Marlborough Property Investors' Association
Inspections - how often is 'normal'?Karen Withers, President of the Independent Property Managers Association, gives some insight into this question
31-03-2018 more >>
No good outcome from ring-fencing lossesStuart Nash announced today that â€œIn conjunction with the recently announced extension to the bright-line test, ring-fencing losses from rental properties would make property speculation less attractive and level the playing field between property investors and home buyers".
29-03-2018 more >>
Over half of rentals don't have a letting feeMore information about the experience of banning letting fees in other countries.
27-03-2018 more >>
Should letting fees be abolished?The NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) doesn't think legislation to prohibit the charging of letting fees is required.
23-03-2018 more >>
OCR unchanged at 1.75%Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer:
22-03-2018 more >>
Bright Line test extension not a good ideaProperty Investor Associations educate investors to buy and hold their rental properties for the long term. It is a shame that Labour are pushing ahead with increasing the Bright Line Test from two to five years, but it isn't the end of the world for most of us.
18-03-2018 more >>
Slow down in the marketPowered by CoreLogic data, the February QV House Price Index shows the late values resurgence witnessed in Auckland post-election subsided in February, dropping by 0.5%.
12-03-2018 more >>
Increasing costs for landlord is bad news for tenantsThere appears to be a generally low opinion of people who provide rental properties for tenants to live in. People see it as an easy way to make super profits and yet only 7% of the population actually own rental properties. Why is that? The answer is that it isn't easy to provide a rental home for people in New Zealand and unfortunately it's getting even harder.
01-03-2018 more >>