Property News

The new face of the NZPIF

There’s been a changing of the guard fronting the NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF), with the current president taking over as executive officer from Andrew King.

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Strong start for market in 2020

Auckland’s housing market has surged back into the game with its busiest January in four years, new REINZ data reveals.

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REINZ & NZPIF join up to battle RTA changes

Concerns about the government’s proposed tenancy law changes are running high and this has prompted REINZ and the NZPIF to join forces to fight them.

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Government brokers to match landlords with tenants

A newly established housing broker service will be reaching out to private landlords to get them on board to support the government’s $300 million homelessness action plan.

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New growth cycle for Auckland

It’s confirmed: Auckland’s housing market is entering a new growth cycle with Barfoot & Thompson’s latest data revealing a stellar start to the year.

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Could a shift in the listings shortage be coming?

More properties are coming on to the housing market but there’s still a nationwide shortage with the number of homes for sale down by over 20% year-on-year.

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Confidence in rental returns at new low

Belief that rental property will provide the best investment returns has fallen to a 15 plus year low, the latest ASB Investor Confidence Survey reveals.

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Why house price growth will continue

House price inflation is unlikely to radically slow this year after a strong end to 2019, according to leading economist Tony Alexander.

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Upping the ante on price growth

ANZ economists have become the latest commentators to revise up their house price inflation predictions and are now picking 8% growth by mid-2020.

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Highest sales in December for three years

New Zealand’s property market ended the decade on a high with new REINZ data putting sales at their highest volume in years and median prices up around the country.

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Auckland housing market is back

The Auckland residential housing market ended 2019 strongly with December sales numbers being their highest in four years and prices holding onto most of the gains made in November.

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Book excerpt: Financial Freedom - 5 Steps 5 Years

Property investment is the way to financial freedom, argues property investment mentor Lucia Xiao* in her new book which aims to help people take control of their lives. Here’s an excerpt from her book…

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Bachcare convicted of misleading consumers

Misleading consumers – via the editing and withholding of online reviews - has earned holiday rental accommodation company Bachcare a conviction and a hefty fine.

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Strong market upturn picked for 2020

Expect price growth to hit 7% by April 2020 as the housing market continues its emphatic upturn, Westpac’s chief economist says.

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Share your views on property investing

It's that time of the year where we run the NZ Property Investor's survey of investor. Take part and be in to win.

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