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Cheaper to rent than own but for how long?A NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) study has shown that renting the average NZ property is $218 per week cheaper than owning the same property.Â Â
31-08-2017 more >>
Program to improve rental conditionsThe New Zealand Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) fully supports the Hawke's Bay District Health Board's Ready to Rent Program.
29-08-2017 more >>
Latest ASB Housing Confirdence SurveyNet house price expectations hit a five and a half year low in the three months to July according to the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey.
25-08-2017 more >>
One sided review of rentingTenant advocates have produced a report calling for widespread changes to the rental industry that if introduced would cause more harm for the tenants they represent than good.
23-08-2017 more >>
Can you provide emergency homes for those in need in your town?Are you a landlord interested in a guaranteed rental for the next 3 years, all while supporting people in need? The Salvation Army is looking to work with landlords around the country, to take care of some of New Zealandâ€™s most vulnerable people and your property.
18-08-2017 more >>
Is a WOF for rental properties the answer?Wellington Council is introducing a voluntary Warrant of Fitness for rental properties that they intend to make compulsory in three years. The council says that they want to raise standards and that "every Wellingtonian deserves a warm dry home".
17-08-2017 more >>
More regulations and restrictions reduce the number of rentalsFor 17 years, forty three year old sickness beneficiary, Shanez Akhtar, has always a found a place to rent without difficulty, but that all changed 9 months ago.
15-08-2017 more >>
Tailrisk Economics responds at the Reserve Bank's Debt To Income Consultation PaperThe Reserve Bank's DTI consultation paper is reviewed by Tailrisk Economics and six conclusions are presented.
14-08-2017 more >>
Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percentStatement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler:
10-08-2017 more >>
Public submissions have be called for RTA Amendment Bill (No 2)The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No 2) covers three key areas - unlawful rental properties, meth in rental properties and fixing up the debacle of tenants not being responsible for damage that they cause.
09-08-2017 more >>
Construction peak to be higher, last for longerResidential, commercial and infrastructure building activity is forecast to continue to boom for the next three years to a record $42 billion in 2020, according to the independent National Construction Pipeline Report for 2017 released today by Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith.
06-08-2017 more >>