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‘P’ contamination threatens home buyers and investors

A recent article about a case headed for the Tenancy Tribunal got me thinking again about methamphetamine and its impact on families who will never be involved in its manufacture or consumption but will live with its dangers. These families … Continue reading

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What are you waiting for? Prepare your resolutions now!

  When it comes to property matters what have you achieved this year? Have you made savings towards your deposit or paid extra off your mortgage? Have you bought your first investment property or added to your portfolio? Or have … Continue reading

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The most important reasons why investors lose money

  They go into rental property investment without enough money. It is very tempting to buy a rental property when you have good equity in your own home and your bank is keen to lend you plenty. Unfortunately for many … Continue reading

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What makes a property manager great?

When a property investor contracts a property manager to look after their investment it can be a scary time. Finding out that you have picked the wrong manager can be an expensive and frustrating experience. If you want to find … Continue reading

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Developing a property buying strategy

Whether you are buying property to live in or buying for investment you need to have a long term plan or strategy for your buying if you want to achieve success and enjoy your retirement or financial freedom even earlier. … Continue reading

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Is Hamilton the answer for investors?

With many property investors looking for better yields than they can achieve in the overly-expensive Auckland market Hamilton is starting to receive increased attention. I recently met with John Kenel of Assured Property Investments which is based in Hamilton to … Continue reading

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Don’t buy ’til you’ve met your tenant

Are you thinking of buying your first investment property? It’s hard to know where to start isn’t it? Should you buy in Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand? What size should you buy and is capital gain or high yield … Continue reading

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