New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.
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UNIT TITLES BILL – Submissions closed Written submissions to the Social Services Committee Select Committee investigating the Unit Titles Bill closed last week on 24 April.
Homeowners are being advised not to hurry to fix their mortgage interest rates by a leading economist.
New Zealand home-building approvals dipped in March to a 17-year low, and may have reached their nadir, amid signs the housing market has picked up from its trough last year.
The Commerce Commission has cleared home loan break fees charged by National Bank, ASB, SBS Bank and Bank of New Zealand, saying they’re likely to comply with consumer finance law.
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Governor Alan Bollard cut the official cash rate 50 basis points to 2.5%.
Landlords across the country are slashing rents to avoid having their properties stand empty as tenants find themselves in the best position for a decade.
Drugs in rental properties. Responsibility for Outgoings. Submission on the Unit Titles Bill. Changes to Associated Persons rules. Monthly reports from Thomas Chin. HERS and NZBCD proposal.
The inter-market debate over whether real estate agencies should be charging a flat sale fee has arisen again, after Auckland-based firm Property Wizards was banned from advertising in the Property Press.
All the recent thinking and commentary on what to do with your home loan may be turned on its head after next week’s official cash rate announcement from the Reserve Bank.
Harcourts’ latest report is signalling a jump in sales activity, with last month's figures up 52% when compared with March 2008.
Lower interest rates are prompting Kiwis to abandon their preference for fixed over floating - rate home loans
The Federation supports a number of proposals in this bill.
Like a hungry man falling on a morse of food, some commentators and interest groups are in full cry over the improvement in the property market
The current conditions are creating a market where positive cash flow properties are now becoming more common says QV Insider.
The issue of who pays for what in a rental property has caused many problems over the years. With a move towards user-pays for many household outgoings, there is likley to be a higher number of problems occurring in the future.
Hugo Mulligan, partner of White Fox and Jones outlines the implications of the proposed changes
This submission was forwarded in May 2007. The Finance Select Committee is now considering this issue.
Glenn Morris tells landlords how to ensure debts are paid when the Tenancy Tribunal awards a money order
Available from June, this new book bridges the gap between building inspectors and building owners.
The outcome of a recent drug case has set the legal bar for landlords to deal with drugs being manufactured by tenants, or friends of tenants, in their rental properties.
A leading corporate lawyer says a recovery might occur quite quickly once business and building owners become realistic about the value of their assets.
Home buyers - including expats with an eye for a bargain - have returned to the market in strength, hunting both high end and investment property
New Zealand property values fell 9.3% last month, led by declines in Auckland City and Manukau, as rising unemployment and waning job security counters the benefits of lower borrowing costs.
The residential property market is picking up, but values are still dropping, according to the latest numbers released by QV Valuations. Find out how the main centres are faring below.
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