Migration flows into New Zealand continue to ease and that should help to ease some housing market demand pressure.
Falling house prices and historically low mortgage rates have led to an improvement in housing affordability around New Zealand.
First home buyers accounted for nearly one in four residential property buyers in the September quarter, rivalling investors, according to new research.
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Letting fee refund
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Flood damage liability
“The header tank in my rental property broke resulting in some damage to the property. During the flooding the tenant's radio and mobile were damaged along with quite a lot of food. The tenant was put up in a Holiday Park for the duration of the repairs (three nights), and also given a $120 gift card for a supermarket....”
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Aussie capital gains
“I am selling a property in Australia and will have to pay capital gains. The property has always had losses. Can these losses offset the capital gain? I know if you work in Australia and are paying taxes you are not able to offset the rental loss against the capital gain. ...”
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