Taranaki Property Investors' Association
Sharon Cullwick, new NZPIF PresidentI'm very pleased to let you know that Sharon Cullwick has been elected as President of the NZ Property Investors' Federation, taking over from Terry le Grove.
01-05-2018 more >>
Jump on the bus!The TPIA annual investors bus tour provides members with an ideal opportunity to learn from the hard-won experience of others, get up to date with current market conditions, and socialise.
21-04-2018 more >>
Questioning the Tax Working Group's property calculationsThe Tax Working Group (TWG) appears to be showing an unbalanced approach to rental property investment, by using incorrect calculations and inconsistent assumptions to assess relative tax rates for different asset classes.
20-04-2018 more >>
How to get the most out of an accountantAmanda Watt explains there is a lot you can do to reduce your accounting costs. You also need to consider what other value you might get from your accountant.
18-04-2018 more >>
Bright Line test is now in forceIt will likely have passed by many people, however the Bright Line Test has passed through Parliament and received royal accent on 29 March so is now law.
18-04-2018 more >>
Meet fellow Members and discuss 'Why property investment is still a good idea'Guest speaker: (TBC) Sponsor: (TBC)
17-04-2018 more >>
Rental prices continue to riseJust released March rental statistics show that New Zealand rental prices have continued to grow over the past year.
16-04-2018 more >>
Students and rising rentsLast December Trade Me reported that rents were going up around the country. Hardly surprising to rental property providers.
01-04-2018 more >>
Inspections - how often is 'normal'?Karen Withers, President of the Independent Property Managers Association, gives some insight into this question
31-03-2018 more >>
No good outcome from ring-fencing lossesStuart Nash announced today that â€œIn conjunction with the recently announced extension to the bright-line test, ring-fencing losses from rental properties would make property speculation less attractive and level the playing field between property investors and home buyers".
29-03-2018 more >>
Over half of rentals don't have a letting feeMore information about the experience of banning letting fees in other countries.
27-03-2018 more >>
Should letting fees be abolished?The NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) doesn't think legislation to prohibit the charging of letting fees is required.
23-03-2018 more >>
OCR unchanged at 1.75%Statement by Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer:
22-03-2018 more >>
Everything PropertyGuest speaker: Harry Lawson Author of "Property Investing for absolute beginners" Founder of Hawkes Bay Property Investing Association, (Past Pesident & Editor for 13 years. He was also the founder of Auckland P.I. & Southland P.I as well as Past National President of the Federation. (6 years) Harry is also the author of "Landlording for the absolute Beginners" His life Motto is "Being professional is not what you do but how you do it" Join us to hear harry speak about "Why setting goals are so important. I"m not here to preach I'm here to help"
20-03-2018 more >>
Bright Line test extension not a good ideaProperty Investor Associations educate investors to buy and hold their rental properties for the long term. It is a shame that Labour are pushing ahead with increasing the Bright Line Test from two to five years, but it isn't the end of the world for most of us.
18-03-2018 more >>
Slow down in the marketPowered by CoreLogic data, the February QV House Price Index shows the late values resurgence witnessed in Auckland post-election subsided in February, dropping by 0.5%.
12-03-2018 more >>
Increasing costs for landlord is bad news for tenantsThere appears to be a generally low opinion of people who provide rental properties for tenants to live in. People see it as an easy way to make super profits and yet only 7% of the population actually own rental properties. Why is that? The answer is that it isn't easy to provide a rental home for people in New Zealand and unfortunately it's getting even harder.
01-03-2018 more >>
Nailing Renovations... Renovation of the Year Winner tells all.Guest speaker: Donna Youngman Winner of the Resene Renovation of the year for 2017 Sponsor: Resene
20-02-2018 more >>
Latest ASB Housing Confidence SurveyThe three months to the end of January show a game of two halves
20-02-2018 more >>
Lack of rental property supplyRecent information from Trade Me indicates that there is a lack of adequate rental property supply in many parts of New Zealand. There could be a few reasons for this.
18-02-2018 more >>
No immediate answers from Housing Stocktakeâ€œThe NZPIF agrees with the authors of the Housing Stocktake released today that private rental housing will continue to feature prominently in our future housing landscapeâ€, says Andrew King, executive officer.
12-02-2018 more >>
Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percentIn a statement by Reserve Bank Governor Grant Spencer, the Reserve Bank today left the Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent.
08-02-2018 more >>
Tony Mounce Mortgages and Insurance becomes Principal Sponsor of 2018 NZPIF ConferenceWe are delighted to announce that the Principal Sponsor of this year's Conference.
29-01-2018 more >>
Build to rent could be the missing piece of the affordable housing puzzleA UK build-to-rent housing model that treats residential tenancy similar to commercial tenancy could be one answer to New Zealandâ€™s inadequate rental stock.
29-01-2018 more >>
It will be a challenging year for rental property providersIt is the start of what is likely to be a challenging year for rental property providers. Hopefully you will have some time off work and while rest and recreation is important, it is also a good time to take stock of your investments.
18-01-2018 more >>