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Archive: 2007

RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT - Reforms

At the Property Investors Federation's annual conference, held earlier this month, the Minister of Building Issues, Clayton Cosgrove outlined some key reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act.
31-10-2007 more >>

Diana Clement: Blue Chip hard sell left me cold

Investors in hard-sell property investment company Blue Chip Financial Solutions Ltd may be wondering if they made the right investment decision.
27-10-2007 more >>

Bollard to Government: watch your step

Nobody could fail to notice the underlying threat to Treasury which was inherent in Alan Bollard's Official Cash Rate (OCR) announcement today
25-10-2007 more >>

Brace yourselves for repeat of 1987, says developer

Property develper Olly Newland, who gained and lost a fortune at the time of the 1987  sharemarket bubble and bust, believes New Zealand is about to repeat the experience.
23-10-2007 more >>

Cosgove speech-Investing in NZ's housing

The Minister's speech to the NZPIF Annual Conference on Sunday 21st of October
21-10-2007 more >>

Landlords say Tenancy law reforms heading in right direction

The NZPIF responds to the announcements made by the Minister of Building and Construction at the annual NZPIF Conference on 21 October.
21-10-2007 more >>

Tenancy Tribunal orders available online

Tenancy Tribunal orders are available free of charge on the internet, Courts Minister Rick Barker announced today.
17-10-2007 more >>

Landlords welcome Tenancy Tribunal orders being available online

The NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) welcomes the announcement today by Courts Minister Rick Barker, that Tenancy Tribunal orders are now available online.
17-10-2007 more >>

Investors confident things are on the way up

Investor confidence slipped from record highs amid financial turmoil but has started to recover, according to a quarterly ASB survey
16-10-2007 more >>

How does your rental rate?

Sunday Star Times journalist, Greg Ninness, lists some of the key indicators that could be pointers to an investment property's performance.
14-10-2007 more >>

Housing: it's a buyers market

The property market has hit the brakes for the third month in a row, with the latest official figures showing that the average sale price of a home falling below $400,000.
12-10-2007 more >>

Inland Revenue alerts tax professionals

The first Alert looks at the practice of selling the family home to a Loss Attributing Qualifying Company (LAQC) to generate tax deductions.
12-10-2007 more >>

Home prices rise $50,000

Ruth Hill reports in the DominionPost that despite rocketing interest rates and the Government's best attempts to rein in rampant property speculation, house prices nationwide are still nearly $50,000 higher than they were a year ago.
09-10-2007 more >>

BNZ denies it's re-entering broker market

Speculation has been rife recently that the Bank of New Zealand plans to re-enter the mortgage broking market.
08-10-2007 more >>


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