New Zealanders could see hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of residential developments above shopping centres in the next 10-20 years, according to property, design and research company RCG.
The Government must take action on property speculators who are damaging the housing market and shutting families and young people out of the home ownership dream, Labour Leader Andrew Little says.
The fact so few landlords have taken up the generous taxpayer subsidy for retrofitting shows it is time to legislate minimum standards, says Labour’s Associate Housing spokesperson Poto Williams.
A new record of 2,267 dwellings sold by auction in March, 604 more than for March 2014 Auctions in March 2015 representing more than 25% of total sales for the first time, with almost 50% of Auckland’s sales by auction
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released the latest edition of the New Zealand Housing and Construction Quarterly today.
The number of new dwellings consented was 0.6 percent lower in February 2015 than in February 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today.
Queenstown’s continuing residential and commercial urban sprawl looks set to engulf another victim - with a substantial landholding on the edge of the town centre targeted for redevelopment.
In the latest auction results from New Zealand’s largest real estate group, one in five Auckland properties have sold under the hammer for over one million dollars.
The group representing community housing providers says the government focus needs to shift from asset sales to investment in families and healthy communities.
Students from the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland are helping bridge the generation gap with their design for affordable, residential housing for the elderly.
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