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What does the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 mean to landlords?

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (the Act) came into effect this week. It is a complicated piece of legislation as it has to apply to many different circumstances throughout the country.
05-04-2016 more >>

New building info website launched

Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced the launch of a new website, www.building.govt.nz, to make information on regulation of New Zealand's $25 billion a year building industry more accessible.
24-03-2016 more >>

Tony Alexander looks at nine key points about the housing market in Auckland

This was a presentation in Auckland in which Tony Alexander decided that all nine points he mentioned do not represent a threat to the Auckland market
23-03-2016 more >>

Minimum standards good for tenants

The NZ Property Investors' Federation generally supports the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which introduces minimum standards for residential rental properties.
22-03-2016 more >>

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Read about our upcoming events.
21-03-2016 more >>

A NZPIF Easter special from Unovent

A NZPIF Easter Special offer is made to all members. This is a 25% price reduction for Unovent Home Ventilation Kitsets which has become available until 25 April, 2016
20-03-2016 more >>

Accessing the NZPIF app

Android phone users can now download the app showing information about sponsors
20-03-2016 more >>

How many smoke alarms are required?

Many landlords are looking for definitive information about the number of smoke alarms required in their rentals
20-03-2016 more >>

Shortlist announced for transfer of social houses in Tauranga and Invercargill

The Government has requested formal proposals from four respondents looking to purchase and manage social houses in Tauranga and Invercargill, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say
17-03-2016 more >>

Official Cash Rate reduced to 2.25 percent

The Reserve Bank today reduced the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 2.25 percent
10-03-2016 more >>

Nine Nelson special housing areas approved

The Government has approved nine new Special Housing Areas (SHAs) proposed by the Nelson City Council that will fast-track 417 additional homes, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
05-03-2016 more >>

$2 million boost to help homeless Aucklanders

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett has today announced details of the Government's $2 million contribution to increasing the emergency housing supply in Auckland.
02-03-2016 more >>

Get your painting jobs done with these PowerPass deals

March special from Bunnings
01-03-2016 more >>

Powerful deals with PowerPass from Bunnings

Every month Bunnings send us information for you about specials for that month
01-03-2016 more >>

Save on building projects with PowerPass products

March specials from Bunnings
01-03-2016 more >>

$2.9 million boost for Waikato HNZ homes

Increased spending on maintenance by Housing New Zealand's is making its Waikato properties better places to live, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says
27-02-2016 more >>

The Salvation Army's 2016 State of the nation report released today

This report is called "Moving Targets" and has a section on housing.
25-02-2016 more >>

Christchurch housing on track for full recovery

The Government's wide-ranging support for Christchurch has ensured the city's housing market is nearing recovery five years on from the Canterbury earthquakes, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett and Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said today
22-02-2016 more >>

Insulation tax deductions

Due to insulation becoming compulsory in July, the NZPIF believe that the cost of the insulation should be tax deductible. To confirm this, last year the NZPIF requested clarification from the IRD.
22-02-2016 more >>

Tony Alexander looks at what will influence house prices in the future

The question he asks is what things cause house prices to fall and are any of these things likely in the near future?
19-02-2016 more >>

Auckland drops, the rest rise.

Jonno Ingerson, Director of Research at Corelogic NZ Ltd, says that Auckland values have dropped in the last month according to the latest QV house price index. Values in areas near Auckland continue to increase strongly while further South, things are a little patchier.
10-02-2016 more >>

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2.5 percent

The Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 2.5 percent.
28-01-2016 more >>

Fewer expecting house price gains but see interest rates staying low

The latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey was released today
27-01-2016 more >>

The complete answer for warm dry homes

Community Housing Aotearoa says that insulation is only half the answer in improving rental housing and that you still need to heat the house. "In fact it isn't even half the answer" says NZ Property Investors' Federation Executive Officer, Andrew King
27-01-2016 more >>

Heavy handed UK rental taxes

New Zealand is not the only country where people think that rental property owners are forcing people to be tenants. The UK Government has introduced tax changes aimed at forcing people out of owning rental property (termed buy-to-let in the UK) and reducing competition for first home buyers.
25-01-2016 more >>


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