Taranaki Property Investors' Association
Official Cash Rate (OCR) reduced to 1.0 percentThis statement was made by the Reserve Bank Governor today
07-08-2019 more >>
Residential Tenancies Amendment Act (No2) passedThis Act was passed on 30 July.
02-08-2019 more >>
New research shows increased population pushes up house prices but share of migrants does notThere has been widespread concern that strong increases in immigration flows have caused a housing crisis in New Zealand.
31-07-2019 more >>
Allocating liability for tenant damage to rental propertiesâ€œThe NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF) is extremely pleased that tenants are now at least partially responsible for the damage they cause to their rental property,â€ says Andrew King, Executive Officer of NZPIF.
25-07-2019 more >>
Promised heating grants for tenants cancelledThe Government announced today that grants of up to $2,500 for energy efficient heaters are now available as part of the Governmentâ€™s Warmer Kiwi Homes programme. â€œWe have discovered that these grants are available to people in lower-income areas or Community Services Card holders, but only if you are a home owner," says Andrew King, Executive Officer of NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF).
19-07-2019 more >>
Ringfencing: Bad law but good for someLast month Government passed legislation removing the right to offset rental losses against the tax paid on other income. It comes into effect immediately.
19-07-2019 more >>
Triple Info Evening; NZPIF News, Energy Summit Update and Member Chat SessionsTriple Info Evening; NZPIF News, Energy Summit Update and Member Chat Sessions; a great chance to break into smaller groups, meet other local members of the TPIA and discuss current issues and any questions you may have about Property Investing. Kindly sponsored by Taranaki Property Managers.
16-07-2019 more >>
Less intrusion for tenantsThe NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF) is very pleased that their specialist rental property insurance supplier, Initio, has just increased for our members the required period between property inspections from three months to four.
10-07-2019 more >>
Period between property inspections increased from 3 -4 monthly by Initio - an exclusive member-only benefitThe New Zealand Property Investors Federation is pleased to announce that our insurance partner, Initio, has added an exclusive member-only benefit that increases the required property inspection period from 3 monthly to 4 monthly.
08-07-2019 more >>
Noel Leeming deal for NZPIF members to keep you safe and smartFrom 9 -22 July you can purchase all smart home, smart security and smart light products for cost +5%
07-07-2019 more >>
Landlords committed to ensuring homes are warm this winterThe organization that represents New Zealand landlords has welcomed survey results showing that more than 96% of its membersâ€™ rental properties have met the insulation deadline for rental properties.
30-06-2019 more >>
The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent.The Reserve Bank Governor said that given the weaker global economic outlook and the risk of ongoing subdued domestic growth, a lower OCR may be needed over time to continue to meet our objectives.
26-06-2019 more >>
New research confirms higher number of insulation compliant rentalsOfficials believe a third of all rental homes won't be insulated in time for the deadline next week. However preliminary results from a NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) survey show that the real number of properties which are unlikely to meet the deadline is likely to be a lot lower.
25-06-2019 more >>
A complete plants package - without a hefty price tagLandscaping supplies can cost you an arm, and a leg as well as your patience. Adding up the price of plants, the time deciding which plants are right for the environment, not to mention the to-ing and fro-ing, loading and off-loading â€“ well, it can leave more than your budget broken. So, we were pleasantly surprised when we discovered thereâ€™s something like flat pack furniture, but for the outdoors. In short, itâ€™s a complete (and affordable) plants package that provides you with what you need to create an entire garden, including plants, shrubbery, flowers and trees.
20-06-2019 more >>
Privacy issuesAs many of you will know, The Privacy Commission recently decided to design and publish what landlords could and couldnâ€™t ask prospective tenants when looking to let out a property. Despite being just guidelines, it is likely that the Tenancy Tribunal would give the Commissionâ€™s ideas considerable standing.
19-06-2019 more >>
Taranaki Property Investors' Association 2019 AGM The speaker will be Ian Little research manager for Baileys2019 TPIA Annual AGM
18-06-2019 more >>
The facts about the Accommodation SupplementThe Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has called for Government to remove the Accommodation Supplement (AS) and significantly raise the incomes of all benefit recipients and low-wage workers. â€œCPAG claims that the AS keeps rental prices high however their own report disproves thisâ€ said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF).
11-06-2019 more >>
Proposed CGT impacted on housing views in three months to AprilThe latest ASB Housing Confidence report shows there was an impact on housing views from the proposed capital gains tax,
27-05-2019 more >>
Guest Speaker Taranaki Pine CEO Tom Boon Sponsored by Karen Venables Legal Solutions
21-05-2019 more >>
No Capital Gains Tax is welcome newsThe Governmentâ€™s announcement that they are not going to introduce a Capital Gains Tax (GCT) was very welcome. It is disappointing, however, that they are being attacked for their sensible decision.
19-05-2019 more >>
Healthy Homes standards signed offThe final healthy homes standards were announced on 13 May and are now available on theÂ New Zealand Legislation website. The standards set minimum requirements for heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture and drainage, and draught stopping in rental properties and will be law from 1 July 2019.
13-05-2019 more >>
OCR reduced to 1.5%The Monetary Policy Committee decided a lower OCR is necessary to support the outlook for employment and inflation consistent with its policy remit.
08-05-2019 more >>
News from CoreLogicCoreLogic has the tools to assist property investors with their research
24-04-2019 more >>
NZPIF applauds the Government decision not to introduce capital gains tax"The NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) applauds the decision not to introduce a capital gains tax" said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZPIF. "This tax would have no effect on the housing market except to make rentals more expensive. This would be unfair on tenants".
17-04-2019 more >>
Guest Speaker Peter Miles, the founder of Bookabach NZ and now NZ manager of Homeaway/Bookabach Sponsored by Bach Break (Jo Bourke)
16-04-2019 more >>