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 housing market has started a cyclical recovery, with rising turnover and prices, decreasing days to sell, a spike in listings shortages and the entry of first home buyers into the market, according to BNZ.
From today the owners of leaky homes will be able to seek repair funding from the Government's leaky homes Financial Assistance Package.
A round-up of leading economists' views on the RBNZ decision to leave the OCR unchanged.
Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard took a bob-each-way approach to reviewing interest rates which has left economists and financial markets scratching their heads.
Just over a month after the sudden closure of Jericho Property Management another property management firm, Trump Assets Management, has closed its doors.
Rents are at a two-and-a-half year high "and will go higher", according to the latest ANZ Property Focus.
The latest BNZ-REINZ Market Survey suggests first home buyers are active in the market and investors are staying put.
BNZ economist Tony Alexander has rejected the argument that a capital gains tax would result in additional money being invested in productive assets.
The supply of rental housing grew only half as much as demand nationwide in the June quarter with the Auckland market showing a severe shortage of rentals, according to figures from the TradeMe.
With written sales 30% higher than June last year, Auckland is leading the real estate market recovery, according to Harcourts.
Property values increased in June driven largely by the Auckland market, according to the latest QV report.
Analysis, comment and prices from QV Valuations staff across the country.
Property investors have been warned to be wary of inflated property valuations when considering whether to invest in either properties or companies which had significant property development portfolios.
There has been a suggestion tenants will be the ones to suffer if New Zealand introduces a capital gains tax.
Labour proposals for a capital gains tax on investment property have been criticised as unfair on both investors and tenants, "who are going to end up paying for this."
June saw the number of properties on the Auckland market slip to their lowest level in nearly four years, according to Barfoot & Thompson.
Property investors are back in the market and doing battle with first home buyers for properties at the lower end of the market, according to First National general manager John Stewart.
Last month the NZPIF held a communication meeting in Wellington for all affiliated Property Investor Associations around the country. This is an annual event and a marvellous opportunity the us to tell the PIA’s what we are doing, hear what they would like us to do and also share information among themselves on how to make their associations better for their members.
On every front, the current market is the most investor-friendly in decades. The experts say this is the time to strike the deals that will secure your financial future.
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