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Whether buying, selling, doing some renovations or just interested in the property market QV provides you with the latest information and insights.

 

Our articles and media releases detail what is really happening in your area with the property market. They include industry expert commentary on the latest stats and trends, what is happening with rating values for regions being re-valued this year as well as some practical advice for making the most out of your property.

 

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Latest news, articles and media releases

2017

02

Oct

Media release: Spring sees significant lift in listings

Media Release   3 October 2018   The onset of Spring has seen a significant rise in listings although quarterly value growth remains modest, with low supply and stable interest rates keeping values at their current levels.   Despite slow quarterly growth, annual growth rates remain strong particularly in areas where first home buyer activity is relatively high such as Porirua, Upper Hutt and Dunedin City as well as many other smaller regional towns.   The latest QV House Price Index shows natio...

05

Sep

Media release: First home buyers and low supply remain key market forces

Media Release  6 September 2018 The winter chill has undoubtedly put the brakes on value growth and market activity, but annual growth rates remain solid as key market drivers remain prevalent. First home buyers continue to benefit from less competition and are driving modest value growth particularly in low-to-mid value areas. Constrained housing supply coupled with a stable interest rate environment is another key market driver supporting a seemingly steady market. The latest QV House Price I...

01

Aug

Media release: More affordable properties attract first home buyers

Media release  1 August 2018 Lower value, more affordable properties are selling at a faster rate, due to continued demand from first home buyers. Our analysis shows that most property transactions are taking place at the low-to-medium price bracket, a section of the market where value growth remains comparatively strong despite relatively static average house values across the country.     The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows nationwide residential property values for July increased 5...

04

Jul

Media Release: Winter chill moderates property values

Media Release    4 July 2018   The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows nationwide residential property values for June increased 5.7% over the past year, while values dropped 0.3% over the past three months. The nationwide average value is now $675,680. When adjusted for inflation, the nationwide annual increase drops slightly to 4.6%.   Meanwhile, residential property value growth across the Auckland Region increased by 0.8% year on year although they dropped by 0.2% over the past quarte...

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Jun

QV Media Release: Values hold firm despite drop in sales

Media Release  7 June 2018 The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows nationwide residential property values for May increased 6.9% over the past year, while values rose 0.8% over the past three months. The nationwide average value is now $677,996. When adjusted for inflation, the nationwide annual increase drops slightly to 5.8%.    Meanwhile, residential property value growth across the Auckland Region increased slightly by 1.0% year on year and by 0.1% over the past quarter. The average v...

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