Our new normal

January 2017 Our new normal  Just as I predicted in my blog in September Auckland has become a buyers’ market. I predicted this would last for three to six months. Well, it’s still a buyers’ market.  After a shortage of housing stock in recent years, there are now more houses for sale. But there areRead more

Apartment projects in freefall

October 2016 Apartment projects in freefall The NZ Herald reported on 11 October that ‘thirty-five Auckland multi-unit residential developments have been cancelled in the last year’. This means thousands of planned apartments are not being built. It’s bad news for a city that’s already over 40,000 dwellings short. It also doesn’t bode well for the recently signed-offRead more