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An Education Program For Landlords By Landlords

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 4:24 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

  After calls for regulation of the rental property industry earlier this year, the New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) has developed an education program designed specifically for self-managing landlords, who make up 60% of all ... More >>

The Real Reason For Changes To The RTA

Friday, 7 August 2020, 3:48 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

Marama 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 “will incentivise property owners to move out of owning property for rental ... More >>

NZPIF Challenges Statements Made By The Associate Minister Of Housing

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 9:17 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

The Associate Minister of Housing Kris Faafoi issued a press release last night regarding the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill. The President of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation, Andrew King, challenges statements made ... More >>

More Assistance For Tenants And Termination Restrictions Lifted

Friday, 19 June 2020, 10:12 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

“NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is delighted that the Coalition Government has lifted the temporary tenancy termination limitations” said Sharon Cullwick, NZPIF Executive Officer. “We understand that the aim of these restrictions, announced ... More >>

Extension For Healthy Homes Compliance Statement Requirement

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 11:01 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

Sharon Cullwick, NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) Executive Officer, welcomes the Government’s extension of the deadline requiring landlords to provide Healthy Homes Compliance Statements. The original date was the 1st July 2020 and ... More >>

Landlords Are People Too

Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 3:52 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

“A NZ Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) survey has found that rental property owners are affected by the Covid-19 situation just like tenants and other New Zealanders”, said Sharon Cullwick, NZPIF Executive Officer. “A little-known fact is that New ... More >>

Banks Working Against Each Other

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 7:17 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

“The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is concerned that the Reserve Bank of NZ (RBNZ) and the trading banks are currently working against each other”, says Sharon Cullwick, NZPIF Executive Officer. “On the one hand the RBNZ is considering ... More >>

Possible Lifting Of LVR Restrictions

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 5:46 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

  “It is a welcome move that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is beginning seven days of consultation regarding the possibility of lifting the loan to value ratio restrictions (LVR)” says Sharon Cullwick, Executive Officer of the NZ Property ... More >>

Delay Ring-fencing Laws And Help 300,000 Kiwis

Monday, 20 April 2020, 1:47 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

  In June 2019, the Coalition Government passed new rules regarding ring-fencing of residential property rental losses. This means that any losses made from the rental properties cannot be offset against personal income - for example the owners’ salaries, ... More >>

Delay Ring-fencing And Save Lives

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 10:41 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

The Government’s Covid-19 relief package includes increasing the threshold from $500 to $5,000 which will determine which assets can be written off as expenses for the 2020/21 tax year. “This is a good initiative that could see landlords bring ... More >>

Housing Should Be Considered An 'essential Service'

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 12:27 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

You would think that supplying a house for someone to occupy would be an ‘essential service’, but it would seem not!” says Sharon Cullwick, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) NZPIF members agree that a rent freeze ... More >>

REINZ And NZ Property Investors Federation Join Forces On Proposed RTA Changes

Monday, 17 February 2020, 3:23 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) and the New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation have today announced that they are joining forces to challenge some of the proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) which were announced ... More >>

Misguided Attempts To Improve The Housing Situation

Friday, 14 February 2020, 8:57 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

Today there have been calls to rehash the capital gains tax argument and restrict the ability for rental property owners to borrow funds. These are misguided calls. The aim of this new proposal is to reduce house prices in order to help people about ... More >>

Annual rent movement highest in 11 years

Friday, 24 January 2020, 4:17 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

“High rental price increases should not come as a shock to anyone”, says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). “While Statistics NZ has pointed to the Healthy Homes legislation, this is only one change ... More >>

Neighbours from hell will increase

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:16 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

A Christchurch motel owner has had to put up with what he describes as “neighbours from hell”, despite police, Corrections, the SPCA and dog control trying to help. The Motel owner is the latest victim of antisocial tenants. More >>

Landlords will not be able to protect neighbours

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 1:44 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

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 ... More >>

Already hard for landlords to protect neighbours

Friday, 15 November 2019, 11:17 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

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. More >>

Proposed change with potential huge impact

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 8:20 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

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. More >>

Kiwibuild reset a good idea

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 5:42 pm | NZ Property Investors Federation

“The Kiwibuild reset is a good idea” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF). More >>

Allocating liability for tenant damage to rental properties

Friday, 26 July 2019, 8:13 am | NZ Property Investors Federation

“The NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is extremely pleased that tenants are now at least partially responsible for the damage they cause to their rental property,” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of NZPIF. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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