Wednesday, March 03rd 2021

Housing market shows possible first shoots of downward slide

Sally Lindsay reviews the latest CoreLogic HPI data – could the property market may be heading for a slowdown?

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TSB Special 2.99
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Provincial towns worst hit by housing affordability issues

Tuesday, March 02nd 2021

Provincial towns worst hit by housing affordability issues

Houses are as unaffordable as they’ve been at any time in the past 17 years and the worst hit are provincial towns, CoreLogic’s bi-annual New Zealand Housing Affordability Report has found.

Auckland has the worst unaffordable housing market globally

Friday, February 26th 2021

Auckland has the worst unaffordable housing market globally

Auckland has the fastest-deteriorating housing affordability market globally after the average price of a home leapt $140,000 last year, the latest Demographia Housing Affordability report shows.

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

Tuesday, February 23rd 2021

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

Simon Angelo says New Zealand needs to look to a European-inspired solution to solve the housing crisis in New Zealand.

Aussie manager buys into PMG

Friday, February 19th 2021

Aussie manager buys into PMG

Australian-based investment and funds manager, 360 Capital has taken a 50% stake in NZ funds manager PMG Property Funds Management.

Landlords

Interest & tax deductibility

I have just brought an investment property in Taranaki. My owner-occupied property in the Waikato loan is $224,000 and my rental $366,000 with the ...

Landlords

Adding changes to tenancy agreements

With regard to a tenancy agreement, Is a tenant allowed to add faults to a tenancy agreement after the landlord has already signed? The tenant refu ...

Landlords

Trust transfer benefits

I have three houses: one owner-occupied and two rentals. One of the rentals is in a LTC and the other is jointly owned. Both rentals are positively ...

Landlords

Renting out sleepouts

What constitutes a separate unit being rented out with regards to sleep outs? Does a sleepout need to have a stove, kitchen sink, bathroom for it t ...

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[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

[Opinion] A solution for NZ's housing crisis

Simon Angelo says New Zealand needs to look to a European-inspired solution to solve the housing crisis in New Zealand.

[Opinion] King hit on Hickey

[Opinion] King hit on Hickey

Former NZ Property Investors Federation executive officer Andrew King argues an opinion piece in the Sunday Star Times is wrong, wrong, wrong.

The importance of correct structuring

The importance of correct structuring

Structuring the ownership of a property portfolio is rarely the first – or even the second - thought for new investors. But it should be, argues property accountant Anthony Appleton-Tattersall*.

Dunedin’s slowdown might last

Dunedin’s slowdown might last

Dunedin’s loss of value growth momentum in recent months could be a longer lasting trend, writes CoreLogic senior property economist Kelvin Davidson.

Profile: Ramin Tavakoli

Profile: Ramin Tavakoli

From Iran to Auckland, Ramin Tavakoli’s investment journey spans oceans and cultures, as Joanna Jefferies discovers.
Feature: Top 10 Hot Spots

Feature: Top 10 Hot Spots

In the past year we've seen house price growth across the board, but the top 10 spots for growth are our regional outliers.
Renovation

Renovation

New renovators took a year to complete their first renovation, but it was worth the wait.
Regional Review: Lower Hutt

Regional Review: Lower Hutt

With infrastructure updates on the way and recent "sky-rocketing prices" Lower Hutt looks great for investors.