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House Prices Slide Into Summer, Capping Off Another Crazy Year For The Market

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 9:14 am | QV Valuations

The residential property market’s downward trajectory continues as the end of the year draws near, with home values falling further from January to November than they have in more than 15 years. The latest QV House Price Index shows homes decreased ... More >>

Re-introducing LVRs: "like Deja Vu All Over Again"

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 3:39 pm | QV Valuations

Re-introducing loan-to-value ratios (LVRs) to cool New Zealand’s overheated property market would be “like déjà vu all over again”, according to Quotable Value general manager David Nagel. He paraphrased legendary baseball catcher Yogi Berra ... More >>

July House Price Index illustrates market resilience

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 10:03 am | QV Valuations

According to the July 2020 QV House Price Index (HPI) results out today , property values recorded a marginal increase, up 0.2% over the month. This is somewhat of a turnaround from June, after the national index edged 0.2% lower. More >>

Property market heads into the unknown

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 2:14 pm | QV Valuations

The latest QV House Price Index data for April provides us with the rolling three month average strength of the residential property market. But what it doesn’t show us is the dramatic impact COVID-19 had had in the real estate industry since ... More >>

New year brings strong start to the property market

Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 8:12 am | QV Valuations

The latest QV House Price Index data for January shows the property market has picked up where it finished off last year with all the 16 major cities we monitor showing quarterly value growth. This is the second consecutive month this has occurred, which ... More >>

Late spring surge as we head into summer

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 9:14 am | QV Valuations

The continued shortage of quality real estate listings, coupled with record low mortgage interest rates have combined to add some zing to the property market over October. More >>

Spring signals a return of positive sentiment

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:04 am | QV Valuations

Steady as she goes is the ongoing theme in the New Zealand property market as we enter the first week of spring. We continue to see growth in our regional towns and cities where affordability is less of an issue. In the North Island, Gisborne, Palmerston ... More >>

Market remains quiet through winter months

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:07 am | QV Valuations

The New Zealand property market remains quiet through winter, with quarterly value growth remaining at 0.1%. Despite this subdued growth, many regional areas including the Western Bay of Plenty, Hutt Valley and Porirua continue to see values steadily ... More >>

Lifestyle regions continue strong growth

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 9:11 am | QV Valuations

New Zealand’s more affordable lifestyle regions continue to see strong value growth, in a market that is quietening heading into winter. More >>

Affordable regions continue strong growth

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 8:48 am | QV Valuations

Value growth continues to slow nationally although some of New Zealand’s more affordable regions continue to see strong growth. More >>

Affordability constraints put the brakes on value growth

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:08 am | QV Valuations

Affordability constraints have put the brakes on national value growth, particularly in high-value regions. More >>

More affordable regions continue strong growth

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:51 am | QV Valuations

Most of New Zealand’s more affordable, smaller provincial towns continue to see solid value growth, while Auckland is still seeing a slight drop in value levels. More >>

Hawkes Bay region stands out from the rest

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 10:03 am | QV Valuations

The Hawkes Bay region is seeing some of the strongest value growth in New Zealand, while many regions experience a slowdown in the rate of growth. More >>

Market activity set to bounce back

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 2:25 pm | QV Valuations

There have been no dramatic changes to values over the past month, which is a likely result of the holiday season which generally sees less market buoyancy. At the same time, our qualified property consultants generally anticipate market activity to ... More >>

Dunedin and Wellington continue to lead the way

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:48 am | QV Valuations

New Zealand’s ‘more affordable’ main centres, particularly Dunedin and the wider Wellington region, continue to show a strong rate of growth in a cooling market. More >>

Value growth remains modest

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 8:30 am | QV Valuations

Spring has injected energy into the market, with open homes busy across many parts of New Zealand. Despite this pick-up in activity, supply still remains low which is keeping values at or near their current levels. More >>

Spring sees significant lift in listings

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 9:12 am | QV Valuations

The onset of Spring has seen a significant rise in listings although quarterly value growth remains modest, with low supply and stable interest rates keeping values at their current levels. More >>

First home buyers and low supply remain key market forces

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 8:51 am | QV Valuations

The winter chill has undoubtedly put the brakes on value growth and market activity, but annual growth rates remain solid as key market drivers remain prevalent. More >>

More affordable properties attract first home buyers

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 9:53 am | QV Valuations

Lower value, more affordable properties are selling at a faster rate, due to continued demand from first home buyers. Our analysis shows that most property transactions are taking place at the low-to-medium price bracket, a section of the market where ... More >>

Winter chill moderates property values

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 9:30 am | QV Valuations

The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows nationwide residential property values for June increased 5.7% over the past year, while values dropped 0.3% over the past three months. The nationwide average value is now $675,680. When adjusted for inflation, ... More >>





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