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Post-election thoughts on property investment from BNZ’s Tony Alexander

By Mike Henderson / Nov 15, 2017 9:03:00 AM

We know you have been waiting to hear how the election results are going to affect your property investment decisions so I’m delighted to introduce to you the Bank of New Zealand’s Chief Economist Tony ...

Topics: Property News, investment property, Property Management

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

By Mike Henderson / Nov 7, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Unless you’re practicing property law you’re probably unaware of the ins and outs of the New Zealand Residential Tenancy Act (RTA). While this isn't exactly bedtime reading it’s key for landlords to have a basic ...

Topics: investment property, Property Management, investor landlord, nz real estate

5 Quick tips for first time home buyers

By Mike Henderson / Nov 1, 2017 9:14:00 AM

Buying your first home is an exciting first step into a new stage of life. Yet as you’ll probably be feeling a mixed bag of emotions, it helps to have a good overview of how the whole process is going to look. So ...

Topics: Buying, First Home Buyers

Forget what you’ve heard about a cooling market - NZ house prices are continuing to heat up

By Mike Henderson / Oct 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Despite recent ...

Topics: Selling, Property News, Auckland housing market

September statistics show a stable buyers market

By Mike Henderson / Oct 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

If you’re looking to a move onto the property ladder then now is looking like a great time to do so. September statistics are pointing towards a stable market, especially in Auckland.

Topics: Property News, investment property, Property Management, nz real estate

Rental properties: to DIY or property manager?

By Mike Henderson / Oct 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As Kiwis we love to be a little bit DIY. Owning a rental property is about much more than just watching the money roll through each week. Maintenance, tricky tenants, and hoarders can be all part of the package and ...

Topics: Property Management, Auckland housing market, property investment

Auction, Negotiation, or Tender: Which is best for me?

By Mike Henderson / Sep 20, 2017 10:06:46 AM

Deciding how you're going to sell your home is one of the biggest decisions you can make along your sales journey. And as you may feel unfamiliar with the selling process it can be hard to know what method is ...

Topics: Selling, The process of selling & marketing your home

Auckland market cools as Regions heat up

By Mike Henderson / Sep 13, 2017 10:26:32 AM

If you’re a regional homeowner, the latest key market indicators suggest now could be a good time for you to sell. With many potential buyers being priced out of main centres like Auckland, demand has heated in ...

Topics: Property News, Auckland housing market, nz regional news

Stay rent ready with the Healthy Homes bill

By Mike Henderson / Sep 6, 2017 9:22:20 AM

If you own an investment property , it’s important to stay up to date with the latest property management legislation. And while you want to ensure your property remains rent ready, understanding and being ...

Topics: investment,, investment property, rental property owner, investor landlord

Which home loan is right for you?

By Mike Henderson / Aug 30, 2017 12:53:43 PM

When buying your first home, it’s key to choose a loan that best suits your financial situation. Ideally, you’d have a basic understanding of the different loans available, but this can easily become confusing and ...

Topics: Buying

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