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Archive: March 2017

Home building consents up in February

Home building consents rebounded in February 2017, but were up only slightly from February 2016, Stats NZ said today. A total of 2,418 new homes were consented in February 2017 – up 1.6 percent from February 2016.
31-03-2017 more >>

Watch a monthly undate from Jonno Ingerson of CoreLogic

This is the property and economic update for March 2017
27-03-2017 more >>

New landlord for 1140 Tauranga HNZ tenants

From next month, Accessible Properties will take over 1138 social houses and tenancies owned by Housing New Zealand. “This is the first regional, large-scale transfer of Government-owned social houses to a community housing provider. They are a major plank of our plan to improve social housing,” says Social Housing Minister Amy Adams.
24-03-2017 more >>

Official Cash Rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75 percent

A statement by Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler
23-03-2017 more >>

Mitre 10 Heating Expo

A different format Hosted Event for OPIA members to attend. Choose the day most convenient for your work and family schedule and visit Mitre 10 Mega. DON'T FORGET to take your OPIA MEMBERSHIP CARD. They are holding a HEATING EXPO plus an EXCLUSIVE YOU CHOOSE THE DISCOUNT 3 day SALE! Pick up your FREE Gift & Discount Sheet in store from Friday 17 March. Plus get advice from our experts over the weekend on the best heating solution for your Investment Property! More details to follow - so put the date in your diary.
19-03-2017 more >>

Minister welcomes first landlord conviction under new law

Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith has welcomed the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team’s first successful prosecution of a landlord for renting a substandard property, under the Government’s tenancy law reform passed last year.
17-03-2017 more >>

New Members Meeting

The New Member Induction Evening is run 4 times per year. This evening has several purposes: To welcome our new OPIA members, To explain the contents (forms) on the USB stick, To explain about the resources we have available to them. To answer any questions they may have about property investing. To meet like minded people so that when a Member Hub is attended they recognise a friendly face to chat with.
16-03-2017 more >>

The NZ Property Investors' Federation needs a crowd

If you are not a member of a local Property Investors' Association, read on and tell us what you would like as a member by taking our survey. If you are already a member, send this item on to a friend who is a property investor but not a member.
10-03-2017 more >>

Byelection in Mt Albert

I live in a part of the Mt Albert electoral area. As you read this, the results of a byelection in my area would have been announced. It is an interesting byelection as National are not putting forward a candidate, but Gareth Morgan's new Opportunities Party is.
03-03-2017 more >>

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