Marlborough Property Investors' Association
Landlord's Insurance Q & AWhat you need to know about insuring your investment property.
28-02-2017 more >>
Tony Alexander looks at the population growth statisticsStatistics New Zealand this week released updated projections of population growth for NZ regions and local authority areas out to 2043. Almost all areas have seen improvements on the back of higher net immigration flows, but still there are 17 areas where population decline is projected. We republish their tables so people looking at the regions and perhaps investing outside the main centres can have realistic views on how much future demand for housing there may be.
23-02-2017 more >>
Price expectations cool in line with a slowing housing marketThis Housing Confidence report has been prepared by Kim Mundy, ASB economist
20-02-2017 more >>
Finance Minister's outlook on the economyIn a speech to Massey University and the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, Steven Joyce says at a time when many parts of the world face significant political and economic risks, the outlook for New Zealand is positive. Businesses are investing, job growth is solid and wages are rising faster than inflation.
16-02-2017 more >>
Has it ever been as hard for first home buyers?For the last few years we have been inundated with media articles and opinion pieces on how we have a housing crisis and that the young are doomed to be tenants for life.
16-02-2017 more >>
Official Cash Rate remains unchanged at 1.75 percentStatement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler
09-02-2017 more >>
Health and safety considerations for residential landlordsThe current Health and Safety legislation imposes requirements on the landlords of rental property.
05-02-2017 more >>
TINZ in the newsAn advocacy group Renters United is worried the TINZ tenant checking system could be abused. TINZ allows landlords to rate tenants at the end of their tenancy and see how other landlords have rated applicants.
04-02-2017 more >>
Property Bright Line Test working wellâ€œRecent CoreLogic data shows that flipping or rapid on-selling of houses is not as common as people may believeâ€ says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation
03-02-2017 more >>