NZ Property Investors Federation - Latest News [Page 1]

Capital Gains Tax not a solution

Monday, 14 April 2014, 9:57 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

Capital Gains Tax not a solution The association representing Kiwi landlords is disappointed the Labour Party is misleading the public about their proposed capital gains tax, which they plan to apply to all asset classes except the family home. Mr Cunliffe ... More >>

Investors Support Focus On Insulation And Heating

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 1:55 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) supports the focus on heating and Insulation in Phil Twyford’s Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill. More >>

WOF an insult not a protection

Monday, 17 March 2014, 12:43 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The national Federation representing Kiwi landlords is warning against progressing with the flawed rental WOF scheme, claiming its trialed roll-out is raising serious concerns for both tenants and landlords. Wellington landlord Jackie Thomas-Teague ... More >>

State House WOF

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 10:47 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

Housing New Zealand properties are paid for by taxpayers and it is these taxpayers who will end up paying for any cost increases in providing HNZ tenants with  accommodation. More >>

Property investors provide a service and fill the gap

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 7:20 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The census document NZ in Profile 2014 and the findings of the BNZ/REINZ Residential Market Survey hint at a disturbing trend regarding home ownership in this country. Overall the residential market is improving compared with the findings of the previous ... More >>

Focus on insulation and heating rentals, not WOF

Friday, 13 December 2013, 2:28 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

A University of Otago study by medical students looked at 106 children admitted to Wellington hospital over winter. It found that the main cause for admission, 38%, was due to the effects of inhalation of second hand smoke. More >>

Respecting tenant rights

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 7:01 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

“No tenant should have to live in a mould-ridden unit,” said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation the national organisation representing landlords. More >>

The houses we want are expensive

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 2:44 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The OECD has just released its latest Better life index, which shows that although the country is doing “exceptionally well” in overall wellbeing , New Zealand is slightly below average for disposable incomes and the second highest country for ... More >>

Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 7:53 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation believes that if regulations are to be introduced to NZ Rental Properties, then the focus should be on insulation and heating. More >>

Property lending restrictions

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 10:42 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

The New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation believe there are good and bad points about the Reserve Banks restrictions on low equity loans. More >>

First home buyers Raise property prices more than foreigners

Monday, 29 July 2013, 9:12 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

Labours policy to restrict foreign ownership of existing New Zealand houses will reduce demand for property. The big question is by how much and whether it will have a large impact on property prices. More >>

Any worker can own a home

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 10:35 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

7 February 2013 Any worker can own a home Housing has been deemed unaffordable so often that it is now considered a fact. The key evidence has been the ratio of house prices to incomes which currently stands at 5.4, with 3 being the proposed ideal ... More >>

Softly softly is correct approach to housing issues

Friday, 2 November 2012, 9:23 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation applauds the Governments stance on tackling the perceived problem of housing affordability. More >>

Survey shows that Rental Properties are well insulated

Monday, 10 September 2012, 3:46 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

10 September 2012 Survey shows that Rental Properties are well insulated In response to claims that only 5% of rental properties in New Zealand are insulated, the NZ Property Investors’ Federation has undertaken a survey of their members to more ... More >>

Rental Property WOF not needed

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 1:02 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation is a strong supporter of insulating rental properties, but is against suggestions to introduce a Warrant of Fitness for rental property. More >>

Are NZ Property Prices Really Too High?

Tuesday, 28 August 2012, 12:40 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

Media Statement for immediate release 28 August 2012 Are NZ Property Prices Really Too High? More >>

Ring Fencing Losses….. It’s Coming!

Monday, 2 July 2012, 11:26 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

The Minister of Revenue has recently released a statement concerning tax changes for holiday home owners. Costs in future will need to be apportioned based on the number of days rented relative to the total number of days used but the ministerial ... More >>

Property Investors welcome housing productivity report

Wednesday, 11 April 2012, 1:44 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

Although initially dubious about the need for another report into Housing Affordability, the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is pleased to have many of its assessments backed up by the Productivity Commission. More >>

Property group wary of new Super Ministry

Friday, 16 March 2012, 1:18 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation was surprised to hear that the Department of Building and Housing is to be merged into the new Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

House prices not main cause of poor productivity

Friday, 1 April 2011, 1:53 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

The Government's newly formed Productivity Commission's key area of research will be Auckland's house prices. More >>

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