Tax proposal targets property owners

Property investors are firmly in the sights of Gareth Morgan’s new political party’s freshly announced tax reform policy – but a tax specialist says it’s a policy worth considering.

Housing initiative unable to progress

Lack of response or commitment from the government and Auckland Council mean that an independent initiative aiming to solve Auckland’s housing crisis has been shelved.

Foreign buyers biggest market influence - poll

Foreign investors are widely perceived to bear the brunt of the blame for New Zealand’s hefty house price inflation, a new poll has revealed.

Manurewa - Block of 8 Units - Who Wants to Make Money

$2,850,000 Who Wants to Make some Money, or who wants to get a start in the Auckland Market? We have a trader selling this to another Investor, so they can Make Some Money, or Buy one of the renovated units to live...
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Check record before committing

Buying an apartment off-the-plan? Make sure you do adequate research into the developer, the Property...

Price rises stop in Auckland

After seven years of constant rising prices November’s sales data points to the Auckland housing market...

Unintended consequences

Warnings of unplanned damage as a result of further housing market restrictions have been issued by property...

Buying or selling property? Know your tax obligations

SPONSORED CONTENT: Check if you need to pay tax when you buy or sell property....

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Unsatisfactory property
“I rented a property which had mould and smelled. I did not get a chance to look at the property beforehand as I was moving form a different country. I cleaned up the property but the smell didn't go away. Also, the toilet didn't flash properly and the front door needed new rollers. I told the property manager about...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

Tenant damage claims
“My tenant has moved out and left the carpet very dirty. On top of that, it is covered in cigarette burns. It needs to be replaced. The tenant has also broken every single blind in the house. The tenancy adjudicator has asked me to provide my insurance details for the Tenancy Tribunal hearing where I will seek the damages...”
Our expert Myles Noble responds »

Tenant reno arrangements
“I am looking to start renovation of a dated property. This will involve a complete renovation of the kitchen (possibly removing a structural wall). It may also involve renovation of the laundry and bathrooms. Realistically the house will not be liveable during this time. I have existing tenants who are very good and I...”
Our expert Allan Galloway responds »

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