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  • RBNZ Looks at Property Investor Crackdown

    Source: mortgagelink.co.nz  Speaking at the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee today, Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler told Labour Party finance spokesperson Grant Robertson about the possible introduction of measures to tighten access to credit for investors. The Reserve Bank's current measures are limited to Auckland property investors, who cannot borrow more than 70 percent of the value of a property. Changes could see this limit lowered, together with the introduction of a...

    Fri 10th Jun 2016

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  • Courthouse put on market

    Source: odt.co.nz  The historic former courthouse in Balclutha has been put on the market. Property consultant Margot Berney said the building had been on the market for almost four weeks. The courthouse, on the corner of Paisley and Renfrew Sts, was added to Heritage New Zealand's list of historic places at the start of the year. The courthouse was described as "aesthetically, architecturally and historically significant''. Mrs Berney said this was due to it being designed by...

    Fri 10th Jun 2016

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  • Housing scheme finding success

    Source: odt.co.nz  A promotions group is ecstatic three buyers have already snapped up land for development, less than a month after its affordable land and house package was launched in Kaitangata. The project, spearheaded by Kaitangata Promotions, was aimed at enticing young working couples to the town by offering an affordable housing package starting from $230,000. Kaitangata Promotions chairman Evan Dick confirmed three sections had been sold through the scheme and building was...

    Fri 10th Jun 2016

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  • Westpac and ANZ stop lending to foreign property buyers

    Source: stuff.co.nz Westpac and ANZ have stopped issuing home loans to foreign buyers in a move that could help first home buyers. A Westpac spokeswoman said the bank would no longer lend to non-resident borrowers with overseas income. "The tightening of policy reduces risk and will contribute to further strengthening our home lending portfolio with customers who we have a deep and long term banking relationship with," she said. Borrowers on temporary resident visas would only be accepted...

    Thu 9th Jun 2016

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  • What do Chinese property buyers want?

    Source: radionz.co.nz Most Chinese people looking to buy property in New Zealand have links to the country, the head of a popular Chinese listing website says. Hougarden.com has 36,000 New Zealand residential listings translated into Chinese, as well as farms and commercial property. Between 5000 and 6000 visitors visit the site each day. Half are viewing the website from New Zealand and half from China. Its chief executive, Sam Yin, told Nine to Noon 444 off-shore people...

    Wed 8th Jun 2016

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  • Sections available for development

    Source: odt.co.nz  The Clutha District Council has discovered 12 residential sections ready for development in a series of subdivisions at Tapanui. At a West Otago Community Board meeting on Wednesday, Clutha District Council chief executive Steve Hill said most of the work preparing the land for sale was essentially done as the section were allocated years ago. "It was a surprise to find it hadn't been finished,'' Mr Hill said. The plan would result in 12 residential lots to be sold...

    Sat 4th Jun 2016

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  • Monte Queeno is go

    Source: scene.co.nz  A massive expansion of Queenstown's town centre has the green light. The Environment Court has given its approval to council plans to rezone huge swathes of land near Skyline's gondola, allowing buildings up to seven storeys high. That includes the controversial Lakeview site earmarked for a $70 million convention centre. In a face-slap for council plans, the court's decision for plan change 50 (PC50) confirms housing and visitor accommodation should be...

    Fri 3rd Jun 2016

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