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Archive: 2015

Rental activity classed as a business in new Reserve Bank statistics

The Reserve Bank is publishing a new set of household balance sheet statistics compiled using international standards.
27-03-2015 more >>

$500,000 boost for emergency housing providers

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett today announced details of the Government’s funding boost for emergency housing providers, and a comprehensive funding review of the sector.
26-03-2015 more >>

Salvation Army decides against buying Housing NZ stock

People’s Lives must be enhanced by housing transfer, says Salvation Army
23-03-2015 more >>

Salvation Army decides against buying Housing NZ stock

People’s Lives Must Be Enhanced by Housing Transfer, says Salvation Army
23-03-2015 more >>

Target those in real need

The Healthy Homes Bill was defeated last week and Peter Malcolm of Closing the Gap is completely wrong to say that Government rejected this bill to save landlords money.
23-03-2015 more >>

NZPIF announces a new partner - Unovent® A cost revolution in home ventilation

The Unovent moisture reduction system is a game changer.
20-03-2015 more >>

Cutting red tape

The Rules Reduction Taskforce has recently been appointed by the Minister of Local Government and they do want to hear about all the rules which get in the way of good ideas
19-03-2015 more >>

Property investors meet in Wellington this month

Representatives of the 20 Property Investors’ Associations (PIAs) affiliated to the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) will gather in Wellington at the Airport Conference Centre on 29 March
19-03-2015 more >>

Reserve Bank targets property investors

On March 5 the Reserve Bank announced that new rules for loans for property investors were on the way
19-03-2015 more >>

Research into landlord motivations

This week MBIE asked for proposals to conduct research on the drivers of landlord motivation to upgrade and maintain their rental properties, where children in those properties may be at risk of rheumatic fever.
19-03-2015 more >>

Working smoke alarms contribute to safey of people and property

A joint statement by NZ Fire Service and NZPIF
17-03-2015 more >>

More mortgage restrictions?

Westpac economist Dominick Stephens comments on the housing market
16-03-2015 more >>

Call for property investors to pay more tax

Towards the end of last year, an organisation called the Financial Services Council (FSC) launched a campaign to reduce the tax obligations for Kiwisaver savings and some term deposits
15-03-2015 more >>

Reserve Bank holds OCR at 3.5%

This statement was issued by the Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler today
12-03-2015 more >>

MPIA Meeting March 2015

Colin Fink has over 40 years of experience in surveying, urban and rural subdivision, roading and earthworks design. His background includes 14 years at our own PNCC and four years in Antarctica from 1978, which included work at the DC-10 crash site. A must see speaker for anyone considering subdivision as part of their next property venture!
04-03-2015 more >>

Building work tops $15 billion in 2014

More than $15 billion worth of building work was carried out in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today
04-03-2015 more >>

QV homeguide App now available

QV and CoreLogic have jointly launched New Zealand’s first truly independent property App - QV homeguide
03-03-2015 more >>

Political report for February from Thomas Chin

The following is a summary of political and regulatory news or comment affecting the residential rental property industry.
27-02-2015 more >>

Building consents up in January

The number of new dwellings consented was 3.6 percent higher in January 2015, compared with January 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. Excluding apartments, this number was 6.8 percent lower.
27-02-2015 more >>

Minister talks housing at Finance 2015

Finance Minister Bill English focused on Auckland’s housing issues at Finance 2015, an annual event co-hosted by Massey University and the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.
26-02-2015 more >>

Stronger banking sector fuels economic growth

A press release by KPMG
25-02-2015 more >>

Good time to check your rents

Demand for rental property from tenants tends to increase during the months of January and February each year. Because of this, these months are an excellent time to check your rental income to see if your rates should be increased.
22-02-2015 more >>

Landlord Of The Year 2015 entry form

Use this form if you wish to enter this Award in 2015
22-02-2015 more >>

Carpet Court signs an agreement with NZPIF

The NZPIF Executive Committee is delighted that a business partnership agreement has been signed with Carpet Court. The Committee is keen to develop relationships with a number of suppliers and it is very pleasing to be able to add a flooring specialist to this group.
19-02-2015 more >>

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