New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.
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The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) amendment bill introduced to Parliament yesterday will give greater protection to vulnerable tenants and help both landlords and tenants to understand and enforce their respective rights.
Landlords seek tenancy legislation which is balanced and commonsense law, Martin Evan, President of the NZPIF said today.
The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill and the Unit Titles Amendment Bill have both been introduced into Parliament (29 May).
The property market's spectacular run of capital growth is over for now and yields have been squashed by high prices and interest rates - but to many investors the local share market is a less-than-alluring alternative
Green ink continues to spread across Good Returns' mortgage listings as non bank lenders join the mainstream banks in cutting the cost of fixed rate funds over the one to three year terms.
This month Martin Evans is re-elected as President of NZPIF for a further term. The fifth ANZ Property Investment Survey findings are released and NZPIF is involved in exploring future needs for social housing.
BNZ Chief Economist, Tony Alexander, is defending the media against real estate industry accusations that it is to blame for the housing market slump
There is a definite synergy about the title of this year's NZPIF Conference Steaming ahead and the message speaker, Dean Letfus, will be delivering in his workshop and keynote presentation
If you are in the market for a mortgage you should be able to obtain a fixed rate deal that is significantly cheaper than what you would have paid a week or two ago.
Potential homebuyers are choosing to remain long-term renters - freeing up thier savings for less volatile investments.
This is probably a fitting description for progress in the mortgage market at present.
Property investors are becoming more circumspect, although they continue to expect strong returns from housing in the medium-term, figures from the fifth annual ANZ Property Investors Survey show.
Economists are warning that the housing market is becoming over supplied, which will place more pressure on falling house prices.
No matter what the trepidation in the property market, Kiwi investors are still more fond of property than any other instrument to salt away the nest egg. But becoming a property investor generally means becoming a landlord. What do you need to know? [NZ Herald]
Finally there is a glimmer of hope for borrowers that home loan rates will start falling. This glimmer has been intensified by a little competitive pressure.
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