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As the Auckland housing market forges ahead like an unstoppable freight train, it is becoming harder and harder for investors to achieve consistently good yields from their rental properties.
Building quality and dwelling performance needs to be a crucial part of the value assessments of houses, a reality TV building expert has urged.
9.3% Gross Return - Value Add Opportunity!
43 Anzac Ave, Auckland Central.
Do Up/Add Value or just hold as is.
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Floor Area: 89sqm
Building Age: approx....
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