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Opportunity Knocks

The latest release of data from Statistics New Zealand should keep residential property investors happy. Immigration is soaring, accelerating to a net-inflow of 4000 people during March. Hamilton typically experiences the effect of an immigration boom six to nine months after it is first reported: New migrants often settle in Auckland before moving to the [...]

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Hamilton median house price rises, sales are strong and stocks are up

  Lodge Real Estate’s managing director, Jeremy O’Rourke, said as predicted Hamilton’s housing market continues to shows signs of strength and sustainable recovery. “It’s all good news for the Hamilton housing market at the moment.  The median house price is up, sales are up and stocks are on the rise. “In August, Hamilton’s median house [...]

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Reserve Bank exempts lending for new construction

  “The Reserve Bank has recently consulted with the building industry and banks on the impact of LVR restrictions on residential construction activity,” Mr Spencer said. “While high LVR construction lending is only around 1 percent of total residential lending, it finances around 12 percent of residential building activity. “This exemption means that low deposit [...]

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