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 >>
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 >>
Trust update Harris Tate Lawyers will discuss the changes to the Trust Act and their implications. 08-03-2021 more >>
Scotney Williams Please join us for our first meeting of the new year with guest speaker Scotney Williams, L.L.B. Scotney, a renowned tenancy lawyer and principal of tenancy.co.nz, will be covering the recent major RTA changes, interpretations of the legal jargon, and practical dos and do nots with compliance.
The date of this meeting has changed to Monday 15 February as Waitangi day is being observed on 8 February.
All guests will incur a door charge of $40.
Given recent COVID19 restrictions we will be limiting the attendance to a maximum of 60 people to allow for physical distancing. 15-02-2021 more >>
Catch up with maintenance with Daich Coatings Spring has sprung and summer is almost upon us. The holiday break is an excellent time to catch up on maintenance and it may come as a surprise that some of those tasks in the too hard basket may be easier than you think. 18-11-2020 more >>
Commercial property Rodney Philips from ANZ, Mark Walton from Bayleys and Matt McHardie from PMG will talk about commercial properties. More information to follow. 09-11-2020 more >>
Negotiations Our main speaker this month will be Phil Thompson. Phil teaches negotiation skills to organisations like police, women's refuge, businesses, etc. But, also has a business in helping people build property portfolios.
His profile can be found at: https://www.protectselfdefence.co.nz/instructors 14-09-2020 more >>
Open space Tonight will be an "Open Space" format in which our audience sets the agenda. We will cover current "hot topics" and many of those unanswered questions about property investing. Don't miss out on a chance to ask questions, meet other like minded investors and benefit from the experience and expertise in the room. Always a popular night. 10-08-2020 more >>
House risks and standards Please join us for our first in-person meeting post lockdown for a drink and nibbles and a chat. Our guest speaker will be Grant Kedian, founder of Active Testing Solutions Ltd. (ATS). Grant will cover asbestos risk management, methamphetamine testing and the law, and the Healthy Homes Standards. We look forward to seeing you there! 13-07-2020 more >>
Annual AGM Due to covid 19 our monthly meeting and AGM will be held online via Zoom. The Zoom registration details together with the AGM documents will follow in a separate invitation email.
Matthew Holdich from ANZ will be our guest speaker. He will cover such matters as:
1. What are the economic impacts of the current crisis?
2. How might the crisis affect the property market?
3. What will happen to house prices?
4. What is the RBNZ doing to help? Will it work?
5. Is it a good opportunity for first home buyers?
6. What is the Government doing to help the economy? Will it work?
7. What is the outlook for migration?
8. Does New Zealand have a housing shortage?
9. What regions are most vulnerable to house price falls?
10. How do banks fit into all of this? 08-06-2020 more >>
Delay ring-fencing laws and help 300,000 Kiwis â€œDelaying this law until the 2021/22 year would help the 300,000 rental property owners who are expected to cushion their tenants financially without Government assistance during this Covid 19 lockdown says Sharon Cullwick, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF). 20-04-2020 more >>
Main speaker will Sunvil Ahsan along with Mike Greer Homes Introduction and opportunities for investment Join us for our March meeting where we have an inspiring investor story from Sunvi Ahsan. Originally a mechatronics engineer he worked for 10 years before deciding to call it quits and work for himself doing what he enjoys. At present Sunvi is doing joint ventures with 2 others to renovate homes, he is also doing some property trades & small scale development as well as being involved with various charity organisations.
Sunvi believes it is important we understand our purpose of existence and minimum needs to be satisfied which should equate to self satisfaction and happiness in life. An interesting mix for a property investor.
The evening sponsor tonight will be Darryl Smith of Mike Greer Homes. He will give an introduction and overview of Mike Greer Homes and the Developments they have underway together with opportunities for Investment. More information and details of main speaker to follow. 09-03-2020 more >>
CHANGE OF EVENT We have been superceded by the National Party caucus at our venue this coming Monday evening. The Bowling Club was double booked and we have had difficulty finding another venue at such short notice. Given this and the Waitangi Day and weekend getaways, we have slated our guest speaker to March.
We have reserved about 20 seats at Macau in the patio area from 5:30pm to 7:00pm Monday evening for an informal mingle and catchup for anyone who wants to chat about new trust law changes, healthy home standards, or just investment topics in general. Macau's happy hour is until 6pm, so we get the last 30 minutes.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused but these circumstances are beyond our control. 10-02-2020 more >>