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July Housing Report

Median house price and sales volumes slip in Hamilton housing market  Lodge Real Estate’s managing director, Jeremy O’Rourke, said today that Hamilton’s housing market is atypical for this time of year.  July’s figures were released this week by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) and show Hamilton’s median house price slipped from $354,000 [...]

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Free wifi at 9 Hamilton branches

Ever been expecting an email or wanting to check Facebook outside your local Lodge Real Estate branch? We have some good news for you – we’ve rolled out free WiFi across our 9 branch network. So if you’re visiting Lodge to sign a commercial sale, start the search for your next rental home, purchase a [...]

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NZ’s Growth Prospects Force Reserve Bank To Lift Rates

The Reserve Bank today increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 3.5 percent. New Zealand’s economy is expected to grow at an annual pace of 3.7 percent over 2014. Global financial conditions remain very accommodative and are reflected in low interest rates, narrow risk spreads, and low financial market volatility. Economic [...]

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