Migration hits two year low

Public calls for the government to cut immigration continue but the latest Statistics New Zealand data shows the migration flow is easing all on its own.

Pinning down value

Ascertaining the true value of a commercial property is far more difficult than people realise but some experts have given us a rundown of exactly what’s involved.

Regional rents soar

Strong demand for rental properties in the regions means rents broke the seasonal trend and went up in April, new rental price data reveals.

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Landlords left in cold on insulation

The Government’s new insulation funding scheme is only intended for lower income home owners and won’t...

Budgeting to build

Ambitious Government state house building plans were a big feature of the housing announcements in today’s...

Property investing popular with MPs

Scapegoating property investors is a popular game for politicians these days – yet well over half the...

Auckland rent rise shock

It seems the pace of Auckland rent rises have actually slowed - that's according to a new rental market...

Ask an expert

Is repair work deductible?
“I've recently purchased a property and put it into a Trust. I've had to do some minor repair work: I've got the fireplace repaired, replaced some damaged carpet and exterior, done some interior painting as it was in poor condition, and replaced some broken steps and the shed as they were not usable. I'm...”
Our expert Mark Withers responds »

Pool pump charges
“Our tenants are using a house which has a swimming pool. The tenants have advised the pool pump is quadrupling the electricity bill. In our tenancy agreement it states Tenant’s Maintenance Duties and Costs “Pay all charges for electricity, gas, telephone and metered water and wastewater”. However, they...”
Our expert Jennifer Sykes responds »

Refinancing from Australia
“We wish to refinance our home in New Zealand for a deposit ($90,000) on a house in Australia. We are living in Australia and we are both working full time with a combined income of $150,000. Our house in New Zealand is valued at around $650,000 with a mortgage of $210,000. My wife is a New Zealand citizen while I am Australian....”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »

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