Otago Property Investors Association Inc
CANCELLED Monthly Coffee Chat Group - February 2022Come along to our monthly coffee club. You can pop along have a coffee or some lunch and chat with like-minded investors. President- Kathryn Seque is hosting and will have other OPIA executive members there as well so feel free to come along. You must register as if no one is registered to come it won't be held. The Plaza Cafe also has a play area for children so feel free to bring along your children.
26-02-2022 more >>
OCR increased to 1%The Monetary Policy Committee today increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) to 1 percent.
23-02-2022 more >>
Dunedin Market Update SpecialThe first meeting of the year and we are having a Dunedin market update special. We have four separate speakers coming to give us updates on the Dunedin residential market, Dunedin commercial market, healthy homes changes and updates to heating tool and then a mortgage market update. Due to what is happening with COVID we will require all members to be vaccinated and show their vaccination pass at the door of the meeting. If you dont want to or can't come in person then you can Zoom in too. IT IS NOW TO LATE TO REG FOR ZOOM
15-02-2022 more >>
Fixing the Rental CrisisSee the full report on our plan to fix the rental crisis here and a summary here. New Zealand has a rental property crisis.Â There are not enough rental properties, which has seen the Social Housing Register explode to over 25,000 and $1m of Government funds a day spent on motels to house tenants with emergency housing needs. First Homeowners have been prioritised over tenants and rental providers have been discouraged from providing rental accommodation.Â The system has been broken and needs to be improved to increase the supply of rental properties, lower the cost and price of rental properties and provide more stable rentals properties.
14-02-2022 more >>
Understanding the effects of the changing marketIn December 2021 and January of this year, NZ Property Investorsâ€™ Federation, in association with the NZ Property Investor, surveyed members Â throughout the country to understand how the changes in the housing market are affecting members.
04-02-2022 more >>
Rent controls do not make renting easierAssociate Minister of Housing, Poto Williams, indicated today that rent controls are being considered due to high rental prices in New Zealand.
03-02-2022 more >>