Interest rates could fall further than the Reserve Bank is comfortable with after today’s OCR announcement, economists say.
Region-specific factors have an important role to play in the performance of rental yields, a new report says.
Low levels of property market activity and rising interest rates are combining to create less intense house price inflation, ANZ’s economists say.
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Property trading tax?
“I am interested in buying, renovating and selling residential property for profit? I would expect to complete two to three properties per year. Can you please advise if it is correct that the rate of property speculation tax for a property acquired and disposed of within six months is 90% of the profit? If this is the case,...”
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Questioning Tenancy Tribunal decision
“I have to express concerns regarding Tenancy Tribunal hearings and the knowledge/competency of certain adjudicators. I am currently waiting on a decision from a hearing where the tenant took the property manager and I to the Tribunal due to the property I rented to him being burgled. He claimed the ranch slider that the...”
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Lingering complaint about property manager
“Hi there, I need to get this off my chest as it's been bugging me since I moved. I had a problem with how the property manager treated me but I still had to pay for a letting fee. First of all I was only given the key from them and they never took me through the property to view it before I decided to move in. Instead...”
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