July 1, 2015

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Prevent Mould In Your Investment Property

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Maintaining investment properties is a vital part of being a property investor. Mould in homes is becoming more frequent and it’s hard to ascertain who is responsible – is it the lifestyle of the tenant or is it the property or a combination of both.

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June 8, 2015

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WOF For ALL Properties – Not Just Rentals

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It’s topical right now to debate the coldness of our homes. Winter has set in and our homes are naturally colder especially the homes that lack insulation and heating.

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May 14, 2015

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What Housing Bubble?

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Commentators have come out in force recently saying there is no bubble in the Auckland property market. The ten or more years are required for supply to catch up with demand therefore it’s very unlikely there will be a huge correction of property values any time soon.

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April 9, 2015

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Who Is Land Banking

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Land bought by Housing NZ in 2004 was earmarked for a massive housing development that included social housing and low cost homes. Plans came out in 2012 and it was set to be a massive undertaking of 500 + homes. Recent news that some some of the land was being sold off at market value […]

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March 5, 2015

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Buy, Renovate, Sell and Profit

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Profiting from your hard work as a property investor or trader should be celebrated. The higher property values clearly don’t work in property investors favour when they purchase a rental property however a healthy profit can be achieved when they on-sell – or trade as it’s common known.

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February 10, 2015

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Wellington Property Values Sluggish

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According the QV Wellington’s Property market is still very sluggish growing just 0.8 percent in the last 12 months. Compare this growth to that of Auckland which grew 12 percent and you’d be forgiven for thinking Auckland was the capital city of New Zealand.

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January 19, 2015

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High NZ Dollar – Less Aussie Investors

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Property in Auckland is not on the market for long these days and at Auctions local buyers often battle it out with offshore buyers however New Zealand’s high dollar may put off the Aussie investors investing elsewhere around the country.

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December 9, 2014

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Where to find healthy Rental Yields

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Westpac’s ‘RedNews’ suggests areas around New Zealand that score highly for a good rental yield. We all know Auckland scores the highest for capital gain and Christchurch’s property is also doing well but other areas around New Zealand do a lot better when it comes to rental yield. And property investors love talking positive cash […]

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