Landlords going green

For landlords who want to make their rental property a tenant’s first choice, it might be time to consider going green.

Auckland price rebound may be temporary

With the arrival of Spring came a rebound in Auckland house prices, the latest Barfoot & Thompson data shows – but it's unclear whether it will continue.

Govt seeks Crown land developers

It’s official: The development of Auckland Crown land is getting under way – with the Government asking developers to register their interest in building housing on Crown land parcels.


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Houses for sale drop to new low

Fewer residential properties are for sale nationwide than at any time since 2006, according to the latest...

D-day for new tax rules

Government tax measures intended to curb speculation in Auckland’s heated market come into effect today,...

Values up but market changing

New Zealand’s residential property values are rising faster than they have since 2007, QV data shows...

Supply side problems must be addressed - Council

Developers have long said that supply related problems need to be addressed to effectively tackle Auckland’s...

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"Unhealthy house" options?
“We signed a tenancy agreement that was listed via a reputable property manager. The property was managed by a relative of the off-shore owner who had power of attorney. When we met the property manager at the property to collect the keys no inspection process took place. When he left we discovered mould on every curtain,...”
Our expert Alan Bruce responds »

Loss on sale
“If you sell a rental property at a large loss (i.e: change in market since purchased) is it possible to claw back any of the loss made through your personal income tax? If so, how do you go about it? ...”
Our expert Mark Withers responds »

Securing finance for Trust investment
“Our family trust has a freehold property, which is worth approximately $200,000 in Otago. We are now looking at investing in Christchurch. As we are absolute beginners in this area,could you please advise on the process that we need to go through to secure finance for a deposit for an investment property in Christchurch...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

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