Further details about the Auckland Crown land to be released for development are set to be announced - to developers - this Friday.
New data reveals that average rental yields in Auckland have fallen dramatically over the past two years.
The Reserve Bank has no alternative but to hold rates steady until mid-2017, according to the NZ Institute of Economic Research.
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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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