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 property sector has slipped in July after edging into positive figures in the previous month, however commercial property development continued its precipitous decline.
One economist has pushed out the date for the Reserve Bank’s next official cash rate hike citing recent downgrades to its forecasts for global GDP growth, including in Australia and New Zealand.
Property investors need to take a more active role in overseeing their family trusts to ensure they are both compliant and achieving their objectives, according to New Zealand Trustee Services director Jonathan Cron.
Commercial and industrial property investors should still be able to claim significant depreciation allowances, an asset depreciation expert says.
Immigration figures out today are stronger than expected and are seen as being positive for house prices. Economists have been concerned that weaker than forecast immigration in recent months, and an outflow of people to Australia may have further hurt the housing market.
An annual property survey shows that investors have slowed down with their buying and selling , for the first time in several years.
Prime Minister John Key is setting out a compelling case for compulsory superannuation and says public opinion has shifted since it was rejected in a 1997 referendum.
The world economy looks sick and if that continues it is hard to see house prices going up according to managing director of Huljich Wealth Management Dr Don Brash.
Sales activity and price appear to differ quite dramatically in different parts of the country, with each market showing unique characteristics. Find out what's happening in the 12 main regions below.
New Zealand residential property sales plummeted to its lowest level for a July in a decade, as rising interest rates, slower population growth and tax changes took their toll on the market, according to figures released by the Real Estate Institute.
From the opening on the morning of October 16 in Blenheim to the close at 1.00pm on Sunday, delegates to the 2010 New Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) Conference will have the chance to hear at least 12 different speakers on property investment.
Provincial areas look set to prosper in the property market over the next two years, with the export led economy helping economic prospects according to the QBE LMI 2010 Housing Outlook Report.
Hoteliers, retailers and commercial office interior decorators look likely to get the reprieve they were looking for from new depreciation rules they feared would drastically raise the cost of maintaining modern premises.
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The residential property market looks to have travelled back to 2008, minus "the sky is falling" sentiment and values only easing backwards rather than racing.
Property values in the six main centres either flat-lined or declined in July, according to the latest figures from Quotable Value.
Confidence in the housing market remains stable despite much of the current negative comment, according to the latest property survey. However the expectations around where house prices will go vary markedly across the country.
Mortgagee sale numbers continue to remain high at the moment, and there are now more home owners ending up with forced sales as opposed to property investors.
Auckland house sales stayed in a slump last month as winter kept the market in a malaise.
Asking prices for residential property have fallen almost $22,000 in four months, falling nearly half of that in July from a month earlier, according to Realestate.co.nz.
Learning from the past is a powerful tool to help you succeed in the future. In this issue of the NZ Property Investor we look at just that: what lessons you can take from the recent property downturn and apply it to your investing strategies.
In my travels around the Property Investor Associations I have picked up on quite a few experienced members increasing their portfolios. In fact even some of the less experienced investors are learning to be counter cyclical from other members and either starting or expanding their investments.
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