"Recent CoreLogic data shows that flipping or rapid on-selling of houses is not as common as people may believeâ€ says Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors' Federation 03-02-2017 more >>
I hope this magazine finds you still on holiday and enjoying a well earned break. This is a great time of the year to contemplate events of the past year and where you are heading in the coming year. 17-01-2017 more >>
Prime Minister Bill English has today announced his new Cabinet line-up which builds on the success of the last eight years and provides new ideas and energy heading into election year. 18-12-2016 more >>
This year has been quite a tough one for our industry, at least politically. The Reserve Bank has made financing rentals much harder, the courts have made us pay for our tenants damage and meth has continued to take off and act like a grenade being thrown around threatening to blow up our investments. 07-12-2016 more >>
Just a few days ago I marked the anniversary of my eighth year as Prime Minister and my tenth as leader of the National Party.
Such an occasion seems a fitting time to not only take stock of the past 10 years, but to look forward. 05-12-2016 more >>
A new social housing complex of 120 apartments is to be built on surplus Crown land and an adjoining Housing New Zealand site in Auckland in partnership with local iwi, Ministers Paula Bennett and Nick Smith have announced. 23-11-2016 more >>
The much anticipated report on acceptable levels of meth contamination was released recently by the Ministry of Health. The main finding of the report is that the current levels of acceptable meth contamination are to be amended. 18-11-2016 more >>
A technical investigation into the performance of buildings such as Statistics House at CentrePort will be undertaken to help inform improved building regulation, Building and Housing Minister Dr Nick Smith says. 17-11-2016 more >>
The Government has granted nearly $2.5 million in assistance to help people move from social housing to sustainable private housing, freeing up places for those who need it most, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says. 09-10-2016 more >>
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When you're looking at appliances for your rental property, look no further than Harvey Norman Commercial. The great news is that OPIA members have the exclusive advantage of buying from Harvey Norman Commercial at trade prices.
So if it's a fridge, stove, washing machine or dishwasher you're looking for, take advantage of Harvey Norman Commercial's offer to buy exclusive brands at bargain prices. That way you ensure durability, longevity and value for money. Plus, if you're looking for something for yourself, Harvey Norman Commercial can access a wide range of appliances, audio/visual, heating, computers and even commercial-grade appliances.
Call Nathan Lee on 021 243 108 , email Nathan.firstname.lastname@example.org - or visit the Harvey Norman Commercial showroom in Christchurch or Queenstown. 07-10-2016 more >>
Here's a handy guide that you could provide your tenants or even have as a clause in your tenancy agreement so that it is clear about what is expected when a tenancy ends and the tenants move out. 03-10-2016 more >>
The NZPIF recently surveyed members to estimate the cost of damage claims over the past year. Read the background to this request and how the NZPIF is working hard to ensure that landlords do not bear the full financial burden of unintentional damage and neither are tenants financially ruined through a mistake or accident. 23-09-2016 more >>
A target of around 3000 emergency housing places funded per year has been exceeded and Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett is seeking even more places to help house vulnerable New Zealanders. 20-09-2016 more >>