Boosting IRD resources to enforce property taxes a possibility - English

2371 days ago - Landlords
Introduction of a capital gains tax is not on the agenda, but increased resources for the IRD to investigate property deals under the existing tax legislation is, according to Finance Minister Bill English.

Is a warrant of fitness scheme for private rentals really the way forward?

2371 days ago - Landlords
Debate over the pros and cons of introducing a warrant of fitness for private rental properties has roared into the spotlight after a ministerial...

RBNZ rate cut unlikely - for now

2375 days ago - Landlords
With the Reserve Bank’s next official cash rate (OCR) announcement due on Thursday, a survey of economists reveals many...

Record setting March further evidence of tight Auckland market

2392 days ago - Landlords
Another set of data provides yet more evidence of the fact that activity in Auckland’s housing market remains at fever pitch.

Skyrocketing Auckland prices leave those in other centres in their wake

2398 days ago - Landlords
Auckland residential property values* have increased by 13.0% over the past year and are now 24.6% higher than their previous peak back in 2007,...

Asking prices continue march upwards

2398 days ago - Landlords
It’s a sellers’ market out there - according to new data from which shows that prices continue to rise and listings...

Decline in residential building consents

2399 days ago - Landlords
New building consents around most of the country declined in February – although Auckland recorded an increased number of consents.

Investors think Auckland property is overvalued

2399 days ago - Landlords
Over half (59%) of property investors surveyed for the latest Crockers Property Investment Index think that Auckland properties are overvalued...

Warning for landlords in huge Harcourts fine

2403 days ago - Landlords
The Timaru District Court has handed down a hefty fine to Harcourts Timaru for rental property safety failings – leaving an investor advocate...

Auckland’s landlord friendly market situation to continue

2410 days ago - Landlords
Landlords in Auckland are benefitting from strongly performing asking rents, according to the latest rental price data from Trade Me Property...

Rental market favours landlords

2411 days ago - Landlords
Times are good for landlords: High demand across all market sectors means that asking rents are on the rise.

Is increased housing density the answer to Auckland’s supply issue?

2419 days ago - Landlords
Auckland Council’s new chief economist believes intensified land use in areas close to the supercity’s centre could benefit investors...

RBNZ targets investors

2425 days ago - Landlords
Property investors remain firmly in the sights of the Reserve Bank.

Supply pressures drive building boom

2425 days ago - Landlords
New Zealand’s construction industry is booming – thanks to supply pressures in Auckland and Canterbury.

Listings ramp up: Barfoot

2425 days ago - Landlords
More listings flowed on to the Auckland property market in February and led to a drop in the average sales price, Barfoot and Thompson data shows.

Auckland values lead nationwide increase

2427 days ago - Landlords
Residential values nationwide have increased by 3.1% over the last three months and 6.4% over the last year, according to the latest QV data.

GST rules clarified for bodies corporate

2427 days ago - Landlords
Clarification of the GST rules for bodies corporate has been laid out in a taxation bill introduced to Parliament last week.

Apartments sell out

2428 days ago - Landlords
All 91 apartments in Hopetoun Residences development near Ponsonby have sold out six months ahead of completion.

Property an alternative for retirees: Council

2428 days ago - Landlords
Low interest rates are likely to drive more retired people to invest in rental properties, the Property Institute suggests.

Regional Review - West Auckland

2428 days ago - Landlords
The Queen City’s simmering property market and improved roading is transforming West Auckland into an attractive investment area.

Asking price sets new record

2428 days ago - Landlords
Buying a house in Auckland just got a bit more daunting.