Declining trend in building consents

Building consents have fallen nationwide – except for in Auckland.

Squirrel waiting on P2P licence

New Zealand’s brave new world of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has another new entrant ready and waiting in the wings.

Crown land release info coming this week

Further details about the Auckland Crown land to be released for development are set to be announced - to developers - this Friday.

Rotorua - 9.6% Gross Yield, Dual Income in Popular Kawaha Point

$230,810 Dual income two bedroom units showing 9.6% gross yield, with separate titles overlooking a beautiful park, with opportunity to add value and increase rents. Additional Information Cosy two bedroom units...
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SuperCity yields on steep decline

New data reveals that average rental yields in Auckland have fallen dramatically over the past two years....

OCR to stay put - NZIER

The Reserve Bank has no alternative but to hold rates steady until mid-2017, according to the NZ Institute...

Auckland market primed to soften

Over 5000 Auckland house sales a year could be affected by the Reserve Bank’s new 70% LVR restriction,...

Tackling Auckland’s housing issues

Action on infrastructure investment and building product regulation could help address Auckland’s housing...

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Buyer beware on mortgagee sale
“I am looking to buy a property on mortgagee auction. I've been told by the real estate agent that there is a risk of chattels being removed. Do you know if there has ever been a case of items like windows being removed? Is it legal for the former owner to do so? I'd also appreciate any advice with regards to buying...”
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Looking at Raglan
“I'm looking at my first property investment but am very cautious. I have a mortgage-free house but no cash. I’m 55 with one income of around $70,000. I’m considering a bach in Raglan as both a long-term investment and also for my own use (although it would need to be rented or partially rented). ...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

Bond on fixed-term breach?
“If a tenant terminates a tenancy before the fixed term is finished, then who gets the balance of the bond? For example, the bond was lodged for $2,000 with total property costs of $250 to be deducted. Who gets the remaining $1750? ...”
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