Desperately seeking answers

Looking for a straight answer from MBIE’s Tenancy Compliance and Investigation Team? If you are a landlord, don’t expect too much clarity.

Healthy Homes benefits overstated - economist

Claims made about the benefits of ensuring New Zealand’s rental properties meet the Government’s Healthy Homes minimum standards are exaggerated, according to a new report.

Landlording like a parent

INVESTOR PROFILE: NZPIF 2018 landlord of the year Leilani Driessen says landlording has parallels to parenting and being a landlord has enabled her to be present for her kids.

Summer bounce means record prices

House prices hit record highs around the country – apart from in Auckland where they are flat-lining, the November data from REINZ shows.

Static Auckland rents suggest underlying problem

Overcrowding could be the real reason that Auckland rents haven’t budged for months while Wellington rents have rocketed up to match those in the SuperCity.

What lies ahead in 2019

Wondering what is in store for residential and commercial property across the spectrum in the coming year? Here’s what Colliers International New Zealand’s have to say in their annual predictions…

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  • Monitoring rental home quality

    Landlords concerned about whether or not their rental properties qualify as “healthy homes” can now look to new high-tech monitoring tool for help.

  • Desperately seeking answers

    Looking for a straight answer from MBIE’s Tenancy Compliance and Investigation Team? If you are a landlord, don’t expect too much clarity.

  • Healthy Homes benefits overstated - economist

    Claims made about the benefits of ensuring New Zealand’s rental properties meet the Government’s Healthy Homes minimum standards are exaggerated, according to a new report.

  • Landlording like a parent

    INVESTOR PROFILE: NZPIF 2018 landlord of the year Leilani Driessen says landlording has parallels to parenting and being a landlord has enabled her to be present for her kids.

  • Summer bounce means record prices

    House prices hit record highs around the country – apart from in Auckland where they are flat-lining, the November data from REINZ shows.

  • What lies ahead in 2019

    Wondering what is in store for residential and commercial property across the spectrum in the coming year? Here’s what Colliers International New Zealand’s have to say in their annual predictions…

  • Has the sun set on holiday rentals?

    With all the talk of increased council rates and compliance for short term rentals, do they still make investment sense? This month NZ Property Investor magazine investigates.

  • New record for Wellington prices

    Wellington asking prices hit a new high in November – for the third month in a row, according to new Trade Me Property data.

  • Ring-fencing Bill hits Parliament

    [UPDATED] The Bill which will put an end to the practice of negative gearing on investment properties has now been introduced into Parliament.

  • Sales surge up in Super City

    Concerns that Auckland might soon follow the Sydney and Melbourne markets in their downward spiral should be alleviated by new Barfoot & Thompson data.

  • Strong value growth in affordable centres

    Affordability is the critical factor in the ongoing strong value growth seen in a number of markets around the country, notably Dunedin and Wellington.

  • COMMENT: Setting policies good practice for landlords

    Landlords need to establish strict policies around their rental properties rather than just winging it, Auckland Property Investors Association vice president Peter Lewis believes…

  • Queenstown price chill post-ban

    The Central Otago-Lakes District could be feeling the effects of the foreign buyer ban with new data showing a sharp drop in the region’s average asking price.

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