Warning: insulation deadline looming

Landlords take note: there’s only 40 days left to insulate rental properties before a $4,000 fine from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) comes into play.

Wellington City price glow spreads

Remember Auckland’s “halo effect”? Well, it’s happening again but this time it’s at play in the Wellington region as the capital’s market powers along.

Don’t count on a market upturn

It’s been a spectacular run for the market but this property cycle has done its dash and recent positive developments aren’t likely to cause a major upturn, one top economist says.

Whangarei - White Picket Fence!

$POA/Auction Set Date Sale - All offers to be presented by Wednesday 29th May at 4pm, unless sold prior. Situated in the quiet no-exit Totara Place in Raumanga, this property will appeal to first home buyers and investors...
More Investment Gems »

Standards set to cost

Nearly 60% of Auckland property investors believe they will have to spend money to be compliant with...

Rental property confidence dims

Confidence in rental property as an investment option is flatlining nationwide – thanks to the...

NZ sales on downbound train

There’s no escaping the downward trend in sales exposed by new REINZ data but some commentators...

It’s the law: Healthy Homes standards

The Government’s Healthy Homes minimum standards will be law from 1 July 2019 – even though...

Ask an expert

Exit inspection dispute
“Our landlord is alleging carpet damage (dogs) that requires complete replacement and meth contamination. Our dogs were caged every night to prevent this and, during our tenancy, the carpets were professionally cleaned twice. We asked to do a joint exit inspection to avoid this kind of rubbish but our landlord fobbed us...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

Subdivision taxes
“We have a family home that we have owned for seven years. We are looking into subdividing into five lots to keep as rentals. But with budget constraints we may need to either sell some houses or even empty lots depending on how we ultimately finance the subdivision/construction. What are the income tax and GST implications...”
Our expert Matthew Gilligan responds »

Renovations while ending tenancy
“We are currently renting on a term lease agreement but we bought a new house and need to break the lease agreement. The agent is happy for us to do this subject to either finding a new tenant or pay the rent until the end of the term which is not possible for us. The agent initially promised that they will advertise the...”
Our expert Jennifer Sykes responds »

Data Section

Market rental information

From month
To month
Area & dwelling details (up to five)
Graph Style

See also: Residental Dwelling Sales statistics »

Site by PHP Developer