Understanding the characteristics of New Zealand’s property market liquidity, and its position in the global marketplace, better informs decision makers to assess and mitigate risk whilst seeking return.

Timing the entrance and exit for an asset, class or market can ultimately spell success or failure for an investor. One of the most important initial considerations of prospective new investors into our market, especially those from overseas, is the level of liquidity. When an investor decides to exit a market the primary influence of success is liquidity and the time to think about this is on the way in.

This report examines New Zealand’s property market liquidity and outlines why New Zealand is an attractive investment destination.