Monday, November 29th 2021

Guidelines for Covid-infected people living in apartments

The Health Ministry has issued new advice for body corporates dealing with Covid-19 infected people self-isolating in their apartments.

Heartland Bank - Online 1.85
HSBC Premier 2.19
HSBC Special 2.25
Kainga Ora - First Home Buyer Special 2.25
China Construction Bank Special 2.65
Kainga Ora 2.88
SBS Bank Special 3.15
TSB Special 3.29
The Co-operative Bank - First Home Special 3.29
ICBC 3.29
Select Home Loans 3.34
Heartland Bank - Online 2.35
HSBC Premier 2.45
China Construction Bank Special 2.65
Select Home Loans 2.99
Kainga Ora 3.28
SBS Bank Special 3.69
ICBC 3.85
Resimac 3.89
Bluestone 3.89
Wairarapa Building Society 3.89
TSB Special 3.94
China Construction Bank Special 2.99
HSBC Premier 3.19
Select Home Loans 3.54
Kainga Ora 4.22
Bluestone 4.29
Resimac 4.29
SBS Bank Special 4.49
TSB Special 4.70
ICBC 4.79
The Co-operative Bank - Owner Occ 4.85
Westpac Special 4.95
ANZ Blueprint to Build 2.03
ASB Back My Build 2.04
Heartland Bank - Online 2.25
Resimac 3.39
Select Home Loans 3.49
Bluestone 3.74
ICBC 4.15
Kiwibank Special 4.25
Kiwibank - Offset 4.25
Kiwibank 4.25
Kainga Ora 4.43
Adrian Orr: We put our best foot forward

Thursday, November 25th 2021

Adrian Orr: We put our best foot forward

Hundreds of thousands of mortgage holders could get a shock as rising interest rates start to bite in the next 12 months.

House prices materially falling chorus from banks

Wednesday, November 24th 2021

House prices materially falling chorus from banks

The BNZ has joined Westpac and the Reserve Bank in predicting modest outright falls in house prices, but a large correction cannot be ruled out.

RBNZ adds new option to DTI consultation

Wednesday, November 24th 2021

RBNZ adds new option to DTI consultation

The Reserve Bank (RBNZ) has started consultation on debt-to-income ratios, but added a new, and more sensible option.

BNZ has further toughened its lending criteria

Monday, November 22nd 2021

BNZ has further toughened its lending criteria

It will not lend money to owner-occupiers who do not have at least a 20% deposit. An exception will be made for newly-built property.

Landlords

Can I introduce a written tenancy agreement to be signed by the tenant even though he has been occupying the premise for the 2 years without a writ ...

Landlords

Interest & tax deductibility

I have just brought an investment property in Taranaki. My owner-occupied property in the Waikato loan is $224,000 and my rental $366,000 with the ...

Landlords

Adding changes to tenancy agreements

With regard to a tenancy agreement, Is a tenant allowed to add faults to a tenancy agreement after the landlord has already signed? The tenant refu ...

Landlords

Trust transfer benefits

I have three houses: one owner-occupied and two rentals. One of the rentals is in a LTC and the other is jointly owned. Both rentals are positively ...

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[Opinion] How investors could solve the housing crisis

[Opinion] How investors could solve the housing crisis

Simon Angelo of Wealth Morning has a bold plan to fix the shortage of rental properties in NZ. 

The good, the bad and the ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly

The Government's housing policy is full of good, bad and plain ugly. NZ Property Investor magazine publisher Philip Macalister explains.

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

Simon Angelo says New Zealand needs to look to a European-inspired solution to solve the housing crisis in New Zealand.

[Opinion] King hit on Hickey

[Opinion] King hit on Hickey

Former NZ Property Investors Federation executive officer Andrew King argues an opinion piece in the Sunday Star Times is wrong, wrong, wrong.

Profile: Fiona Baker

Profile: Fiona Baker

Fiona Baker might just be the perfect landlord and she’s inspiring friends and family to take the same path.
Feature: Interest Issues

Feature: Interest Issues

The removal of interest deductability and rising interest rates are a double whammy for investors. But will they lead to a levelling of the property market? BUBBLE
Renovation

Renovation

The 2021 NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year winning entry was a team effort restoring a 1910 Timaru bungalow to its former glory.
Regional Review: Hawke's Bay

Regional Review: Hawke's Bay

Visitors choose Hawke's Bay for the food, wine, art deco architecture, rolling hills and beaches. It's also a popular choice for investors.
[Watch] August property market update

[Watch] August property market update

Get right up to speed with what has been happening in the NZ property market. Corelogic Head of Research, Nick Goodall takes you through the latest trends in this video.