COMMENT: War on tenancies should stop

Life for rental property owners may become tougher as Labour’s newbie Housing Minister Phil Twyford tries to “make life better for renters”, Stop the War on Tenancies founder Mike Butler warns.

Spring magic makes for price rises

Prices are on the rise around the country with every region seeing a year-on-year increase in October, Trade Me Property’s latest data reveals.

Insurance essentials

Too often investors do a quick once-over on the insurance front. But when it comes to commercial property that’s a mistake – instead it’s worth getting to grips with the fundamentals.

Rotorua - Central City Opportunity

$650,240 Three central city units, which have all been renovated and are part of a 9 unit complex. All units are on their own title so can be bought or sold separately. Great for future-proofing your investment...
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Fierce opposition to tenancy proposals

Nearly 100% of landlords who completed a simplified tenancy law reform submission form believe it...

Landlords to bear letting fee costs

Growing numbers of property managers are announcing that they will be replacing letting fees with...

Rates fall boosting housing market - Westpac

Mortgage rates have fallen to record lows recently and the housing market is perking up as result...

Sales activity bounces back to life

The number of sales nationwide was up by 15.5% year-on-year to reach the highest level in five months...

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Power supply rights
“In a shared tenancy, what rights do I have as a landlord over power supply when my tenant is the account holder for the supply? If this is a commercial tenancy are they able to legally reduce the level of power supply? ...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

Sub-division tax sums
“When subdividing a property is the associated reduction in value of the original home/land package able to be deducted from the taxable amount on the subdivision revenue? I assume that the costs of subdivision would also be deductible? We are currently considering subdivision of a 8000sqm block with an existing home into...”
Our expert Mark Withers responds »

Data costs dispute
“I am a budget adviser and my client is in a tenancy which provides an internet connection. She was told when she moved in that the internet was unlimited. However, she has been charged over data use for the past three months. She was not alerted by the landlord to the data cap nor the over data use nor given the option...”
Our expert Jennifer Sykes responds »

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