Why get into commercial?

Restrictions and pressure on residential property investors keeps growing and many investors are looking for possible solutions: commercial property is one such option.

Slower consent process for Aucklanders

Processing of Auckland consent applications has got a whole lot more complicated – thanks to the 100 plus appeals made on the Unitary Plan.

OCR call sticks to the script

Keeping the OCR on hold was the move expected of the Reserve Bank today, but economists say it means there will be another cut in November.

Massey - Entry Level Opportunity

$619,000 Here’s your chance to hop on the ladder and get into the property market, whether it be a family home or investment this freehold three bedroom one bathroom property with open plan living, double garage...
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Elevated migration the trend - for now

More evidence that housing demand won't ease anytime soon as new data reveals August’s annual population...

NZ’s rental growth hotspots

Landlords with a focus on cash flow might want to look out of Auckland and towards one of the five regional...

Appeals could delay Plan

[UPDATED] Last minute flurry of appeals on Unitary Plan received by Auckland Council could delay the...

Dream team: 120 properties in 12 years

Seeking inspiration? Investors need look no further than a young Hawkes Bay couple who have built a portfolio...

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Extra water cost liability
“Usually our water bills are between $70-$120 per month. We had a toilet that was continuously running and I reported this to my landlord. I specified in my email that I was worried about this affecting water bills. It took over a month and some more emails until this was fixed. We have just received a bill for...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

Newbie tactics
“Would it be a good move to get a 20% home loan and then, after three months or so, convert it to an investment property? What would be the advantages or disadvantages? Or would it be worthwhile waiting to save up for the 30% investment property in Auckland? This will be my first property purchase. I haven't purchased...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

Warning vs privacy
“A tenant left my property owing $4000 in unpaid rent and damages. That tenant has now found a new property and I have found out the address. How can I find out the name of the new landlord, so that I can warn them about this tenant? ...”
Our expert Allan Galloway responds »

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