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Housing Market

Auckland property prices - Some initial thoughts for 2013

2013 looks like it is shaping up to be another big year for Auckland property. Prices look...

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Auckland Central housing and the million dollar mindset

There is a state of disbelief that house prices in a number of emerging Auckland city subu...

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Risk with houses built before 1945

We’ve had a couple of interesting client problems this week that we’ve solved for them but...

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Credit crisis | How the housing life cycle is broken

In one of my recent posts I discussed how the Boomer population was the driving force behi...

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Finance lending | Asset rich but cash poor

This ‘Ask an Expert’ column ran in the NZ Herald last week. It was in response to a questi...

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Two simple ways to take 10 years off your mortgage

When you first eyeball your mortgage it can seem scary. You’re borrowing a hell of a lot o...

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Implications of the new Real Estate Agents Act

The new Real Estate Agents Act came into force in late 2009. It has been introduced to lif...

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Is 2010 a good time to buy property?

If buying a property is one of your goals in 2010 then an obvious first step is to get a m...

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