Latest Canstar Blue research of 1,104 Kiwis shows only 4% of buyers holding out for ‘the crash’
Commenting on the latest findings, Canstar Blue general manager Jose George says:
“The same survey in 2016 showed significantly more people - 11% - were holding out for substantial price drops in the property market but it’s a very different sentiment filtering through this year. In Auckland and Wellington the drop is even bi...
Are you hosting the in-laws these holidays? Or do you fancy returning from your end of year break to a sparkling new home? Below are some tips on how to get your home looking great during the festive season.
Declutter draws - Remove all the items from any drawers and cupboards and wipe them out thoroughly with an eco-friendly solution of the juice of three lemons, three teaspoons of bicarbonate soda, one drop...
As a property investor, you usually have two main focuses with your investment:
1) maximise the return on your investment;
2) minimise your exposure to risk
Repairs and maintenance relate to both.
When you start the process of looking for a tenant, your focus is usually securing the best price, in the shortest time and to the best tenant. Your best chance of successfully achieving these aims is to look at the presentation o...
You might not know it, but you need a Property Manager. And if you make the (wise!) choice to use one, you might also want to get a bargain. But have you also thought about all the hidden extras your money pays for?
Marketing and money
Let’s start with two obvious ones: marketing your property and collecting rent from tenants. Clearly these are pretty important! After all, your property is either an investment or at the v...
Tenants are allowed to have parties, gatherings, dinner parties, cocktails in fact any kind of social gathering they like.
There is no prohibition as such. Landlords cannot prevent tenants from having parties.
Having said that the offensive nature of an out of control party is the noise and the negative impact that all of the noise and other events at the party have on adjoining neighbours in the neighbourhood, ten...