Otago Property Investors Association Inc
Well maintained properties make good senseâ€œThe NZ Property Investors' Federation promotes good maintenance of rental properties to its members. This makes good business sense as tenants of well-maintained properties are likely to stay longer, meaning lower vacancy rates,â€ says Andrew King, Executive Officer.
27-04-2017 more >>
Lowering the cost of installation for landlordsG-Force We Install specialises in providing a nationwide insulation and smoke alarm assessment, supply and installation service for rental property owners and managers to ensure that their properties meet the new requirements of the Residential Tenancy Act (RTA).
17-04-2017 more >>
Housing Foundation research on benefits of transitioning people into affordable home ownershipTo our knowledge this is the first time that this research has been done in New Zealand. The FCSPRU report looked at 120 international studies and shows that there are statistically significant benefits to home ownership in health, employment, crime, welfare, economic and education outcomes
12-04-2017 more >>
It's always hard to buy a homeâ€œMany people claim that housing has never been less affordable and that it is an impossible dream for today's young peopleâ€, says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation. â€œWhile these well-meaning people believe they are standing up for young first home buyers, they may in fact be doing them a disservice.â€
12-04-2017 more >>
NZPIF Landlord of the Year 2016 Kathryn Seque & OPIA Sponsor Total Carpet Services Dave PileKathryn Seque is the 2016 NZPIF Landlord of the Year. Since then she has been asked to speak throughout NZ about her investing experiences. Come along and hear some of the things she does to build positive relationships with her tenants, avoid the Tenancy Tribunal and keep repair costs as low as possible. Its not all plain sailing but it is a rewarding business. Dave Pile - Total Carpet Services is an OPIA Sponsor. He help landlords protect their carpet asset and will talk about stain and odour removals, Flood clean up and keeping Showers clean and sparkling. Learn how to look after your assets even if tenants make it challenging. Bring along your change - Easter Raffle $2 per ticket or $5 for 5
11-04-2017 more >>
Government releases EOI for Christchurch transferToday the Government issued an Expression of Interest to Community Housing Providers interested in taking over ownership of up to 2500 social houses in Christchurch. As part of this deal, the new provider will be required to provide at least 150 additional new social housing places.
10-04-2017 more >>
RMA reform Bill committee stage being debatedParliament will today debate the committee stage of a Bill that is the second phase of the Governmentâ€™s substantial reforms to the Resource Management Act (RMA), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says.
04-04-2017 more >>
This time is different - cooling property market and higher interest ratesThis monthly ANZ Property Focus publication provides an independent appraisal of recent developments in the property market.
03-04-2017 more >>
Labour looks to restrict negative gearing for rental propertiesLabour leader Andrew Little has confirmed that in addition to increasing the Bright Line Test for rental property from two to five years, Labour will also remove negative gearing for rental property.
03-04-2017 more >>
Hyde Street PartyThe OUSA have sent thru the following information about the arrangements for this years HYDE STREET PARTY OUSA encourage your tenants to dispose of any outdoor items that might be a fire hazard or cause congestion. OUSA would appreciate if you could also make time to visit your property on March 31st to ensure that all items of concern are removed. On the day there will be 45 security present. If you feel you would like to take further precautions to protect your property SPS Security would be more than happy to contract this with you. The person to do this through is Danny at SPS Security firstname.lastname@example.org or 0274885226
01-04-2017 more >>