Otago Property Investors Association Inc
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The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill passed unanimously by Parliament today requiring smoke alarms and insulation in rental properties will save 1000 lives during the next decade, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says
The NZPIF is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a discount on MyRepublic’s fibre broadband plans for all members and partners of the Property Investors’ Associations nationally
Issues of concern to the media were rising rental prices, Labour's Bill on minimum standards, landlords being liable for unintentional damage by tenants, number of foreign buyers of houses and the 2016 Budget.
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 email@example.com
“It's great that the 2016 Budget has extended the Healthy Homes Initiative with an extra $18m,” says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF).
Budget 2016 is a forward-looking Budget that invests in a growing economy
The Government has a wide range of work underway to progress social housing reforms that will help the community housing sector grow and innovate, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett said today.
Two recent Tenancy Tribunal cases have increased the risk levels for landlords where P is found in their properties.
There are some reasonably simple steps you can take to improve your tenants living standards and better protect your rental property.
Apologies Mike Collins meeting has been postponed - look out for the new date. Instead we invite you to join Martin Hastie Senior Fire Fighter, Acting Station Officer and Michael Harrison Risk Management Officer; Fire Investigator. Deputy Proctor Andrew Ferguson current flatting issues and what he can do to help landlords. Student Voice - what do students want from the landlords - hear what they have to say.
Hundreds of state homes already under construction Housing New Zealand is already building more homes than the Greens’ rushed policy proposed, and additional social houses are also being sourced from Community Housing Providers, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say.
Here is the background of three of the Conference speakers and each has a message which will sustain you during the following 12 months.
Progress is being made in tackling Queenstown’s housing shortage, with the second monitoring report showing the local council has more than met its first-year consents target, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says
The new position by the Labour opposition calling for an abolition of city limits has been welcomed by Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith.
Come along and gain knowledge from a panel of experts who will analyze some property deals that real estate agents have on offer. Listen to the pros and cons of each aspect and decide whether you would be willing to make an offer on each property based on the variables discussed. Each person has a different approach to investing in property therefore you will go away with an open mind and some new ideas. Please bring along your membership card to use as your name tag and for entry to the meeting. Finger food will be provided.
Last month I wrote about house prices rising and the calls for more regulation. Unfortunately the calls for more regulation have been heard and the Reserve Bank is looking to introduce loan-to-income restrictions for mortgages.
"It is good to finally have some actual numbers around foreign buyers of New Zealand property" says NZ Property Investors Federation Executive Officer, Andrew King, "even if they may not be exact".
A Government Bill to make homes warmer, drier and safer for New Zealanders who live in rental properties has passed its second reading in Parliament by 107 to 14.
The house sale statistics for March came out recently and showed that Auckland prices had risen after falling for several months. Other areas around New Zealand are also seeing house price increases and a new wave of media property angst developed.
The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that the dip in values which started in December only lasted two months.
There have been a few changes lately and it'll take a while to get the manual updated. The downloads now let you preview who will be in the downloaded file - assumes "members" and not "membership" though We've launched an app for the members to use. Local Associations can have their own submenus - get in touch about that. On your dashboard you can see how many of your members are using the app. Events have had a lot of work done and you can now decide which fields are on the registration forms and in which order they are shown.
Labour has reintroduced their Healthy Homes Bill which would make insulation and heating compulsory in rental properties.
Labour’s so-called Healthy Homes Bill is lacking in detail, slow in timing and unworkable in practise, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
The NZ Property Investors' Federation generally supports the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which introduces minimum standards for residential rental properties.
NZPIF has been in contact with the Insurance Council who are in the process of consulting with their insurance company members to see how they view the Court of Appeal ruling.
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