Taranaki Property Investors' Association

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Archive: 2019

Many changes in the rental property industry over the last few years

Many changes have occurred to the rental property industry over the last few years. The NZ Property Investors Federation has been extremely active in providing a voice for rental property providers. It has been hard work; however it is pleasing to start seeing some good results.
21-12-2019 more >>

Taranaki Property Investors' Association 2019 End of Year Dinner

The Taranaki Property Investors' Association enjoyed a great turn out at the Shining Peak Brewery in New Plymouth on Friday 29th November, celebrating a great year in property, puzzling over a tricky quiz and taking part in a lovely family style dinner and desert.
06-12-2019 more >>

Neighbours from hell will increase

A Christchurch motel owner has had to put up with what he describes as "neighours from hell", despite police, Corrections, the SPCA and dog control trying to help. The motel owner is the latest victim of antisocial tenants.
27-11-2019 more >>

All New Zealand will be affected by tenancy changes

Government has announced the changes they intend to make to the Residential Tenancy Act. We managed to get some wins, such as the rules around pets will not change and modifications that tenants can make to the property are minor and still need the landlord’s con
20-11-2019 more >>

Getting Started in Property Investment - Part 2 Panel Evening, Tuesday 19th November

Join the Taranaki Property Investors Association for their regular monthly meeting. This month, Getting Started in Property Investment - Part 2 Panel Evening. We welcome Mike Myers; Telfer Young, Mike Bradley; McDonald Everest Insurance Brokers, and Lew Sarten; Property Investor/Landlord. Make sure to bring all the questions you've been thinking about on how to get started or progress in property for our experts. Evening kindly sponsored by Stephanie Murray Mortgages. Meet like minded investors, whether you're beginning your investing journey, have one or two properties, or a seasoned investor, we have something for all.
19-11-2019 more >>

Landlords will not be able to protect neighbours

Government has announced a raft of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. The Minister has said he does not want to be seen to unduly punishing landlords. These changes do more than punish landlords however. They will punish anyone living next to a tenant with antisocial behaviour. 
17-11-2019 more >>

Already hard for landlords to protect neighbours

After more than seven months of trying to end a tenancy to protect neighbours, a Rotorua property manager has finally received approval from the High Court to end the tenancy.
15-11-2019 more >>

Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.00 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.0 percent. Employment remains around its maximum sustainable level while inflation remains below the 2 percent target mid-point but within our target range. Economic developments since the August Statement do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time.
13-11-2019 more >>

Government considers extending failed HNZ policy to private rentals

Neighbours and communities around New Zealand are having their lives ruined by the antisocial activity of some Housing New Zealand (HNZ) tenants. Government is currently considering extending the policy to private rentals that allows this to happen. Many more neighbours will suffer if private landlords are not allowed to manage their properties effectively.
12-11-2019 more >>

Proposed change with potential huge impact

Imagine living next door to loud, obnoxious and potentially violent neighbours. If they were tenants then you might expect their landlord to do something about it and protect you.
07-11-2019 more >>

New Plymouth Couple Win Landlord of the Year!

A New Plymouth couple were judged the country’s best landlords, by the NZ Property Investors’ Federation, at its annual conference in Rotorua.
26-10-2019 more >>

A tribute ot Foster Rudd - NZPIF President 1984-1986

It is with sadness we report the passing of Foster Rudd to whom we will always be grateful for the significant part he played in the establishment of the NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF)
25-10-2019 more >>

Getting Started in Property Investment - Part 1 Panel Evening

Join the Taranaki Property Investors Association for their regular monthly meeting. This month, Getting Started in Property Investment - Part 1 Panel Evening. We welcome Paul Carrington; Solicitor, Ross Whitmore; Accountant, and Stephanie Murray; Mortgage Broker. Make sure to bring all the questions you've been thinking about on how to get started or progress in property for our experts. Evening kindly sponsored by Stephanie Murray Mortgages. Meet like minded investors, whether you're beginning your investing journey, have one or two properties, or a seasoned investor, we have something for all.
15-10-2019 more >>

Reminder: Getting Started in Property Investment - Part 1 Panel Evening Tuesday 15th October

Join the Taranaki Property Investors Association for their regular monthly meeting. This month, Getting Started in Property Investment - Part 1 Panel Evening. We welcome Paul Carrington; Solicitor, Ross Whitmore; Accountant, and Stephanie Murray; Mortgage Broker. Make sure to bring all the questions you've been thinking about on how to get started or progress in property for our experts. Evening kindly sponsored by Stephanie Murray Mortgages. Meet like minded investors, whether you're beginning your investing journey, have one or two properties, or a seasoned investor, we have something for all.
15-10-2019 more >>

Disputes Tribunal Success for Pet Damage Insurance Claim in Taranaki

The TPIA President Richard Woodd had a small but significant victory in the Disputes Tribunal at New Plymouth on the 3rd October 2019, when he challenged the Lumley Insurance claim payout over dog urine stains on carpet in a Stratford rental.
06-10-2019 more >>

Neighbours at risk from uncontrollable tenants

Government is looking at changes to tenancy law that will make it harder for rental property providers to manage unruly tenants, many of whom make their neighbours' lives hell.
21-09-2019 more >>

MBIE Renting and You Seminar

Free information seminar hosted by MBIE presenting the healthy homes standards and other upcoming changes to tenancy laws. Spaces are limited, registration is required. The aim of the seminar is to inform and educate landlords, renters, property managers and community groups about the healthy homes standards and changes to the Residential Tenancies Act
18-09-2019 more >>

Neighbours at risk from uncontrollable tenants

Government is considering changes to tenancy law that will make it harder for rental property providers to manage unruly tenants, many of whom make their neighbours lives hell. “The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is extremely concerned that more neighbourhoods will become domestic war zones, as happened in Motueka, if the right to issue no stated cause notices is removed" said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZPIF.
18-09-2019 more >>

Reminder TPIA meeting Tuesday 17th September Guest Speaker Scotney Williams

This month we're very excited to host Scotney Williams! We couldn't think of a better time to have an expert discuss the current challenges facing landlords, and have an opportunity for Q&A for our members. Evening kindly sponsored by Easybuild. Come along and meet like minded investors, whether you're beginning your investing journey, have one or two properties, or a seasoned investor, we have something for all.
17-09-2019 more >>

Kiwibuild reset a good idea

“The Kiwibuild reset is a good idea” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). However, providing $400,000,000 of taxpayer money to get “up to” 4,000 people into home ownership appears to be a very expensive investment. How will the lucky 4,000 be chosen and what about all the others who aspire to home ownership?
04-09-2019 more >>

Latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey July 2019

Confidence has been rising over the last three months
26-08-2019 more >>

2019 Conference was a positive event

I have just got home from the NZPIF conference in Rotorua. What a positive event it was, with the mood assisted by a great All Black win on the Saturday night, enjoyed by many of the attendees.
20-08-2019 more >>

Guest Speaker Pauline Beissel; President Manawatu Property Investors Association

Join the Taranaki Property Investors Association for their regular monthly meeting, this month we hear from successful property investor and Manawatu Association President; Pauline Beissel. Evening kindly sponsored by Tall Poppy Real Estate. Meet like minded investors, whether you're beginning your investing journey, have one or two properties, or a seasoned investor, we have something for all.
20-08-2019 more >>

RTA amendment Bill finally passes

It was great news that the RTA Amendment Bill was finally passed and came into law on the 31 of July 2019. The Bill improves the situation for three key issues. Tenants liability for damage, unlawful dwellings and methamphetamine.
19-08-2019 more >>

Home Affordability is improving according the the June Massey University report

Home affordability has improved driven by decreasing house prices, lower mortgage interest rates and increases in incomes
16-08-2019 more >>


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