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Overseas investor rules cool house price expectations

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:37:28 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Expectations for house price gains appear to have cooled ahead of tighter restrictions on foreign investors buying residential properties, Colliers International says.More >>

Boost to listed property sector likely

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:52:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The potential implications from Tax Working Group’s interim report, released yesterday, are positively balanced for the listed property sector, Forsyth Barr analysts Hayden Strickett and Jeremy Simpson suggest.More >>

House price expectations dip but remain positive overall

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:25:06 +1200 | Colliers International

Median house price rise expectations have dipped ahead of the Overseas Investment Amendment Act coming into force next month, the latest Colliers International survey shows.More >>

Car yard property set to be ‘traded in’

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:32:01 +1200 | Bayley's Real Estate

The land and building housing a substantial second-hand car dealership in suburban Auckland have been placed on the market for sale. More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Tax Working Group’s road map

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:20:21 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

T rying to analyse the interim report on the Tax Working Group (TWG) is like trying to review an entire All Blacks game, but at the half- time mark. With so much still to be finalised, Sir Michael Cullen and his colleagues are going to need all the ...More >>

The ongoing effects of the 0.5 meth standard

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:20:21 +1200 | 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 >>

Vital allotment of distribution reinvestment plan units

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:11:06 +1200 | Vital Healthcare Property Trust

For the purposes of Listing Rule 7.12.1, the Manager of Vital Healthcare Property Trust, NorthWest Healthcare More >>

QLDC Requests Development Proposals for Lakeview Site

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:07:30 +1200 | Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has engaged three potential private-sector development partners in a selection process for a preferred master developer to create a new mixed commercial and residential precinct at the Lakeview site.More >>

Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:05:26 +1200 | Office of the Clerk

The Governance and Administration Committee has opened for public submissions on the Canterbury Earthquakes Insurance Tribunal Bill. More >>

Realtor sentenced for defrauding local government

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:33:19 +1200 | Serious Fraud Office

A real estate agent has been sentenced to seven months’ home detention and 200 hours of community work on charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office. More >>

Bachcare expands services into Te Anau

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:05:47 +1200 | Bachcare

Bachcare has expanded its holiday home management services into Te Anau with the recent purchase of Te Anau Holiday Homes. More >>

Tax Working Group proposes capital gains tax in all but name

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:44:59 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Extending the net of capital income taxation will still hit taxpayers, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. More >>

Capital Gains Tax still hangs over NZ

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:05:16 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Today’s report from the Tax Working Group will do little to reduce fears that more taxes are going to be imposed on New Zealand households and businesses, National’s Finance spokesperson Amy Adams says.More >>

Rental system is not broken

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:27:45 +1200 | NZ Property Investors Federation

Rental system is not broken - a media release from NZ Property Investors' Federation Today’s CoreLogic Market Pulse report shows that rents haven’t been outpacing property costs or people’s wages. The rental system is not broken as some have ...More >>

Twyford winds back KiwiBuild policy

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:37:16 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Despite almost a year in Government, and six years since the announcement of KiwiBuild, New Zealanders are increasingly confused with the changing detail around Labour’s flagship housing policy, National’s spokesperson Judith Collins says.More >>

First look at Wellington's new social housing units

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:01:45 +1200 | RNZ

The development has one- to four-bedroom apartments and five are designed for people with accessibility needs. Photo: RNZ / Katie Doyle More >>

Renters United launches ‘one-stop’ form for renters

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:33:58 +1200 | Renters United

Renters United calls on renters to have their say on proposed law changes with an easy-to-use online submission form launched today. More >>

Property for Industry to diversify funding base

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:57:11 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Property for Industry wants to diversify its funding base with the sale of up to $100 million of bonds. More >>

Judgment: Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust v Attorney-General

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:14:48 +1200 | NZ Supreme Court

This appeal arises in the aftermath of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s settlement of historical Treaty of Waitangi claims in 2012 and in the context of proposed settlement of historical Treaty claims between the Crown and Ngāti Paoa Iwi Trust (Ngāti Paoa) ...More >>

Housemart Queenstown: Taking the top award again!

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 11:49:52 +1200 | Housemart Queenstown

A Queenstown-based property management company is once again the ‘best of the best’ in New Zealand -- leading the way with innovative systems, technology, service and customer care.More >>


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