? A landlord policy is similar to a home policy ... More >>

Kiwis Still House Hunting During Lockdown

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 4:33 pm | Property and Build

Despite a nationwide property report showing new listings in March down 16.5% on the same time last year, it’s great that serious buyers have remained active online during the lockdown, says Derryn Mayne, Owner of Century 21 New Zealand While the ... More >>