Asking prices remain strong

Home sellers are still expecting near record prices for their homes, figures released by show.

Values increase by a third

Auckland property owners can expect their property values to increase by an average 33% when they receive notices from the council in November.

Tackle housing issues without pushing up rents: NZPIF

Policies designed to improve the living conditions of low-income families should aim to have a minimal effect on rents, the NZ Property Investors Federation says.

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Sentiment falls to seven-year low

The mood of would-be house buyers is at its lowest level since 2007, the latest ASB Housing Confidence...

Prices will keep rising: Alexander

Prices are likely to continue to rise in Auckland and Christchurch due to a supply shortage, BNZ chief...

'Good time to be commercial landlord'

Landlords who own prime office property may soon start to increase rents significantly after a tough...

Auckland, Canterbury driving prices: REINZ

Auckland and Canterbury/Westland are driving the increase in the national median house price, the Real...

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Capital gains tax on rentals?
“Stephen Tsang's column in New Zealand Property Investor magazine in April 2014 was entitled "ready, set, sell". In it, he says "While the vendors are revelling on the tax-free capital gain...".  While there is currently no capital gains tax as such, my understanding was that profits made on...”
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Hold or sell property?
“My sibling and I have inherited a two-bedroom house in Wellington with a registered valuation of $530,000. Market rental for similar properties is approximately $400 per week. Neither of us have debt and our priority is retirement saving. The house needs at least $10,000 maintenance to be ready for sale or rent. It is in...”
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Early tenancy termination rules
“Hi there, I have a signed tenancy agreement for a fixed term but have informed my landlord that I will be leaving a month early. I paid a breach of contract fee and an advertisement fee. My landlord says that I must keep paying the rent up the original end date if they do not find anyone even though I have paid the breach...”
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