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Property Matters

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Property Matters 15-09-2020 - Episode 93( 0:28:50)       
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Greg Watson brings you the latest property information, news and opinions. In this weeks show: Why is the housing market going so well?, What happened to the predicted downturn? Music at the half time break was by Imagine Dragons - radioactive. He then talks about Hamilton Real Estate Companies fined for price fixing, and an opinion piece about how to use market forces to stop rents rising.
Published: 9/15/2020 2:00:00 PM
Property Matters 08-09-2020 - Episode 92( 0:27:58)       
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Greg Watson talks about how much properties are selling above Rating Values in Various Regions. Then goes on to cover news from the sales market including the ongoing shortage of properties for sale (lowest stock in 13 years). After listening to 'Valerie' by Amy Winehouse he goes onto a little section he likes to call 'New Zealand's Worst Landlords?". He finishes with some words of warning for self-managing landlords.
Published: 9/8/2020 2:00:00 PM
Property Matters 01-09-2020 - Episode 91( 0:27:20)       
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In this episode Greg explains why many commentators are saying that the New Zealand housing market is too big to collapse. He also asks 'Would you buy a church to live in?'
Published: 9/1/2020 2:00:00 PM
Property Matters 25-08-2020 - Episode 90( 0:28:58)       
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Greg Watson brings to you this week a 'regional roundup'. Starting with Manawatu/Whanganui and then looking at news stories from Auckland, Hamilton, Napier, Nelson, Tasman and more. After listening to Simon and Garfunkel's 'Homeward Bound' he then talks about the James Hardie (alleged leaky homes) case and a landlord who gets taken to the cleaners for $14,000. The question is ....." should it have been more?".
Published: 8/25/2020 2:00:00 PM
Property Matters 18-08-2020 - Episode 89( 0:27:22)       
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In this Episode: Greg summarises that latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand Monthly Stats about median house prices and sales volumes around the country. Most of the show then contains a description and discussion of the Residential Tenancy Amendments Act 2020 which is now in place; interrupted halfway through by Bob Marley and the Wailers playing 'Is this Love?'.
Published: 8/18/2020 2:00:00 PM
Property Matters 11-08-2020 - Episode 88( 0:28:48)       
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In this episode, host Greg Watson highlights four historic buildings in the Manawatu/Whanganui which are receiving earthquake funding, discusses sales in Auckland, Marlborough and increased activity by returning Kiwis. After listening to Aerosmith's 'Dude Looks Like a Lady', he spends the remainder of the show talking about the passing of the 3rd reading of the Residential Tenancies Amendments Bill and how it may affect you. Last he gives some views on why everything the government seems to do to disincentivise landlords backfires and increases costs for tenants.
Published: 8/11/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters 04-08-2020 - Episode 87( 0:28:56)       
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In this episode Greg Watson discusses why the housing market is so busy, why rental yields are dropping and the locations of some of the best yields in New Zealand. After listening to some Pet Shop Boys he goes to local news. Find out which Whanganui and Palmerston North buildings have recently won architectural awards and where you can go to find a FREE house in Palmerston North!!
Published: 8/4/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters 28-07-2020 - Episode 86( 0:27:43)       
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In this weeks show: Greg tries to decipher for you the predictions of various economists on what is likely to happen to the housing market national, and possibly near you. He looks at the listing of two properties by Jeffrey Epstein's estate and what may happen to the proceeds. 'Explore' a London Micro-flat and decide if it is a bargain at $385,000. He then goes on to discuss the Wellington housing market and literally 'tears' by people missing out at auctions; plus details of a new national policy announced by Phil Twyford that could radically change the allowable building heights upwards for large towns and cities. To mix it up he plays 'Our House' by Madness.
Published: 7/28/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters 21-07-2020 - Episode 85( 0:28:17)       
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Greg Watson is full of stats in this latest issue. Listen to find out what has been happening for house prices, rental returns, capital growth and yields. Also, news reporting on why the market is not crashing as some predicted. He then chills out with the song 'Landlord' from Gladys Knight and the Pips.
Published: 7/21/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters 14-07-2020 - Episode 84( 0:28:14)       
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Greg Watson discusses properties slated to demolition in Whanganui, the state of Palmerston North business sales, an update on the sales markets, reasons why the market will continue to be strong in most regions, the changes in the Residential Tenancies Amendments Bill and possibly the world's landlord.
Published: 7/14/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters 07-07-2020 - Episode 83( 0:27:14)       
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In this episode: Greg Watson plays his favourite Aerosmith song, while also discussing all things property. Topics include the Kiwirail Regional Freight Hub updates for people in the Lower North Island, a Manurewa property listed with a $1 reserve, a $40 million island for sale near Auckland, general market updates, reasons Tony Alexander feels the market will improve and busts 4 myths about property investment with advice from Graeme Fowler.
Published: 7/7/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters 30-06-2020 - Episode 82( 0:27:59)       
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IN THIS EPISODE: Greg relates local news about the sale and rental markets and how they may (or may not) be recovering from Covid-19. Property Manager steals $50,000 from their Manawatu clients - does the punishment be-fit the crime? Would you like to buy a 'Wild West' town in the central plateau? Why do economists all have such variation on market predictions? Why can so few people actually get a first home grant? Tararua prices going crazy. It demolishing a church a sin? Whanganui Anglican church on Durie Hill is set to go! PLUS - Greg grooves out to some Bob Marley!
Published: 6/30/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-26-05-2020 - Episode 79( 0:28:37)       
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Published: 5/26/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-19-05-2020 - Episode 78( 0:27:20)       
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Published: 5/19/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-05-05-2020 - Episode 77( 0:25:58)       
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Published: 5/4/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-21-04-2020 - Episode 75( 0:32:34)       
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Published: 4/21/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-14-04-2020 - Episode 74( 0:29:53)       
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Published: 4/14/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-07-04-2020 - Episode 73( 0:25:23)       
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Published: 4/7/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-31-03-2020 - Episode 72( 0:29:31)       
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Published: 3/31/2020 2:15:00 PM
Property Matters-24-03-2020 - Episode 71( 0:28:20)       
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Published: 3/24/2020 2:15:00 PM

Property Matters is the property show for you. The audience includes buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and people interested in general housing advice. Greg Watson and Villi Tosi present the very latest Manawatu market news and commentary. They analyse, comment on and make light of real estate news from Manawatu, around New Zealand and overseas. Every show calls on their 25 years of experience and has a section of tips and advice around housing with anything from renovations, to achieving higher sales prices, buyer tips, landlord help and guides for tenants. To listen to this show on 999am: Tune in on Tuesdays at 2pm.

Host: MPR - Manawatu People's Radio
Produced By: MPR - Manawatu People's Radio
Language: English
Category: News, Issues and Current Affairs
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