APIA Blog

RSS Feed

{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

Steve Hegh: I have $20K to spend on Healthy Homes, how do I get the most bang out of my buck?

The Healthy Home Standards became law last year, and the first deadline is coming up on 1 July – where you must include a statement of your current level of compliance in any new, varied or renewed tenancy agreement. Then, by 1 July 2021, you must be compliant within 90 days for any new tenancies. So, if you have a budget of $20k to spend on making your property a healthy home, how shou... read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

Get ready for summer!

We've got together with some of our good friends to bring you a list of summer landlord tips. Take a look: Dean Larritt, Maintain To Profit Minimise the need for emergency repairs over the summer. Check that all of your rentals are secure by giving the door- and window- locks a once-over before you head off on holiday. Ron Goodwin December/January are typically high-churn m... read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

How to build your B&H dream team

It is often said that real wealth with property comes with time. You are more likely to succeed if you take the long-term approach to accumulate both cash flow and capital gain over time. Which is why it is so important for any investor to build a strong investment team, not just for now, but for the long term. The goal here is for all the elements of your team to come together lik... read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

What is fair wear and tear?

Unlike most commercial leases which can require tenants to leave the property as they found it, residential landlords are expected to inherit fair wear and tear by the tenants at our own costs. It goes without saying that there is a very fine line between fair wear and tear and what constitutes damages. Understandably both parties to a residential tenancy have good reasons to take a diagram... read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

How to stop tenants from 'breaking-bad'?

It was one of those shows that is entertaining on the telly but an absolute nightmare in real life. It goes without saying that Breaking Bad has hit a raw nerve in the landlord community. Residential rental properties are considered prime locations for clandestine meth labs. The high risks of fire, explosion, and toxic fumes make weekly rental payments almost negligible. More troubling s... read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

20 Practical Tips for Renovating Your Rental Properties

Property investors always talk about buying low, bang on some renovation et voilà! Capital Gain! But as it has always been said, easier said than done, what exactly do you have to do to a property to maximise its capital potential? We had a dig through the APIA archives and look what we found! A vintage oldie but a goodie - Cliff Seque's 20 top tips for rental property renovat... read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

Love Thy Tenants And Thou Shalt Be Rewarded

Last night we had our inaugural APIA landlord tenant round table discussion at the North Auckland meeting group. The panel consisted of landlords, tenants and those who are both a landlord and a tenant. While we accept that the Residential Tenancies Act outline the legal framework within which landlords and tenants must operate, at the end of the day, residential tenancy is about people ... read more

Recent Posts


Tags

Property (Relationships) Act Investment tip reserve bank damage kiwibuild property value trespass skill shortage cash-flow beginner investor TCIT structure Editor's Choice ventilation housing bubble positive cash flow Sponsored post cgt election 2017 scotney williams debt enforcement buying rules house prices productivity sale and purchase RBNZ meth contamination ring-fencing HHS sublease government holiday house Holler Jeff Bezos opes partners trademe property management DTI Guest blog CoreLogic buyer's agent education advice television data security trust boarding house worksafe Market report watercare commerce commission gluckman report clnz Investor story market rent HHGA management rent tenancy tribunal interest only Landlording banking bond wealth creation Case study property speculator partners anz CCC privacy re agent yield housing affordability rent increase investment strategy tenant subdivision water bill tenancy services finance rta reform rtaa2020 mortgage smoke alarm warren buffett sale and purchas investor Kris Pedersen Mortgages and Insurance heating Level 4 bond form heater nzpif Q&A wins How to landlord robert kiyosaki initio rental wof rent arrears warm up new zealand early termination ird airbnb financial advisers act letting fee recycling equity insurance mindset will meth Gluckman return Tribunal case study equity khh property cycle election2020 personal growth interest rates legal Must know cat market parry v inglis renovation principal and interest LIM twg report minor dwelling rta ask an expert bad tenant shower dome barfoot and thompson Question and answer property maintenance off the plan insulation extractor fan fixed-term tenancy relationship anti-social behaviour tenancy issues maintenance auckland income unitary plan winz capital gain Standards New Zealand lvr building RTAA 2019 Must knows tax property apprentice auckland council rental market asbestos p lab development business letting termination first home buying buying negotiation covid-19 inspection ocr short-term rental HSWA

Archive

Introducing Our Partners
Principal Sponsor - Kris Pedersen Mortgages & Insurance logo Gold Sponsor - Barfoot & Thompson logo Gold Sponsor - CoreLogic logo Property Apprentice logo The Insulation Warehouse logo The Renovation Team logo The New Zealand Property Investors' Federation logo
09 360 2376
info@apia.org.nz

The Tenancy Practice Service and TPS Credit Control work closely with the Auckland Property Investors' Association. Our vision of bringing helpful resources, documents and high quality services to Auckland Property Investors and Property Managers is shared by APIA, so its a partnership that works well. 

The Auckland Property Investors' Association is a great organisation for those who want access to advice and information from a range of industry experts and partners. 



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