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LINZ issues guidance clarifying that while foreigners can't buy existing houses in NZ, they can build rental houses
31st Mar 22, 9:30am
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LINZ issues guidance clarifying that while foreigners can't buy existing houses in NZ, they can build rental houses
Government declines request for 'build-to-rent' developments to be exempt from the interest deduction tax change, but continues to consider ways to support the sector
11th Mar 22, 9:00am
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Government declines request for 'build-to-rent' developments to be exempt from the interest deduction tax change, but continues to consider ways to support the sector
Accountants and tax agents say confusion over tax rule changes is giving property investors cold feet and could result in high levels of non-compliance
28th Nov 21, 10:22am
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Accountants and tax agents say confusion over tax rule changes is giving property investors cold feet and could result in high levels of non-compliance
Government avoids 'over-taxing' property investors by allowing interest deductions on taxable sales
29th Sep 21, 5:21pm
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Government avoids 'over-taxing' property investors by allowing interest deductions on taxable sales
Treasury sees cashed-up property investors swooping into the market more than owner-occupiers if the interest deductibility tax change slows house price growth - as is expected
6th Aug 21, 1:55pm
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Treasury sees cashed-up property investors swooping into the market more than owner-occupiers if the interest deductibility tax change slows house price growth - as is expected
A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
25th Jul 21, 6:01am
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A closer look at the calls for the Government to provide regulatory and financial support to grow the build-to-rent sector
The Government has taken a gutsy approach to tackling the housing crisis - the days of highly leveraged property investment are likely over, Greg Ninness says
23rd Mar 21, 10:07am
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The Government has taken a gutsy approach to tackling the housing crisis - the days of highly leveraged property investment are likely over, Greg Ninness says
Landlords were like Chicken Little in their claims about the effect of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
12th Feb 21, 9:22am
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Landlords were like Chicken Little in their claims about the effect of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
Greg Ninness discovers that the devil's in the detail of new scheme to help newbies onto the investment property ladder
9th Nov 19, 6:18am
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Greg Ninness discovers that the devil's in the detail of new scheme to help newbies onto the investment property ladder
Greg Ninness details how and why investors could turn to commercial property as their term deposits start to mature, pushing prices up and yields down
12th Oct 19, 7:24am
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Greg Ninness details how and why investors could turn to commercial property as their term deposits start to mature, pushing prices up and yields down
Waikato and Bay of Plenty should be at the top of the list for property investors chasing growth with Taranaki, West Coast and Southland at the bottom, Greg Ninness says
9th Oct 19, 8:56am
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Waikato and Bay of Plenty should be at the top of the list for property investors chasing growth with Taranaki, West Coast and Southland at the bottom, Greg Ninness says
Jenée Tibshraeny argues first home buyers should be able to withdraw their KiwiSaver funds to buy investment properties
28th Jul 19, 6:31am
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Jenée Tibshraeny argues first home buyers should be able to withdraw their KiwiSaver funds to buy investment properties
Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
10th Apr 19, 9:19am
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Tax experts: Govt should hold fire introducing rules to ring-fence rental losses until it knows if it'll introduce a capital gains tax, as we don't need both
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
24th Jan 19, 12:15pm
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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
Cooling house prices and rising yields in many areas are slowly changing the landscape for residential property investors
23rd Jan 19, 11:41am
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Cooling house prices and rising yields in many areas are slowly changing the landscape for residential property investors
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
7th Dec 18, 2:33pm
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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
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
24th Nov 18, 10:02am
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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
Westpac models how the different taxes being considered by the Tax Working Group would affect house prices
19th Jun 18, 6:00am
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Westpac models how the different taxes being considered by the Tax Working Group would affect house prices
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'
18th May 18, 3:58pm
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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'
David Hargreaves sees trouble ahead with the extension of the so-called 'bright line' test on property transactions
22nd Feb 18, 3:23pm
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David Hargreaves sees trouble ahead with the extension of the so-called 'bright line' test on property transactions
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
17th Feb 18, 9:07am
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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
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
15th Feb 18, 12:23pm
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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
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
1st Nov 17, 10:08am
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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
Singaporean and Malaysian investors to be reimbursed $10m of deposits made on luxury apartments in incomplete Queenstown development
10th Oct 17, 5:02am
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Singaporean and Malaysian investors to be reimbursed $10m of deposits made on luxury apartments in incomplete Queenstown development
Observations of a renting millennial attending a Smith/Twyford housing debate with a bunch of property investors 
12th Jul 17, 4:53pm
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Observations of a renting millennial attending a Smith/Twyford housing debate with a bunch of property investors