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Wednesday, Mar 05, 2014

Investing becoming more popular

More people are interested in buying investment properties since the loan-to-value rules kicked in, the latest BNZ Consumer Confidence survey shows. It found a net 45% of the respondents are confident that the economy will improve over the next year.

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Sunday, Mar 02, 2014

Low rents deter home buyers

Low rents are discouraging people from buying their own homes, according to the New Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF). NZPIF executive officer Andrew King said the cost of owning an average home was about $138 a week more than the cost of renting a similar property.

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Sunday, Feb 23, 2014

Will rental WOFs make the grade?

On paper it sounds like a great idea. A checklist for rental properties which, if mandatory, would ensure that the 31 per cent of the population who rent are in liveable homes. Increasingly, though, there are murmurs from landlords and real estate agents about whether the rental "warrant of fitness" idea being proposed at council level will improve the tenant's lot.

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Thursday, Jan 30, 2014

Tribunal applications fast-tracked

A new system designed to cut the time it takes to resolve tenancy disputes will only be available to big property management firms and Housing New Zealand at first. Housing Minister Nick Smith has revealed details of the new “Fasttrack” process for the Tenancy Tribunal.

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Monday, Jan 27, 2014

Tenant trouble pushes landlords to sell

Many landlords are choosing to sell their properties because of bad experiences with tenants, says the president of the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014

Affordability report questioned

Criteria used to describe New Zealand’s housing as unaffordable are too simplistic and do not take into account the cost of borrowing, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation says. The Demographia survey compares housing costs in nine countries.

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Friday, Nov 15, 2013

Investors won't make a loss: King

Rent increases are bad news for everyone, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation says. The Salvation Army has released a report which says that rent rises over the past five years have made all low-income groups in Auckland, except superannuitants, worse off in real terms.

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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

Respecting tenant rights.

“No tenant should have to live in a mould-ridden unit,” said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation the national organisation representing landlords

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Monday, Aug 05, 2013

First-home buyers driving prices more than investors: King

First-home buyers are having more of an impact on Auckland property prices than foreign investors, says the president of the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Friday, Jun 28, 2013

Concern at rental loan scheme

Tenants who do not have the money to pay their bonds are likely to be strapped for cash and not very good at paying their rent either, says the president of the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Monday, Mar 25, 2013

Rental warrants examined by minister

National’s new housing minister is looking into the possibility of a “warrant of fitness” for rental properties.

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Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013

Plan offers investors opportunities: NZPIF

Landlords holding on to properties with big sections may be able to get their money’s worth out of them under proposed changes in the draft Auckland plan, says the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Andrew King: Slash house prices? It would be a disaster

Andrew King says it is wrong to say housing investors are reaping tax advantages over ordinary buyers.

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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013

LVR restrictions 'could provide wealthy buyers with cheap properties'

Wealthier overseas buyers would benefit from the introduction of loan-to-value restrictions on property, says the president of the Auckland Property Investors Association.

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Friday, Jan 25, 2013

Greens' scheme slammed

The Green Party’s proposals to get low-income earners into housing have been panned by the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Monday, Dec 31, 2012

First-time buyers told: Start small

First-home buyers should not be tempted by top-of-the-range homes and instead should buy the cheapest properties their egos will allow, says New Zealand Property Investors Federation president Andrew King.

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Thursday, Dec 27, 2012

Think about cashflow: NZPIF

People thinking about starting or expanding their property investment portfolio in 2013 should think about cashflow, says the president of the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012

Landlord Tribunal experiences surveyed

Landlords are being asked to participate in regular surveys to determine how easy it is to get timely Tenancy Tribunal hearings.

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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012

LVR restrictions could work: NZPIF

Government restrictions on high loan-to-value loans have the cautious support of the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012

Government affordability proposals a mixed bag for investors

Some property investors will feel the sting of the Government’s moves to tackle housing affordability, but not as sharply as they might have, says the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Friday, Oct 26, 2012

Tenants compete for quality properties

Landlords can expect especially good returns from top quality investment properties at present, says New Zealand Property Investors Federation president Andrew King.

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Thursday, Oct 11, 2012

NZPIF backs IRD on rental business

New Zealand Property Investors Federation president Andrew King has welcomed an Inland Revenue victory over a landlord it said was running a business.

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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

Investment: Research pumps shares

Study finds 40-year return on stocks more than twice that of property

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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012

Federation's survey challenges insulation claims

Almost 80 per cent of rental properties have some form of insulation, according to a survey by the New Zealand Property Investors Federation.

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Monday, Jul 02, 2012

Federation supports ring-fencing concerns

Property investors should be very wary about Government moves to ring-fence losses on holiday homes, says Andrew King, president of the New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation.

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