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News & Updates

Recent updates

Friday, Jul 31, 2009

Letting services under the spotlight

Letting services will be under the spotlight after the government decided against including property managers in tighter regulation for real estate agents, according to a cabinet document.

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Friday, Jul 31, 2009

Political & Regulatory Report for July 2009

An update on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, Property Managers Review, Home Insulation, Associated persons rule and the No Asset Procedure.

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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009

Bollard holds OCR at 2.5%

Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard held the official cash rate at 2.50% as expected and said while economic activity showing signs of stabilising, the high New Zealand dollar was helping to keep the economy "weak." The Kiwi tumbled after his statement.

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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009

Landlords support updating of 23 year old RTA

The New Zealand Property Investors' Federation (the Federation) briefed the social service select committee on the Residential Tenancies Act Amendment Bill yesterday, Wednesday 29 July.

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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009

Building law being streamlined

A bill aimed at speeding up the building consent process and reduce costs is set to become law, after making its way through Parliament.

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Thursday, Jul 30, 2009

HNZ to launch new Options and Advice service

Housing New Zealand is launching a pilot of an Options and Advice service in eight of its Neighbourhood Units on 12 August.

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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2009

Building consents drop in June, due to apartments

New Zealand home-building consents tumbled in June, reflecting a drop-off in apartments from the previous month and the continuance of broadly weak issuance levels.

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009

Ways of acquiring commercial property

You may have been thinking of diversifying your residential property portfolio and exploring the possibility of commercial property. Here are some options.

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009

Repairs and maintenance in rental properties

Landlords and tenants have a shared responsibility to keep a rental property in good condition

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009

Surge in demand for serviced apartments

Two and three-bedroom serviced apartments in Auckland's Viaduct are doing exceptionally well in the recession, according to David Graham of Quinovic Viaduct.

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Monday, Jul 27, 2009

Property prices expected to fall further despite recent rise.

Just when you thought you had the property market figured out, think again.

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Monday, Jul 27, 2009

Property indicators on the way up

The New Zealand housing market showed signs of life in June, according to the latest Property Cycle Indicator.

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Sunday, Jul 26, 2009

Over-extended property investors being forced to sell

Terralink says investors who over-extended themselves during the property boom are being hit hard by mortgagee sales.

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Thursday, Jul 23, 2009

NZPIF submission on the RTA Amendments Bill Pt 1

This submission was forwarded early in July and the NZPIF will be making an oral presentation on 28 July to the Social Services select committee.

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Thursday, Jul 23, 2009

NZPIF Submission to the RTA Amendments Bill Pt 2

The second half of the submission from Clause 22.

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Wednesday, Jul 22, 2009

Rents hit by oversupply of property

An oversupply of residential rental properties is putting pressure on rent prices, which reduced by an average of 3.5% across the country in the past three months, First National Group reports.

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Tuesday, Jul 21, 2009

Increased optimism in the property market

In the second quarterly survey of the New Zealand housing market carried out by QV.co.nz there are signs of improving optimism.

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Monday, Jul 20, 2009

Veda’s new credit rating product receives mixed response from property investors

Credit rating agency Veda Advantage’s product overhaul has received a mixed response from property investors as they prepare for the new scoring system to come into effect next week.

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Friday, Jul 17, 2009

Risky property cycle needs to be broken

With signs of recovery getting stronger, the worry is growing that nothing is going to change.

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Wednesday, Jul 15, 2009

Migration keeps property market chugging along

ANZ National Bank’s eight gauges of the housing market have reiterated the support the sector’s found with burgeoning net migration, but with a slowdown in winter typical, “it won’t be until spring that we will get a clearer picture.”

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Tuesday, Jul 14, 2009

Lift in market activity continuing

The property market is continuing to experience significantly higher levels of sales activity compared to 12 months ago and many are selling at auction, according to Harcourts' latest statistics.

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Tuesday, Jul 14, 2009

Loan scheme extension to aid first-home buyers

Lending limits for "Welcome Home" loasn for the first home buyers look set to increase next month, opening the scheme up to low-income home-buyers in parts of Auckland and Tauranga for the first time in several years.

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Tuesday, Jul 14, 2009

New sale and purchase agreement on its way

A new plain English Sale and Purchase form has been developed by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) which will be available to vendors and purchasers this week.

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Monday, Jul 13, 2009

Rural property reaches realistic levels after 'euphoric' high

The "euphoria" created by the hefty Fonterra payout last year has evaporated, bringing the rural property market back down to more realistic levels, the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) Rural Market report reveals.

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Sunday, Jul 12, 2009

Landmark eviction case could damage the rights of NZ landlords

The Property Investors Federation has raised concerns about a landmark eviction case in Wellington, which they say could damage the rights of landlords nationwide.

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