New Zealand Property Investors' Federation, (NZPIF) is the umbrella body for 20 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.
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New Zealand home-building consents fell in January because a drop in the number of apartment approvals offset gains in other types of dwellings.
New Zealand is still at significant risk of a sharp correction in property prices, according to Standard and Poors.
The government is looking at formalising Reserve Bank proposals to rein in credit growth, including restrictions on loan-to-value ratios, Finance Minister Bill English said today.
Rental property is still the asset seen as most likely to provide the best returns, according to ASB’s latest investor confidence survey.
ASB’s latest housing confidence survey shows fewer people think now is a good time to buy – but investors be won’t among them, according to Auckland Property Investors Association president David Whitburn.
Andrew King says it is wrong to say housing investors are reaping tax advantages over ordinary buyers.
Rental yields have dropped in all regions over the past two decades but some have experienced steeper falls than others, according to ANZ.
Wealthier overseas buyers would benefit from the introduction of loan-to-value restrictions on property, says the president of the Auckland Property Investors Association.
New Zealanders may not be as heavily reliant on property investment as we have been led to believe.
A new record high median price has been recorded for lifestyle blocks.
New Zealand Mortgages and Securities says it has $100 million to invest in Auckland developments.
Closer look at factors affecting market suggests family incomes most in need of our politicians' attention.
Well-built, non-leaky apartments are likely to increase in value because of the collapse of Mainzeal, property commentator Olly Newland says.
Insurer IAG has flagged changes to its insurance policies this year that may mean they do not cover the full cost of rebuilding disaster-hit homes in future.
New Zealand’s property market is buzzing, according to the first BNZ-REINZ residential market survey for the year.
It is becoming increasingly likely that the Reserve Bank may require Aucklanders in particular to have bigger deposits to buy property, economists say.
The fact that house prices are rising at a much faster rate than rents shows it's not just a supply and demand problem fuelling the market, economists say.
New Housing Minister Nick Smith has wasted no time getting stuck into the housing affordability debate.
House price trends are turning skyward all over the country, but Quotable Value’s claim that house prices are now 2.6% above their latest market peak hides some major regional discrepancies.
Rent increases have not kept pace with house prices in most parts of the country over over the past year, reducing property investors’ yield.
A pick-up in the Christchurch rebuild rate may be on the way after a High Court judgement in favour of insurers.
Housing has been deemed unaffordable so often that it is now considered a fact. The key evidence has been the ratio of house prices to incomes which currently stands at 5.4, with 3 being the proposed ideal level.
The New Zealand Property Investors Federation has developed a calculator to show that anyone with an income can afford to buy a property.
House prices will rise faster this year than they did in 2012, BNZ’s chief economist says. Tony Alexander says a lack of supply and a turnaround in migration will push up prices.
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