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Property News: 11 December 2017

Nelson Forests set to change ownership: Spring stokes heat in Nelson housing market: Council’s dam grant under fire: Big port clean-up under way: Velodrome opening pushed back to February: Dam hearings attract 200 speakers: Airport car park layout just the ticket

Property News - 4 December 2017

Kohatu Park plan on road to start line: Water rate hike for Tasman properties: Dam collapse 'very unlikely' in quake

Property News: 27 November 2017

Bay freedom camp spot blocked: Dam plan water cost 'stacks up': World-beating villa: Lift-off for airport project: Dam plan prospectus likely in February: Queen St extra costs top $2.08m:

Residential Market Comment: October 2017

The average time to sell in October was 27 days with the average for the last 3 months of 26 days. The 12- month average is 28 days. This indicates the pace of the market has slowed marginally with a reduction in demand leading to longer marketing periods.

Property News: 20 November 2017

Luxury lodge sold to beer baron: Scientist hits back at dam claims: House price fall may be just a blip: Grandstand gets its marching orders: Mapua masterplan leaves boaties high, dry: Cycle trail sections back in business

Property News: 13 November 2017

Trafalgar Park turf upgrade required: Region's population set to soar: Camping hotspot may be blocked: Helicopter house ready to land on auction block: Flow of Waimea dam plan info set to continue: Milestone for warm, healthy homes: Tiny homes to help solve big problem

Market Comment: Commercial October 2017

The Reserve Bank (RBNZ) continues to manipulate the Official Cash Rate intending to control the market and monitor inflation. With earlier inflation running below 1.00%, the Official Cash Rate (OCR) was lowered in November 2016 by 25 basis points to 1.75% with the intention of increasing economic activity and achieving the Reserve Bank’s inflation targets.

Property News: 6 November 2017

Businesses' hardstand hard time: Waimea dam plan 'doesn't stack up' says economist: Nelson bucks slowing trend: New seating desing for Bay park

Property News: 30 October 2017

Housing NZ home vacant for four years: Nelson quarry backfilled with contaminated soil: Trust has new grandstand plan:

Property News: 24 October 2017

Countdown overhaul: Rate rises to fund dam plan: New life breathed into old pub: Dam consultation plan approved: Nelson asked for $5m dam grant: Helicopter House auction nearing final approach path: Richmond two storey house plan