2019

Renting vs. Buying

17 June 2019

Our dedicated in-house statistics team have crunched the numbers. Find out how the cost of weekly interest payments compare to average weekly rental rates in Auckland?

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Tips to keep your property warm this winter

14 June 2019

After a glorious autumn filled with sunshine and warm days, winter has arrived. As we know, the increase in electrical bills when you plug in heaters and turn on those heat pumps are painful for your wallet. Here you will find a mix of easy tips for property owners and renters.

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Barfoot & Thompson - Partners in Belmont Village Project

13 February 2019

We are pleased to announce that Barfoot & Thompson is launching the first Kiwibuild development in Pukekohe called Belmont Village, which is delivered as part of the government’s Kiwibuild scheme and developed by Ngai Tai Whenua Ltd and constructed by Latham Construction.

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Quarterly Auckland rental update

09 August 2017

Returns for Auckland landlords look to be on the up, with average gross rental yields in over half the city's suburbs rising in the first half of 2017 compared with the same period last year.

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Auckland's top 20 hot spots

21 February 2017

In Auckland's top 20 suburbs, the median sales price was up $215,000 in 2016 from the year before, according to our list of real estate 'hot spots'.

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2016 Young Authors Challenge winners

11 July 2016

Our 2016 Young Authors Challenge saw a record 1,615 students enter their terrific tales, exciting adventures and quirky characters. Find out which ten authors make up our winning entries this year.

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It can pay to go pet-friendly

25 February 2016

New data shows that landlords who make their rental properties pet-friendly are able to maximise profits, keep their properties rented for longer and widen the selection pool of potential tenants.

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