Top tips to get started in property investment

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jan 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM

Have you ever thought about investing in property? If you've got a sound strategy it's a great way to build wealth for your retirement and make your money work for you.

Read More

Topics: Investing

Where are the best industrial property investment areas in NZ?

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jan 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Read More

Topics: Investing, Market Trends

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

Published by: Mike Henderson, Nov 22, 2018 10:43:07 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, t..

Read More

Topics: Investing

Change alert for those renting on Airbnb or Bookabach

Published by: Mike Henderson, Sep 27, 2018 9:56:28 AM

If you own a property and are considering renting it out through websites like Airbnb or Bookabach, proposed changes to rates could affect you. Under new council regulations, homeowners who rent out their properties for short-term bookings will be required to pay higher rates.

Read More

Topics: Investing, Market Trends

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..

Read More

Topics: Managing Property, Investing

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,..

Read More

Topics: Managing Property, Investing, Market Trends

How to add value to your rental property

Published by: Mike Henderson, May 2, 2018 3:17:06 PM

As a landlord you want to get the most out of your property. A rental is a significant investment, but done right it can yield huge financial rewards now, and for years to come.

Making the right renovations to your property will add value and allow you to increase your monthly earnings. These cha..

Read More

Topics: Investing

What not to do when investing in property

Published by: Mike Henderson, Apr 26, 2018 9:44:55 AM

Perhaps you’re saving for your retirement and wondering how to do this while still covering two mortgages or you’ve always been interested in property investment but don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re already a landlord and want to expand your portfolio. Whatever your motivation, putting you..

Read More

Topics: Investing

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

Published by: Mike Henderson, Mar 26, 2018 4:25:39 PM

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 retirem..

Read More

Topics: Investing

Can you really manage your property on your own? 

Published by: Mike Henderson, Feb 2, 2018 3:01:00 PM

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

Ahh the weekend; a time for sleep-ins, family brunches and perhaps a game of tennis. Or is it time to sit down with your lawyer to go through the finer points of the New Zealand Residential T..

Read More

Topics: Managing Property, Investing

Appraisal - Block

Recent Articles