Residential Investment Property Market Updates

Why build investment property over buying existing

Building your first investment property might be your ticket to benefiting from a thriving property market. Find out why and how.

A city on the up: Christchurch as an investment location

After a challenging few years, an incredible rebuild effort has brightened Christchurch’s future. Is the southern city now a hotspot for property investment?

Investor update: What’s going on in the regions?

After the turbulent year that was 2016, what can we expect from residential property markets around the North Island of New Zealand? Let’s have a look. 

Why Auckland property investors should consider going north

Thanks to sky-high prices, Auckland’s a tough market for many investors to crack. Here we have a look at why Northland is emerging as a viable alternative.

3 reasons why NOW is the right time to invest in property

House prices have dropped in both Auckland and Hamilton. We have a look at three reasons why, despite this, now is the best time to invest in property.

Would an Auckland house price downturn hurt investors?

Some experts are predicting a house price downturn in Auckland. We look a little closer at what exactly this means for those wanting to invest. 

Reserve Bank drops OCR to 1.75

The official cash rate has been cut to a record low. Could this affect your aspirations of property investment? And is now still a good time to buy?

Majority of New Zealanders still expecting house price increases

Buyer confidence is high in New Zealand’s property investor hubs. What does this mean for you and how can you take advantage of strong market conditions? 

How might the Auckland Unitary plan affect your investment?

The Auckland Unitary Plan will have widespread affects on Auckland’s property market. What might it mean for investors and will the changes be positive?

What does the LVR limit delay mean for you?

The new LVR limits have been delayed by the Reserve Bank to October. What does it mean for you and your property investment strategy?