Property investment

24 Jan 19, 12:15pm
IRD proposes tweaking the law to clarify when the bright-line test clock starts ticking for land bought off the plans and land converted from leasehold to freehold
23 Jan 19, 11:41am
Cooling house prices and rising yields in many areas are slowly changing the landscape for residential property investors
7 Dec 18, 2:33pm
The IRD can't say for certain how ring-fencing rental losses will affect the residential property market, but notes investors suffering losses on their rentals are currently getting tax breaks of $2000 a year
24 Nov 18, 10:02am
Martin Hawes thinks there are three key reasons property investors should also be in KiwiSaver - and one of them is that the returns can be better
19 Jun 18, 6:00am
Westpac models how the different taxes being considered by the Tax Working Group would affect house prices
18 May 18, 3:58pm
MBIE believes the value of residential property investment over the next 5 years will be 2-5 times higher than Treasury projects; Twyford says Treasury's math is 'simply wrong'
22 Feb 18, 3:23pm
David Hargreaves sees trouble ahead with the extension of the so-called 'bright line' test on property transactions
17 Feb 18, 9:07am
Regulatory impact statement on extending the bright-line test reveals why the IRD would rather keep the current two-year test in place, while Treasury is up in the air on the matter
15 Feb 18, 12:23pm
The coalition is pressing on with plans to increase the 'bright line' test for residential property sales to cover a five year period; law changes expected to take effect in March
1 Nov 17, 10:08am
New data shows how banks have responded to regulatory signals for capital adequacy, chasing loans on property so hard, now more than 80% of all loans are property-backed
10 Oct 17, 5:02am
Singaporean and Malaysian investors to be reimbursed $10m of deposits made on luxury apartments in incomplete Queenstown development
12 Jul 17, 4:53pm
Observations of a renting millennial attending a Smith/Twyford housing debate with a bunch of property investors 
17 May 17, 2:37pm
Generation Rent Investment Guide Episode 1: What you need to know about LVRs, KiwiSaver and liability before joining forces with others to buy property
14 May 17, 2:43pm
A Labour-led government would phase out negative gearing for property investment over five years, Andrew Little says; Savings to subsidise insulation scheme
9 May 17, 5:31pm
New Zealand's MPs have interests in 350 properties between them - three each (2.5 if you cut out Maori land blocks); National MPs register the largest investment holdings
28 Mar 17, 10:05am
Olly Newland says only invest in residential property if you don't mind low returns and all the hassles, consider commercial property as an alternative
16 Feb 17, 11:28am
SFO accuses foursome of fraudulently obtaining $40 million from ANZ to build the Waldorf Celestion Apartment Hotel
14 Nov 16, 4:50pm
Baby boomers leveraging off capital gains to buy investment properties rather than paying off the mortgage as they head towards retirement
28 Sep 16, 3:00pm
New research indicates 484,000 people plan to get involved in the housing market in the next 12 months - with most would-be buyers
19 Jul 16, 1:59pm
Property Institute suggests political interference in the Reserve Bank's plans to introduce new LVR restrictions for property investors


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