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

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Recent updates

Thursday, Dec 31, 2009

Commercial property investors will foot the bill of proposed land tax

Commercial property owners and investors will be left to “foot the bill” of a proposed land tax, according to the Property Council of New Zealand.

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Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009

Property investors pay IRD extra $63m

Property investors have paid an extra $63.6 million since Inland Revenue started a crackdown programme.

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Monday, Dec 21, 2009

Mortgagee sales to stay high for another 12-months

Mortgagee sales are at historically high levels and numbers are expected to remain high in the New Year.

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Thursday, Dec 17, 2009

Housing market plateauing

The residential property market is showing signs of plateauing, following the momentum seen over the past two months, according to the latest Mike Pero Mortgages/Infometrics Property Cycle Indicator.

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Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009

Tax changes will affect house prices

If the top rate of income tax is lowered house prices will fall 14%, along with the number of willing landlords, Westpac predicts.

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Monday, Dec 14, 2009

New tools for property managers from the Department of Building and Housing

The Department has updated the section on its website showing tools for property managers, designed to help you manage your properties more effectively, and get the best result for you, your client and the tenants.

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Monday, Dec 14, 2009

Attention Renovators

Planning to renovate a property over the holiday period? Here is an offer from Jane Eyles-Bennett you can't afford to miss.

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Monday, Dec 14, 2009

REINZ residential highlights - November 2009

The residential housing market continues to show signs of stability, according to the latest statistics from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ). Find out what's happening around the regions in the story below.

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Monday, Dec 14, 2009

House prices creep up a little more

The momentum driving the housing market in the last few months showed signs of ebbing, according to the latest crop of statistics.

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Friday, Dec 11, 2009

Sense of normality returning

The residential property market seems to be progressing "normally", with signs supply and demand are balancing out, according to the latest Harcourts MarketWatch.

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Thursday, Dec 10, 2009

Hunter's Wines Christmas offer to PIA members

Hunters is offering a range of wines at an excellent price and freight free delivery to your door.

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Wednesday, Dec 09, 2009

Residential real estate balancing out

Residential real estate is reporting a better matching of buyers and sellers in the last month and there are reports of an upturn in residential construction according to the BNZ Confidence Survey.

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Tuesday, Dec 08, 2009

Building consents drop

New Zealand's total building work fell 6% in the three months through September, extending its decline for the seventh quarter amid a slump in new construction permits.

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Monday, Dec 07, 2009

Property values stay positive as sellers stay put: QV

New Zealand property values continued to recover lost ground and stayed above their 2008 level for a second month in a row, as sellers remain skeptical about the time it takes to sell their house.

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Monday, Dec 07, 2009

QV main urban areas commentary: November 2009

The latest statistics from QV valuations show improvement in values for the second straight month, driven in part by the main centres. Find out what's happening in the main urban areas throughout the country.

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Friday, Dec 04, 2009

Investing made easy: Working backwards

In order to build a substantial portfolio, having the end goal in sight is the best place to start.

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Thursday, Dec 03, 2009

Auckland prices reach almost two-year high

Auckland house prices edged up to a 23-month high in November as new listings held above 1,600 and demand was underpinned by stronger migration.

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Wednesday, Dec 02, 2009

IRD potentially misleading over off-the-plan property sales

An Inland Revenue brochure issued on off-the-plan property sales contains potentially misleading advice, says the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA).

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Tuesday, Dec 01, 2009

December '09 Issue

We bring you a NZ Property Investor exclusive report looking at the top 50 areas showing the most growth since the bottom of the downturn and take an in-depth look at the top 15 areas for volatility and other common trends.

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Tuesday, Dec 01, 2009

'Big kahuna' tax overhaul purpose

Economist and fund manager Gareth Morgan, who is a member of the Tax Working Group, has proposed a radical tax restructure to the group's final public conference that would impose a Comprehensive Capital Tax (CCT) on all land, buildings, plant and equipment to raise $19 billion.

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Monday, Nov 30, 2009

POLITICAL & REGULATORY REPORT for November 2009

TAX WORKING GROUP – Rental properties taxes The government appointed Tax Working Group, comprising academics, regulators and other experts is due to release a set of far reaching tax reform recommendations at a public conference to be held in Wellington on 1 December. The Federation will be attending the meeting.

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Monday, Nov 30, 2009

ANZ Property Focus for November 2009

The housing market is showing signs of stabilising after a sizeable recover (off lows) with volumes and days to sell stable for three months. Limited listings, however, are underpinning prices. Migration continues to rise but so, of course, is the unemploymnet rate.

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Monday, Nov 30, 2009

Home-building approvals climb, adding weight to recovery

New Zealand home-building approvals jumped last month, extending their gains for a fourth month, ensuring a key element to the nation's economic recovery remains in place as interest rates remain low.

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Monday, Nov 30, 2009

Do property investors really have "tax benefits?"

As the government contemplates tax changes which would alter the tax rules for property investors, much of the commentary around perceived "tax benefits" has become misleading.

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Friday, Nov 27, 2009

Celebrating tenant-landlord relationships

A new competition celebrating good relationships between tenants and landlords has had its first winners.

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