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Steeper lending charges on the way?

The NZ Reserve bank is contemplating targeting landlords of investment properties in an effort to cool the NZ housing market. The bank is taking particular aim at the most risky borrowing, solely reliant on rental income for a landlord to repay loans. Reserve Bank announcement that it was seeking feedback on lending to residential property […]

Property magazine targets Chinese buyers – NZ Herald

“Property magazine targets Chinese buyers” is the name of the article by Anne Gibson Property editor of the NZ Herald on Auckland University graduate Pauline Gao, Ms Gao graduated from the University of Auckland with a bachelor in commerce, management and international business. Seems a new magazine will target immigrants and overseas investors, to read the full article on the […]

What’s really going on in Auckland’s CBD? – Chinese Investment

A new wave of Chinese investors hit town. If Winston knew what has been going on in downtown Auckland over the last 12 months or so who knows he may have won the election! Deals in the pipeline or in some cases already settled in Auckland City indicate that the Chinese appetite for property has […]

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Home ownership dream fading

In New Zealand national house prices have jumped by $30,000 in the last year. A new Auckland Council report maps the rise in Auckland house prices over the last 15 years and relative deterioration in affordability for first-home buyers. To read the full story by Lane Nichols in the NZ Herald click here. “The share […]

Top selling price tipped for home with rotting floors and lacking power and water.

The Auckland property market moves from strength to strength, recent falls in the NZ dollar may see overseas investors rechecking their investment plans or taking advantage of their improving buying power. Even houses in the worst condition but are close to Aucklands more desirable suburbs are getting a bid.  The late-1800s two-bedroom settler’s cottage at 2 […]

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New hot and cold spots for first homes

Interesting new article by Alanah Eriksen for the New Zealand Herald Monday Apr 21, 2014 Read the full article here The new hot and cold spots for first homes Reserve Bank’s tactics of limiting number of low-deposit loans is affecting first-home buyers, study shows, and is rapidly changing the landscape of the Auckland property market […]

Leaky building law: Council responsiblity for third party certifiers welcomed

Queen City Lawyer Marcus Beveridge has been quoted in the NBR on a recent court decision allowing apartment owners to sue their local body for actions of third party certifiers.You can read the full article by Victoria Young on the NBR website |Read article.  Queen City Law offer a full suite of services for body corporates and owners […]

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