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Proposed RTA Change Means Tenant Anti-social Behaviour More Likely

Monday, 27 July 2020, 5:10 pm | NZPIF

Recent comments by a senior solicitor at Morrison Kent, Evan Whetton, has backed up NZ Property Investors’ Federation’s concerns over radical changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. There had been a big shift in favour of tenants under the proposed ... More >>

Disappointment With The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

Sunday, 12 July 2020, 10:57 pm | NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is disappointed that the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill has been released for its second reading with only minimal changes. “Anyone living next to disruptive or antisocial tenants will be disturbed ... More >>

The Effect Of Lockdown On Landlords And Tenants

Friday, 5 June 2020, 4:42 pm | NZPIF

“Landlords provide a service by making homes available for other people to live in. This service costs money and landlords are everyday people who like many others are facing financial difficulties because of Covid-19”, said Sharon Cullwick, Executive ... More >>

The Effect Of The Covid-19 Regulations On Landlords

Friday, 3 April 2020, 9:02 am | NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) has just organised the first of a series of surveys of rental property owners and property managers to see how they are being affected by the Covid-19 lock down. There were 621 respondents in this first survey. ... More >>

Rental Increase Freeze Not A Rent Freeze

Monday, 30 March 2020, 4:32 pm | NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is concerned that many tenants have mistaken the Government announcement banning rent increases as a freeze on having to pay rent. “We have heard from many members that their tenants have contacted ... More >>

Should letting fees be abolished?

Friday, 23 March 2018, 9:55 am | NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) doesn't think legislation to prohibit the charging of letting fees is required. More >>

No immediate answers from Housing Stocktake

Monday, 12 February 2018, 4:50 pm | NZPIF

“The NZPIF agrees with the authors of the Housing Stocktake released today that private rental housing will continue to feature prominently in our future housing landscape”, says Andrew King, Executive Officer. More >>

Rental property providers reject accusation

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 10:15 am | NZPIF

The New Zealand Property Investors' Federation (NZPIF) rejects the accusation made against rental property providers by the Monte Cecilia Housing Trust. More >>

A safe, well maintained home is a tenant's right

Monday, 2 November 2015, 9:33 am | NZPIF

“It's good that tenants are becoming more aware that they have a right to expect a safe and well maintained home” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). “The NZPIF believes that landlords are ... More >>

Premier landlord award goes south

Monday, 19 October 2015, 1:46 pm | NZPIF

Angela Strang is 2015 Landlord of the Year. She is a member of the Southland Property investors’ Association and was presented with this prestigious award at the annual NZ Property Investors’ Federation Conference held in Auckland at the Crowne Plaza ... More >>

Landlords say support tenants to make choices

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:25 am | NZPIF

Tenants should not be living in rentals such as the five selected for a visit last week by a Member of Parliament, “says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). “The Tenancy Tribunal requires houses ... More >>

Property Group supports IRD tax education

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 9:35 am | NZPIF

Property Group supports IRD tax education A commonly held, but incorrect, belief is that rental property owners in New Zealand don't pay tax. This causes confusion for the general public and may lead first time landlords to have wrong information ... More >>

Buyers and investors leave market

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 11:44 am | NZPIF

REINZ's latest housing statistics for February showed that sales for properties under $400,000 fell 17.7% compared with February 2013. Some commentators believed that LVR restrictions would force out first home buyers and allow investors to swoop in ... More >>

Rental Property WOF has serious flaws

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 11:53 am | NZPIF

The concept of New Zealand children living in poverty is extremely emotive, as no-one likes the idea of children living in poverty. At first glance the recommendation by the Children’s Commissioner to introduce a Warrant of Fitness for rental properties ... More >>

New President for NZ Property Investors Federation

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 12:59 pm | NZPIF

At an Executive meeting held recently, Andrew King was elected as the new President of the New Zealand Property Investors' Federation. Established in 1983, the Federation has twenty affiliated local associations situated throughout New Zealand. It is the ... More >>

Tribunal decision helps protect communities

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 1:35 pm | NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is pleased with yesterday’s decision from the Lower Hutt District Court, confirming the previous decision of the Tenancy Tribunal that allowed Housing New Zealand (HNZ) to give a group of tenants 90 day ... More >>

Rotorua investor is Landlord of the Year 2009

Sunday, 16 August 2009, 2:52 pm | NZPIF

Debbie Van Den Broek of Rotorua Property Investors’ Association was named Landlord of the Year at the Gala Dinner of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) Conference on Saturday.  In presenting the Award, Jeff Montgomery, Client Services ... More >>

Sensible decision helps protect communities

Friday, 31 July 2009, 12:12 pm | NZPIF

The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is pleased with yesterday’s decision from the Wellington Tenancy Tribunal allowing Housing New Zealand (HNZ) to give tenants 90 day notices. More >>

Landlords support updating of tenancy law

Thursday, 30 July 2009, 11:31 am | NZPIF

The New Zealand Property Investor’s Federation (the Federation), briefed the social services select committee on the Residential Tenancies Act Amendment Bill yesterday. More >>