Super City affordability slides further

Auckland has been ranked the fourth least affordable city of the 92 major housing markets included in an international housing affordability survey.

Before you renovate

Renovation is an excellent way to add value to a property, but there are certain key things investors should consider before embarking on a reno job.

Slowing consent trend a concern

Dwelling consents may have just hit a new high, but the trend is slowing – and that’s a worry, particularly for supply-strapped Auckland, economists say.

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More Auckland apartments needed

New apartment supply in Auckland is drying up – at the time the city needs it most, an apartment industry...

Declining sales, subdued market

Falling sales and faltering prices in the Super City are the standout feature of the latest Real Estate...

Capital rental market booming

Wellington landlords are sitting pretty as new data reveals that rents in the Capital have increased...

What to expect from the housing market in 2017

Strong growth remains in store for the housing market, but that growth will not reach the giddy heights...

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Using rental home for business
“My tenant has started a chiropractic business in the property he rents from me. He never discussed this with me and I prefer that it would not be done, but I did not specifically prohibit such activity in our tenancy agreement. Do I have a right to request that my property not be used this way? Would I be liable for damages...”
Our expert Allan Galloway responds »

Legal transfer service
“Is it wise to use the free legal transfer service offered by Kiwibank when refinancing (rather than paying for your own conveyancing)? ...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

Insurance confusion
“I work as a lawn mowing contractor and I have Public Liability Insurance. I mow a lot of rental properties. I broke a $1000 window at a rental property the other day while line trimming (just an accident - no negligence)and I thought I would be covered by my insurance. But my insurance company informed me my insurance...”
Our expert Myles Noble responds »

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