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House sales surge 6% in February, price gains modest

House sales surge 6% in February, price gains modest

The housing market maintained its strong upward trend in February, helped by improving household incomes, low mortgage rates, and constrained supply.

Property listings surge, record prices - report

Property listings surge, record prices - report

The New Zealand property market is finally responding to the ongoing demand for homes, with a surge of new listings arriving on the market in February, along with a new record high for asking prices, says Realestate.co.nz.

Rural property sales in Jan continue improving trend

Rural property sales in Jan continue improving trend

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ ("REINZ") shows there were 135 more farm sales (+61.6%) for the three months ended January 2012 than for the three months ended January 2011.

City homes listings at four-year low

The number of homes for sale in New Zealand's three largest cities has fallen to its lowest level in four years, according to data released today by Realestate.co.nz.

Housing rental demand stays strong

Housing rental demand stays strong

There is good news for landlords across much of the country with rental demand from tenants up 13% on a year ago, according to the latest analysis of Trade Me Property's house rental listings in the three months from October to December.

Property prices rise 2.4% during 2011

Property prices rise 2.4% during 2011

The QV price indices for December show that New Zealand residential property values continued to gradually increase, rising 2.4% over the past twelve months. Nationwide values are now 3.5% below the previous market peak of late 2007.

New Zealand property values in 2011

Grand Design host talks healthy homes

Grand Design host talks healthy homes

The Mental Health Foundation is pleased to be hosting an event with Grand Design's Kevin McCloud in Christchurch today.

Auckland property valuations out next week

Auckland property valuations out next week

Auckland property owners can expect to receive a new Auckland Council property valuation notice in the mail from next Thursday (27 October 2011).

Rural sales rising steadily

Rural sales rising steadily

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ ("REINZ") shows there were 93 more sales (+56.7%) for the three months ended September 2011 than for the three months ended September 2010.

National property values continue to rise

National property values continue to rise

National property values have continued to gradually rise according to the QV residential property index for September.