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Archive: 2018

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 losses

Stuart Nash announced today that “In 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 fee

More 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 >>

Speakers - Claire Wilson from Christchurch and Tony Mounce from Tony Mounce Mortgages and Insurance

Come and hear Claire Wilson from Christchurch who will be speaking about her property experiences and tips and Tony Mounce who will be speaking on how to tailor mortgages to your requirements at Forbury Park Function Centre on March 20.
20-03-2018 more >>

Bright Line test extension not a good idea

Property 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 market

Powered 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 tenants

There 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 >>


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