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The ongoing effects of the 0.5 meth standard

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 3:20 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) has always been opposed to the interpretation of guidelines around methamphetamine, so we were extremely pleased when the Minister of Housing, Phil Twyford, undertook a review of the situation. More >>

Chief scientist recommends higher safe meth level

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 9:49 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The New Zealand Property Investors' Federation welcomes Sir Peter Gluckman's report into the negative health effects of methamphetamine (meth). More >>

Trend of rising rents continue

Monday, 21 May 2018, 12:00 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Just released April rental statistics show that New Zealand rental prices have continued to grow over the past year. More >>

Questioning the Tax Working Group's property calculations

Friday, 20 April 2018, 9:02 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The Tax Working Group (TWG) appears to be showing an unbalanced approach to rental property investment, by using incorrect calculations and inconsistent assumptions to assess relative tax rates for different asset classes. More >>

One-Sided Review of Renting

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 8:49 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Tenant advocates have produced a report calling for widespread changes to the rental industry that if introduced would cause more harm for the tenants they represent than good. More >>

New NZ Standard for Meth Contamination Released Today

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:37 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

“The NZ Property Investors' Federation is very pleased to see the release of the NZ Standard for meth contamination today” said Andrew King, executive officer More >>

Property Bright Line Test working well

Friday, 3 February 2017, 11:09 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

“Recent CoreLogic data shows that flipping or rapid on-selling of houses is not as common as people may believe” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation More >>

Reserve Bank restrictions hurt tenants and small investors

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 1:07 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

One of the Reserve Bank's tasks is to keep inflation between 1% and 3%. It appears that the purpose of the LVR tightening is to allow the Reserve Bank to lower interest rates, thereby stimulating the economy and lowering the NZ dollar. More >>

Rental property owners threatened

Friday, 8 July 2016, 10:01 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The Reserve Bank has stated that housing supply is the real issue in house price increases. However because they cannot influence supply, they are threatening rental property providers with tighter Loan-to-Value Ratios (LVRs) and Limits on Debt-to-Income ... More >>

Are we shooting at the wrong target?

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:45 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Following QV's monthly housing report released today, the Prime Minister’s advice to further hinder the provision of rental properties in New Zealand is misguided. Over the past year rental property owners have been stung by higher LVR ratios, particularly ... More >>

Labour's Bill would not have saved Emma-Lita Bourne

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 12:26 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Labour has used the extremely sad death of toddler Emma-Lita Bourne as a reason for introducing their Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill, which passed its first reading last night. While well intentioned, Labour’s Bill would not have saved Emma-Lita, ... More >>

Keep children safe in all households

Friday, 16 January 2015, 11:50 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

“All the landlords we represent will totally agree with the need to keep children injury-free” said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF), “but we question the fact that only one group of accommodation ... More >>

Reaction to Labour's housing policy

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:47 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The NZ Property Investors' Federation is pleased that Labour will engage with them in talks about improving tenure for tenants. While some tenants want long term tenure, many more prefer the flexibility that renting brings. For any new policy to work, ... More >>

Tax changes will affect tenants

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 5:49 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The arguments for a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) have so far focused on tax equality, increasing tax revenue and reducing house prices. The Labour Party must have undertaken research into the effect on rental prices of their tax policies, but this hasn't ... More >>

Investor reaction to Green housing policies

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 12:13 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The Green Party released its housing policy yesterday. The New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) has analysed this policy and the following points must be considered if better housing is to be achieved for vulnerable families. More >>

Support for capital gains tax misguided

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:48 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Nearly half of the respondents to TV One’s Vote Compass survey supported a Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This is hardly surprising given the information presented to them. More >>

Best rentals for tenants

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 11:33 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

A survey undertaken by the NZ Property Investors' Federation has highlighted the professionalism of Property Investor Association members. The survey shows that these property investors are highly experienced, invest a good proportion of rental income ... More >>

Property Group has new head

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 1:19 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Experienced investor Terry le Grove is the new President of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). More >>

Rental property owners not to blame

Friday, 28 March 2014, 4:27 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Kiwi landlords are not to blame for a decrease in Kiwi home-ownership. Fewer New Zealanders now own their own home for a myriad of reasons, including the cancellation of home ownership accounts and cheaper government loans being removed in the late ... More >>

Positive economy not LVRs drives interest in rentals

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 4:39 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The Bank of New Zealand’s Nine Rewards Consumer Trends Survey indicates that interest in buying residential rental property has almost doubled since the LVRs were introduced. However it is important to note that 553 respondents is not a large sample for a ... More >>

 

 

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