Early spring market for Auckland and Canterbury

Published by: Mike Henderson, Sep 13, 2018 9:47:07 AM

August was a month of record highs and lows in housing, with signs of an early spring market in two of the country's biggest centres. 

During the month, asking prices reached record highs across many of the regions, while half registered all-time lows in the number of houses listed for sale. 

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Topics: Market Trends

Where should I buy an investment property in NZ

Published by: Mike Henderson, Sep 9, 2018 4:00:00 PM

Rental properties are a great investment   if you make good choices. Before buying your next property you first need to do your homework to make sure it will be worth your while and provide a good return.  

As part of the buying process you need to consider: the current New Zealand property mark..

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Topics: Investing

Is my first home in reach?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Sep 4, 2018 11:36:04 AM

Climbing house prices, a growing population and increased demand for affordable properties — it's no surprise many young Kiwis are worried they won't be able to afford their first home. Buying a property was once considered a rite of passage for all New Zealanders, but many feel it's become an al..

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Topics: Buying

Why is my property not selling?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Aug 24, 2018 11:22:45 AM

Whether it's your first time or you've sold multiple properties before, putting your home on the market is a big decision. There's a lot to consider and understandably you want to make sure you get the best possible result. After all, getting a good price for your property will set you up for the..

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Topics: Selling

Tips for landlords taking on a first time renter

Published by: Mike Henderson, Aug 10, 2018 8:20:00 AM

Being a landlord is a great way to earn additional income, but it also presents its own set of challenges - from problem tenants to maintenance costs.When it comes to sidestepping problem tenants, references from previous landlords are critical. But, how do you deal with first-time tenants who do..

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Topics: Managing Property, Investing

Buying from afar: What you need to know when buying out of town

Published by: Mike Henderson, Aug 3, 2018 1:40:54 PM

Living in Auckland can be challenging. While you might love the long hot summers, beaches and vast range of restaurants and entertainment the city has to offer, it all comes at a price — namely, the high cost of property. It's no surprise then, that more and more Aucklanders are looking outside t..

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Topics: Buying

Are you ready to start your own real estate agency?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 30, 2018 10:13:41 AM

You're a successful, experienced real estate professional, proud of the results you consistently achieve for your clients. While you love your job and the fast-paced property industry, you feel like it's time for a change in direction.

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Topics: Recruitment

Auckland records a fall in new listings and asking prices are back to 2017 levels

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 23, 2018 9:20:44 AM

In June, the level of new property listings fell significantly across the nation compared to the same time last year, yet asking prices and buyer interest continued to remain steady, according to realestate.co.nz's latest findings.

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Topics: Market Trends

What a ban on letting fees means for the rental market

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 13, 2018 1:16:06 PM

Property can be a great investment, but it can also be a time consuming one. As a landlord managing your own property, you're tired of being time poor and the stress of dealing with all the demands involved. The pain of dealing with tenants, inspections, maintenance, rent arrears, confrontations,..

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Topics: Managing Property, Investing, Market Trends

What you need to know about selling a plaster home

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 5, 2018 9:02:03 AM

If you've sold properties before you know what the process entails, but even if you haven't you might still have some concerns that are preventing you from taking that first step. Those trying to sell plaster homes can be particularly worried about how its stigma could affect the sale. You know e..

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Topics: Selling

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