Putting the RBNZ's new capital rules into perspective

There's been a lot written about the Reserve Bank's new capital rules for banks and some of it seems to miss the mark. Here's Tarawera Publishing managing director, Philip Macalister's, take after hearing from the governor yesterday.

Share your views on property investing

It's that time of the year where we run the NZ Property Investor's survey of investor. Take part and be in to win.

Values pick up the pace

There’s a more upbeat feel to the property market and it’s obvious in this month’s QV data which has values firmly on the rise.

Dunedin Central - Call the Restoration Man or Grand Designs

$POA/Auction Deadline Treaty The current owners have neither the inclination nor the energy to complete this project. There is not a lot to say about this, except that it is located in this prime Maori Hill St, currently...
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Auckland’s November sales at four year high

Sales activity continues to improve in Auckland with new Barfoot & Thompson data revealing their...

Finance clause change to hit home buyers: REINZ

Home buyers will no longer be able to use a finance clause to pull out of a property purchase without...

Supply remains tight nationwide

Many regional markets hit record high asking prices in November but that’s not deterring property-seeking...

Wellywood on the rise

Wellington Central property is in high demand, despite challenges faced by the apartment market,...

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Mould liability
“The tenants in my property have used a drier in the laundry, un-ventilated for three months. This has led to a great deal of mould and peeling paint. Prior to this, the three-monthly inspection reports for this tenant were clear that there was no damage/mould anywhere in the house. The reports covering the six years before...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

Equity for family purchase?
“We own a home in Cambridge. Its value on Homes.com is $845,000 to $920,000. The outstanding amount on the mortgage is $460,000. Both my wife and I are self-employed and we have three kids. As we are self-employed, our accountant does a good job showing as little as possible income. Our total income is $170,000 but our...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

Non-written tenancy agreement
“We have had a tenant abscond without written notice. He didn’t have a written tenancy agreement as he would not provide written references or his drivers licence for us to check and verify his identity. He did pay his rent most of the time since moving in last July. But my question is - was he a tenant and did we...”
Our expert Jennifer Sykes responds »

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