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Oct 09 2020

‘Astounding’ recovery in Auckland house sales since Covid hit, REINZ says

More houses sold in Auckland during the first seven months than in the same period last year, despite the coronavirus lockdown and its effects on the economy. The residential property market was recovering more quickly than had been expected when the country was under level 4 lockdown in March and April. Auckland had already made up lost ground, and…

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Sep 08 2020

These are volatile times and dramatic times due to the advent of Covid-19 and mortgage interest rates are not exempt from

This – here is a recent Market Commentary on home loan rates, this one from ASB. https://www.asb.co.nz/content/dam/asb/documents/reports/home-loan-rate-report/home-loan-rate-report-August-2020.pdf In Summary, the Reserve Bank lowered the OCR in Sept/Oct 2019 by a surprising 0.5% at the time and this, plus further lowering of the OCR signalled since by the RB to likely negative wholesale interest rates within…

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Jul 31 2020

City Fringe is where best value new builds are

Analysis of New Zealand’s housing stock by OneRoof and its data partner Valocity has identified the regions and suburbs with the biggest share of homes built since 2010. House buyers looking to snap up a new-build townhouse or apartment in New Zealand are likely to have better success on the fringes of Christchurch and Auckland…

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Jul 17 2020

Marketing is Everything

It is clear from reading overseas news that NZ is doing far better than most countries in the world still struggling with the Covid-19 virus. Our country, being an island surrounded by sea has acted as a moat for us and as we are able to control our borders, unlike many other countries in the…

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Jul 03 2020

Property Market Overview

The property market appears to be performing better than expected with “doom and gloom” merchants vocal during Covid Lockdown becoming very quiet lately. However, it is very early days since Level 1 commenced and certainly lots of Covid volatility overseas shows the first battle may be won here in NZ but the war still rages.…

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Jun 29 2020

Act now to avoid Covid wealth gap

“Act now to avoid Covid wealth gap” was the headline that grabbed my attention this week. The following article Janine Starks, a financial commentator is both intelligent and controversial but the truth rings out to me – many Kiwi investors are risk adverse to the point of being overly cautious but Karen clearly feels (and…

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Jun 24 2020

New Blood and Water Shortage

Time make it inevitable that in every profession, young men replace the old, new blood replace the aged, and fresh takes over the mature. On 10th June, Real Estate Authority (REA) welcomes a new Chief Executive. Belinda Moffat was appointed to be the permanent Chief Executive who replaced Kevin Lampen-Smith who left REA in May.…

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Jun 12 2020

NZ Recovery! As a country, we have beaten CVB-19 – now what?

Today I want to highlight Tony Alexander – Anyone else enjoy the breath of fresh air Tony Alexander has been offering when he shares his economic predictions for NZ? (Tony Alexander) Tony is a well-respected NZ economist and, if you haven’t already, I recommend checking out his latest economic update.  Tony’s view is there is…

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Jun 05 2020

Market Update plus a twist on swimming pools!

Action! Like in the movies, there is plenty of action in the NZ property market! Firstly in mortgage interest rates – ANZ has dropped its one-year fixed home loan rate to 2.79 per cent. It follows other major banks dropping below 3 per cent for the first time as the mortgage competition continues to bring…

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May 29 2020

WEEKLY BLOG – “the times, they are a’changing” – Bob Dylan

Change is a word many people inwardly shudder a bit with as most of us are hardwired to be a little resistant to change. Humans generally like consistency and predictability, not big surprises! But the world and life in general, seems to be changing more and more nowadays, and technology and the CV-19 Virus have created…

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May 23 2020

​Bank Mortgage Wars Continue!

In a week, the news for borrowers has got a whole lot better with falling mortgage interest rates coming in from every quarter! Over the course of the past week, ANZ has offered a one-year fixed-term rate of 2.79 per cent and Westpac and TSB announced on Thursday that they would match it. Westpac offered…

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May 08 2020

What’s new in real estate?

Technology adoption and usage has had a massive increase in the CV19 lockdown and is likely to be continued and become more common in usage – why drive through rush hour traffic when you can Zoom or WeChat video to meet online? LVR Rules being abolished is another HUGE change as this removes the Reserve…

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May 01 2020

Experience and Wisdom

In the past week, we have prepared our business for Level 3 transition and are now open for business, subject to the social distancing rules as they apply to real estate. We have prepared a comprehensive Covid-19 Health and Safety Plan as required by Worksafe NZ for all our business personnel and who we will…

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Apr 25 2020

Inner Mongolian Songs


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Apr 17 2020

From US to New Zealand jobs are vaporizing as we speak

Department of Labor of United States had published a graphic demonstration of the growth of weekly jobless claims after the outbreak of the epidemic of Covid-19 that stroked the country began a monthly ago. The graph has indeed shocked everyone. The impact is not comparable to any other recession in the history. It has surpassed…

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Apr 14 2020

What may happen in real estate in NZ post CV-19 Lockdown?

The opinions are in from a survey to 240 real estate agents & mortgage brokers conducted by Tony Alexander.   Tony Alexander   Most vendors and buyers are taking a wait and see attitude though a few purely electronic sales continue to be made. Buyers are anticipating lower prices, but many are now out of the…

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Mar 25 2020

Together We Will Go Through This!

Due to Covid-19, we Mars team fully respect and support the government /Healthcare organisation decisions to keep our Aotearoa safe. Mars office is closed as of today 25th March 2020 temporarily till further notice. We apologies for any inconvenience caused. All our realestate sales team and property management professionals are with you all to go…

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Mar 20 2020

Is this the last run of Warren Buffett Coca-Cola?

What would a world without humans look like? As countries go under lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID–19, photos on social media suggest it might be a lot cleaner, for a start. As one observer put it, “Nature just hit the reset button.” https://nypost.com/2020/03/19/dolphins-appear-in-italian-waterways-as-coronavirus-keeps-tourists-away/ https://thehill.com/changing-america/sustainability/environment/488286-italys-coronavirus-lockdown-shows-what-nature https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/17/wellington-penguin-exploring-empty-aquarium-joy-chicago-aquarium “The water now looks clearer because there is less…

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Mar 13 2020

Covid-19 maybe deadly to mankind, but it had proved it fatality towards capital

  The main UK index dropped more than 10% in its worst day since 1987. In the US, the Dow and S&P 500 were also hit by their steepest daily falls since 1987. The deepening coronavirus crisis sent stocks into another alarming slide on Wall Street on Thursday, triggering a brief, automatic shutdown in trading…

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Feb 21 2020

Westpac revises house price rise forecast and anticipates 10% growth. What do REINZ and TradeMe say

  Dominick Stephens, Westpac chief economist, today also revised his national house price forecast from up 7 per cent this year to up 10 per cent. Dominick Stephens: The market has proved slightly stronger than we anticipated. We now expect the current upturn to culminate at a rate of 10 per cent annual house price…

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Feb 14 2020

No matter what the world is doing DO NOT forget today!

      Property Market Update 2020   To assess the current state of the market, it is always good to look at a bit of background first. The headline below shows the end of 2018 and early 2019 was not very positive for real estate, especially in Auckland with prices flat to falling and…

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Feb 07 2020

February Update!

Our Listings over the North Shore combined we have 303 Listings – Don’t miss out calls us today! LATEST LISTINGS Click on the links below! https://www.trademe.co.nz/property/residential/sections-for-sale/auction-2517824606.htm?rsqid=2747bde5443c4d0e9687eacbd7fce89c-003 https://marsrealty.co.nz/property/89-st-marys-road-st-marys-bay-4/ https://marsrealty.co.nz/property/2-92-churchill-road-murrays-bay/ Featured News… The Coronavirus has been huge news worldwide recently. In some unfortunate ways it has polarised opinion and highlighted medical, political and race issues between different…

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Feb 04 2020

New Zealanders to be evacuated from Wuhan to Whangaparaoa


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Jan 31 2020

A Whole New Decade!

2020 is here! A whole New Decade! And the property market has shaken off its Winter 2019 doldrums and activity and prices have bottomed out in late 2019 and sales are rising. As are listings and closure rates at major auction houses in Auckland, especially. The low mortgage interest rates (the lowest in over 70…

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Jan 30 2020

Open Homes This Weekend 1st and 2nd of February!

MARS Realty精品房源开放时间一览-1月30日更新  

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Jan 24 2020

World Update & Happy New Year

      LATEST LISTINGS.. 9 & 11 Jamish Drive, Warkworth https://marsrealty.co.nz/property/9-11-jamish-drive-warkworth/   43 Kawerau Avenue, Devonport https://marsrealty.co.nz/property/43-kawerau-avenue-devonport/           Latest World News! Current status There are no cases of 2019-nCoV in New Zealand to date. The risk of an outbreak in New Zealand is low, but the Ministry of Health is…

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Jan 23 2020

The Point Latest Update


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Jan 17 2020

Mars Realty – Ready for 2020!

Mars Realty are back on track for 2020. Mars the best energy and the most powerful planet in the Universe.       Our Latest Listings 30 WaIhou Crescent, Albany 5 Bed, 3 Bath, 2 Car 30 Waihou Crescent, Albany 66A Wayside Road, Te Kauwhata 4 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Car 66A Wayside Road, Te…

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Jan 10 2020

Welcome to 2020!

HAPPY NEW YEAR     2020 TIME TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING!   See our new listings! 13 Waka Street, Albany 26 Ketu Court, Albany The Banking Industry Starting from mid-2020, the banks which dominate the sector will have to increase their total capital to 18 per cent, from a minimum of 10.5 per cent…

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Dec 20 2019

Merry Christmas From Mars

  MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM MARS     Where ever you go and what ever your plans drive safely and enjoy the festive season!     The Victor     4 & 6 Bute Road, Browns Bay 64 Okura River Road, Okura Bute Road, Browns Bay     See you all in 2020!      …

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Dec 13 2019

December Property Update

MONTHLY PROPERTY REPORT 13th DECEMBER 2019. https://www.reinz.co.nz/Media/Default/Statistic%20Documents/2019/Residential/November/REINZ%20Monthly%20Property%20Report%20-%20November%202019.pdf Median house prices across New Zealand increased by 8.6% in November to a new record high of $630,000, up from $580,000 in November 2018, and 10 regions saw record median prices according to the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), source of the…

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Dec 06 2019

Port Fight! Whangarei, Auckland, but why Warkworth?

https://marsrealty.co.nz/property/9-11-schnapper-rock-road-greenhithe/Happening in and around Auckland..     Auckland Port move: Import costs would rise by up to $600m says new study The latest volley over a proposal to move Auckland’s port to Northland says the cost of imports could rise by more than $600 million a year. The Ports of Auckland-commissioned report said the city’s economy would also…

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Nov 29 2019

Last November Update……

  https://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/news/2019/11/housing-affordability-report/ The Auckland Economic Quarterly, released today, shows that the Auckland housing market has benefited from regulatory and structural changes including the Auckland Unitary Plan and its zoning rule changes, a surge in industry capacity in New Zealand, and ongoing economic strength in Auckland with income growth and low unemployment. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the…

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Nov 22 2019

Mid November Updates You Should Read

RBNZ’s Bascand says economy ‘somewhere near’ a turning point https://www.nzherald.co.nz/economy/news/article.cfm?c_id=34&objectid=12285281 The sluggish New Zealand economy is “somewhere near” a turning point, Reserve Bank deputy governor Geoff Bascand said. Bascand, in an interview with international business news service Bloomberg, said the central bank could cut interest rates as soon as February if the economy does not…

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Nov 15 2019

Be in the know..

Be in the know….       https://mthobsonproperties.co.nz/kiwibuild-reset/ The government has finally acknowledged that the shortage in suitable housing won’t be solved overnight, however they should have come to this conclusion sooner. The target of 100,000 houses over 10 years has led to houses being built in places where there was little first-home buyer demand.…

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Nov 08 2019

TEAM Mars Realty! News Update!

mjl,Govt gives Japanese-owned forestry company Pan Pac free pass to buy New Zealand land https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/116842839/govt-gives-japaneseowned-forestry-company-free-pass-to-buy-new-zealand-land Green Rush: Land Information Minister and Green MP Eugenie Sage has given a foreign-owned forestry company a free pass to buy thousands of hectares of New Zealand land without applying to the Overseas Investment Office (OIO). Japanese-owned Pan Pac Forest…

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Nov 07 2019

Open Homes This Weekend 9th and 10th of November!

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Nov 01 2019

Real Estate Shake Up!

Real estate shake up!     Last week the Minister of Police and President of the Police Association made on the record comments to the media alleging that “Police are arresting lawyers, accountants, real estate agents….” and that “behind the scenes is the lawyers, accountants and real estate agents that are laundering [gangs] money”. Real…

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Oct 25 2019

Major land sales and mortgagee sales had shaken NZ Real Estate market

Two major sales that had recently taken place in New Zealand had shaken the Real Estate market. Leading development company Todd Property Group surprisingly sold a number of its major land sections and projects to NZPropCo Ltd (NZPL). Also, part of Weiti Bay development in Auckland up for mortgagee sale was something unexpected to some…

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Oct 11 2019

Changes are on the way Embrace it!

The Friday blog of Matty Ma.           Phil Goff vs John Tamihere debate – the final showdown https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business-video/news/video.cfm?c_id=1503079&gal_cid=1503079&gallery_id=212576         MARS Realty精品房源开放时间一览-10月10日更新 https://www.reinz.co.nz/Media/Default/Statistic%20Documents/2019/Residential/August/REINZ%20Monthly%20Property%20Report%20-%20August%202019.pdf https://www.reinz.co.nz/Media/Default/Statistic%20Documents/2019/Residential/August/REINZ%20Monthly%20HPI%20Report%20-%20August%202019.pdf Sold properties for Aug/Sep dropping away Sold : 260 on the North Shore Sales are dropping away…   Brand new homes on the market but…

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Oct 04 2019

Blossoms have you smelt?

Auckland house prices fluctuating wildly, but spring could bring bounce back.. Auckland’s property market is shaping as a puzzle for buyers and sellers ahead of an expected pick up in spring sales. Take West Auckland where new data showed Waimauku rose to be the city’s best-performing suburb in the past year, while just next door…

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Sep 27 2019

TEAM Mars Realty! One Year Anniversary!

          Thank you too every one who came and celebrated with us! To all that could not be there this time we are already looking forward to you being apart of TEAM Mars Realty’s success in the year ahead!                        …

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Sep 13 2019

Matty Ma – Property commenter & top senior sales consultant for 22 years

For Chinese people, the festival is of special ethical significance, and family reunion on this occasion lying deep in their consciousness has been a sentiment and mindset for hundreds of years. The festival dates back over 1,000 years, when ancient Chinese people counted the days by the phases of the moon. They found out that…

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Sep 06 2019

Matty Ma – Property commenter & top senior sales consultant for 22 years

New Kiwi build what it has/going to bring to our housing market ?       Government halves deposit requirement for loans and deposits as part of KiwiBuild reset   The Welcome Home Loan and HomeStart grant will now only require a five per cent deposit under KiwiBuild reset changes. The Government-backed supports – available…

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Sep 02 2019

Matty Ma – Property commenter & top senior sales consultant for 22 years

Auckland city is speedy in “value dropping , business dropping & jobs dropping “…!    https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2019/08/29/780086/auckland-wants-more-money-from-rest-of-nz?amp=1 From February the signs were there!   https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/auckland-property-market-falling-we-speak-acting-like-sydney-lite-economist?gclid=Cj0KCQjw2K3rBRDiARIsAOFSW_6B6QXNqGPhKNBMVFvYaE5OOYPz4wH48rfDzmYIM00xWBIbjVlOtxYaAjfKEALw_wcB https://www.reinz.co.nz/residential-property-data-gallery   Time to get leadership changed for a “shake /up!” Back on track .    Question is…. Who are they? Real Estate market where is it heading?  Challenges will reflect…

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Aug 19 2019

Matty Ma – Property commenter & top senior sales consultant for 22 years

While the Banks are doing their most to protect and slow down the risks coming in , towards small businesses particularly in NZ, When real estate commercial agents/ business brokers are trying their best to deal with the increasing stocks flooding into the market, With the fact of Alibaba’ on line trading ” massive “Success”…

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Aug 09 2019

Matty Ma – Property commenter & top senior sales consultant for 22 years

The Reserve Bank’s “stunning” cut to the official cash rate means it’s a very good time to invest in New Zealand, according to Finance Minister Grant Robertson. This morning, the Reserve Bank cut the official cash rate (OCR) by 50 basis points to 1 per cent – a historic low. This is just the fourth…

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Aug 02 2019

Matty Ma – Property commenter & top senior sales consultant for 22 years

“Ex Block” https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12253670 Not a clean history. A miserable story, sad for developers. All the key areas are lower level projects being caught up by the market. Strong signs of turbulence in the market for developments. Not in City way yet. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/economy/news/article.cfm?c_id=34&objectid=12254447   Sad to see banks are unable to tempt or protect the drivers…

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Jul 26 2019

The Next Millwater Development-Extension

  “Urban sprawl” is a term that has entered the vocabulary and has come to be used as an epithet. That seems slightly odd as we are choosing to live in towns and cities in a world-leading way. There is no ‘escape to the country’ going on in New Zealand, more like an ‘escape from…

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Jul 05 2019

West Auckland Trap

When future urban zones set earlier in the West, the market was quick to react, causing massive land sales. All of which were before future plan confirmations.   Lots of land holders have moved on with good sales price. Traded themselves from assets rich position to cash holder’s new generation of wealth. Though many over…

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Jun 21 2019

Albany The Shore CBD Future 50 Years No Repeat

Shore City Future CBD vibe Coming 50 years no repeat!!!! Who will lead the design – building planning for global master pieces from here on soon? Where the global city living is going to move to when NZ is eyed on so much?. With today’s consumers looking to have a range of amenities on their…

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May 31 2019

North Shore is leading the game!

  New Zealand’s services sector activity slipped further in April, touching the lowest level in more than six years and adding to concerns about an economic slowdown. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/economy/news/article.cfm?c_id=34&objectid=12232603 Confidence in the economy remains at historically low levels along with Australia – something which tends to be blamed on either Government policy or the political leanings…

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May 21 2019

What the federal election result means for the property market in Australia.

A shorter, shallower property price downturn could be on the cards on the back of the Coalition’s victory at the polls, experts say. It’s pretty clear to us that the bottom [of the market] is just around the corner,” Commonwealth Bank senior economist Gareth Aird said. “We had a 15 per cent [peak-to-trough price forecast] and we’re…

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May 17 2019

Pink Mars appears this morning in Albany, Auckland

The pink Mars wonders appeared this morning in the Albany area of ​​Auckland. Not only that, but a large number of people wearing pink T-shirts, including Jacinda Ardern PM, have appeared throughout New Zealand. Yes, today is New Zealand’s “Country Anti-Bullying Day”! Also known as “Pink Shirt Day”, it is a publicity day confirmed by…

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Apr 29 2019

Auckland countryside lifestyle properties market goes into hibernation

After the fluctuation of shifting rate and housing prices, this market needs a push, as sales of luxurious countryside homes just gone into extreme quietness. Most properties have been listed in the market for too long while experiencing few or none response, with very limited number of appointments for viewing. As proofed by the fact…

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Apr 03 2019

Importance & Initiatives Between Countries

Upgrades to the FTA agreement between New Zealand and China have recently been discussed during the short visit by the prime minister to China, among other discussions regarding the belt and road initiative proposed to integrate the eccomerce trade between the pacific and international countries promoting integrated connection in not only infrastructure developments but financial…

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Mar 14 2019

Capital Gains Report Receives Attention

Large media attention regarding a proposed capital gains tax has drawn large public option and debate regarding the advantages and disadvantages, with the tax working group delivering final report on the 21st February 2019. The aim to increase ” improve housing affordability, lead to a higher rate of home ownership, help remove the heavy skew we have…

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Mar 08 2019

Know what to expect by an increase in mortgage rates

In 2017, the Reserve Bank calculated that if rates ballooned to nine per cent, seven per cent of borrowers and a significant 19 per cent of recent borrowers would suffer severe stress, more so in Auckland. The Bank’s stress test, part of its regular financial stability report, looked at borrowers’ ability to service interest rate…

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Mar 06 2019

Healthy Homes – Insulation Update For Landlords & Tenants

Insulation Statements are now compulsory with all new tenancy agreements. Insulation will be compulsory in all rental homes from 1 July 2019. From 1 July 2019, ceiling and underfloor insulation will be compulsory in all rental homes where it is reasonably practicable to install. It must comply with the regulations and be safely installed. A…

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Mar 06 2019

Auction Sales Below or Above Rating Valuations

Selling prices were fairly evenly clustered around rating valuations at the residential property auctions monitored by interest.co.nz in the week from 18-24 February. Of the 355 residential property auctions around the country monitored by interest.co.nz during the week, sales were achieved on 131 (including those that were sold prior to the auction and those that were sold…

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Feb 12 2019

Building Consent Growth

Building consent data shows an increase year on year. A total of 32,996  new dwellings were issued building consents, up 6.1% on 2017 as reported by statistics nz. Last recorded low of building consent was 2011 for 13,662 which has seen a year on year growth over the following 7 years. Government departments including Kiwi…

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Feb 01 2019

In The Area – Spotlight on Wainui

More infrastructure will be invited into the area to support plan change North Auckland will get a $91m infrastructure package to support the building of 9000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland City. The money will come from a partnership between Auckland Council, Crown Infrastructure Partners and Fulton Hogan Land Development, which will fund $91 million…

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Jan 23 2019

What latest house price figures mean for buyers and sellers

REINZ figures released today showed the year ended on a slow note, with the lowest number of residential properties sold for the month of December for seven years. The data showed a 13 per cent annual fall in national house sale numbers, from 6,117 in December 2017 to 5,330 last month. Auckland was particularly hard-hit…

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Jan 23 2019

New Interest In Mortgage Rates

Mortgage brokers say a new sub-4 per cent mortgage rate launched by a major bank could be the start of another mortgage war. From today Westpac is offering a one-year fixed term rate of 3.99 per cent – down 16 basis points on its standard rate of 4.15 per cent. The offer is only available…

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Dec 18 2018

REINZ Monthly Property Report – November 2018

AUCKLAND REINZ REGIONAL COMMENTARY Compared to November 2017 • Median Price down 1.5% • Sales Count up 3.9% • Days to Sell increased 2 days Compared to October 2018 • Median Price up 0.3% • Seasonally adjusted median price down 1.3% • Sales Count up 1.0% • Seasonally adjusted sales count down 8.5% • Days…

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Nov 28 2018

LVR Restrictions To Boost Housing Market

The reserve bank has decided to relax the high LVR (Loan to value ratio) restrictions from the 1st January 2019 Up to 20% (increased from 15%) of new mortgage loans to owner occupiers can have deposits of less than 20%. Up to 5% of new mortgage loans to property investors can have deposits of less than 30% (lowered from…

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Nov 14 2018

Albany developments – Auckland Transport

Three key roading projects are planned in the area, along with improvements to Gills Road footpath and footbridge.   Design and build a new link road between Gills Road and Oteha Valley Road. Build a new footbridge and connecting footpaths to the existing Gills Road bridge (near 20 Gills Road). Build a new 2-lane road…

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Nov 14 2018

Major infrastructure partnership for north Auckland

Published by Auckland Council 14 November 2018   Minister of Housing and Urban Development Phil Twyford and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff have announced a partnership that will fund $91 million of roading and wastewater infrastructure to support the building of 9000 homes at Wainui, north of Auckland. “The Milldale project is an example of the…

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Nov 09 2018

Mars Realty In The Market NOV18

Small property projects and medium density housing (MDH) are on the market now, together with Kiwi Build. Building material has a wider range for the different choices for projects and MDH.   Surely, an increase in policy restrictions are contributing to driving property prices price down? Including the investors banking restrictions of funding supply. Most…

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Nov 09 2018

Auckland Region Favours Buyers

  The Auckland region favours buyers for the first time since 2011. New listings are up 14.6% across New Zealand and the national average asking price falls by 2.1%, driven by major centres. Real-time statistics from realestate.co.nz show that our biggest region, Auckland, is looking fresh and healthy for buyers, with a large injection of…

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Oct 30 2018

Overseas Investment Update

Attention in the news has a spotlight on foreign investments in Residential Land – Prompted by the rising house prices and rental availability in Auckland and the wider areas in New Zealand. In June 18 Stats NZ released statistics regarding foreign investments – “In the March 2018 quarter, just over 3 percent of home transfers…

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Oct 26 2018

First Home Buyers Are Still In The Market

Source: Corelogic : Kevin Davidson, 12 Sep 2018   Recent statistics from Core Logic shows an increase in First Home Buyers for residential property purchases from 23% in July, despite the drop in housing affordability in recent years. Investors with multiple income properties with mortgage – sits at 24% in August after government regulations. Link to…

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Oct 19 2018

The New Style Of Living

Convenience, locality and affordability – The popular trends of recent home buying.  As families move to secure the lock up and leave lifestyle – no fuss, safe and no maintenance hassles and a small community Albany recently has brought the attention of recent development projects including the Library Lane apartments and the Gills road attached…

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Oct 19 2018

Property Trends – September 18

Source – REINZ – Real Estate Institute of New Zealand – Released 11th October 2018   Residential Property Report for September 2018   Low listing volume in July, decreases September Sales, lowest sales level since January this year.  

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Jun 02 2017

Matty Ma leads the world

Real estate phenomenon Matty Ma is the number one Harcourts real estate agent in the world. She took out the number one spot at the Harcourts International Awards, held in Australia earlier this week, surpassing over 6,400 other sales consultants world-wide.

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May 05 2017

Matty Ma, Harcourts #1 in the Northern Region

Another hugely successful year has seen Matty Ma named as Harcourts’ top real estate sales consultant in Auckland and Northland.

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May 11 2016

Matty Ma shines again at the Northern End of Year Awards

Focus, hard work and a commitment to her clients has seen Matty Ma named as the top real estate sales consultant in Auckland and Northland once again.

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May 23 2014

Harcourts crown Matty Ma top sales consultant

Matty Ma and her team receive the top sales consultant award from Harcourts International general manager Mike Green.

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May 14 2014

Celebrating the best in real estate – Matty Ma

An unrelenting work ethic and dedication to excellence has seen Matty Ma crowned the top real estate sale consultant in Auckland and Northland once again.

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