• Changes to the Kiwisaver scheme have triggered a boom in section sales around Christchurch as buyers jump at the chance to land higher-priced properties.

Income cap limits on the Kiwisaver HomeStart grant rose on August 1, meaning potential homebuyers could earn more and still qualify for financial assistance.

Price caps, limiting the value of a property that someone could buy with the help of their Kiwisaver funds, also increased.

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