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Building consents issued September 2015Auckland and its surrounding regions have driven most of the recent growth in building consents for new dwellings, Statistics New Zealand said today
30-10-2015 more >>
Reserve Bank holds the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 2.75 percentGlobal economic growth is below average and global inflation is low despite highly stimulatory monetary policy.
29-10-2015 more >>
One person households fastest growing household types in NZOne-person households are projected to be the fastest growing household type in New Zealand, increasing from 390,000 in 2013 to 580,000 in 2038, Statistics New Zealand said today. They will account for 27 percent of all households in 2038, up from 24 percent in 2013.
29-10-2015 more >>
Investors upbeat but worried by regulation - ANZ Property Investment SurveyResidential property investors are confident, have reduced debt ratios and are looking to buy more properties â€“ but see government intervention as their biggest risk, according to the 2015 ANZ Property Investment Survey.
27-10-2015 more >>
Paula Bennett on tenancy reviews, resetting expectations and fostering community ownershipIn opening the Community Housing Aotearoaâ€™s 2015 Conference, Paula Bennett outlined a number of issues
22-10-2015 more >>
Dynamic, inspirational, entertaining.Dolf de Roos was all of these and more. As the keynote speaker of the 2015 NZPIF, he began his first session with the advice â€œpreach what you practiseâ€ and then proceeded to outline the variety and depth of his experience â€“ his practise â€“ in property investment. Here are some gems from his very wide ranging presentations during the weekend
20-10-2015 more >>
Review of the rental marketAndrew King gave an excellent review of the rental market at the 2015 NZPIF Conference in Auckland on Saturday 17th of October.
20-10-2015 more >>
Premier landlord award goes southAngela Strang is 2015 Landlord of the Year. She is a member of the Southland Property investorsâ€™ Association and was presented with this prestigious award at the annual NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation Conference held in Auckland at the Crowne Plaza on Sunday
19-10-2015 more >>
Succeeding as a property investor and achieveing capital growthKesh Maharaj was a powerful speaker at the NZPIF Conference, sharing his ideas about the attitudes and systems which lead to success as a property investor. His presentation was brimming with excellent points about the systems new investors to plan and monitor the development of their portfolios
18-10-2015 more >>
Buyer classification provides a new level of understandingJonno Ingerson has been analysing the housing market data in terms of who is buying what?
17-10-2015 more >>
People in rental housing more likely to report housing problemsRenters were almost twice as likely to report a damp house problem as home owners in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Just under half of renters reported they had a problem with dampness or mould, compared with around one-quarter of home-owners.
15-10-2015 more >>
Auckland, Northland and Waikato/Bay of Plenty driving real estate market in SeptemberREINZ, the most up to date source of real estate data in New Zealand, announced today that there were 8,174 dwelling sales nationwide in September 2015, up 38.3% on September 2014 and up 5.3% on the previous month, August.
12-10-2015 more >>
Green Party's Residential Tenancies Amendment BillDespite the minimum standards not even being in law yet, the Green Party has already reignited the issue with their Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. A large part of this Bill is the call for a full WOF for rental property.
04-10-2015 more >>
Gains of property sales targeted from todayRevenue Minister Todd McClay says the new bright-line test, which comes into force today, will improve compliance with the current residential land sale rules and help to ensure that people pay their fair share of tax on gains from property sales.
01-10-2015 more >>