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Property Investors

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29th Apr 21, 12:24pm
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development was asked for advice on temporary rent controls, as it warned the Government taxing investors more could increase rents
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Ministry of Housing and Urban Development was asked for advice on temporary rent controls, as it warned the Government taxing investors more could increase rents
29th Apr 21, 12:24pm
26th Mar 21, 9:12am
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says the country's biggest home lender will be reviewing its affordability equations for property investor borrowers after government housing moves
ANZ NZ CEO Antonia Watson says the country's biggest home lender will be reviewing its affordability equations for property investor borrowers after government housing moves
26th Mar 21, 9:12am
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
Westpac economists believe the latest inflation spike will prove temporary and won't require interest rate hikes, while they say the markets also over reacted to RBNZ remit changes from Grant Robertson
1st Mar 21, 2:08pm
17th Feb 21, 9:44am
First home buyers' share of the housing market dropped to 22% in January, investors' share rose to 41%
First home buyers' share of the housing market dropped to 22% in January, investors' share rose to 41%
17th Feb 21, 9:44am
17th Feb 21, 8:11am
David Hargreaves says the RBNZ was always going to remain 'dovish' in its review next week anyway, which is probably okay for now. But the future is a worry
David Hargreaves says the RBNZ was always going to remain 'dovish' in its review next week anyway, which is probably okay for now. But the future is a worry
17th Feb 21, 8:11am
16th Feb 21, 8:27am
In their latest quarterly overview Westpac economists warn that when interest rates do eventually rise 'house prices will fall'; also caution that the Govt may consider limiting deductibility on interest for investors
In their latest quarterly overview Westpac economists warn that when interest rates do eventually rise 'house prices will fall'; also caution that the Govt may consider limiting deductibility on interest for investors
16th Feb 21, 8:27am
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
Westpac economists say the weekly hit to the economy with Auckland on Level 3 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 is about $300 million
15th Feb 21, 11:53am
11th Feb 21, 8:29am
David Hargreaves says anything that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is planning to introduce in order to ease housing market demand pressures needs to help - not hinder - measures already being put in place, particularly by the RBNZ
David Hargreaves says anything that Finance Minister Grant Robertson is planning to introduce in order to ease housing market demand pressures needs to help - not hinder - measures already being put in place, particularly by the RBNZ
11th Feb 21, 8:29am
9th Feb 21, 10:27am
Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
Westpac economists say the severe housing shortages that have been dogging New Zealand are now 'rapidly eroding'
9th Feb 21, 10:27am
7th Feb 21, 6:02am
A flurry of unexpectedly strong economic data and a raging hot house market are putting our central bank in a position it could not have envisaged being in a year ago
A flurry of unexpectedly strong economic data and a raging hot house market are putting our central bank in a position it could not have envisaged being in a year ago
7th Feb 21, 6:02am
5th Feb 21, 5:15pm
ASB says residential property investors seeking loans must now have a 40% deposit, with bank's CEO 'concerned high levels of investor demand are unsustainable'
ASB says residential property investors seeking loans must now have a 40% deposit, with bank's CEO 'concerned high levels of investor demand are unsustainable'
5th Feb 21, 5:15pm
27th Jan 21, 2:11pm
David Hargreaves looks at some of the options for dampening demand in the housing market while we wait for the supply of housing to catch up
David Hargreaves looks at some of the options for dampening demand in the housing market while we wait for the supply of housing to catch up
27th Jan 21, 2:11pm
14th Dec 20, 11:27am
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A retired couple visited their Taumarunui rental and found extensive damage and claimed their property manager had failed them. A court disagreed in this case, but opened a way they could be
A retired couple visited their Taumarunui rental and found extensive damage and claimed their property manager had failed them. A court disagreed in this case, but opened a way they could be
14th Dec 20, 11:27am
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
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University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
University of Auckland postgraduate student Connor Sharp explains why he has launched a petition calling on Parliament to implement a capital gains tax on residential property
2nd Dec 20, 10:08am
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy says reintroducing LVR restrictions on property investors is urgently needed and the maximum LVR on investment properties should be 60% or perhaps even 50%
25th Nov 20, 7:50am
12th Nov 20, 5:07pm
Banks are moving quickly to reinstate LVR restrictions now that they have the RBNZ's signal. The first to announce them is heavyweight ASB, which is moving 'immediately'
Banks are moving quickly to reinstate LVR restrictions now that they have the RBNZ's signal. The first to announce them is heavyweight ASB, which is moving 'immediately'
12th Nov 20, 5:07pm
12th Nov 20, 9:00am
Investors rushing to secure low deposit mortgages before high LVR restrictions are reintroduced may not add as much fuel to the housing market fire as people are expecting
Investors rushing to secure low deposit mortgages before high LVR restrictions are reintroduced may not add as much fuel to the housing market fire as people are expecting
12th Nov 20, 9:00am
12th Nov 20, 5:00am
Current rental yields suggest rising house prices are unlikely to deter investors as long as interest rates remain low
Current rental yields suggest rising house prices are unlikely to deter investors as long as interest rates remain low
12th Nov 20, 5:00am
11th Nov 20, 10:43am
Westpac says the reintroduction of LVRs on new mortgage lending would probably be aimed at property investors
Westpac says the reintroduction of LVRs on new mortgage lending would probably be aimed at property investors
11th Nov 20, 10:43am
17th Oct 20, 9:53am
BNZ report warns the renewed surge in house prices could increase the wealth gap between the haves and have nots
BNZ report warns the renewed surge in house prices could increase the wealth gap between the haves and have nots
17th Oct 20, 9:53am
9th Oct 20, 9:43am
RBNZ not looking to rein in property investors with LVR restrictions, saying falling house prices would create a 'worse situation' than the status quo
RBNZ not looking to rein in property investors with LVR restrictions, saying falling house prices would create a 'worse situation' than the status quo
9th Oct 20, 9:43am
7th Oct 20, 10:29am
Terry Baucher outlines a potential menu to rein in soaring house prices featuring the application of the thin capitalisation regime to investment property, and reintroduced and stricter LVR restrictions for all buyers except first home buyers
Terry Baucher outlines a potential menu to rein in soaring house prices featuring the application of the thin capitalisation regime to investment property, and reintroduced and stricter LVR restrictions for all buyers except first home buyers
7th Oct 20, 10:29am
5th Oct 20, 1:15pm
First home buyers' share of the mortgage market has almost doubled over the last five years, while investors' share is down by more than a third
First home buyers' share of the mortgage market has almost doubled over the last five years, while investors' share is down by more than a third
5th Oct 20, 1:15pm
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
David Hargreaves ponders the mediocre returns available on 'safe' investments and wonders whether technology might lead us to a new path of investment types
23rd Feb 20, 6:02am
5th Nov 19, 9:40am
Buy a Rotorua apartment and the seller will throw in an office in downtown Auckland too
Buy a Rotorua apartment and the seller will throw in an office in downtown Auckland too
5th Nov 19, 9:40am

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