Otago Property Investors Association Inc

Phone: 03 477 6220

Email: otago@nzpif.org.nz

News & Updates

Recent updates

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

Nationwide residential property values for March have increased.

These residential property values have increased by 7.7% over the last year

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Monday, Mar 30, 2015

NZ economy -balancing risks

Risks and opportunities for the NZ economy are finely balanced says BusinessNZ Planning forecast

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Friday, Mar 27, 2015

Rental activity classed as a business in new Reserve Bank statistics

The Reserve Bank is publishing a new set of household balance sheet statistics compiled using international standards.

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015

$500,000 boost for emergency housing providers

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett today announced details of the Government’s funding boost for emergency housing providers, and a comprehensive funding review of the sector.

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Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015

Could Xero be the "Hero" in Your Rental Property Business?

Xero Accredited trainer and property investor, Penny Halvorsen will speak about and show the benefits of using Xero as a landlord. Embers Function Room Crown Mill Manor Place Dunedin

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Monday, Mar 23, 2015

Salvation Army decides against buying Housing NZ stock

People’s Lives must be enhanced by housing transfer, says Salvation Army

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Monday, Mar 23, 2015

Salvation Army decides against buying Housing NZ stock

People’s Lives Must Be Enhanced by Housing Transfer, says Salvation Army

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Monday, Mar 23, 2015

Target those in real need

The Healthy Homes Bill was defeated last week and Peter Malcolm of Closing the Gap is completely wrong to say that Government rejected this bill to save landlords money.

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Friday, Mar 20, 2015

NZPIF announces a new partner - Unovent® A cost revolution in home ventilation

The Unovent moisture reduction system is a game changer.

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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Mitre 10 Mega DIY Evening

Hosted by Martin Dippie (Managing Director of Dunedin Mitre 10 Mega) and Ron Cribb (National Trade Key Account Manager for Mitre 10) who will share their personal experiences in property investment. There will be special deals and prize draws as well as the unveiling of a new offer for OPIA members.

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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Cutting red tape

The Rules Reduction Taskforce has recently been appointed by the Minister of Local Government and they do want to hear about all the rules which get in the way of good ideas

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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Property investors meet in Wellington this month

Representatives of the 20 Property Investors’ Associations (PIAs) affiliated to the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) will gather in Wellington at the Airport Conference Centre on 29 March

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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Reserve Bank targets property investors

On March 5 the Reserve Bank announced that new rules for loans for property investors were on the way

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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

Research into landlord motivations

This week MBIE asked for proposals to conduct research on the drivers of landlord motivation to upgrade and maintain their rental properties, where children in those properties may be at risk of rheumatic fever.

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Thursday, Mar 19, 2015

NZPIF in the news in March

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Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015

Working smoke alarms contribute to safey of people and property

A joint statement by NZ Fire Service and NZPIF

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Monday, Mar 16, 2015

More mortgage restrictions?

Westpac economist Dominick Stephens comments on the housing market

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Sunday, Mar 15, 2015

Call for property investors to pay more tax

Towards the end of last year, an organisation called the Financial Services Council (FSC) launched a campaign to reduce the tax obligations for Kiwisaver savings and some term deposits

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Thursday, Mar 12, 2015

Reserve Bank holds OCR at 3.5%

This statement was issued by the Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler today

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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

Building work tops $15 billion in 2014

More than $15 billion worth of building work was carried out in 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today

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Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015

QV homeguide App now available

QV and CoreLogic have jointly launched New Zealand’s first truly independent property App - QV homeguide

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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

Breakfast at Dunedin Railway Station

Enjoy pancakes and coffee at a cost of $10 per person while you discuss your property investing plans for 2015. Hosted by OPIA member, Tamara. Sweet Station Café Dunedin Railway Station Dunedin

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