Marlborough Property Investors' Association
Bill will do little for healthier homesLabour's Bill purporting to make homes healthier would delay the Government's requirements for landlords to insulate their rental homes by three years, Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
26-07-2017 more >>
Massey University June Home Affordability reportDecline in affordability for all New Zealand regions except Canterbury and Westland
20-07-2017 more >>
Andrew King outlines the important aspects of the new Standard for meth contaminationThe NZPIF is very pleased that the new NZ Standard for testing and decontamination of methamphetamine contaminated properties has been released.
18-07-2017 more >>
$1b infrastructure fund accelerates housing supplyThe allocation of the $1 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund today is another milestone in the Governmentâ€™s plan to increase housing supply for a growing New Zealand, Prime Minister Bill English says.
11-07-2017 more >>
Markets outlook from the BNZMeanwhile, we are keeping an eye out for the Real Estate Instituteâ€™s residential results for June, which could well come to the public gaze by the end of this week. Recent housing market trends show prices, generally, to be going sideways in Christchurch, modestly down in Auckland and up almost everywhere else
10-07-2017 more >>
Renting out unlawful premisesBuilding and Construction Minister, Nick Smith, recently introduced the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (no 2). While the part seeking to address the situation of tenants not being responsible for accidental damage they cause has received a lot of attention, there is another significant part to the Bill. This relates to landlords renting out unlawful premises.
09-07-2017 more >>
MBIE launches online housing market dashboardThe Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today released theÂ UrbanÂ DevelopmentCapacityÂ DashboardÂ â€“ a one-stop, open-source tool of housing market indicators such as prices and rents, the number building consents granted relative to the growth in population; and the recently released Housing Affordability Measure (HAM).
07-07-2017 more >>