Hawke's Bay Property Investors' Association

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Panel discussion on property investment topics

Panel discussion on property investment topics
20-05-2019 more >>

News from CoreLogic

CoreLogic has the tools to assist property investors with their research
24-04-2019 more >>

AGM and Donna Youngman, 2017 Winner of NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year

AGM and Donna Youngman, 2017 Winner of NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year
15-04-2019 more >>

OCR remains at 1.75%

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. Given the weaker global economic outlook and reduced momentum in domestic spending, the more likely direction of our next OCR move is down.
27-03-2019 more >>

Capital gains tax reviewed by Tony Alexander, BNZ

In his weekly review on February 28, Tony Alexander summarised the possible effects of the proposed capital gains tax
01-03-2019 more >>

Prospects for build to rent in NZ

A new report has been released by CBRE
01-03-2019 more >>

FIRST MEETING FOR THE YEAR

Our speaker for the first meeting for the year is Leilani Driessen who was awarded 'Landlord of the Year' at the National conference in 2018.
17-02-2019 more >>

Cautious cheer for buyers in ASB Housing Confidence Survey

House price expectations slipped again, according to the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey – though the decline was less dramatic than in the October quarter.
15-02-2019 more >>

Act now. Get your rental property insulated sooner rather than later

You have until the end of June 2019 to get everything sorted
03-12-2018 more >>

Unovent Home Ventilation Kitsets 25% less until midnight Tuesday 11th December

The 25% price reduction for Unovent® Home Ventilation Kitsets is an exclusive offer for members of Property Investors' Associations affiliated to the NZPIF and is a “Super Special Reduction” not always available
02-12-2018 more >>

NZPIF in the news 25 times over the last three months

As well as building relationships with influential people, attending workshops and writing submissions, NZPIF representatives (usually Andrew King) have been vocal in the media channels.
01-12-2018 more >>

Property values spring into life in Wellington

According to the October CoreLogic QV House Price Index, property values in Wellington City grew by 3.9% over the last three months.
07-11-2018 more >>

Housing costs rise more than household income

The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent.
30-10-2018 more >>

Housing costs rise more than household income

The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent.
30-10-2018 more >>

2018 NZPIF Conference

This is the annual Conference of the NZPIF
12-10-2018 more >>

NZPIF template for RTA submission

There are an enormous number of proposed changes to the RTA, all aimed at improving conditions for tenants. Submissions close on Sunday 21 October. More tenants have replied to these one sided reviews than landlords, so it is critical for every landlord to take the time and have their say to provide balance. Attached here is a template to help you make a submission. You can also complete a Government survey on the RTA Review t https://www.research.net/r/rta-reform-survey
07-10-2018 more >>

A summary of the NZPIF position on sections of the RTA Review Oct 2018

This provides information on the Residential Tenancies Act Review and NZPIF views on it,. We encourage you to put in a submission as many tenants have already had their say on these extremely one sided proposals.
07-10-2018 more >>

NZPIF report on Residential Tenancies Act Review

The Ministry of Building Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have issued a review of the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). It is a large review and extremely important for our industry. The NZPIF has summarised the review for members and provided a short assesment on each aspect of the review. Tenant advocates are encouraging tenants to support the review and are arranging on and off-line seminars to help tenants do this. It is imperative that as many landlords as possible also express their view as some of the proposals will be extremely damaging to our industry, including being damaging to tenants.
20-09-2018 more >>

NZPIF Report on proposed standards for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have been tasked by Government to establish standards for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act. MBIE have produced a report into possible standards and are seeking public submissions on these proposals. The NZPIF have produced a report summarising the proposals and conveying the NZPIF position on them. You can read this report here.
20-09-2018 more >>

Health and Safey

Health and Safety. Kelly from Take 5 Health and Safety will be going through step by step the things that rental property owners need to have in place to abide by the Health and Safety Act. Take 5 will be offering a quick, simple and cost-effective solution for members.
17-09-2018 more >>

Government proposes to reform the RTA

Landlords, renters and other interested people are invited to have their say. Submissions are welcome before October 21.
27-08-2018 more >>

Peter Lewis looks at the rental market in Sweden

During a recent visit to Sweden, Peter Lewis, Vice President of APIA, investigated the rental market in Sweden.
24-08-2018 more >>

Tenancy Services

Tenancy Services. Trish Nicholson and Kim Milne are MBIE Tenancy Mediators based in the Hawkes Bay. As Mediators they are there to discuss the rental problems, and to help landlords and tenants come up with a workable solution. Monday August 20, 6.30 for 7pm start at Taradale Town Hall, 8 Meeanee Road, Taradale.
20-08-2018 more >>

Wellington bounces back

According to the CoreLogic July QV House Price Index, property values in Wellington City grew by 2.3%, reversing the previous losses experienced since March 2018.
07-08-2018 more >>

Mid-winter Christmas dinner

Come to our mid-winter Christmas dinner on July 25 at St Georges Restaurant
25-07-2018 more >>


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