Otago Property Investors Association Inc

Phone: 03 477 6220

Email: otago@nzpif.org.nz

News & Updates

Recent updates

Sunday, Feb 28, 2016

Coffee Club

Coffee club, started by Johnny Van Leeuween, attended by Brent Mathews and Andrew Morton most months. Andrew is now administering to enable members who like a chat about any property subject within a small informal group. Held last Sunday month Feb - Nov, at Plaza Café, situated on the University Plaza adjacent to the Forsyth Barr Stadium. If you would like to attend please email a.p.morton@xtra.co.nz

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Saturday, Feb 27, 2016

$2.9 million boost for Waikato HNZ homes

Increased spending on maintenance by Housing New Zealand’s is making its Waikato properties better places to live, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says

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Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

Lennox Bathroom & Tile Direct Joint Hosted Event

Bathrooms and kitchens sell a house, whether renovating for sale or to entice a new tenant. Come along and learn about the new products that are available and what is popular in the market place. Lennox Bathroom was established in New Zealand in 2002 with the goal to provide a quality range of bathroom accessories, showers, vanities, toilet, heated towel rails, mirrors, tap ware and kitchen sinks to the consumer and trade professional. The company has grown rapidly based upon our quality and integrity. Tile Direct has been retailing floor and wall tiles and all your needs and good service to the public since opening 10 years ago. We pride ourselves in having a wide range of products and providing the service and advice to give you the best start and finish for your tiling project. We have our finger on the pulse of the latest technology and trends in the market.

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Thursday, Feb 25, 2016

The Salvation Army's 2016 State of the nation report released today

This report is called "Moving Targets" and has a section on housing.

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Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Christchurch housing on track for full recovery

The Government’s wide-ranging support for Christchurch has ensured the city’s housing market is nearing recovery five years on from the Canterbury earthquakes, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett and Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith said today

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Monday, Feb 22, 2016

Insulation tax deductions

Due to insulation becoming compulsory in July, the NZPIF believe that the cost of the insulation should be tax deductible. To confirm this, last year the NZPIF requested clarification from the IRD.

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Friday, Feb 19, 2016

Tony Alexander looks at what will influence house prices in the future

The question he asks is what things cause house prices to fall and are any of these things likely in the near future?

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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Creating duplicate members by mistake

When updating a member/membership, could we have a warning button that says "wait! did you really want to add this, as there is already an existing member/membership with this name.

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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

Adding a Change Request Completed column with date

Can we have a Completed column on the Change Request page so we know when the change requests have been actioned. Date of completed change will signify action done.

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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Auckland drops, the rest rise.

Jonno Ingerson, Director of Research at Corelogic NZ Ltd, says that Auckland values have dropped in the last month according to the latest QV house price index. Values in areas near Auckland continue to increase strongly while further South, things are a little patchier.

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Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016

Annual Bus Trip to Properties of Interest

The countdown is on until Tuesday 9th February 2016 and the OPIA Bus Trip and BBQ. Members meet at Zingari Rugby Club. Eglinton Road at 5.45pm (parking available) for departure at 6pm SHARP. Each bus will take a slightly different route and visit several property along the way (residential, commercial, student). At the conclusion of the bus tour BBQ Bill will provide a scrumptous two course buffet meal. Please notify us if you have any dietary requirements by Thursday 4th February. Phone 03 477 6220 or email opia@opia.org.nz. There is plenty of opportunity to chat away with fellow investors. The evening concludes at approximately 9.30pm.. Cost $35.00 for members or $45 for non-members. Priority will be given to members. Registrations close on Friday 5th February as this is the last day for confirmation of numbers.

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