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Conveyancing Q&A - Checking LIMs

In this week's Conveyancing Q&A, Hilary Jenkins shows you how to minimise your legal fees. I am new to investing in property having only bought one property so far (my home). Should I always obtain a LIM report? What should I look out for in a LIM report for a property meant to be a rental. It is always a good idea to get a LIM for any property, regardless of why yo... read more
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Conveyancing Q&A - No code of compliance

In this week's Conveyancing Q&A, Hilary Jenkins covers what it means when there is no code of compliance. I have signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement upon satisfaction of LIM. The LIM report shows that there is no code of compliance for an extension. Should I still go through with the sale? What does it mean for me to own a property with no CCC? It is not alw... read more
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Monday catch up: 7 things we are keeping an eye on this week

1. Looks like the IRD will be given more resources to crack down on residential property speculators. 2. Auckland's housing crisis is by no means a unique phenomenon according to David Roberton. Much could be learnt from the Canadian experience. 3. Cracks are showing between the central government and the Auckland Council re the city's housing problems. 4. The Aussies are going to star... read more
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Monday catch up: 7 things we are keeping an eye on this week

Prices seem to be on everyone's mind, yours, mine, the Reserve Bank's... But hey! At least in the myriad of incessant and unending stories about Auckland house prices, there are some meaningful updates on a number of policy fronts. Here are the stories that caught my eyes, take a look: 1. The on-going saga of the Reserve Bank vs Auckland housing market has entered into Act Two. Looking set... read more
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New bylaw may mean more than just removing the fireplace

News of the Auckland Council's proposed air quality bylaw has understandably unsettled landlords who own properties that are heated by indoor wood/coal burners. This week's Ask An Expert feature explores the possible legal implications this bylaw has within the framework of the Residential Tenancies Act: Regarding the proposed bylaw to phase out pre-2005 indoor open fire burners, if it is p... read more
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Watercare - Just What Is The Deal?

Captain Obvious says, 'We are sick and tired of paying for our tenants' water' It pretty much goes without saying that Auckland landlords are not the biggest fan of WaterCare at the moment. Instead of billing property occupiers/tenants/end users direct for water use, the baffling logic of WaterCare elects to bill property owners instead. Unfortunately in the case of residential tenancy, i... read more

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Mathieu Holt- Managing Director, The Tenancy Practice Service & TPS Credit Control
Through the Association I found the channels and methods to fund the purchase of property I never dreamed about. Grant Brown

All round it has been one of those things Neil and I felt was really worthwhile belonging to. We have learned so much it has just built our confidence in what we are doing.

Janice Bieleski
I read two articles in the monthly magazine that saved me over $5,000. That is my membership fee for the next 26 years and I am sure I will learn a whole lot more! John Duncan
Fantastic organisation. The networking opportunities are brilliant and provide us with information and opportunities that cannot be obtained anywhere else. We learn something new at every meeting and we've been in this game for nearly 20 years. Pauline and Gyanen Kumar

I find the information obtained from various APIA meetings very useful in guiding my own property investment and rental management.  I also enjoy the networking opportunities with like-minded investors.  I am inspired by other investors’ success and find the more experiences and knowledge that I share with others, the more confident I become.  

Thanks to all APIA event organizers and administrators for your brilliant work. 

Stella Shao

I like talking to people and learning from their experience because it gives me the confidence to invest well. I think it is a knowledge thing. I now know I am doing things the right way.

Stephen Weatherall

My APIA membership has become a total success.

Every time I attend a monthly or regional meeting I come away with so many useful and positive tips that have added value to my property investments and management.

Not only that, the website is a great place for practical advice and useful information. It has now evolved into an important resource for my business.

Talk about value for money! The discounts I have been getting at Bunnings when I present my APIA membership card have more than paid for my annual subscription!

Tim Duffett, Plan A Investments Limited