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  • December 2019 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Howick, Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Mellons Bay, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Somerville, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Pakuranga Heights, Botany Downs, Golflands, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki, East Tamaki Heights, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands … Read more

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  • 2019 finishes on a high

    Article supplied by REINZ. New Zealand rounded off the decade with the highest number of residential properties sold for the month of December in three years and price rises in 15 of 16 regions, according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), source of … Read more

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  • New Year, New Build?

    Article by Bruce Patten – Loan Market Considering building in 2020? Getting the right loan is crucial. Don’t get caught with the wrong lender for your next building project. If your New Year’s resolution is to build a new house, It is important to ensure you find the right lender … Read more

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  • Housing Market Turning

    Article by Miriam Bell for www.landlords.co.nz The bank’s latest Home Truths report is out and it states there’s now no doubt the housing market has turned, with price inflation already at 5.6% and a lift in sales. According to the most recent REINZ House Price Index (HPI), over the four months … Read more

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  • November 2019 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Howick, Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Pakuranga Heights, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki Heights, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. The full report is … Read more

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  • Confidence continues to grow

    Article supplied by REINZ: The Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) released its November monthly property report on 13th December. Bindi Norwell, CEO of REINZ commented “The Auckland market has seen prices increase for three months in a row, suggesting that we’re now entering a new normal for the country’s … Read more

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  • Is it true that a daily coffee fix could be blocking your loan approval?

    Article By Bruce Patten – Loan Market. The game has changed: Six items banks are keeping a closer eye on when assessing your loan application. Despite record low interest rates, and the recent loosening of some borrowing regulations, it’s actually becoming harder to secure a loan. Why? Because major lenders … Read more

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  • The Impact of the Foreign Buyer Restrictions 1 year on

    Article By Bruce Patten – Loan Market. It’s been over a year now since the government introduced stringent new restrictions on foreigners’ ability to purchase residential property in New Zealand. There was a heated debate on the likely impact of the regulations and whether they were based in economic … Read more

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  • REINZ not surprised Reserve Bank kept LVRs on hold

    Article supplied by REINZ, 27th November 2019 Bindi Norwell, Chief Executive of REINZ says “Today’s announcement from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to keep LVRs at their current level was not surprising. All the data we’ve analysed over the past 12 months has shown that house prices have risen … Read more

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  • October 2019 sales in the Eastern Beaches area

    The figures below include all sales by all agencies for the suburbs of Bucklands Beach, Eastern Beach, Half Moon Bay, Howick, Cockle Bay, Shelly Park, Highland Park, Farm Cove, Sunnyhills, Pakuranga, Edgewater, Botany Downs, Northpark, Dannemora, East Tamaki Heights, Flat Bush, Whitford, Beachlands and Maraetai. The full report is available … Read more

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