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Up coming Events

Keeping you updated with up and coming events

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Clifford Seque- 23 April 2019

Clifford Seque our current OPIA President has been investing in property in Dunedin for 45 years. Over this time he has learnt all the tips and tricks on selecting and buying rentals, renovating rentals and building new.
23-04-2019 more >>

OCR remains at 1.75%

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) remains at 1.75 percent. Given the weaker global economic outlook and reduced momentum in domestic spending, the more likely direction of our next OCR move is down.
27-03-2019 more >>

Nigel Latta - The Psychology of Building Empires

Otago Property Investors Association Inc. presents Nigel Latta - From Caves to Investment Properties: The Psychology of Building Empires. Members: Free non-members: $35. Registration is essential as you will need tickets to get in the theatre. 7:30pm Start (Doors open at 7pm)
19-03-2019 more >>

Capital gains tax reviewed by Tony Alexander, BNZ

In his weekly review on February 28, Tony Alexander summarised the possible effects of the proposed capital gains tax
01-03-2019 more >>

Prospects for build to rent in NZ

A new report has been released by CBRE
01-03-2019 more >>

Cautious cheer for buyers in ASB Housing Confidence Survey

House price expectations slipped again, according to the latest ASB Housing Confidence Survey – though the decline was less dramatic than in the October quarter.
15-02-2019 more >>

OPIA Bus Tour

The 2019 Annual OPIA Bus Tour Come along to the annual social and educational event to start off 2019. There will be several properties to have a look around Dunedin suburbs - with the trip concluding back at Zingari for the ever popular barbecue. Please wear easy to remove footwear. BUS TOUR REG ARE NOW CLOSED
12-02-2019 more >>

OPIA- Christmas Dinner (11th Dec 2018)

THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED TO ONLINE & EMAIL REGISTRATIONS PLEASE CALL KATHRYN ON 0277278191 TO REGISTER 11th December 2018- Come along and enjoy a fun end of year social event to celebrate a great year for the OPIA. We will have a quick update on what is going on with the property market in NZ and the political issues but apart from that its a great time to celebrate and have some fun.
11-12-2018 more >>

Act now. Get your rental property insulated sooner rather than later

You have until the end of June 2019 to get everything sorted
03-12-2018 more >>

Unovent Home Ventilation Kitsets 25% less until midnight Tuesday 11th December

The 25% price reduction for Unovent® Home Ventilation Kitsets is an exclusive offer for members of Property Investors' Associations affiliated to the NZPIF and is a “Super Special Reduction” not always available
02-12-2018 more >>

NZPIF in the news 25 times over the last three months

As well as building relationships with influential people, attending workshops and writing submissions, NZPIF representatives (usually Andrew King) have been vocal in the media channels.
01-12-2018 more >>

Property values spring into life in Wellington

According to the October CoreLogic QV House Price Index, property values in Wellington City grew by 3.9% over the last three months.
07-11-2018 more >>

Housing costs rise more than household income

The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent.
30-10-2018 more >>

Housing costs rise more than household income

The average annual household income has risen 41 percent since 2008, up more than twice the rate of inflation, Stats NZ said today. Over the same period, average annual housing costs increased 43 percent.
30-10-2018 more >>

2018 NZPIF Conference

This is the annual Conference of the NZPIF
12-10-2018 more >>

NZPIF template for RTA submission

There are an enormous number of proposed changes to the RTA, all aimed at improving conditions for tenants. Submissions close on Sunday 21 October. More tenants have replied to these one sided reviews than landlords, so it is critical for every landlord to take the time and have their say to provide balance. Attached here is a template to help you make a submission. You can also complete a Government survey on the RTA Review t https://www.research.net/r/rta-reform-survey
07-10-2018 more >>

A summary of the NZPIF position on sections of the RTA Review Oct 2018

This provides information on the Residential Tenancies Act Review and NZPIF views on it,. We encourage you to put in a submission as many tenants have already had their say on these extremely one sided proposals.
07-10-2018 more >>

NZPIF report on Residential Tenancies Act Review

The Ministry of Building Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have issued a review of the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). It is a large review and extremely important for our industry. The NZPIF has summarised the review for members and provided a short assesment on each aspect of the review. Tenant advocates are encouraging tenants to support the review and are arranging on and off-line seminars to help tenants do this. It is imperative that as many landlords as possible also express their view as some of the proposals will be extremely damaging to our industry, including being damaging to tenants.
20-09-2018 more >>

NZPIF Report on proposed standards for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act

The Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have been tasked by Government to establish standards for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act. MBIE have produced a report into possible standards and are seeking public submissions on these proposals. The NZPIF have produced a report summarising the proposals and conveying the NZPIF position on them. You can read this report here.
20-09-2018 more >>

Ashley Church - Property institute of NZ

Ashley Church will be presenting on September 11 on The Future of Property Investment. Ashley has an extensive background in the property industry, going back more than 30 years. He is the CEO of the Property Institute. With a high media profile, he is frequently called on as a guest commentator and industry expert in national media and television programmes.
11-09-2018 more >>

Government proposes to reform the RTA

Landlords, renters and other interested people are invited to have their say. Submissions are welcome before October 21.
27-08-2018 more >>

Peter Lewis looks at the rental market in Sweden

During a recent visit to Sweden, Peter Lewis, Vice President of APIA, investigated the rental market in Sweden.
24-08-2018 more >>

North End Meeting- Having trouble renting for 2019?

After receiving an increasing amount of calls from landlords worrying about not having properties rented for 2019 we are holding a surprise pop up meeting to try and help the panicked and worried. Come along to an informal meeting to have a chat about renting for 2019. Bring along photos of your properties and prices etc or a trade me listing number and we will have a chat about each property to help each other get them rented for 2019. Whether it is suggested work that you could do or pricing issues or just lack of advertising. So come along and for an excellent workshop with like minded student landlords. If you want to email me your photos or trade me listing before the meeting feel free to email me at kathyseque@gmail.com
22-08-2018 more >>

Landlording 101- Tenant Selection paperwork and procedures

Picking the right tenant can make or break a good tenancy. Do you know what you can and can do when picking your tenants? With the increasing amount of false identity cases on the rise it has never be more important to do the right checks, right procedures and get the paperwork in order. Must register workshop limited to max 25pax you cannot turn up without registering online. due to limited space. If there is alot of interest we will run more. THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL SORRY
16-08-2018 more >>

Facing the Tenancy Tribunal- Part Two

Come and hear Janet Ashcroft on August 14 a year on from the last time she spoke last August. Janet was a Tenancy Tribunal Adjudicator and currently 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. Do you have any questions or things you thing you might need brushing up on? Let us know by emailing kathyseque@gmail.com and Janet will work them in. Will be great to send through to us now rather than not having enough time for all the questions on the night.
14-08-2018 more >>


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