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Archive: March 2021

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 >>

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.
17-03-2021 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 >>

Members' Meeting: DIY Cosmetic Renovations

Cosmetic Renovations with Darren Young and experts to talk about improvements that can be undertaken by landlords, as repairs and maintenance as opposed to building concerned works, ie new kitchen, bathroom, flooring & re-decorating.
09-03-2021 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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