Category Archives: House prices

Auckland auctions slow, rest of NZ begins to rise

Mana Property this past weekend attended the NZPIF conference in Auckland to hear the latest on the property investing market around the country. The general theme of the conference was that the market gains in Auckland have slowed following the … Continue reading

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Student becomes property investor

University of Auckland under-graduate Brandon Lipman has just become a property investor and hopes to add a second house to his portfolio within 12 months a report in the ODT has shown. Continue reading

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Our first interview by #PropertyVentures.co.nz

We have been interviewed this week by #MarkHoneybone from #PropertyVentures.co.nz on how we got started investing. The Property Ventures team have a series of podcast interviews with industry experts and experienced investors to give you insight and inspiration. Follow the link here to listen and subscribe. Continue reading

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Mixed sales data released, update from the ODT via #ManaPropertyManagementLtd

Otago and Queenstown featured strongly in the monthly Real Estate Institute of New Zealand data yesterday, comment in the ODT explained.

The province’s overall sales were up 25% on a month earlier, while the tourism centre’s prices rose 12% for the month – or 25% compared with a year ago.

Nationally, sales numbers were down 12% on a year ago, and sales volumes have now fallen for 11 consecutive months, while the national median price gained $20,000 to $420,000 compared with a year ago. For more read here Continue reading

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Some signs things are improving for #gigatowndunedin?

Migration increases as detailed in this recent article are a good sign of the market potentially moving in the right direction. Hopefully those in a position to make a difference with regards to attracting business in to the city, will … Continue reading

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Interesting article on housing affordability which ever side of the fence you sit on!

Interesting article on housing affordability which ever side of the fence you sit on!
The facts and figures taken from government and those strongly involved in the field in this article from NZPCR make you think? Continue reading

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Local news says rents are rising

Reports from local media outlets are showing that rents are rising in Dunedin. We at #Manapropertymanagement were asked our opinion as well regarding the rental market in #Gigatowndun, read more here

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NZPIF rejects the Financial Services Council’s claim

NZPIF rejects the Financial Services Council’s claim
The Financial Services Council, a group representing Insurers and Fund Managers, is recommending government spend even more of tax payer funds to increase their members incomes.
The latest media release from the NZPIF to read more follow this link Continue reading

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Reserve bank introduces LVR restrictions

As expected the reserve bank has confirmed that it is introducing the LVR limit restrictions it has been talking about to try and restrict the growth in house price inflation. It is introducing these measures to try and influence house … Continue reading

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New district plan may assist housing quality

As we have mentioned before clever use of the upcoming district plan second generation could be a far more effective method of improving housing stock in the city than a rental home WOF. This report shows that the next stage … Continue reading

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