Northland house prices rise 20% over year as Aucklanders move north

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/northern-advocate/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503439&objectid=11886685 Prices are continuing to rise in all parts of Northland, despite Auckland's property market slowing down. Photo/File Northern Advocate The average house value in Northland is still rising - by far more than the national average. In the Kaipara district, values rose by 24.3 per cent in the 12 months to June. The average … Continue reading Northland house prices rise 20% over year as Aucklanders move north

Help for healthy homes

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/rotorua-daily-post/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503427&objectid=11888424 Sustainability Options is offering free home health checks for Rotorua residents. Rotorua Daily Post A new advisory service aimed at helping Rotorua residents create healthier drier homes that will be cheaper to heat is now available. The free service will be provided by Sustainability Options and has backing from the Rotorua Lakes Council and … Continue reading Help for healthy homes

Gain beats pain in Napier, Hastings property sales

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503451&objectid=11891773 Rising house values are causing more gain than pain according to a CoreLogic report for Hawke's Bay. Photo/File By: Patrick O'Sullivan Patrick O'Sullivan is Hawke's Bay Today business editor    Residential property owners in Napier and Hastings are collectively banking more than $1 billion profit annually from property sales, according to a CoreLogic report. … Continue reading Gain beats pain in Napier, Hastings property sales

Six Tauranga suburbs priced below half a million dollars

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=8&objectid=11890139 First-home buyers have limited options when looking to buy a home :Photo/file By: Jordan Bond NZME reporter, regionals Only six of Tauranga's 46 suburbs have a median house price of less than half a million dollars, according to new figures. Homes.co.nz's analysis has found Gate Pa, Greerton, Hairini, Judea, Parkvale and Poike have a … Continue reading Six Tauranga suburbs priced below half a million dollars

Off-plan apartment investors try to bail from looming deadline

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=8&objectid=11891628 Nine units are being advertised in the Sugartree apartment complex. Photo/Jason Oxenham By: Anne Gibson Property editor, NZ Herald Nine apartments worth about $6 million in Auckland's giant Sugartree apartment project are being quietly promoted for sale, as buyers who put down 10 per cent deposits try to sell before settlement next month. Martin … Continue reading Off-plan apartment investors try to bail from looming deadline

Steve Hart: Stay calm and carry on

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/property/news/article.cfm?c_id=8&objectid=11890698 Looking at the country as a whole, average prices for real estate rose 0.8 per cent in the June quarter according to Quotable Value. Photo / File Real estate prices in Auckland have been stagnant since the start of the year says ASB economist Kim Mundy. She writes this week that prices in the … Continue reading Steve Hart: Stay calm and carry on