New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.

Phone: (03) 357 9243

Email: www@nzpif.org.nz

News & Updates

Recent updates

Sunday, Aug 31, 2008

Tenancy information now available in CD format

The Department of Building and Housing has just launched a new CDROM giving landlords important advice and information.

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Friday, Aug 29, 2008

All predictions tracking downward

The mortgage market has gone quiet over the past week with few changes in rates.

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Friday, Aug 29, 2008

Thomas Chin reports on various issues in August

The report covers Housing Affordability, Lawyers and Conveyancers Act, Housing Policies of the Kiwi Party, National Party, NZ First and Green Party, the Housing NZ Appeal against the Tenancy Tribunal decision and a table of legislation.

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Thursday, Aug 28, 2008

President's August report

Positive response to Code from media. Rental market slow around country. MPs appreciative of NZPIF input to RTA Bill. Recent visits to PIAs.

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Monday, Aug 25, 2008

Slump hits loan staff

The Bank of New Zealand is proposing to make more than half its mobile mortgage managers redundant in the face of the continuing property slump

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Monday, Aug 25, 2008

Mortgagee sales spark feeding frenzy

Home investors and buyers are in a frenzy over an estimated five-fold increase in mortgagee sales in the last year, but bargain hunters are set to be disappointed.

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Friday, Aug 22, 2008

A question of supply and demand

The feature article in the August 20 ANZ Property Focus replies to a commentator who believed the ANZ economists were not taking basic economic laws sufficiently into account

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Friday, Aug 22, 2008

Home loan report: Tweaking continues

Lenders are continuing to tweak their rates downwards as they react to the cut last month in New Zealand's official rate of interest and look forward to further falls.

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Tuesday, Aug 19, 2008

Catch a falling knife? A good time to buy a house people tell housing survey

More people think house prices will keep falling - yet a growing number also think it's a good time to buy one, according to new housing confidence survey.

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Monday, Aug 18, 2008

National has sympathy for owners but no promises

National is making noises about Government help to the owners of leaky buildings, but is unlikely to meet local government demands to pay a big share of the repair bills

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Monday, Aug 18, 2008

Lower interest rates improving home loan affordability

It's now easier for average New Zealanders to afford their own house than it has been for 18 months.

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Monday, Aug 18, 2008

Forced sales double

A growing number of homeowners and property investors are being forced by their bank or finance companies to sell their properties through a mortgagee sale

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Thursday, Aug 14, 2008

Mortgage scam victims speak out

A nutritionist, mortgage broker, real estate agent and office receptionist told how they were all victims of the mortgage scam run from a Mt Albert real estate office.

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Friday, Aug 08, 2008

Fragile market

New Zealand's first reduction in official interest rates for five years has delivered some cuts to mortgage rates. But some rates have gone up, underlining the fragile state of the mortgage market.

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Thursday, Aug 07, 2008

Accidental landlords flooding the market

Auckland rents are tumbling as disappointed vendors pull their houses off the market and flood the city with flats.

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Tuesday, Aug 05, 2008

Estate agents back in demand with sellers

Cautious vendors are more likely to enlist a professional real estate agent to sell thier properties in the prsent housing market rather than sell it themselves, a study finds

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Tuesday, Aug 05, 2008

The Political & Regulatory Report

TAXATION (International Taxation, Life Insurance, & Remedial Matters) Bill The Tax Bill was introduced to Parliament on 23 July.

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Tuesday, Aug 05, 2008

Property drought worsens during the wet months

There aren't enought homes on the market to satisfy cashed up buyers, says one of the big Auckland real estate firms.

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Friday, Aug 01, 2008

NZ business gets even gloomier, says bank survey

Business confidence has worsened in the National Bank Business Outlook July Survey.

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Friday, Aug 01, 2008

Thomas Chin's July Report

The first readings of the Residential Tenancies Act Amendment Bill and the Unit Titles Bill have again been stalled but there has been some progress on other bills.

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Friday, Aug 01, 2008

Rate cut provides lid

New Zealand's first reduction in official interest rates for five years has delivered some cuts to mortgage rates. But some rates have gone up, underlining the fragile state of the mortgage market.

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Friday, Aug 01, 2008

August '08 Issue

  • How to Master this market.
  • Tirau investor Henry Clothier
  • Four clever ways of using leverage

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