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Can you trust the CV / RV?. Here’s what you need to know

The relevance of CVs (Capital Values) also known as RVs (Rateable Valuations) have been questioned recently. It’s not the first time and I’m sure it won’t be the last, but the one thing I think we have to come back to is that CVs are a great anchor point for market value and, either consciously or […]

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Confidence shows in housing market as New Zealanders get active

A deluge of new listings in Auckland, Southland, Wellington & Northland, as well as a national all-time high average asking price since records began in 2007 and all-time highs in six regions. New Zealanders are right back into the housing market, with new property listings significantly up on realestate.co.nz, the country’s largest site for residential […]

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Spring bounce in property listings evident, but how strong?

The traditional spring bounce for new property listings has begun, and it’s no surprise that those parts of NZ with already high stock levels (e.g. Auckland) are experiencing softer property value growth. Affordability pressures for buyers is just one factor indicating that the rise in listings over spring and into summer won’t be any bigger […]

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Are you financially ready to sell?

When it comes to selling your home, it’s important to understand your financial position. Knowing the value of your home will enable you to gauge what you can afford, and what you can borrow. Join Jane in ‘Home Straight’, our free video series for Kiwi home owners. Having recently sold her own home, Jane will take […]

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A Short Look Back At Past Property Cycles

18 June 2018 Some of the main centres have seen small falls in property values over the past few months, but there’s no reason to think that these drops will become more significant or sustained. Since February, five of the six main centres have seen property values fall in at least two individual months. In […]

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