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Archive: 2009

Commercial property investors will foot the bill of proposed land tax

Commercial property owners and investors will be left to “foot the bill” of a proposed land tax, according to the Property Council of New Zealand.
31-12-2009 more >>

Property investors pay IRD extra $63m

Property investors have paid an extra $63.6 million since Inland Revenue started a crackdown programme.
23-12-2009 more >>

Mortgagee sales to stay high for another 12-months

Mortgagee sales are at historically high levels and numbers are expected to remain high in the New Year.
21-12-2009 more >>

Housing market plateauing

The residential property market is showing signs of plateauing, following the momentum seen over the past two months, according to the latest Mike Pero Mortgages/Infometrics Property Cycle Indicator.
17-12-2009 more >>

Tax changes will affect house prices

If the top rate of income tax is lowered house prices will fall 14%, along with the number of willing landlords, Westpac predicts.
16-12-2009 more >>

Attention Renovators

Planning to renovate a property over the holiday period? Here is an offer from Jane Eyles-Bennett you can't afford to miss.
14-12-2009 more >>

New tools for property managers from the Department of Building and Housing

The Department has updated the section on its website showing tools for property managers, designed to help you manage your properties more effectively, and get the best result for you, your client and the tenants.
14-12-2009 more >>

REINZ residential highlights - November 2009

The residential housing market continues to show signs of stability, according to the latest statistics from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ). Find out what's happening around the regions in the story below.
14-12-2009 more >>

House prices creep up a little more

The momentum driving the housing market in the last few months showed signs of ebbing, according to the latest crop of statistics.
14-12-2009 more >>

Sense of normality returning

The residential property market seems to be progressing "normally", with signs supply and demand are balancing out, according to the latest Harcourts MarketWatch.
11-12-2009 more >>

Hunter's Wines Christmas offer to PIA members

Hunters is offering a range of wines at an excellent price and freight free delivery to your door.
10-12-2009 more >>

Residential real estate balancing out

Residential real estate is reporting a better matching of buyers and sellers in the last month and there are reports of an upturn in residential construction according to the BNZ Confidence Survey.
09-12-2009 more >>

Building consents drop

New Zealand's total building work fell 6% in the three months through September, extending its decline for the seventh quarter amid a slump in new construction permits.
08-12-2009 more >>

QV main urban areas commentary: November 2009

The latest statistics from QV valuations show improvement in values for the second straight month, driven in part by the main centres. Find out what's happening in the main urban areas throughout the country.
07-12-2009 more >>

Property values stay positive as sellers stay put: QV

New Zealand property values continued to recover lost ground and stayed above their 2008 level for a second month in a row, as sellers remain skeptical about the time it takes to sell their house.
07-12-2009 more >>

Investing made easy: Working backwards

In order to build a substantial portfolio, having the end goal in sight is the best place to start.
04-12-2009 more >>

Auckland prices reach almost two-year high

Auckland house prices edged up to a 23-month high in November as new listings held above 1,600 and demand was underpinned by stronger migration.
03-12-2009 more >>

IRD potentially misleading over off-the-plan property sales

An Inland Revenue brochure issued on off-the-plan property sales contains potentially misleading advice, says the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA).
02-12-2009 more >>

'Big kahuna' tax overhaul purpose

Economist and fund manager Gareth Morgan, who is a member of the Tax Working Group, has proposed a radical tax restructure to the group's final public conference that would impose a Comprehensive Capital Tax (CCT) on all land, buildings, plant and equipment to raise $19 billion.
01-12-2009 more >>

December '09 Issue

We bring you a NZ Property Investor exclusive report looking at the top 50 areas showing the most growth since the bottom of the downturn and take an in-depth look at the top 15 areas for volatility and other common trends.
01-12-2009 more >>


TAX WORKING GROUP – Rental properties taxes The government appointed Tax Working Group, comprising academics, regulators and other experts is due to release a set of far reaching tax reform recommendations at a public conference to be held in Wellington on 1 December. The Federation will be attending the meeting.
30-11-2009 more >>

ANZ Property Focus for November 2009

The housing market is showing signs of stabilising after a sizeable recover (off lows) with volumes and days to sell stable for three months. Limited listings, however, are underpinning prices. Migration continues to rise but so, of course, is the unemploymnet rate.
30-11-2009 more >>

Home-building approvals climb, adding weight to recovery

New Zealand home-building approvals jumped last month, extending their gains for a fourth month, ensuring a key element to the nation's economic recovery remains in place as interest rates remain low.
30-11-2009 more >>

Do property investors really have "tax benefits?"

As the government contemplates tax changes which would alter the tax rules for property investors, much of the commentary around perceived "tax benefits" has become misleading.
30-11-2009 more >>

Celebrating tenant-landlord relationships

A new competition celebrating good relationships between tenants and landlords has had its first winners.
27-11-2009 more >>

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