Hawke's Bay Property Investors' Association
Amalgamation of Property Investors Associations in Wellington announcedThe New Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) is delighted to announce the amalgamation of Capital and Wellington Property Investors Associations. The new association will continue under the name of Wellington Property Investors Association.
04-12-2020 more >>
Separate division of the Tenancy Tribunal essentialThe latest figures for the Tenancy Tribunal have been released for November. The statistics show that the majority of applications to the Tribunal are made by landlords and are for rent arrears and bond refunds.
03-12-2020 more >>
ANZ sees some cooling in the housing market in time - November Property FocusHousing demand has remained strong, spurred by low mortgage rates and a speculative dynamic but ANZ does not think this is sustainable
26-11-2020 more >>
Catch up with maintenance with Daich CoatingsSpring has sprung and summer is almost upon us. The holiday break is an excellent time to catch up on maintenance and it may come as a surprise that some of those tasks in the too hard basket may be easier than you think.
18-11-2020 more >>
Courage and self responsibilityThe speaker is David Todd (toddytalks.com)
16-11-2020 more >>
An education program for landlords by landlordsAfter calls for regulation of the rental property industry earlier this year, the New Zealand Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF) has developed an education program designed specifically for self-managing landlords, who make up 60% of all property managers.
08-10-2020 more >>
Relief for tenantsThe NZ Property Investors Federation is extremely pleased that National is looking to provide more homes for tenants, while better protecting all New Zealanders from living next to antisocial tenants.
06-10-2020 more >>
OCR is being held at 0.25 percentThe Monetary Policy Committee agreed to continue with the Large Scale Asset Purchase (LSAP) Programme up to $100 billion. This action is necessary to further lower household and business borrowing rates in order to achieve the Committeeâ€™s inflation and employment remit. The Official Cash Rate (OCR) is being held at 0.25 percent in accordance with the guidance issued on 16 March.
24-09-2020 more >>
Spring fling - members onlyMembers - join us for our Spring Fling.
23-09-2020 more >>
Rigorous deadlines and paperwork for HHSThe Healthy Homes Standards (HHS) were introduced to ensure there would be minimum standards for heating, ventilation, insulation, moisture ingress and drainage, and draft stopping in all rental properties. All private rental houses must comply within 90 days of any new or renewed tenancy after 1 July 2021
22-09-2020 more >>
Untangling the Residential Tenancies Amendment BillWhether you have one property or twenty you need to know what the changes have been made as a result of the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill
21-09-2020 more >>
September newsletter from Tenancy ServicesThis newsletter covers updated guidance document for moisture ingress and drainage, how to avoid bond refund delays, an online tool to work out when you can give notice to end a tenancy and translated information for new tenants.
15-09-2020 more >>
Andrew King clarifies comments attributed to him in a NZ Herald article 7 SeptemberAndrew King says the NZ Property Investors Federation has always seen the landlord/tenant relationship as a service provider/customer one.
07-09-2020 more >>
Latest insights from ASB on the housing marketASB reports lower mortgage raters and higher prices
27-08-2020 more >>
Huge taxpayer cost to achieve the Green Party's housing policyThe Green Party has announced that, if it forms part of the next Government with Labour, it would build 5,000 new State Houses per year and create a sustainable, non-profit rental sector through Crown financial guarantees for community housing providers.
14-08-2020 more >>
OCR being held at 0.25%Statement by the Reserve Bank Governor says that the Monetary Policy Committee agreed to expand the Large Scale Asset Purchase (LSAP) programme up to $100 billion so as to further lower retail interest rates in order to achieve its remit. The eligible assets remain the same and the Official Cash Rate (OCR) is being held at 0.25 percent in accordance with the guidance issued on 16 March.
12-08-2020 more >>
The real reason for changes to the RTAMarama Davidson has revealed the real reason for changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. In a speech during the debate on the Bill in Parliament this week, she said the Bill â€œwill incentivise property owners to move out of owning property for rental purposes.
07-08-2020 more >>
NZPIF challenges statements made by the Associate Minister of HousingThe Associate Minister of Housing Kris Faafoi issued a press release last night regarding the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill.Â The President of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation, Andrew King, challenges statements made in this release.Â
06-08-2020 more >>
Sad day for tenants and landlordsToday Parliament has passed under urgency the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. This bill has some major changes for both tenants and landlords alike, and none of them are good news.
05-08-2020 more >>
Government delivers on rental reforms promiseThe Government has delivered on its promise to New Zealanders to modernise tenancy laws with the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment (RTA) Bill 2020 today, says Associate Minister of Housing (Public Housing), Kris Faafoi.
05-08-2020 more >>
Ready2Rent - an education initiative for tenantsThe Ready2Rent programme was started in the Hawkes Bay in 2016. It is a Hawkâ€™s Bay District Health Board-led initiative to reduce the number of children with rheumatic fever and other breathing issues admitted to Hawkes Bayâ€™s hospitals. The
01-08-2020 more >>
Proposed RTA change means tenant anti-social behaviour more likelyRecent comments by a senior solicitor at Morrison Kent, Evan Whetton, has backed up NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federations concerns over radical changes to the Residential Tenancies Act.
27-07-2020 more >>
Disappointment with the Residential Tenancies Amendment BillThe NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) is disappointed that the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill has been released for its second reading with only minimal changes.
12-07-2020 more >>
NZPIF Education Program for Self Managing LandlordsNew Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) has developed an education program specifically for the self-managing landlord.
01-07-2020 more >>
More assistance for tenants and termination restrictions liftedUsual termination rules will now apply from 26th June 2020. The removal of these temporary measures allows landlords to give termination notices to tenants under the standard Residential Tenancies Act 1986 provisions. Usual notice periods will apply from the date notices are given. Landlords who have had fixed-term agreements rollover can now send notices to terminate these tenancies.
19-06-2020 more >>