New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.

Phone: (03) 357 9243

Email: www@nzpif.org.nz

News & Updates

Recent updates

Friday, Jul 29, 2011

Cyclical recovery underway in housing market

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.

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Friday, Jul 29, 2011

Leaky homes assistance available

From today the owners of leaky homes will be able to seek repair funding from the Government's leaky homes Financial Assistance Package.

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Thursday, Jul 28, 2011

The economists view on the OCR decision

A round-up of leading economists' views on the RBNZ decision to leave the OCR unchanged.

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Thursday, Jul 28, 2011

Bollard takes a bob-each-way to OCR review

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.

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Thursday, Jul 28, 2011

Not coming up Trumps

Just over a month after the sudden closure of Jericho Property Management another property management firm, Trump Assets Management, has closed its doors.

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Monday, Jul 25, 2011

Rents at two-and-a-half year high, but OCR set to rise

Rents are at a two-and-a-half year high "and will go higher", according to the latest ANZ Property Focus.

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Thursday, Jul 21, 2011

Investors treading water in housing market

The latest BNZ-REINZ Market Survey suggests first home buyers are active in the market and investors are staying put.

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Monday, Jul 18, 2011

Capital gains tax won't move money from housing, claims BNZ economist

BNZ economist Tony Alexander has rejected the argument that a capital gains tax would result in additional money being invested in productive assets.

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Thursday, Jul 14, 2011

Auckland great place to be a landlord: Skipper

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.

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Tuesday, Jul 12, 2011

Auckland sales up 30% in June

With written sales 30% higher than June last year, Auckland is leading the real estate market recovery, according to Harcourts.

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Monday, Jul 11, 2011

Auckland leads nationwide property values higher

Property values increased in June driven largely by the Auckland market, according to the latest QV report.

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Monday, Jul 11, 2011

QV June 2011 Report - the regions

Analysis, comment and prices from QV Valuations staff across the country.

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Friday, Jul 08, 2011

SFO warns property investors of inflated valuations

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.

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Wednesday, Jul 06, 2011

New property tax will hit tenants, says investor lobby

There has been a suggestion tenants will be the ones to suffer if New Zealand introduces a capital gains tax.

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Wednesday, Jul 06, 2011

Landlords and tenants set to lose with capital gains

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."

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Tuesday, Jul 05, 2011

Available Auckland property near to four-year low

June saw the number of properties on the Auckland market slip to their lowest level in nearly four years, according to Barfoot & Thompson.

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Tuesday, Jul 05, 2011

Investors and first time buyers in ‘quiet battle' for property

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.

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Friday, Jul 01, 2011

July Presidents report

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.

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Friday, Jul 01, 2011

July '11 Issue

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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