NEWS ARTICLE CONTRIBUTIONS I take a public engagement approach and have been interviewed over 50 times by the media on property-related issues. Recent media outputs
Research by the Massey University Real Estate Analysis Unit showed rents increased nationally by 4.8 percent in a year. Rental affordability declined in six of
The cheapest and most expensive regions to rent in the country at the moment have been revealed in a new report. Figures released by Massey
Rental affordability is declining around the country, with even cheaper regions becoming less affordable, new Massey University research reveals. There was a quarterly deterioration of
Nationally, rent increased by 4.8 per cent between March 2020-March 2021. Professor Graham Squires. Dr Arshad Javed. Massey University’s latest Rental Report shows a decline
The dream of homeownership is fading for many New Zealanders and a new report has revealed eight in 10 feel it is now impossible to
Rising food prices is pushing up costs. Rising housing, petrol, food and clothing costs have pushed up the cost of living for an average family
It is hard to imagine a time when the real estate sector has had it so good. With the huge price increases we’ve seen, agents’
Real estate agents’ income has soared on the back of a hot housing market. Real Estate Institute data shows there was $90.09 billion of residential
House prices nationally are now 12.4 times the average wage due to a drop in home affordability in recent months, new Massey University analysis reveals.
The report shows median house prices across the country increased by 5.1 per cent in aggregate. The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows an
The affordability of Manawatū/Whanganui homes is plummeting, as falling wages and soaring prices make it harder than ever to get on the property ladder. Massey
There is a warning flood-hit homeowners face financial costs long after the water has receded. Insurers are becoming increasingly sensitive to flood risk, which means
Home at last: how COVID took homelessness off the streets During the pandemic, many homeless people were housed in hotels – it was supposed to
The infrastructure levy introduced last year is a start but New Zealand is behind its contemporaries. Massey University economics professor Graham Squires More weight needs
Innovative finance for PPPs in real estate development will be critical to developing quality infrastructure and homes for New Zealanders, Professor Graham Squires says. Professor
Private rental property owners do not have a moral obligation to provide houses to anyone, including vulnerable tenants, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation says.
Private housing infrastructure funding charges might be the best way to speed up development and boost housing supply, a property academic says. House prices increased
As the Government tightens rules for property investors, it’s talking up a less common type of rental development. What are ‘build-to-rent’ schemes, and how could
Article in National Business Review (NBR) exploring the foreign house buyer ban, Overseas Investment Act All regions showed a drop in affordability over the year.
Article in TVNZ Television New Zealand on Housing Affordability Home affordability has plummeted in many regions across the country over the past year, according to
Article on New Zealand Herald on Housing Affordability and Tenure It’s further bad news for renters with prices across New Zealand climbing steadily in the
Article in Stuff exploring Build to Rent with colleague David White Property specialists at Massey University caution that mass rental housing like apartment blocks need to