New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.
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After a succession of increases in mortgage rates over recent weeks several lenders have now cut two year fixed rates.
Those who believe that the NZ economy is destined to follow North American trends have plenty of cause for concern in the latest housing data out of the US today.
In the “unbelievable” file, a Christchurch Housing NZ tenant expects a bigger house because her two sons will stay with her for one night every two weeks. “I don't ask for much, but I feel the kids need more space -- it's not good for them.”
German police have arrested a 60-year-old landlord after discovering he used cameras and microphones to spy on his tenants for a decade while they bathed and slept.
On 3 December 2007 the Insolvency and Trustee Service goes live with the new website to show NAPs and SIOs. Veda Advantage will be ready to start providing their Clients with any new NAPs and SIO information captured on the Insolvency register.
Thousands of state house tenants could be eligible for cheaper rents thanks to the dogged determination of a pensioner and a community law office.
The Government announced (6 November) a raft of proposed changes to the way the real estate industry operates in New Zealand.
The news for homeowners only seems to get gloomier at the moment. Right now mortgage rates are high across the whole market and they don't look like getting cheaper for anytime soon.
A report from Westpac has predicted stagnant house prices but large increases in rental prices.
The feature article in the November ANZ Property Focus says that the devil is in the detail. Looking at the composition behind the real estate data suggests that the market is very dichotomised and house prices are falling.
Pet owners struggling to find animal-friendly homes in a tight rental market are using novel techniques to impress potential landlords.
Mortgage rates are continuing to increase even though wholesale rates fell slightly at the end of last week.
Despite the Reserve Bank's best efforts to cool the property market, house values are still rising.
All the major lenders have now put their floating rate loans up to 10.05% following the latest increase in the official cash rate (OCR) to 7.75%.
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