New tax bad for housing development

Warnings about the negative impact a new property tax could have on housing supply come as the submission period on the Bill ends.

Finding the one

The role of a property finder is dedicated solely to locating the best property deals on the market. But how can you gain the same advantages?

Big drop in Auckland prices

Auckland house prices have fallen since December – although sales remain strong, the city’s biggest real estate agency has revealed.

Takapuna - Renovation Opportunity In Top Auckland Suburb

$600,000 Present all offers PBN Here’s your chance to pick up this two bedroom do-up in Hillcrest. This property is cross-leased with one other being a SH of 1000m2 site and situated towards the back of the...
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Auckland loses ground

Ongoing house price strength in the regions sees Central Otago overtaking Auckland in the latest realestate.co.nz...

No end in sight for shortage

Discrepancy between Auckland’s construction activity and population growth and the impact on housing...

Tauranga: The lure of the golden hue

It’s been named the fastest growing region in the country but it’s not just sun, surf and sand making...

Investor lending recovers

Impact of new tax and LVR measures for investors may be less profound than hoped, new lending data...

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Insulation requirements
“Where can I find, in black and white, the insulation requirements that my rental property requires? ...”
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Maintenance during notice period
“The tenant gave three weeks notice and vacated after a week. The landlord entered the premises to paint and perform other maintenance. Is the tenant still liable for rent for the remaining two weeks of his notice period? ...”
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Think before selling up
“We are a couple in our 40's. We currently own three Auckland properties including our family home. We have a total equity of around $3.5m and a total mortgage of $500k. We're thinking of selling up and moving to the regions and living off the proceeds. Do you think this is a wise move and, if so, is $3m enough for...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

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