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

Buyers continue to feel the pressure as the shortage of properties grow

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jun 8, 2018 2:53:19 PM

The widening gap between supply and demand in the New Zealand housing market continues to increase, and it's causing a shortfall of homes.  

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Topics: Buying, Market Trends

Aucklander's continue to hunt in more affordable NZ regions.

Published by: Mike Henderson, May 16, 2018 10:04:10 AM

As autumn draws to a close, the New Zealand property market continues to undergo significant changes throughout the major centres and smaller regions. Let's look at the highlights.

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Topics: Market Trends

NZ housing market continues to surge

Published by: Mike Henderson, Apr 4, 2018 12:56:49 PM

The housing market bounced back in February with prices and volumes of houses sold ahead of the same time last year. Latest figures from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) show strong growth across the country, indicating a property market in great shape.

 

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Topics: Market Trends

Property market growth looks set to continue in 2018

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jan 25, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

New Zealand’s property market is in great shape and there’s more to come. Following the turbulence of fluctuating markets, legislative changes and political activity in 2017, the national real estate market settled into a positive position as last year drew to a close.

 

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Topics: Market Trends

New Zealand real estate predictions for 2018

Published by: Mike Henderson, Jan 9, 2018 9:03:00 AM

As we head into 2018, property watchers can expect a number of changes to the current climate, some of which have already been set in motion by the new Labour-led Government.

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Topics: Market Trends

Why the property market is looking up for buyers

Published by: Mike Henderson, Dec 19, 2017 9:15:00 AM

There are only a few days left of 2017, but what a year it has been for the property market. It will be remembered as one of extreme highs and lows in the housing cycle. A General Election, immigration and building costs all had an affect, putting pressure on prices and influencing stock levels. ..

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Topics: Buying, Market Trends

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

Published by: Mike Henderson, Nov 28, 2017 9:51:49 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 pa..

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

Mike's view on property investment post election 2017.

Published by: Mike Henderson, Nov 22, 2017 10:23:02 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 la..

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

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

Published 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 Alexander. Tony has reflected for us some of his ideas on the election results and what it mean..

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Topics: Investing, Market Trends

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