Making the switch

Moving into commercial property is an increasingly attractive option for many investors, so here’s the lowdown from some who have already taken the plunge.

Time to tackle asbestos

Landlords take note - new workplace health and safety asbestos regulations that came into effect earlier this month apply to both commercial and residential property owners.

Tenant damage liability changes unfair

New Select Committee recommendations on tenant liability for damage are needlessly complicated and simply unfair to landlords, investor advocates say.

Hamilton Central - Easy Care - Hospital Location!

$415,000 All the hard work has been done with this tasteful modern townhouse! Located in the Melville area and within walking distance to Hamilton’s Waikato Hospital, this easy location also includes great...
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Tenant damage liability: the Select Committee speaks

Confusion around tenant liability for damage looks set to remain if Select Committee amendments to a...

Super City market stagnates

Sales volumes and median prices in Auckland have fallen significantly compared to this time last year,...

Rent rise no surprise

Ease conditions for landlords or rents will keep rising, an investor advocate is warning as new data...

Invercargill property magnate

From a hectic Mumbai lifestyle to a property portfolio and career in Invercargill, a successful young...

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Abusive neighbours
“How do you evict abusive tenants from a neighbouring property when their landlord does nothing to evict them despite other landowners complaining to him about the abusive tentants? ...”
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Interest deductability
“I'm using a line of credit secured against investment properties to pay for expenses (ie: rates, insurance premiums, repairs, etc) on these investment properties. My understanding is that I can claim interest deductability for the loan interest created by these expenses. Am I correct ? ...”
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Checking tenants
“I am just about to rent out my first property and wondered where I can go to get a credit check and Ministry of Justice check on a prospective tenant (after getting their permission of course!)...?   ...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »

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