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Scott Family Winemakers is a major sponsor of the 2010 NZPIF Conference. An offer of a selection of their wines is being made to Conference delegates and to other property investors.
ANZ has painted a sombre picture of housing prices in its latest report saying they are “becalmed” and the pressure on prices is “slightly downward”.
The earthquake in Canterbury has been good for vacancy levels in the Christchurch rental market. "Vacancies are as low as they have ever been," Harcourts chief executive Hayden Duncan says.
Canterbury tenants forced to end the lease of their property due to earthquake damage should have their bond money released within 24 hours.
Property owners are being warned not to take too much notice over speculation around what will happen in the real estate market.
Audio of Mark Withers on the imminent changes to the tax rules affecting Loss Attributing Qualifying Company - and, if you have one, what you need to do soon!
House sales are becoming impossible for real estate agents in Canterbury as home buyers get hit by tougher regulations on house insurance.
Canterbury landlords are being warned not to raise rents excessively due to the increased demand for rental properties after the earthquake.
Property sales have remained subdued, although house prices have been holding steady. To find out what's happening in the main regions throughout the country, use the links below.
New Zealand's residential property sales slumped by more than a quarter in August, with the volume near the depths of its trough two years ago.
Christchurch property managers are getting calls from tenants to deal with mundane management problems like broken washing machines while in the midst of dealing with earthquake-stricken properties and shaken tenants.
Making KiwiSaver compulsory could boost national savings, the Treasury says, but it raises difficult wellbeing and fairness issues.
The residential property market remains constrained, although is being buoyed somewhat by fixed mortgage rate cuts, according to the ANZ's August Property Focus.
House prices extended their decline for a fifth month as a backlog of unsold property sits on the market.
The Canterbury earthquake will put pressure on the city's residential rental sector, as the pool of available homes shrinks and home owners whose properties have been condemned look for short to medium-term accommodation.
Choice for buyers in the Auckland residential property market is declining, with properties for sale at their lowest number in seven months.
Hunters Wines is one of the sponsors of the 2010 Conference. It is offering two special six bottle packs to property investors as well as a range of other wines. Delivery can be to your home prior to the Conference or free to your hotel during the Conference weekend
We all know the old saying about how much Kiwis love bricks and mortar as an investment but some of us take that even further.
One of Auckland's top hotels, the Westin Lighter Quay, is in chaos as unit titleholders and receivers square off over access to and revenue from 114 of its 172 rooms and its bar, restaurant and retail areas.