Family Benefit paid home deposit
A few weeks ago I wrote about the rate of home ownership in New Zealand — particularly noting that that rate has been remarkably consistent, with around 65 per cent of kiwis owning their own home, for nearly 100 years. I also noted... More
The Omaha Flats mansion with horse arena, cricket pitch, netball field and garden maze
An Omaha mansion boasting its own horse arena, garden maze, cricket pitch, netball court and waterfront access for kite surfing and sailing could be as close to Disneyland as you'll find near Auckland.Owners Chris and Jody Richardson... More
The Auckland suburbs where houses are selling above CV
Most Auckland houses are still selling above their CVs, research from and its data partner Valocity identified 71 suburbs in the city where on average residential dwellings sold above their 2017... More
Large Hastings newly-zoned industry property
A 2.39-hectare Hastings newly-zoned industrial property with development potential and holding income - owned by respected Hawke's Bay orchardists Kevin and Karen Bayley's company Rimu Hastings – has been placed on the market.The... More
Another seaside motor camp for sale
The summer of 2019 may have seen the last pitching of tents and cooking of steaks on the barbecue by holidaymakers at a popular and long-established Auckland harbourside camp ground on the shore of Manukau Harbour.The Sandspit Motor... More
Red Baron's flight leaves vacant site
High-profile land and buildings which previously housed one of Auckland's foremost motorcycle sales and repair dealerships have been placed on the market.For 25-years, the property at 299 Great North Road in Grey Lynn was home to... More
Opening up views topside
When Ross Blair got a call from a real estate agent to have a look at a cliff-top property, it wasn't the aging cottage and thick bamboo visible from the top of its driveway which delighted him. "I could see looking out over the... More
Homing in on hill site
Colin and Valerie Langford had lived in Mairangi Bay for 38 years, ever since they were married. They'd updated their home over the years but "it was getting a bit long in the tooth," says Colin.So when a neighbour knocked on the... More
The privilege of privacy
Paul Rosenberg says privacy is the main appeal of his Matakana bush property. The privacy, not being looked at by neighbours, and not having to maintain the bush. "The valuer said what I have here is becoming more valuable and... More
Fran O'Sullivan: PM's leadership missing on CGT issue
COMMENT: Jacinda Ardern is at the peak of international celebrity yet she can't — or perhaps more accurately won't — even try to sell a capital gains tax.That's the paradox that now confronts New Zealand.It might be overstating... More
Property for auction leased by Japanese restaurant
A substantial Albany restaurant property occupied by Japanese culinary business Daikoku will go under the hammer in mid-May at Bayleys' next Total Property portfolio auction in Auckland.The restaurant occupies a 225sq m unit in... More
Recent Deals for Saturday April 20
Blockhouse Bay retail A secure retail investment property at 568-570 Blockhouse Bay Rd sold for $2,575,000, at a yield of 4.07 per cent. The 1111sq m site has two single level buildings, housing The Block cafe and Bay Auto repairs... More
Drone service Kiwi franchise on offer
Link Business is selling the Kiwi master franchise for what has been described as Australia's largest drone services company.National Drones was founded in Australia in August 2015, going on to become a leader in flight education... More
Redwoods site for sale near Kerikeri
Land and buildings sustaining a thriving commercial hub on the Twin Coast Discovery Route near Kerikeri, are for sale.NAI Harcourts commercial specialists James Vincent and Alan O'Brien are selling the 2.19ha Redwoods Commercial... More
Silverfin sets $1 billion growth goal
New Zealand property syndicator Silverfin is rapidly emerged as a key player in the market, notching up $280m of property under management in a little over 2-1/2 years.Working with partner agency Colliers International, the Auckland-based... More
Green buildings and upgrades reshaping office scene
World-leading green design and sustainable refurbishment of older buildings are shaping Auckland city's office environment this year, says Colliers International's Auckland leasing director, Matt Lamb.Quoted in the latest ColliersLEASE... More
Luxury yard on 'Car Alley' in Hastings
BMW's luxury vehicle site along the Hastings' Car Alley on Karamu Rd North, and a smaller separate leased building next door, are for sale as one parcel.The joint listing gives potential buyers flexibility with multiple options... More
Trio of greenfield residential development sites
A trio of "greenfield" residential development sites are for sale on Auckland's metropolitan and urban fringes.The three sites around Auckland have come on to the market simultaneously — with a combined capacity to accommodate about... More
Is the holiday over? Traditional cabin and tent campground could go to make way for housing
A seaside campground that has hosted thousands of holidaymakers over the years is on the market - with the hub of family campsite memories likely to make way for housing.The Sandspit Motor Camp in Waiuku on the Manukau Harbour is... More
Accountant says ring-fencing rules will serve younger investors up as dinner to the rich
Scrapping rental property tax breaks could send vulnerable "mum and dad" investors broke, rather than hurt rich property speculators, says a leading accountant.The claim comes as investors are warned to be ready for the new ring-fencing... More