Otago Property Investors Association Inc
Watercare price rise a concernProperty Council is concerned with Watercareâ€™s increase of its Infrastructure Growth Charges (IGC) and consequential impacts on development costs and housing affordability.
25-06-2014 more >>
Dunne welcomes housing relief in WellingtonOhariu MP and Leader of UnitedFuture Hon Peter Dunne welcomed todayâ€™s joint announcement between the Government and Wellington City Council to open up more areas for housing in the Wellington region.
24-06-2014 more >>
Wellington Housing Accord proposal to facilitate growthA Wellington Housing Accord has been proposed between the Government and council to facilitate increased supply of housing in the capital, Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith and Mayor Celia Wade-Brown announced today.
24-06-2014 more >>
Political policies affecting the rental housing industryOver the last month I have spoken at Property Investor Associations about political policies affecting our industry. It wasn't good news on the whole and I have been asked by a number of younger investors' if it is still worth investing in rental property.
23-06-2014 more >>
High levels of insulation in rental propertiesA recent survey of the members of property investorsâ€™ associations, undertaken by the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF), revealed that a high proportion were insulating and heating their rentals.
20-06-2014 more >>
Reserve Bank raises OCR to 3.25 percentThe Reserve Bank today increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent.
12-06-2014 more >>
IMF report backs NZ's economic progressNew Zealand should expect strong and increasingly broad-based economic growth, according to the International Monetary Fundâ€™s latest report on New Zealand, published today.
10-06-2014 more >>
Property Group has new headExperienced investor Terry le Grove is the new President of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation (NZPIF).
05-06-2014 more >>
Property Group supports IRD tax educationA commonly held, but incorrect, belief is that rental property owners in New Zealand don't pay tax. This causes confusion for the general public and may lead first time landlords to have wrong information on their tax obligations.
03-06-2014 more >>