Tag Archives: Auckland

Why is the price such a secret?

This was the profound question asked by a visiting, overseas, real estate expert who was looking at property for sale advertising in Auckland recently. Everywhere she goes she checks out the local market but she could not understand why we … Continue reading

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What is going to happen in the market this year?

Happy New Year. I am sure you have begun the year with excellent intentions as I have (and as I do every year) and are hoping that this time you turn your goals into reality while kicking those bad habits … Continue reading

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The silence is deafening

Regardless of the current easing of the Auckland market it is very clear that there are no indications of a sudden drop in house prices. There are also no indications of a sudden increase in the amount of money being … Continue reading

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Should you be preparing new strategies?

The Auckland property market has definitely changed. Activity has slowed down as have price increases. Investors are unable to buy as easily and first home buyers have hit the wall of unaffordability. The factors which were driving the market have … Continue reading

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What is the answer to Auckland’s property crisis?

It was a very scary moment. I was reading the Herald on line and suddenly I was confronted by yet another “expert” talking about the Auckland property market. What made it really scary was that it was Mike Hosking (not … Continue reading

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What is happening in the Auckland market?

The change in bank lending to investors buying in Auckland is having a strong impact already on the Auckland property market. Cheaper properties which were selling quickly are now taking much longer to sell in many cases. This is reflected … Continue reading

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Is now the right time to buy an Auckland property?

My clients regularly ask me this question and you may well be asking it too. So here’s a post I wrote last year that is just as relevant today and hopefully it may help you to find your answer. Buying … Continue reading

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