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Archive: 2021

WnPIA Christmas Party

WnPIA Christmas Party
14-12-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
17-11-2021 more >>

Kenyon Clarke, Du Val Group

Kenyon Clarke, Du Val Group - details coming soon. Doors open at 6.45 pm, with the meeting beginning at 7:15 pm.
09-11-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
20-10-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
22-09-2021 more >>

How to Find the Most Profitable Areas To Invest In – Wellington Edition

How to Find the Most Profitable Areas To Invest In – Wellington Edition OPES Partners are property investment coaches and the Headline Sponsor of this year's Conference
14-09-2021 more >>

Official cash rate on hold at 0.25 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee agreed to retain the current stimulatory level of monetary settings, keeping the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 0.25 per cent for now. Today’s decision was made in the context of the Government’s imposition of Level 4 COVID restrictions on activity across New Zealand. 
18-08-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
16-08-2021 more >>

Matthew Gilligan from Gilligan Rowe + Associates LP

Matthew Gilligan from Gilligan Rowe + Associates LP takes us through the new tax changes.
10-08-2021 more >>

Controversial tenant shows why 90 day notice needed

Sharyn Shepherd, also known as Hope Maree Taylor, is a convicted fraudster who has reportedly harassed her neighbours at the Otautahi Community Housing Trust complex so much that they are frightened to go outside.
26-07-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
21-07-2021 more >>

Who is driving the housing market?

July 13 - Investors or first home buyers? Who is driving the housing market? Our speaker is Nick Goodall, Head of Research at CoreLogic NZ.
13-07-2021 more >>

Reserve Bank approved to use debt to income ratios

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has announced plans to add debt to income ratios to its tool kit to dampen investor demand for properties.
17-06-2021 more >>

Debt serviceability restrictions added to tools the Reserve Bank can use

The Reserve Bank and the Minister of Finance have agreed to update their shared Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on macro-prudential policy and add debt serviceability restrictions to the list of potential tools available.
16-06-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
16-06-2021 more >>

Confusing consultation paper

The Government has released a 143-page discussion paper on removing mortgage interest tax deductibility on investment properties and the extension of the Bright line test.
12-06-2021 more >>

Andrew King, NZPIF and Annual General Meeting

Andrew King, NZPIF and Annual General Meeting. Andrew will talk about the recent changes and the opportunities they provide for the Federation and Associations going forward.
08-06-2021 more >>

Landlords say money would be better spent on something else

The government used the housing announcements of March 23 as its main avenue for legislation relating to rental properties. Still, it has, however, set aside $80 million in the Budget for the Bond Centre, Tenancy Tribunal, and Healthy Homes initiatives.
21-05-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
19-05-2021 more >>

Government rejects first home buyers, tenants and rental providers

The First Home Buyers Club, Tenants Protection Canterbury and the NZ Property Investors Federation have presented a letter to Government requesting them to reconsider removing mortgage interest costs on rental properties.
12-05-2021 more >>

Dan Timmins with his investor story

Dan Timmins will take us through his investor journey with a look at the properties he has bought and the obstacles he overcame. He will also showcase what his next moves are as he has 4 - 5 new builds planned over the next 18 months.
11-05-2021 more >>

Officials against rental property interest deductibility removal

Newly released information shows that in addition to Inland Revenue and Treasury, officials from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development were unanimous in advising the Government against removing rental property mortgage interest as a tax deduction. This opposition is also supported by economists, the general public and even tenant groups who are also stating that the policy will lead to rent rises.
04-05-2021 more >>

Fireside Forum

Talk to an experienced investor and ask any questions you may have about property investing, in a relaxed and informal environment. The fireside will run from 6:30pm to 8:30pm but you are welcome to stay on after that and continue the conversation.
21-04-2021 more >>

What you need to know about the Commercial market and Government's March 23 announcement of changes

Hamish Templeton from Colliers will discuss different options you can expect in the Commercial sector. Sharon Cullwick, NZPIF Executive Officer, will take us through the Government's March 23 announcement of changes.
13-04-2021 more >>

Filling the information gap

The recent Government housing policies appear to have been implemented without much information about the likely outcomes. There was also lack of time for impact statements to be produced by Inland Revenue and Treasury.  In order to fill the information gap, the New Zealand Property Investors Federation (NZPIF) conducted a survey to see how these changes will affect the rental property industry.
07-04-2021 more >>


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