Home building consents rebounded in February 2017, but were up only slightly from February 2016, Stats NZ said today.
A total of 2,418 new homes were consented in February 2017 â€“ up 1.6 percent from February 2016. 31-03-2017 more >>
From next month, Accessible Properties will take over 1138 social houses and tenancies owned by Housing New Zealand.
â€œThis is the first regional, large-scale transfer of Government-owned social houses to a community housing provider. They are a major plank of our plan to improve social housing,â€ says Social Housing Minister Amy Adams. 24-03-2017 more >>
Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employmentâ€™s (MBIE) Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Teamâ€™s first successful prosecution of a landlord for renting a substandard property, under the Governmentâ€™s tenancy law reform passed last year. 17-03-2017 more >>
If you are not a member of a local Property Investors' Association, read on and tell us what you would like as a member by taking our survey. If you are already a member, send this item on to a friend who is a property investor but not a member. 10-03-2017 more >>
I live in a part of the Mt Albert electoral area. As you read this, the results of a byelection in my area would have been announced. It is an interesting byelection as National are not putting forward a candidate, but Gareth Morgan's new Opportunities Party is. 03-03-2017 more >>