NZ Property Investors' Federation - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

Cheaper power not a general WOF achieves warm homes

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 12:50 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

According to the report by Sapere Research Group released on Monday, the NZ Power proposal of the Labour and Green Parties does little to address the issue of fuel poverty. A household in Britain is defined as being in fuel poverty when it needs ... More >>

Housing affordability not so bad

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 2:03 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Demographia's latest survey of housing affordability paints a depressing picture for New Zealand. But is it as bad as Deographia make it out to be? More >>

Warm houses key to child health.

Monday, 9 December 2013, 12:14 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Children’s Commissioner, Dr Wills, reports today that, over the last 12 years, the biggest increases in child hospitalisations with poverty-related illnesses have been in asthma and bronchiolitis. He has said that living in crowded, cold and damp ... More >>

Effects of LVR not clear cut

Monday, 2 December 2013, 5:03 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The implementation of the Reserve Bank’s high loan-to-value limit policy over the last two months has resulted in the publication of various statistics and opinion pieces from different sources. Some of these are contradictory and some are misleading. More >>

Rent increases bad news for all

Friday, 15 November 2013, 4:19 pm | NZ Property Investors' Federation

“The impact of rent increases low income groups in Auckland is not good for anyone”, said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation, in response to a Salvation Army’ report by social policy analyst Alan Johnson. More >>

Is Kiwibuild Policy the Answer For Christchurch?

Friday, 8 November 2013, 9:50 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

Labour took the opportunity to unveil its Kiwibuild policy at their conference last weekend. The leader, David Cunliffe, announced that the party would build 10,000 homes in Canterbury over four years as part of this new policy. Labour’s aim is ... More >>

NZPIF rejects the Financial Services Council’s claim

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 9:23 am | NZ Property Investors' Federation

The Financial Services Council, a group representing Insurers and Fund Managers, is recommending government spend even more of tax payer funds to increase their members incomes. More >>