Opes Partners in the news

Some of the media stories that Opes have provided comments for recently highlight our expertise. For expert insights on the property market, connect with Ed for data-related queries or Andrew for property investment advice at [email protected].

What are the changes to mortgage rules?

NewstalkZB - 11th May, 2024


Entry-level homes in Auckland $200,000 cheaper - 'sellers want to make deals' - One Roof

One Roof - 4th May, 2024

Are homes with bigger backyards more valuable 

One Roof - 30th April, 2024


Is the housing market dead or just resting?

iHeart - 21st April


How much do you need to save for retirement?

NewstalkZB - 20th April, 2024


What's the best month to score a property bargain? Data shows when prices are lower

One Roof -  13th April, 2024


Auckland epicentre of mortgage crisis

The Post - 6th April, 2024


Interest rate deductibility: How much money will landlords be saving each year?

One Roof - 5th April, 2024


The panel with Catherin Robertson and Ed McKnight, Part 2

RNZ - 4th April, 2024


Interest deductibility changes: Why some investors will be better off than others

MPA mag - 23rd March, 2024


What more can the Government do to help landlords and renters?

NewstalkZB - 17th March, 2024


Interest deductibility is back, but no rent cuts for tenants

The Post - 13th March, 2024


Getting our money lending right 

RNZ - 11th March, 2024


How much money can you make as a property investor?

One Roof - 11th March, 2024


Interest rate cuts: What the Reserve Bank said and should you believe it?

One Roof - 5th March, 2024


The top five Kiwi towns where you can buy a home for less than $500,000

One Roof - 25th February, 2024


Higher premiums coming for disaster-prone homes: IAG

The Post - 20th February, 2024


The big rate discounts banks are offering in private

One Roof - 13th February, 2024


Why are we seeing a surge in property listings?

TVNZ Breakfast - 5th February, 2024 


Here’s where house prices might lift off most

Stuff - 24th January, 2024


Reserve Bank at 'sixes and sevens' on debt-to-income

Business Desk - 23rd January, 2024


Home loan crunch: How often does Reserve Bank stick to its guns on interest rates?

One Roof - 21st January, 2024


New lending rules ‘speed bump’ to regional recovery

Business Desk - 18th January, 2024


Average home’s value dropped in 2023, but defied forecasts

The Post - 16th January, 2024


Couple selling house & lifestyle block for $250k, or will swap for camper van or truck

Stuff - 15th January, 2024


New controls on mortgage lending set to cement NZ’s reputation as unaffordable

The Post - 14th January, 2024


New controls on mortgage lending set to cement NZ’s reputation as unaffordable

The Post - 14th January, 2024


Who will buy Ockham’s $1 million Auckland studio apartments?

The Post - 13th January, 2024


Here's how much of a discount house sellers are having to accept

Stuff - 10th January, 2024


What tenants can do if their landlord hikes the rent

One Roof - 3rd January, 2024


Six ways to set yourself up for a financially successful 2024

One Roof - 2nd January, 2024


12 housing market predictions for 2024
One Roof - 19th December, 2023


Where house prices are rising fast – small towns vs big cities

One Roof - 12th December, 2023


Why are the banks’ 2024 house price predictions so far apart?

One Roof - 1st December, 2023


The Wellington house that lost $400,000

Stuff - 20th November, 2023


Revealed: Where council rates are hurting property investors

One Roof - 30th October, 2023


Do Kiwis buy more homes when National wins at the polls?

One Roof - 17th October, 2023


Buying a house? Here’s how much you should offer to pay

One Roof - 5th October, 2023


'I invest for the mailbox money': How to properly invest in real estate

Stuff - 26th August, 2023


By negotiation: How to know what to offer for your next house

Stuff - 24th August, 2023


Why don't property investors like to buy new build homes?

Stuff - 20th August, 2023


Reserve Bank likely to reveal first pause since OCR hiking began

Stuff - 12th July, 2023


Surprise increase in property auction action as buyers move off sidelines

Stuff - 19th June, 2023


The suburbs where house prices have been on the rise

Stuff - 16th June, 2023


Up to 25% in 'mortgage prison' as rates and falling prices lock them into existing provider

Stuff - 15th June, 2023


Newsable: Homeowners in suburbs with tumbling house prices advised 'not to panic'

Stuff - 14th June, 2023


New debt rules are coming: Here's what that means for property buyers

Stuff - 25th May, 2023


Will NZ Super be around in 20 years?

Business Desk - 11th April, 2023


Too good to be true? Why these properties sold for less than $100k

Stuff - 7th April, 2023


'Fear of being poor' motivates property investor who's bought and sold 100 homes

Stuff - 12th March, 2023


Falling house prices cause more optimism than concern

Stuff - 5th March, 2023


Hamilton’s falling house prices are attracting new buyers

Stuff - 17th December, 2022


Here's how property investors can get the best rental returns

Stuff - 16th October, 2022


The five homes with the biggest resale losses this year

Stuff - 5th June, 2022


Best time to buy a house? When no one else is, economist says

Stuff - 3rd June, 2022


Is investing in property still a valid bet?

Stuff - 30th May, 2022


Here's where to look for cheaper houses

Stuff - 27th March, 2022


Five properties you could have bought for less than $250k this year
Stuff - 1st March, 2022


The cost of buying into that holiday hotspot

Stuff - 9th January, 2022