Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Real Estate


Farming brothers’ passing brings unique opportunity

Farming brothers’ passing brings unique opportunity

Hugh StringlemanApr 12, 2024
Pristine beach frontage, grazing blocks and more for sale at Ngahau Bay.

Far North coastal jewels up for grabs

Hugh StringlemanApr 12, 2024
From beach houses to grazing land and even a small vineyard, there is something for everyone in Mahinepua offering.

Bayleys Country: 25 years of connecting people with property

Guest writerMar 26, 2024
Marking 25 years of Bayleys Country, we look back at its growth into an award-winning rural real estate business.

Land prices are still a political play ball

Gerhard UysFeb 7, 2024
Property expert's view is that the current government's policy around forestry tests is still being framed and that reforms proposed by the previous government will be ignored.


Getting dairy farmers onto the property ladder

Getting dairy farmers onto the property ladder

Gerhard UysDec 14, 2023
New lease-to-buy model proposed by Property Brokers.
Rural real estate pins hopes on autumn lift

Rural real estate pins hopes on autumn lift

Annette ScottDec 8, 2023
Current market slower than expected for time of year.
Hort, dairy ‘need new finance models’ 

Hort, dairy ‘need new finance models’ 

Gerhard UysNov 29, 2023
As barriers to entry grow along with land value, a rethink about ownership and risk is needed.
Buyer interest builds this side of election uncertainty

Buyer interest builds this side of election uncertainty

Neal WallaceOct 31, 2023
Good volume of property available as spring freshens real estate market.
Dairy farm values firm despite fewer sales

Dairy farm values firm despite fewer sales

Farmers WeeklyOct 10, 2023
Compliant farms achieving higher sale prices.
Market uncertainty cools farm sales

Market uncertainty cools farm sales

Annette ScottOct 4, 2023
Sales in the three months to August were down 21% compared to the same period last year.
Doing due diligence: things to consider before buying a farm

Doing due diligence: things to consider before buying a farm

An expert in rural real estate shares his top tips for first-time farm buyers.
Call to make getting farmers on land a priority

Call to make getting farmers on land a priority

Annette ScottJun 1, 2023
Rural property market half as active as this time last year.
Canterbury farm sales down on last year

Canterbury farm sales down on last year

Annette ScottApr 6, 2023
Canterbury rural sales of land 20ha and more are back one-third at 75 sales for the season, on last year’s sales of 109.
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Horticulture farm sale values fall 30% in 12 months

Gerald PiddockMar 30, 2023
Median price per hectare on sales of other farm types over the past year all showed increases.
NZ Rural Land broaden scope to offshore investors

NZ Rural Land broaden scope to offshore investors

Farmers WeeklyMar 20, 2023
NZ Rural Land is eyeing European investors to make up rights issue shortfall.
NZ Rural Land seeks more share equity

NZ Rural Land seeks more share equity

Hugh StringlemanMar 2, 2023
Capital raising round to help buy $64m of forestry land in Manawatū-Whanganui.
Farm sales feel chill of economic headwinds

Farm sales feel chill of economic headwinds

Gerald PiddockJan 27, 2023
Prices fall, and so do number of properties sold.
Farm sales take a hit amid economic gloom

Farm sales take a hit amid economic gloom

Annette ScottDec 15, 2022
Some regions are selling half as many properties as the same time last year.
Farmer spirits crushed by red tape – BLNZ

Farmer spirits crushed by red tape – BLNZ

Craig PageDec 13, 2022
Report says people are opting to sell up rather than struggle on.
Farm listings surge as tensions rise in rural sector

Farm listings surge as tensions rise in rural sector

Gerald PiddockNov 30, 2022
Real Estate Institute of NZ flags concerning trends.
Voice of rural real estate signs off

Voice of rural real estate signs off

Gerald PiddockOct 4, 2022
Brian Peacocke is stepping down as REINZ rural spokesperson.
Record price for high country station

Record price for high country station

Farmers WeeklySep 21, 2022
Halfway Bay Station on Lake Wakatipu sold to investors
New foreign forestry rules ‘not much of a barrier’ 

New foreign forestry rules ‘not much of a barrier’ 

Neal WallaceSep 7, 2022
‘Benefit to NZ’ test won’t halt purchase of farms for forestry, says BLNZ.
Tighter rules for foreign forestry sales

Tighter rules for foreign forestry sales

Neal WallaceSep 2, 2022
Would-be purchasers must show benefit to New Zealand.
Both arms of Allied Farmers trade well

Both arms of Allied Farmers trade well

Hugh StringlemanSep 1, 2022
Land and livestock subsidiaries return almost equal contributions.
NZL records nearly $40m net profit after tax

NZL records nearly $40m net profit after tax

Hugh StringlemanAug 30, 2022
The net asset value of the company’s shares has risen to $1.65.
An irrigated Southland dairy farm.

Two more big farms for NZ Rural Land

Hugh StringlemanJun 13, 2022
New Zealand Rural Land Company (NZL) is raising more share equity to purchase two large Southland dairy farms…
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Stricter foreign investment rules met with cautious optimism

Neal WallaceFeb 24, 2022
Changes to rules that allow foreign investors to buy farmland for conversion to forestry, will affect about 20% of property purchases, a recent study shows.
Renewed confidence in rural real estate

Renewed confidence in rural real estate

Farmers WeeklyFeb 1, 2022
STRONG dairy farm sales activity in the second half of last year shows renewed confidence in the national dairy market as the sector moves into 2022, Colliers national director of rural & agribusiness James Nilsson says.
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Commodity prices drive down farm sales

Colin WilliscroftJan 27, 2022
Landowners wanting to capitalise on high commodity prices are likely to be behind a drop of almost 50% in farm sales for the three months ended December than for the same period a year before, Real Estate Institute of NZ rural spokesperson Brian Peacocke says.