Author Archives: Greig Metcalfe

Have We Been ‘Dogged’?

Have We Been ‘Dogged’? Are The Public Rogues? Scenario – Lovely freehold property in a West Coast beach town. Lots of less popular leasehold property also in this town. Hard working salesperson who travels to this quiet town (there’s no … Continue reading

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Residential House Sales – Hamilton July 2014

Where have all the buyers gone? The Real Hamilton Real Estate News…. Next time you hear self interested Real Estate commentators talking the Hamilton Market up – remember that they have 6-8 Real Estate offices full on hungry Salespeople all … Continue reading

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Residential Sales Statistics for Hamilton for June 2014

Where has the missing Month Gone – Gone to the LVR far far away!!!!!!!! What is LVR – the 20% deposit imposed by the reserve bank before a loan can be gained. Take time to look at this first sales … Continue reading

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Residential Statistics for Hamilton and Other Large Cities in New Zealand for May 2014

Hamilton and the rest of NZ continues to struggle under the weight of LVR restrictions on the back of the GFC contraction world wide – lets not forget this whole mess was created by big banks and big bankers. I … Continue reading

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Residential Statistics for Hamilton and Other Large Cities – April 2014

House Sales Subside Hamilton House sales continue to contract in the post LVR world. At the moment, there is a lot of hype out there about how well the New Zealand economy is doing.  Well, apart from dairy farmers (drought … Continue reading

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Residential Statistics for Hamilton for March 2014

No Housing Boom in New Zealand Real Estate Market The edge continues to come off the Nations (New Zealand) so called housing boom. In Hamilton New Zealand our housing market has performance last 20 years March 1994  –  419 Houses … Continue reading

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Residential Statistics for Hamilton and other New Zealand Cities for February 2014

Hamilton Real Estate Market Takes a Knock In fact, the New Zealand Residential Sale Market is slowing according to sales volumes released today by REINZ. After the GFC (Global Financial Crisis) years of 2008-2011, where we saw a slump in … Continue reading

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Residential Statistics for Hamilton and other New Zealand Cities for January 2014

Wow  –  What is happening in the Regions? January sale numbers in Hamilton have trended down for the last two years. This comes after a lift in sales in the January 2011 though to January 2012 of 100 sales (88 … Continue reading

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Hamilton and NZ Larger City Housing Statistics for October 2013

NEW ZEALAND LARGER CITIES Comments:  Only Dunedin achieved an  increase in sales in October. All other major cities suffered a decrease ranging from -26%  to -1%. Maybe  Graeme Wheeler policies are having an affect. HAMILTON Comments: I thought it was interesting to note how … Continue reading

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Surveying the Rise and Fall in House Sales in Hamilton From September 1995 to September 2013

Comment: Demonstrating the ‘Boom and Bust Cycle’

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