New Zealand Property Investors' Federation
The NZPIF is the umbrella body for 17 local Property Investors' Associations throughout New Zealand.
POLITICAL & REGULATORY REPORT for December 2013Over the month, there have been some noteworthy policy and regulatory developments potentially affecting New Zealandâ€™s housing/rental property landscape. In this report, we outline these recent developments and flag other changes or developments that can be expected over the coming months.
16-01-2014 more >>
Time to rethink goals as the new year startsIt is the start of a new year and you may well be on your break from work commitments as you read this. With a bit more time on your hands and hopefully in a rested and less stressed environment, this is a wonderful opportunity to think about the higher aspects of your investments. Just why are you investing in property and are you on track to meet your goals?
15-01-2014 more >>
Wellington landlords 'in box seat'Wellington is probably the best place in New Zealand to be a landlord at present, Trade Me says. It has released its analysis of the final quarter of last year. Christchurch again reported strong growth in listings and Aucklandâ€™s were stable but Wellington showed a sharp decline.
15-01-2014 more >>
Prices up but turnover slowing:QVThe first sign of the impact of loan-to-value restrictions has been a drop in the number of listings, Quotable Value says.
14-01-2014 more >>
Northland baches' summer windfallNorthland baches were the most popular rentals over the Christmas and New Year period, figures from Bookabach show.
13-01-2014 more >>
Brake comes off high-LVR lendingThings are looking up for borrowers with small deposits, as mainstream banks indicate they are getting back into the market.
10-01-2014 more >>
Listings down, asking price easesThe number of properties being listed for sale dropped dramatically in December, the latest report from realestate.co.nz shows.
09-01-2014 more >>
Fewer entry-level sales reportedHouses in the cheapest price brackets were not sold as frequently as more expensive homes in December, continuing a trend spotted in November.
08-01-2014 more >>
Call to split interest ratesA two-tier interest rate system, with higher rates for investors, would be a better option than loan-to-value restrictions, one commentator says.
07-01-2014 more >>
Lifestyle market strengthens furtherLifestyle property turnover has lifted almost 10% on the same time last year, the latest Real Estate Institute rural statistics show.
03-01-2014 more >>