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Latest news, articles and media releases

2019

06

Nov

Late spring surge as we head into summer.

The continued shortage of quality real estate listings, coupled with record low mortgage interest rates have combined to add some zing to the property market over October. Spring normally brings with it a surge in house listings, but listings are generally down throughout New Zealand.  With lower interest rates enabling new buyers to enter the market, competition for limited stock has contributed to the October results. The average value nationally has increased 2.8% year on year and is now $69...

01

Nov

Announcing new professional synergies. QV and Darroch amalgamate.

We are pleased to announce that this November, property management and valuation specialist business Darroch will be amalgamated into its parent company QV. The Darroch brand will remain and for customers, it will be business as usual with our current Darroch team. The merger offers great opportunities and advantages for Darroch and its customers. QV is New Zealand’s trusted property intelligence company, using industry leading data tools and platforms. It has wide reach across New Zealand and ...

01

Oct

Media Release: Affordability hampering spring resurgence

Media Release 2 October 2019 The first month of spring hasn’t brought about the lift in activity or property prices that prospective vendors would have been hoping for.  September normally brings about a surge in market activity as vendors, having weathered the winter months, decide to list their properties for sale while buyers enjoy a wider range of housing stock to choose from.   Commentators were divided over what this spring activity could bring to the market, with an increase in supply po...

18

Sep

Media release: Rate of decline easing as spring signals a return of positive sentiment.

Tuesday 3 September 2019   Steady as she goes is the ongoing theme in the New Zealand property market as we enter the first week of spring. We continue to see growth in our regional towns and cities where affordability is less of an issue. In the North Island, Gisborne, Palmerston North and Porirua City have performed well over the last three months and continue to show double digit growth year on year. In the South Island, Dunedin and Invercargill values are up 2.0% and 3.0% respectively in th...

07

Aug

Media release: Market remains quiet through winter months

Wednesday 7 August    The New Zealand property market remains quiet through winter, with quarterly value growth remaining at 0.1%. Despite this subdued growth, many regional areas including the Western Bay of Plenty, Hutt Valley and Porirua continue to see values steadily rise, supported by a strong regional economy. Over the past year, average national property values steadily increased, up 2.2%.   Meanwhile, residential property value growth across the Auckland Region decreased by 2.6% year o...

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