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April property asking prices indicate an increasingly seller’s market

By Mike Henderson / May 18, 2016 6:11:20 PM

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

When it comes to relationship property, know your de factos.

By Mike Henderson / May 9, 2016 4:38:45 PM

Separation or loss of a partner is a stressful and upsetting time. And unfortunately, it can also have negative implications for any wealth, property or plans for the future you and your ...

Topics: Working out the right time to sell, New Zealand housing market, how to get ready to sell, To sell or not to sell, property asking prices, house prices New Zealand

Forget what you’ve heard about a cooling market. NZ housing prices continue to heat up.

By Mike Henderson / May 5, 2016 11:09:05 AM

In March it was reported that the NZ housing market was beginning to cool when prices in the Auckland region fell 0.4%. But recent fears (or hopes) of a levelling market were quelled as ...

Topics: Working out the right time to sell, New Zealand housing market, how to get ready to sell, To sell or not to sell, property asking prices, house prices New Zealand

Perfect property manager – wherefore art thou? How to find your ideal property manager and engage them.

By Mike Henderson / Apr 25, 2016 11:39:00 PM

  Whether you simply don’t have the time, patience or skills to manage your own property, leaving your investment property nest egg in the hands of a ...

Topics: Property Management

Can you really manage your property on your own? Take our quiz!

By Mike Henderson / Apr 22, 2016 6:16:50 PM

It’s been a stressful week at the office which has left you longing for the rapidly approaching weekend.

Topics: Property Management

What to do when things go wrong. SOS for Kiwi landlords.

By Mike Henderson / Apr 4, 2016 12:59:57 PM

It’s not always plain sailing when it comes to property management, but there are some solutions.  It’s all going swimmingly: you’ve found the perfect property, your bank is happy with the numbers ...

Topics: Property Management

Property prices on the rise in New Zealand

By Mike Henderson / Apr 4, 2016 12:51:30 PM

Good news for potential property sellers The New Zealand property market is booming, with record national average asking prices in Auckland, Coromandel, ...

Topics: The process of selling & marketing your home, Working out the right time to sell, How to engage an agent

Find the ideal tenant. What to look for and how to keep them.

By Mike Henderson / Mar 24, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Great expectations? Good luck! To paraphrase Forrest Gump, renters are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. There are many different types of ...

Topics: Property Management

The 5 things every NZ landlord should know

By Mike Henderson / Mar 21, 2016 4:30:57 PM

You own the dark blue neighbourhoods on the Monopoly board, packed to the brim with hotels. That’s a bit how you feel as you sit back and wait for the rent to roll in. After some researching and a lot of ...

Topics: Property Management

A dummy’s guide to understanding the New Zealand Residential Tenancy Act (RTA)

By Mike Henderson / Mar 11, 2016 12:27:49 PM

Practicing property lawyer? No? Unless you happen to specialise in property law as a profession, it’s unlikely you will have perused all the numerous clauses of the RTA at your leisure. Unless you are studying ...

Topics: Property Management