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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

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

Is now a good time to buy an investment property?

By Mike Henderson / Feb 9, 2017 5:01:38 PM

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.

Topics: investment,, investment property, Property Management

Changes to tenancy laws to make homes warmer, drier and safer for New Zealanders.

By Mike Henderson / Jul 1, 2016 2:54:15 PM

What do landlords and tenants need to know about new laws to ensure rental homes are kept warmer, drier and safer to live in?  Sign up to our

Topics: Property News, Property Management, New Zealand housing market, investor landlord

Perfect property manager – wherefore art thou? How to find your ideal property manager and engage them.

By Mike Henderson / Apr 25, 2016 11:39:00 PM

  Whether you simply don’t have the time, patience or skills to manage your own property, leaving your investment property nest egg in the hands of a ...

Topics: Property Management

What to do when things go wrong. SOS for Kiwi landlords.

By Mike Henderson / Apr 4, 2016 12:59:57 PM

It’s not always plain sailing when it comes to property management, but there are some solutions.  It’s all going swimmingly: you’ve found the perfect property, your bank is happy with the numbers ...

Topics: Property Management

Find the ideal tenant. What to look for and how to keep them.

By Mike Henderson / Mar 24, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Great expectations? Good luck! To paraphrase Forrest Gump, renters are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. There are many different types of ...

Topics: Property Management

The 5 things every NZ landlord should know

By Mike Henderson / Mar 21, 2016 4:30:57 PM

You own the dark blue neighbourhoods on the Monopoly board, packed to the brim with hotels. That’s a bit how you feel as you sit back and wait for the rent to roll in. After some researching and a lot of ...

Topics: Property Management

Understanding your motivations for buying a rental property to maximise your profit.

By Mike Henderson / Mar 11, 2016 12:21:00 AM

What’s your type? Money in the bank is nice, but money that’s making money can’t be beaten! If you’re considering an

Topics: Property Management

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