Rotorua Property Investors' Association
Many changes in the rental property industry over the last few yearsMany 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 >>
Neighbours from hell will increaseA 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 changesGovernment 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 landlordâ€™s con
20-11-2019 more >>
Landlords will not be able to protect neighboursGovernment 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.Â
17-11-2019 more >>
Already hard for landlords to protect neighboursAfter 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 percentThe 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 AugustÂ StatementÂ 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 rentalsNeighbours 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 >>
Smart RenovationsDonna Youngman 2018 Resene Renovator of the Year Donna will pass on hints and tips for renovating your investment property
12-11-2019 more >>
Proposed change with potential huge impactImagine 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 >>
A tribute ot Foster Rudd - NZPIF President 1984-1986It 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 >>
Rotorua Lakes Council- Plans & PlanningSimon Bell from Rotorua Lakes Council will discuss planning rules, future areas of growth and possible changes for Rotorua
08-10-2019 more >>
Neighbours at risk from uncontrollable tenantsGovernment 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 >>
Neighbours at risk from uncontrollable tenantsGovernment 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. â€œThe NZ Property Investorsâ€™ 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 >>
AGM & Tenancy Compliance & Investigation TeamAfter a short AGM Paul Davis Tenancy Compliance & Investigation Team, MBIE Will talk about this new unit and how to avoid fall foul of the law when managing your rentals.
10-09-2019 more >>
Kiwibuild reset a good ideaâ€œThe Kiwibuild reset is a good ideaâ€ says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF). However, providing $400,000,000 of taxpayer money to get â€œup toâ€ 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 2019Confidence has been rising over the last three months
26-08-2019 more >>
2019 Conference was a positive eventI 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 >>
RTA amendment Bill finally passesIt 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 reportHome affordability has improved driven by decreasing house prices, lower mortgage interest rates and increases in incomes
16-08-2019 more >>
What's holding you back?Ruth Christie form Transformance Ltd will talk about setting goals, mindset, self-belief, overcoming negative self-talk, understanding yourself and leadership
12-08-2019 more >>
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 >>