There’s no escaping the fact there is a huge housing crisis taking place across most of the civilised West right now. Homeless figures continue to rise while wannabe first-time buyers are regularly priced out of getting on the property market. Whichever way you wish to look at the situation, the current system is broken. Major […]
Since he took office a year ago, there hasn’t been a single one of Trump’s policies that haven’t caused controversy. One of the more recent ones that have people worried is his decision to take the US out of the Paris climate accord. This was particularly concerning because the majority of scientific bodies around the […]
Europe has many secrets and amazing buildings and places that are surprising. Although we do not have buildings like pyramids (some mention the mysterious pyramid in Bosnia), there are still many places whose history evokes a thrill. Crimes, murders, love and sometimes a desire for revenge – such stories hide behind the walls of most […]
The recent tax bill passed by the US Senate that will be signed into a law by Trump is met with mixed reactions. For the real estate industry, it is an uncertain time because buyers and sellers are not sure what the impact of the new tax bill will be on their portfolio. Currently, prospective […]
Thanks to currencies, the art of bartering has been somewhat lost to the ages. However, that doesn’t mean that we can’t negotiate when dealing with things like property. Whether you’re buying, selling, renting or investing in property, we’ve put together some excellent tips to help you strike the best deals. These tips are also great […]
Despite the fact that the vote to leave Europe occurred over a year ago, the UK is still reeling from the impact of Brexit. It is theorised that the effect is not due to the break itself but rather the level of uncertainty that still surrounds the type of deal Britain could receive from Europe […]
The Labour Party is keen on tackling the housing crisis here in New Zealand. However, this is much to the dismay of property investors who have previously funnelled a lot of money into properties across New Zealand. The proposals are planning to put a stop to wealthy individuals that want to invest in the country, […]
With six locations earmarked for a housing boom, the Auckland council expects 120,000 new homes in the north, northwest and south of Auckland City. These homes will appeal to all types of home buyer including first home buyers, and investors . Auckland City Council says to expect most of the new home building activity to […]
Ray White Northcote team has joined Ray White Damerell Group which currently operates offices in Ponsonby, Grey Lynn and Mount Albert. Salespeople will still cover Northcote and its surrounding areas; however, they will now have access to the Damerell Group’s entire, dedicated marketing and compliance team. “This move made a lot of sense – for […]
On March 29th, 2017, Britain finally triggered Article 50. In doing so, it officially started the process of leaving the European Union within two years. The Brexit decision, which follows the 2016 referendum vote, will inevitably impact various aspects of the UK’s economy. Perhaps the most significant element, however, revolves around the property market.
The triggering of Article 50 officially put the wheels in motion for the UK’s departure from the European Union by April 2019. It ushers in a spell of excitement and uncertainty for the entire economy, not least when it comes to the housing market.