Monthly Archives: November 2017

Fundamentals Still Good

Our Manawatu economy is in good heart with GDP above the national rate, migration to the Manawatu is still growing, job numbers have increased, wages increased significantly last year, and unemployment is low, Manawatu retail is strong, and construction is … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year a time for housing decisions

Many families get together to celebrate Christmas, relax and enjoy each other’s company. Housing discussions are often on the agenda. “Is our house too small for our growing family?” “Would Mum or Dad find it easier in a smaller lower … Continue reading

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Real Estate cycle – Where are we?

Picture a clock with 12 being boom and six being bust. The cycle is not an even movement from “hour to hour.”  The recovery may take years and we might be in boom or bust mode for a long time, but … Continue reading

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