Regional Profile: Dunedin

July 11, 2019

One of the emerging stars in NZ’s property market is Dunedin – which is being recognised as a region of growing potential.  Dunedin’s population grew 2.7% in the year to March 2019,  well ahead of the national average.  Employment opportunities are on the rise in Dunedin, particularly with large service industries. Enrolments at the University…

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Regional Profile: Is Hawke’s Bay The Next Key Growth Area?

June 5, 2019

Recent articles on the property market have begun to turn their attention to Hawke’s Bay as a region of growing potential – and has even referred to it as ‘the new Tauranga’. It’s backed up by the stats:  Hawke’s Bay is experiencing higher-than-anticipated population growth.   “The region is experiencing some of the strongest house…

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Central Otago’s Bright Future For Investment

September 3, 2018

With a high-performing tourism sector and solid year-on-year growth, Central Otago may well be the golden egg for astute investors. Most of us are familiar with the gold rush history of Central Otago. Heroic stories of boom and bust and wayward fortune hunters are part of the region’s charm. These days, Otago has out-grown its…

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FINANCIAL REVIEW Auckland house prices are up 20pc, or unchanged if you are Chinese

August 24, 2015

Auckland home prices are up more than 20 per cent in the past year. If you’re a buyer from China or the US, they’re not. The slump in New Zealand’s currency has made properties in the country’s largest city a bargain for foreigners, creating a headache for central bank Governor Graeme Wheeler, who has been…

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