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

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:33:52 AM

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

According to the Residential Tenancies Act, tenants are entitled to the quiet enjoyment of the house they rent, which means the landlord may not harass the tenant nor interfere wit..

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Topics: Investing

Greener pastures. Is your region a property value winner?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:25:47 AM

Many New Zealand home buyers are being tempted by the open spaces and brilliant value of the regions. As a little of the lustre wears off in the Auckland and Wellington property markets, regional property is in hot demand. And it’s a trend that looks set to continue.

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

Stay rent ready with the Healthy Homes bill

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:22:13 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 aware of legal changes can be tricky and time consuming.

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Topics: Investing, Recruitment

New to property investing? Find out how to get started!

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:19:36 AM

Next to owning your own home, investing in property has long been a goal for many Kiwis. Why? Well, aside from the fact that our love affair with land and property ownership is part of our DNA, property investment has significant financial benefits. It’s an excellent way to create wealth and a passi..

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

Mike's view on property investment post election 2017.

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:18:50 AM

I recently asked BNZ Chief Economist Tony Alexander to comment on what we can expect economically and from a property investor perspective in light of our new coalition Government.

He reflected that while attempts will be made to build 10,000 affordable houses per annum they will fail due to a lack ..

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

How to decide whether to renovate, become a landlord or sell.

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 10:16:12 AM

As you tentatively dip your toes into the waters of becoming a first-time seller, perhaps you’re asking yourself “is there another way?” Depending on your financial situation and motivations to move – there could be. Have you fully considered the options of staying-put (and renovating), holding on ..

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Topics: Selling, Investing

What a ban on letting fees means for the rental market

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 18, 2022 9:59:43 AM

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, an..

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Topics: Managing Property, Investing, Market Trends

What's really involved in being a New Zealand landlord?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 15, 2022 9:14:27 AM

Quick tips for anyone new to running an investment property.

Oh the elusive passive income; does it really exist or is it a fable? Perhaps that tidy little brick and tile could be your mythical golden goose? That handy to the motorway, low maintenance unit – could it be the caviar on your retirement..

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Topics: Investing

Family home vs investment property, what's the difference?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 15, 2022 9:14:20 AM

For many Kiwis today, getting a step up the property ladder raises the question of investing in a family home versus an investment property.  Perhaps you can live where you really want to by renting, but own somewhere else (wisely)?

Whether you're preparing for retirement, your family's future, the k..

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Topics: Investing

Is now a good time to buy an investment property?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jul 15, 2022 9:13:02 AM

If you’re thinking of buying an investment property you may be wondering what’s involved and when’s a good time to make the move.

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Topics: Investing, Buying, Market Trends

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