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With Real House Price Changes for all the main regional cities and REINZ data for August.



I've lately jumped ship to Harcourts Mt Albert, but I'm very much still operating within the central & western suburbs that you know and love.

2022 March 25

10% house price drop: Who’ll dodge the bullet, who'll take the hit?

Banks are forecasting house price falls of up to 10 per cent in the year ahead, but not all homeowners will be affected equally.

2021 february 18


If 2021 was the year of the property market – with house prices rising at their fastest annual rate on record, according to Corelogic – 2022 may present some moderation.

2021 December 17


May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill, And may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy.


New homes are getting smaller, but the cost of building is getting bigger

Average residential building costs rose 4.3% over the 12 months to the end of September, although costs for some types of dwelling increased by up to 8.0%

2021 NOVEMBER 20


Some news about the Auckland house market, some advice from Tony Alexander and our current properties.

2021 September 18

Auckland Housing Price market better than the rest of country during the lockdown

According to the latest sales data from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand, 5753 residential properties were sold in August this year, compared to 7828 in August last year....

2021 August 13

Tony’s View on Kiwi dollar will rise

When central banks tighten monetary policy to slow growth in their economies and eventually contain rising inflation, there are a number of ways rising interest rates work...

2021 July 30

Overall sales rate of two thirds at latest residential Auctions

In the week of July 3-9, monitored the auction of 270 residential properties and sales were achieved on 177 of them, giving an overall sales rate of 66%..…

2021 July 16

More new homes being built in Auckland has more than doubled in the last five years.

The number of new homes being completed in Auckland continued its steady rise in May, with Auckland Council issuing 1296 Code Compliance Certificates (CCCs) for new dwellings.…

2021 July 02

Tony’s Alexander view about housing markets

Helping Kiwis make better decisions for their businesses, investments, home purchases, and people by writing about the economy in an easy-to-understand manner...

2021 June 18

New Zealand housing market had its best May sales volumes in three years with Auckland having its strongest May sales in five years

The housing market continued its recent strong run in May with sales volumes running at their highest level for the month of May in three years, and the national median selling price remaining near its record high…

2021 June 04

Where house prices didn’t go bananas post-Covid, One Roof

The latest OneRoof housing figures show growth in every region around the country but while some markets experienced a post-Covid buying frenzy that pushed prices to record highs others don’t seem as hot…

2021 May 14

TONY’S VIEW - Spending Plans Survey

Spending intentions in our monthly Spending Plans Survey have improved. A net 25% of the 1,242 respondents report that they plan spending more over the next 3-6 months, up from 21% in April... 

2021 April 30

Tony Alexander view about NZ Housing Market

There are quite a few things changing in New Zealand on a long-term trend basis that you need to be aware of when making your investment decisions. Here are a few of them gathered into one place...

2021 April 09

Tony Alexander Mortgage Advisers Survey

Each month since June last year we have surveyed a number of mortgage advisors throughout New Zealand asking them what they are seeing.

2021 March 26

Tony Views regarding new government policy

Helping Kiwis make better decisions for their businesses, investments & home purchases.

2021 March 12

REINZ figures: House prices reach new highs as market hits busiest period in 14 years

House prices have set new records and February was the busiest in 14 years, with 7964 properties sold as investors rushed to beat the new Reserve Bank lending restrictions.

2021 February 26

Tony Alexander - Mortgage Advisors Survey Feb 2021

With this survey and others in the Tony’s View sphere we are attempting to gain some insight into what turnover and prices will be doing in the near future by asking market participants at the coalface what it is that they are seeing.

2021 February 12

Massive annual increase in both the number of properties auctioned and the sales rates achieved in January

Auctions were particularly strong in Auckland where monitored 214 auctions in January, up from just 76 in January last year.

2021 January 29

Tony Alexander: Six reasons why house prices are rising

Having undertaken housing analysis through the four housing cycle peaks since deregulation - 1987, 1996, 2004, and 2015 - there are some key things I’ve learnt about housing. The most important is that getting emotional about house price changes can be a mistake…