WRE Insights

How does Hamilton fare in the latest OneRoof-Valocity Property Price numbers?

How does Hamilton fare in the latest OneRoof-Valocity Property Price numbers?

NZ prices rose 9.1% in the 12 months leading up to 25th March, and another 5% post 25th March. But how about Hamilton and the Waikato region?

Happy to Import your Car from Japan, but not an Investment Property? This article might change your mind

Happy to Import your Car from Japan, but not an Investment Property? This article might change your mind

There’s a reason the world’s most manufactured car of all time was, and still is, the Toyota Corolla, and not the hand-made Rolls Royce Silver Shadow.

But it’s not widely known that Toyota has also been making houses in Japan since 1973. It has made over 100,000 and last year created a joint venture with Panasonic Homes, which already makes 6,000 a year in two plants.

And now, these Panasonic Homes are available in the Waikato.

Keen on Data Driven Analysis and Decision Making?

Keen on Data Driven Analysis and Decision Making?

So are we!

We recommend taking a look at this handy 7-minute summary from the property gurus at Corelogic detailing what is driving the property market and what might be around the corner. 

OCR Going Negative is Not a Certainty

OCR Going Negative is Not a Certainty

It was widely considered that the OCR going negative in 2021 was close to a full gone conclusion but a string of positive data has got investors reassessing the odds of negative interest rates. Inflation figures due this week may help to clarify the picture.

$1bn Te Awa Lakes Development takes another step forward

$1bn Te Awa Lakes Development takes another step forward

Agreements have been made with Affco and Fonterra who were previously appealing to council over the planned development. With these two parties now placated the developer Perry Group will apply for resource consent with a view to breaking ground mid-2021.

Understanding the Home Loan Interest Rate Curve and how to choose the right Fixed Rate Tenor for You

Understanding the Home Loan Interest Rate Curve and how to choose the right Fixed Rate Tenor for You

ANZ and ASB’s economists announced yesterday that the prospect of negative interest rates is very real after March 2021. So far the RBNZ told us that the OCR would remain steady at 0.25% until March, but ANZ and ASB are now predicting an immediate OCR cut in April 2021.

What does that mean for property investors weighing up how long to fix their loan for?

Your Home Loan Application has never been more Scrutinised

Your Home Loan Application has never been more Scrutinised
Home loan rates continue to tumble, but its proving tricky for a lot of property investors to access this cheap money.

The Importance of Tradespeople for Property Investors

The Importance of Tradespeople for Property Investors

Maintenance requests are one of the key responsibilities for property managers, so reliable tradespeople are a must. We take a look at how we select our tradespeople and why we value them so highly.