Back in the black

From live-in renovating to DIY property management, Heather Black is a tenacious investor who has done the hard yards.

Big drop in investor lending

New tax and loan-to-value (LVR) ratios seem to have significantly dented bank lending to investors.

NPT profits up as new CFO joins

The booming property market has meant a 6%+ increase in earnings for National Property Trust (NPT).

Whakamaru - A $10,000 pre-tax cash flow asset for under $200K

$175,350 Brick & Aluminium with contractors willing to rent furnished house long term. Close to farm conversions, geothermal expansion and milk factory. High demand means that this will easily rent to a quality...
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New housing barely dents shortage

Auckland housing announcements keep coming but it is unlikely they will rectify the shortage....

Market faces sharp correction risk

New Zealand housing is over-valued and facing a downturn, warns a new report....

State houses for sale

The Government has put out a call for expressions of interest in buying states houses in Tauranga and...

Migration inflow up – again

Low numbers of Kiwis moving overseas are contributing to the country’s record-breaking migration levels....

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Pukekohe vs Hamilton
“I have recently moved to Pukekohe and we plan to stay here for at least the next three years, maybe permanently. I have two rental properties in Hamilton and currently have about 20% equity in them. Ideally, I would like to keep them and wait for house prices to rise in Hamilton - but it would also be nice to own a house...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

Letting fee problem
“A few days after looking at a rental property, the agent said "please pay now so we can secure the property and take it off advertising". We paid the letting fee to the agent. The agent sent us the agreement via email five days later. We didn't feel comfortable about the property and some parts of the agreement...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

Subletting without permission
“My tenants are subletting my residential house to two commercial companies with out my permission. This has gone on for three years without my permission. Can I send those companies a rent bill? ...”
Our expert Alan Bruce responds »

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