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Correct facts on tax & rental properties - NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors Federation has produced research which shows that property investors pay their fair share of tax... More...

Affordable housing in Auckland now doable

As a property lender, we believe a big part of our future will be backing affordable housing developments in Auckland thanks to the Unitary Plan which now makes them a lot more doable. More...

National median reaches record high

REINZ's October figures show price rises in every region apart from Auckland and Nelson. More...

October results a mixed bag

Harcourts figures for October show a housing market that is slowing down, but still positive for investors according to CEO Chris Kennedy. More...

The Auckland housing crisis - not even half the numbers

Auckland Housing Summit organiser, Leonie Freeman, crunches the city's housing numbers to get a progress report on solving the crisis... More...

Rents a mixed bag across New Zealand

Year on year growth in rental prices has varied across the regions but the median rent hasn't budged in the last six months, according to the latest Trade Me Property Rental Index. More...

Combating Auckland's housing crisis

The number of houses being built is the key to the problem and the solution of Auckland's housing shortage. More...

Warning all landlords - compliance non-negotiable

No longer will landlords and property management companies be able to get away with poor landlord behaviour. More...

Regional auction watch: Strong demand for family home

Bidding was fast and competitive for a large family home generating an income at a Rotorua auction. More...

Hot and cold in regional auction

A glimpse into the latest auction movements in Rotorua Full renovations paid off for one vendor as fierce bidding erupted to lay claim to a 4 bedroom house in Sunnybrook. A diverse group of about 15 More...

Rotorua property auction delivers varying results

The housing market in Rotorua might be pretty hot at the moment, but not all houses are selling. More...

Open letter from John Lenihan and Jane Greensmith

This is an open letter to the people of Auckland from myself John Lenihan and my wife Jane Greensmith, as today is our 20th wedding anniversary. Over these 20 years Jane and I have practiced as Architects More...

A Labour win for landlords to celebrate

It's not often property investors celebrate a Labour victory, but this time they can. More...

Very little crystal clear with Govt's state housing plans

Here’s a term property investors probably haven’t thought much about, but should start to take notice of. More...

Landlords switch on to need for warm, dry properties

Almost nine in 10 rental properties owned by property investors’ association members have been insulated, a new survey shows. More...

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