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Archive: March 2021

Meet the NZPIF

ZOOM registrations now closed. You can now only register to come in person Come along and meet all of the NZPIF. The NZPIF is the parent body of all the association and do alot of work with MBIE and the government. On the night we will have an updates from: President: Andrew King (Talking about the work the NZPIF are doing) Executive Officer: Sharon Cullwick ( Talking about the lobbing and what 2021 might bring for landlords) Vice President: Peter Lewis (Talking about the education program) Treasurer: Amanda Watt (Giving a quick tax update) You will also get to meet and have a chance to talk to the rest of the executive after the meeting. This is a one time only event and it is very rare to have all the executive members at a meeting so register now to avoid missing out.
25-03-2021 more >>

A summary of the Government's March 23 announcement of changes

The Government made an announcement of changes relating to property investors which will take effect from Saturday 27 of March. Here is a summary of changes and links to fact sheets about each change.
24-03-2021 more >>

Summary of changes announced by the Government on March 23

Here is a summary of the proposed changes and fact sheets explaining the detail
24-03-2021 more >>

Unintended consequences of today's housing announcements

The Government today made announcements which prioritises first home buyers over renters.
23-03-2021 more >>

Government housing package backs first home buyers

This is the media release from the Prime Minister, Minister of Housing, Minister of Finance and Attorney General
23-03-2021 more >>

Planning your maintenance

Your property is a major asset, and like any asset it is in your own best interests to maintain it well and so preserve and enhance its value. Peter Lewis, Vice President of NZPIF, discusses the issues.
16-03-2021 more >>

New Residential Tenancies Act making it harder to house people

One of the changes to the Residential Tenancies Act has been the removing the 90-day no-cause termination and the inability to give a tenant a trial period to assess their suitability.
15-03-2021 more >>

Different ways to change a tenancy agreement

Tenancy Services has updated their website content to describe and distinguish different ways to change a tenancy agreement. Landlords and tenants should decide together which approach best suits their situation. The type of change to a tenancy agreement will have an impact on the healthy homes compliance date and Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 law changes that apply.
15-03-2021 more >>

Monthly Coffee Chat Group- March

Come along to our new monthly coffee club. You can pop along have a coffee or some lunch and chat with like-minded investors. President- Kathryn Seque is hosting the first one and will have other OPIA executive members there as well so feel free to come along. You must register as if no one is registered to come it won't be held. The Plaza Cafe also has a play area for children so feel free to bring along your children.
06-03-2021 more >>

An early exit from a fixed-term tenancy could be expensive

Tenants who choose to end fixed-term tenancy agreements are discovering that they are likely to receive large bills.
06-03-2021 more >>


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