Tauranga Property Investors' Association

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News & Updates

Recent updates

  • Housing costs rise more than household income
    The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent.
    30-10-2018 more >>
  • Housing costs rise more than household income
    The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent.
    30-10-2018 more >>
  • Tauranga Property Investors' turns 20 years old!
    Come join us for a celebration meal, bit of recap on past years, and then a round of Open Spaces where you get to pose the topic discussions and exchange information with other members. Active members free, guests $25 per person. Tauranga Community Housing Trust will also be giving a short presentation.
    08-10-2018 more >>
  • NZPIF template for RTA submission
    There are an enormous number of proposed changes to the RTA, all aimed at improving conditions for tenants. Submissions close on Sunday 21 October. More tenants have replied to these one sided reviews than landlords, so it is critical for every landlord to take the time and have their say to provide balance. Attached here is a template to help you make a submission. You can also complete a Government survey on the RTA Review t https://www.research.net/r/rta-reform-survey
    07-10-2018 more >>
  • A summary of the NZPIF position on sections of the RTA Review Oct 2018
    This provides information on the Residential Tenancies Act Review and NZPIF views on it,. We encourage you to put in a submission as many tenants have already had their say on these extremely one sided proposals.
    07-10-2018 more >>
  • NZPIF Report on proposed standards for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act
    The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have been tasked by Government to establish standards for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act. MBIE have produced a report into possible standards and are seeking public submissions on these proposals. The NZPIF have produced a report summarising the proposals and conveying the NZPIF position on them. You can read this report here.
    20-09-2018 more >>
  • NZPIF report on Residential Tenancies Act Review
    The Ministry of Building Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have issued a review of the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). It is a large review and extremely important for our industry. The NZPIF has summarised the review for members and provided a short assesment on each aspect of the review. Tenant advocates are encouraging tenants to support the review and are arranging on and off-line seminars to help tenants do this. It is imperative that as many landlords as possible also express their view as some of the proposals will be extremely damaging to our industry, including being damaging to tenants.
    20-09-2018 more >>
  • Commercial property trends and protecting your cash flow
    Looking to move into the commercial property realm? Stuart Jackson from ANZ is presenting on commercial lending trends, how to qualify, and what to consider for structuring finance. Dawn Witheford from KMPG will be presenting on strategies for managing and protecting cashflow for both residential and commercial investments. Join us for an educational evening!
    10-09-2018 more >>
  • Government proposes to reform the RTA
    Landlords, renters and other interested people are invited to have their say. Submissions are welcome before October 21.
    27-08-2018 more >>
  • Peter Lewis looks at the rental market in Sweden
    During a recent visit to Sweden, Peter Lewis, Vice President of APIA, investigated the rental market in Sweden.
    24-08-2018 more >>
  • Tradies night
    Ever wonder what to look for when assessing a rental purchase and identify potential issues? Or what is best to include in the plans of a new build? Wonder how to lower maintenance costs? Think that there must be a better way to landscape to keep the property looking presentable without a lot of effort or continual upkeep? Come join us for our Tradies Night to hear about the top 3 problems encountered at rentals from different trades and gain some knowledge on preventative maintenance to lower your overall spend and prevent larger problems. Join us for an informational evening!
    13-08-2018 more >>
  • Wellington bounces back
    According to the CoreLogic July QV House Price Index, property values in Wellington City grew by 2.3%, reversing the previous losses experienced since March 2018.
    07-08-2018 more >>
  • New interactive property map from CoreLogic
    CoreLogic has released the ‘‘Mapping the Market’ report, a new interactive map of New Zealand’s property landscape which could ease pressure on people struggling to locate homes within their actual budget.
    17-07-2018 more >>
  • The Future of Property Investing
    Ashley Church will be presenting on ‘The Future of Property Investment’. Ashley has an extensive background in the property industry, going back more than 30 years. He is the CEO of the Property Institute. With a high media profile, he is frequently called on as a guest commentator and industry expert in national media and television programmes.
    09-07-2018 more >>
  • Annual AGM
    This meeting will be our AGM with guest speaker Andrew King. Andrew has made a huge contribution to the property investor sector. He is an executive member of NZPIF, a successful author and is often in the media representing property investors. Andrew is a popular speaker so this will be a must-see event.
    11-06-2018 more >>
  • Report from Chief scientist shatters earlier theories regarding meth contamination
    A bombshell report says there is no risk to humans from third hand exposure to houses when methamphetamine has been consumed.
    29-05-2018 more >>
  • Residential landlords and asbestos
    Today policy clarification was published which sets out WorkSafe’s view of HSWA in relation to residential landlords.
    25-05-2018 more >>
  • Market update
    Our May monthly meeting will be hosted off-site by our silver partners - Harcourts at their Tauranga central offices, corner of Third Avenue and Devonport Road. Our theme for the night is a "Market update" of the local Tauranga market. With slowing capital growth for Tauranga, this will be a night you don't want to miss. Our evening will feature a variety of speakers including Nigel Martin from Harcourts, Margaret Holmes from Engine Room, and Juli Tolley from Quinovic each offering their take on the current state of the Tauranga market. Drinks and nibbles are being provided by Harcourts and have been made possible by the support of TPIA member Les Geraghty. This was a very popular event in 2017 so mark it in your calendars now!
    14-05-2018 more >>
  • How to get the most out of an accountant
    Amanda Watt explains there is a lot you can do to reduce your accounting costs. You also need to consider what other value you might get from your accountant.
    18-04-2018 more >>
  • Resene renovation winner
    For the April TPIA meeting we have local property investor Donna Youngman who won the first NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year winner at the annual NZPIF conference in Napier, sharing her story.
    09-04-2018 more >>
  • Scotney Williams
    Scotney will discuss updates on the legal aspects of being a landlord, recent law changes and decisions, and guidance on navigating the pending RTA changes.
    12-03-2018 more >>
  • Slow down in the market
    Powered by CoreLogic data, the February QV House Price Index shows the late values resurgence witnessed in Auckland post-election subsided in February, dropping by 0.5%.
    12-03-2018 more >>
  • Latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey
    The three months to the end of January show a game of two halves
    20-02-2018 more >>
  • Annual bus tour
    Our February's meeting will be a bus tour to Rotorua, on Sunday this time. This replaces our Monday night meeting. This will be a fun and enlightening afternoon/evening of getting `the low down' on Rotorua investments, followed by a `meet and greet' with the Rotorua members over a drink and a BBQ. Subsidized at $25 per member. For more details contact admin@TPIA.org.nz
    11-02-2018 more >>
  • Tony Mounce Mortgages and Insurance becomes Principal Sponsor of 2018 NZPIF Conference
    We are delighted to announce that the Principal Sponsor of this year's Conference.
    29-01-2018 more >>

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