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Average asking prices nationwide fall for the first time in months.

By Mike Henderson / Aug 16, 2016 4:08:33 PM

Average asking prices across the country fell by $7.556 (1.3 per cent) in July 2016 — the first decline the NZ housing market has seen in the 3 months since April.

Topics: Property News

What are my options after selling my lifestyle property?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 8, 2016 2:40:12 PM

 If you’ve mentally moved on from life on the property, chances are you’ve got a vision for where you want to be. But before you hang up the gumboots completely, here’s a few options ...

Topics: lifestyle property

Is now the right time to sell your lifestyle property?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 3, 2016 4:31:21 PM

Are you a lifestyle property owner but finding it’s becoming a bit of a stumbling block?  It’s clear that residential property all across New ...

Topics: lifestyle property

Is there life beyond the lifestyle block?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 3, 2016 4:27:08 PM

Are you a lifestyle property owner but finding it’s becoming a bit of a stumbling block?  Maybe it’s the cost, the upkeep, the commute to ...

Topics: lifestyle property

Auckland housing market loses its lustre as buyers begin to look to other regions.

By Mike Henderson / Jul 20, 2016 10:25:02 AM

Interest in the Auckland property market has dropped on the back of ever-increasing house prices and falling returns for investors. Average asking prices rose again to another all-time high of $888,493 in June; but ...

Topics: Property News

Changes to tenancy laws to make homes warmer, drier and safer for New Zealanders.

By Mike Henderson / Jul 1, 2016 2:54:15 PM

What do landlords and tenants need to know about new laws to ensure rental homes are kept warmer, drier and safer to live in?  Sign up to our

Topics: Property News, Property Management, New Zealand housing market, investor landlord

Low stock levels nationwide drive up asking prices in NZ housing market

By Mike Henderson / Jun 28, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: Property News

I’m a rental property owner. How does the HSWA apply to me?

By Mike Henderson / Jun 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

How are you affected by various property laws? Find out by downloading our eBook: My House, Your Castle. A guide for anyone new to running an investment ...

Topics: investor landlord

In a market heavily favouring sellers, average property asking price up 7.2 percent for May.

By Mike Henderson / Jun 14, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Average property asking prices are good indicators of current market sentiments. Statistically, asking prices tend to correlate closely with sales prices recorded in future months when those properties are ...

Topics: property asking prices

Quiet enjoyment: What are my rights and duties as a landlord?

By Mike Henderson / Jun 7, 2016 3:48:01 PM

Quiet enjoyment means being able to enjoy reasonable peace, comfort and privacy, and allowing others to enjoy the same. According to the

Topics: investor landlord