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Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013

Builders: Expect consent drop in March

Builders say they have seen inquiries drop by more than a quarter since the introduction of loan-to-value restrictions.

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Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013

Interest rate rise may need to be sharp: NZIER

Interest rates will need to rise quickly next year if the loan-to-value restrictions don’t make a big enough dent in Auckland’s house prices, the NZIER says.

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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013

Landlords told: Watch out for rising rates

Predictions that mortgage rates will start to rise significantly next year should serve as a wake-up call for property investors, the NZ Property Investors Federation says.

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Monday, Nov 25, 2013

Property speculators are not property investors

Curbing property investment is a Dominion Post reader’s solution to New Zealand’s current housing crisis. However, this solution demonstrates confusion between property speculators and property investors.

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Monday, Nov 25, 2013

Wake up call for property owners

The Reserve Bank has predicted that floating mortgage rates will rise to 7 or 8 percent over the next two or three years. “This is a wake up call for rental property owners,” said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation.

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Monday, Nov 25, 2013

Migration pressure increases

A sharp turnaround in migration is going to put a lot of pressure on the housing market. New Zealand had a seasonally adjusted net gain (more arrivals than departures) of 3000 migrants in October 2013.

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Friday, Nov 22, 2013

Capture opportunities in office market

Competition for properties may force landlords’ yields to all-time lows, Jones Lang LaSalle research analyst Sarah Dominey says.

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Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

OECD identifies house price fall risk

New Zealand is at risk of a house price fall, the OECD says in its latest economic outlook forecast. Real house prices have risen 88% since the start of 2000, the biggest increase in the OECD.

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Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

Alexander: Prices not to blame

Claims that the absence of first-home buyers in the property market is due to rising prices are not correct, says the chief economist of the BNZ, Tony Alexander.

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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013

Report suggests affordability improvements

Money paid in GST on new house builds should go back to local councils, The New Zealand Initiative’s latest housing report says.

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Monday, Nov 18, 2013

BNZ-REINZ Residential Market Survey 14 November 2013

The result of this survey supports the data from other sources that shows first home buyers are giving up hope of making a property purchase in the near future. However a net 6% or responding agents say that they are seeing a increase in investors looking to make a purchase.

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Monday, Nov 18, 2013

Northern lifestyle blocks popular

Lifestyle blocks at the top of the country are proving popular, the latest Real Estate Institute figures show. Northland had the largest increase in year-on-year sales of lifestyle blocks in the three months to October, up by 73. Auckland followed, with 52 more sales this year than last.

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Monday, Nov 18, 2013

Rents creeping up: Barfoot

Landlord returns are dropping as rent rises fail to keep pace with the increase in Auckland house prices, Barfoot and Thompson figures show.

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Saturday, Nov 16, 2013

Increased costs mean increased rent - landlords

Landlords say they are not to blame for rising rents.

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Saturday, Nov 16, 2013

Rent increases bad news for all

“The impact of rent increases low income groups in Auckland is not good for anyone”, said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation, in response to a Salvation Army’ report by social policy analyst Alan Johnson.

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Friday, Nov 15, 2013

Investors won't make a loss: King

Rent increases are bad news for everyone, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation says. The Salvation Army has released a report which says that rent rises over the past five years have made all low-income groups in Auckland, except superannuitants, worse off in real terms.

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Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

First-home buyers giving up: Survey

Real estate agents say first-home buyers are deserting the market as the loan-to-value restrictions take effect. In the latest BNZ/REINZ survey of real estate agents, 78% said they were seeing fewer first-home buyers than in the previous month.

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Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

Andrew King interviewed on RadioLive Thursday 14 November

Marcus Lush talks to Andrew about the situation of a young woman living in a mould-ridden unit in Auckland

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Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

Pick suburbs carefully: Westpac

Buying in a slightly different suburb could save homeowners hundreds of thousands of dollars and carve up to 10 or more years off their mortgage, Westpac says.

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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

Respecting tenant rights.

“No tenant should have to live in a mould-ridden unit,” said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation the national organisation representing landlords

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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013

Construction demand tipped to remain high

Low-deposit loans for housing construction make up a very small part of the mortgage market, the Reserve Bank said today.

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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013

LVR restrictions blunt turnover

Sales volumes eased in October but prices continued to rise, the latest data from the Real Estate Institute shows. There were 6778 residential property sales in the month, up 2.1% on October last year and up 0.9% compared to September.

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Monday, Nov 11, 2013

Rising house prices not a concern

There are more people pleased that house prices are rising than worried about them, BNZ’s latest consumer confidence report shows.

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Friday, Nov 08, 2013

Is Kiwibuild policy the answer for Christchurch?

Labour took the opportunity to unveil its Kiwibuild policy at their conference last weekend. The leader, David Cunliffe, announced that the party would build 10,000 homes in Canterbury over four years as part of this new policy.

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Friday, Nov 08, 2013

Builders angry at Govt plans

Builders have a clear message for the Government: Hands off our industry.

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