Otago Property Investors Association Inc
43rd Annual General Meeting of the OPIA is to be held on the 13th of June 2017 at Forbury Park. Starting at 7.30 pm.
Come along and hear Auckland Property Investors' President Andrew Bruce. Andrew began property investing in 1996 and balances cash flow and capital gain properties. He holds Auckland houses and apartments, property in Hamilton and Rotorua. A supporter of owning property as it is tangible asset and you can add value to it. To balance and de-stress his life Andrew plays sports, completed the Taupo iron man, and has adventure cycled around Asia including 1200 km journey in Tibet and up to Everest base camp.
Want to provide a warm home for your tenants? Can't afford double glazing? There are other just as efficient and more cost effective alternatives.
Come along and hear Raymond Dorsey from Mactrac
Mactrac also have a range of shower and curtain tracks, blinds, hand rails and lots more.
As a landlord, it's important to know your responsibilities around methamphetamine contamination - both for your tenants' safety, and to ensure that you're adequately covered.
David Begg from Pure Services has an excellent presentation for landlords which will give you vital important information about Meth. This is an issue that we all need to know about. It’s not going away, in fact it is becoming more prevalent in society.
Larry Greene from Betta Inspect It will give you an overview of how to test for Meth in your properties.
Kathryn Seque is the 2016 NZPIF Landlord of the Year. Since then she has been asked to speak throughout NZ about her investing experiences. Come along and hear some of the things she does to build positive relationships with her tenants, avoid the Tenancy Tribunal and keep repair costs as low as possible. Its not all plain sailing but it is a rewarding business.
Dave Pile - Total Carpet Services is an OPIA Sponsor. He help landlords protect their carpet asset and will talk about stain and odour removals, Flood clean up and keeping Showers clean and sparkling. Learn how to look after your assets even if tenants make it challenging. Bring along your change - Easter Raffle $2 per ticket or $5 for 5
The OUSA have sent thru the following information about the arrangements for this years HYDE STREET PARTY
OUSA encourage your tenants to dispose of any outdoor items that might be a fire hazard or cause congestion. OUSA would appreciate if you could also make time to visit your property on March 31st to ensure that all items of concern are removed. On the day there will be 45 security present.
If you feel you would like to take further precautions to protect your property SPS Security would be more than happy to contract this with you. The person to do this through is Danny at SPS Security firstname.lastname@example.org or 0274885226
A different format Hosted Event for OPIA members to attend. Choose the day most convenient for your work and family schedule and visit Mitre 10 Mega. DON'T FORGET to take your OPIA MEMBERSHIP CARD. They are holding a HEATING EXPO plus an EXCLUSIVE YOU CHOOSE THE DISCOUNT 3 day SALE!
Pick up your FREE Gift & Discount Sheet in store from Friday 17 March. Plus get advice from our experts over the weekend on the best heating solution for your Investment Property!
More details to follow - so put the date in your diary.
The New Member Induction Evening is run 4 times per year.
This evening has several purposes: To welcome our new OPIA members, To explain the contents (forms) on the USB stick, To explain about the resources we have available to them. To answer any questions they may have about property investing. To meet like minded people so that when a Member Hub is attended they recognise a friendly face to chat with.
Forbury Park Function Centre for the first OPIA Hub of the year. From 7 pm there will be time to network - catch up with other members and borrow books from the library. Drew Harmer from Harvey Norman Commercial is coming down from Christchurch to let OPIA members see the face that talks to you at the end of the 0800 number and emails. Chris Lane of First Lane Insurance is coming from Blenheim to explain about the NZPIF insurance deal that is available to members, the Initio landlord policy and insurance updates. James Mullenger Branch Manager ASB Dunedin is going to talk about his voluntary work including abseiling from Forsyth Barr Stadium roof through to updating members with what is happening in the banking market place. Larry Greene from Betta Inspect It talking about purchasing and selling inspection reports - don't get caught with a lemon.
The 2017 Annual OPIA Bus Tour is this year Sponsored by Placemakers
Come along to the annual social and educational event to start off 2017.
There will be several properties to have a look around - with the trip concluding back at Zingari for the ever popular barbecue.
Please wear easy to remove footwear.