Otago Property Investors Association Inc
With all this rain is your roof still waterproof?
Warren Macnee of Promax Roofing has lots to share - different roof coatings and options, ways to make sure your rental property and its roof stays protected for longer.
Duane Pleace is an OPIA member and plumber. He is to speak about his property and plumbing related experiences. If you have any plumbing related questions for Duane please email email@example.com and he will answer them.
The term 'health and safety' features frequently in the media these days. As Landlords we have a responsibility to our tenants and tradespeople and ourselves to operate a healthy and safe rental property environment. Scott Weatherall is a common sense Health and Safety Consultant. His philosophy is not about stopping kiwis having fun its about doing it safely.
If you have any specific Health & safety related issues you want answers to - please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will pass them on to Scott ahead of the event.
It is important to keep up to date with the changing accounting and tax & GST requirements. Make sure you are claiming all possible legitimate repairs and maintenance expenses. Come along and listen to Malcolm Wong of CNW - Cook North and Wong Ltd.
He is happy to answer your questions
Janet Ashcroft was a Tenancy Tribunal Adjudicator and is currently a deals in all areas of property law.
Landlords often lose their case by the way they complete their initial application.
Come along and learn the skills to win. This will be an interactive session lots of discussion and a bit of work. More details to follow
Did your rental property valuations go up, stay the same, or go down in 2016? The media is saying that valuations are increasing in Dunedin and property is selling for over the QV? What does that all mean for short term and long term property investing?
Ah-Lek Tay is an OPIA member, property investor and independent valuer in Dunedin with over 30 years of experience. He has valued property throughout New Zealand but more recently specialises in the Dunedin residential and commercial property markets. he carrys out pre-purchase and pre-sale valuations, insurance valuations and rent reviews, undertakes asset valuations and lease negotiations. Commercial development feasibility assessments, lettable area assessments.
Graeme Fowler is a Hawkes Bay - Hastings property Investor with over 25 years experience, He currently holds 40 rental properties, His aim for 2017 is to make $1 million in value from the repairs and maintenance he is carrying out on his properties. He has purchased properties around the Hawkes Bay area for buy and holds and trades. He aims to buy at good discounts for profit and refinancing after getting them revalued. He will share the lessons he has learnt including know your market place well and don't pay more than you have to and crunch your numbers. Graeme has a Facebook property investor group page with over 5000 members (you can join in the discussion). He wrote NZ Real Estate Investors secrets, the first edition sold 10,000 copies, it was the story of 10 NZ millionaires who invested in property. The second edition re-looks at 5 of the original case studies with an update 5 years on review. There are some new names in the book.
In 2015 Kerry Beveridge purchased the City Hotel Timaru. Since then the few usable rooms have been renovated to give 16 very popular rooms. Kerry is currently re-purposing space to give 7 new bedrooms and a bathroom. From hands on 24 / 7 Kerry has made the building more high tech and more hands off. He has a waiting list of tenants wanting to move in and advertisers through word of mouth. Come along and hear about Kerrys' Boarding house experiences (good and bad) and his newest project.
Early Bird Registrations are open for the 2017 NZPIF Conference in Hawkes Bay
Register and pay on line at www.propertyconference.org.nz
Early Bird Price Special Extended until 30 June 2017 $550
Price 1 July 2017 - $625 (full price) per person
Having purchased rental properties as your retirement nest egg - what next? Retirement needs are varied - What is important to you?
Brian Donnelly is the Senior Human Resources Adviser at the University of Otago - on Superannuation and Retirement Planning. He runs 18 seminars each year helping guide people of all ages through the planning process. The event will look at: What are your financial requirements and resources, How to evaluate your options (sell down, step back, what next), Investment strategies, and Protecting your assets. Good retirement is careful planning.