Tag Archives: Property Values

Measuring the impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on the residential property market.

Lincoln University are conducting an on-line survey to see how prospective home buyers view the risk associated with land zoning (TC1, TC2, TC3) and the likelihood of flooding, how this affects the price they are willing to pay, areas prospective … Continue reading

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Cape Argus article on the Red Zone

Courtesy of Mike Coleman here is a link to an article recently published in a South African newspaper, the Cape Argus, on some aspects of life in the Residential Red Zone. The article is entitled: Quakes expose fissures in society (here).  … Continue reading

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Gambling machine and brothel bylaw changes

The Council has announced that it is looking at the bylaws covering gambling machines and brothels. Whatever comes out of these reviews, and any temporary permissions that may be issued, will influence the way the new city and greater Christchurch will … Continue reading

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Red Zones and rateable value

Today’s Sunday Star Times has an article Offer to red zone owners a ‘disgrace’ by Lois Cairns. The last part of the article covers the accuracy of rating valuations and retired valuer Roger Hallinan, who spent 40 years of his … Continue reading

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EQC response to questions from CCC

The CCC has added more to its web page Answers to questions raised at recent Council community meetings. The CCC put a number of unspecified questions to both the EQC and the Insurance Council of New Zealand. There is no … Continue reading

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