Marlborough Property Investors' Association
Neighbours from hell will increaseA Christchurch motel owner has had to put up with what he describes as "neighours from hell", despite police, Corrections, the SPCA and dog control trying to help. The motel owner is the latest victim of antisocial tenants.
27-11-2019 more >>
All New Zealand will be affected by tenancy changesGovernment has announced the changes they intend to make to the Residential Tenancy Act. We managed to get some wins, such as the rules around pets will not change and modifications that tenants can make to the property are minor and still need the landlordâ€™s con
20-11-2019 more >>
Landlords will not be able to protect neighboursGovernment has announced a raft of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act. The Minister has said he does not want to be seen to unduly punishing landlords. These changes do more than punish landlords however. They will punish anyone living next to a tenant with antisocial behaviour.Â
17-11-2019 more >>
Already hard for landlords to protect neighboursAfter more than seven months of trying to end a tenancy to protect neighbours, a Rotorua property manager has finally received approval from the High Court to end the tenancy.
15-11-2019 more >>
Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.00 percentThe Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the Official Cash Rate (OCR) at 1.0 percent. Employment remains around its maximum sustainable level while inflation remains below the 2 percent target mid-point but within our target range. Economic developments since the AugustÂ StatementÂ do not warrant a change to the already stimulatory monetary setting at this time.
13-11-2019 more >>
Government considers extending failed HNZ policy to private rentalsNeighbours and communities around New Zealand are having their lives ruined by the antisocial activity of some Housing New Zealand (HNZ) tenants. Government is currently considering extending the policy to private rentals that allows this to happen. Many more neighbours will suffer if private landlords are not allowed to manage their properties effectively.
12-11-2019 more >>
Proposed change with potential huge impactImagine living next door to loud, obnoxious and potentially violent neighbours. If they were tenants then you might expect their landlord to do something about it and protect you.
07-11-2019 more >>