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New home sector seeing strong growth in Australia

Monday, 14 April 2014
Residential building approvals remained close to record levels during February despite falling slightly, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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House prices up 6% in New Zealand to new record high, latest monthly index shows

Friday, 11 April 2014
Median house prices in New Zealand have reached a new high of $440,000 and sales have also increased, according to the latest index from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.
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Prices in Australian capital cities up 2.3% but growth unlikely to be sustained

Tuesday, 08 April 2014
Prices in capital cities in Australia increased by 2.3% in March with values up in every state month on month, the latest real estate index show
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Auckland prices up 7% last month, latest data shows

Friday, 04 April 2014
Residential property prices in Auckland, New Zealand, increased by 7% last month with average house prices reaching $725,708, according to the latest data from agents Barfoot & Thompson.
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Detached homes lead new property sales growth in Australia

Wednesday, 02 April 2014
Detached properties in Australia drove a strong result for new home sales in February, up 6.9%, according to the latest data from the Housing Industry Association.
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Australian policy on foreign investment in property under review

Monday, 31 March 2014
The law surrounding the purchase of property in Australia by foreign nationals is being reviewed amid concern that buyers, especially from China, are pricing locals out of the market in popular locations.
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Housing affordability falls in Australia

Thursday, 27 March 2014
Housing affordability in Australia declined slightly in the final quarter of 2013, driven by the impact of previous interest rate cuts tapering off, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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Property value growth in Australian capital cities slows, latest monthly index shows

Tuesday, 18 March 2014
Residential property value growth in capital cities in Australia didn’t really move last month with the market pausing for a breather, according to the latest RP Data Rismark home value index.
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New dwelling consents in New Zealand at highest level since 2007

Tuesday, 11 March 2014
New dwelling consents in New Zealand has continued to rise and is now at its highest level since September 2007, according to data from Statistics New Zealand.
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Approvals for new homes in Australia jump 6.8% to reach record level

Friday, 07 March 2014
Residential building approvals in Australia reached record levels in January 2014, up 6.8% in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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New home sales rise again in Australia following decline at end of last year

Tuesday, 04 March 2014
The first month of 2014 was a positive one for new homes sales in Australia with an increase of 0.5% following a small decline in December 2013, the latest data shows.
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Residential building in Australia fell back in December, latest data shows

Thursday, 27 February 2014
The recovery in residential construction activity in Australia took a backwards step in the December quarter of 2013, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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New index shows Sydney leading property prices rises in Australia

Friday, 21 February 2014
Residential property prices increased in every capital city in Australia in the December quarter of 2013, according to the latest figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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Sales and prices fall at the start of the year in New Zealand

Tuesday, 18 February 2014
The ongoing impact of restrictions on high loan to value lending in New Zealand appears to have dragged sales and prices down last month, according to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand.
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Sydney, Perth and Melbourne led house price growth in Australia last year

Friday, 14 February 2014
Australia’s national house price increase of 9.8% in the 12 months to December 2013 has been driven by house price growth in the key cities of Sydney, Perth and Melbourne, according to the latest analysis from Fitch Ratings.
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Strong start to the year for Auckland property market

Wednesday, 05 February 2014
The residential property market in Auckland, the largest metropolitan area in New Zealand, has seen a strong start to 2014 with the average house price for January reaching $647,207 and the median price reaching $580,000.
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House prices in Australia up 1.2% last month but growth varies from city to city

Monday, 03 February 2014
Housing market momentum in Australia is continuing into 2014 with the latest index showing a 1.2% rise in capital city property values in January.
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New building consents in New Zealand reach highest level since 2007

Friday, 31 January 2014
The annual number of new building consents in New Zealand increased by 26% in 2013 compared to the previous year, taking construction to its highest level since 2007.
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Brisbane and the Gold Coast see apartment sales growth

Wednesday, 29 January 2014
New apartment properties on Australia’s Gold Coast and in Brisbane are seeing sales rate improving and general real estate market sentiment is increasingly positive, according to the latest research from Colliers International.
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Home building in Australia reaches strongest level since 2004

Friday, 24 January 2014
Home building in Australia is recovering with the states of Western Australia, New South Wales and Queensland leading the revival, according to the latest quarterly data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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Home prices reach new record median high in New Zealand

Monday, 20 January 2014
The national median home price in New Zealand increased $2,000 last month compared to November to $427,000, a new record median high, the latest data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand shows.
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Lending for homes continues to rise in Australia

Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Lending for new homes in Australia was steady in November 2013 following a strong run over the past year, according to the latest housing finance data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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Residential building in Australia eases back but detached homes at highest for three years

Thursday, 09 January 2014
Residential building approvals in Australia eased back during November 2013 but the recovery in activity remains strong, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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Property prices in cities in Australia up almost 10% in 2013

Monday, 06 January 2014
Home values in Australian cities finished 2013 up 9.8% and increased 1.4% in the month of December, according to the latest RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index.
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Previous price record broken in New Zealand as values continue upwards

Thursday, 12 December 2013
Prices are rising in New Zealand with the latest index recording a rise of 4.3% taking the median high price for property to $425,000, some $17,475 above the previous record high.
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Earthquake rebuild in Canterbury boosts building activity in New Zealand

Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Residential building activity grew strongly in New Zealand in the September 2013 quarter, particularly in Canterbury, according to the latest data from Statistics New Zealand.
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New home building in Australia set for a steady recovery says HIA forecast

Monday, 09 December 2013
New home construction in Australia is set to hold steady in 2014 before slowly recovering in 2016/2017, according to the latest housing and renovations forecast from the Housing Industry Association.
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Residential property growth in Australian cities slowing, latest data suggests

Friday, 06 December 2013
Residential property values across Australia’s capital cities increased by 0.1% in November, much lower than the increases of 1.6% for September and 1.3% for October, according to data from the latest index to be published.
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Auckland property prices up 3.2% month on month, latest stats show

Wednesday, 04 December 2013
The average property sales prices in Auckland, New Zealand’s most populous city, increased by 3.2% in November compared with the previous month, the latest data shows.
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Residential building trends in Australia looking strong going into 2014

Monday, 02 December 2013
Residential building approvals in Australia only eased slightly in October after hitting their highest level in three and a half years in September, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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Australian residential building recovery stalled in the third quarter of 2013

Wednesday, 27 November 2013
The recovery in the residential building sector in Australia failed to advance in the third quarter of 2013, according to preliminary figures published by the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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