The New Zealand Property investor magazine provides readers with information you can use to successfully invest in residential property. You can learn from the experts, read the stories of your fellow investors and keep up to date with the latest house prices and rental statistics.
MILLENNIAL INSPIRATION • Millennial property investors: it’s not a group you hear about often. But they are out there actively investing and they are inspiring – especially for those feeling overwhelmed by current challenges.
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SERVICING RATE CUTS • Several banks have cut their servicing rates recently, with more expected to follow, and advisers believe such changes will mean more for borrowers than low rates do.
HEFTY PRICE FIXING PENALTY FOR RONOVATIONZ • “Super” investor Ron Hoy Fong’s property coaching company has been handed a $400,000 penalty by the High Court after admitting to price fixing in Auckland’s real estate market.
NZ PROPERTY INVESTOR EVENTS CALENDAR • Your monthly round up of property investment related events around the country.
LANDLORDS.CO.NZ TOP FIVE – SEPTEMBER • The NZ Property Investor website, landlords.co.nz has had a busy month.Here are the top five most-read stories.
INSULATE OR YOU’LL PAY • Insulation in rental properties has been compulsory since July this year but some landlords aren’t up with the play and recent Tenancy Tribunal rulings show it’s now costing them.
MIXED EXPECTATIONS • There’s been no post-OCR cut uplift in the housing market but that doesn’t mean a resurgence isn’t coming, reports Miriam Bell.Miriam Bell.
WHAT’S DRIVING HOUSE PRICES?
House prices - where to from here?
FEELING THE SQUEEZE? • Many investors have outgrown the retail division of their bank, and can access greater lending flexibility, writes John Bolton.
INSURING DAMAGE • What can a landlord do to get a tenant to compensate them for damage to a rental property to the extent that they are liable for?
HOW LOW CAN THEY GO? • There have been exciting changes to both rates and servicing calculations recently, writes Ryan Smuts.
NEW TRUSTS ACT • The Trusts Act 2019 marks some key changes from previous legislation, writes Matthew Gilligan.
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE • A young investor couple bought their first property four years ago, and have completed 14 trades since, writes Joanna Jefferies.
TIP OF THE MONTH
TOP TIPS FOR NEW TRADERS
RULES FOR PURCHASING TRADES
BUSTING STEREOTYPES • Millennials are often portrayed as too frivolous or too generationally unlucky to make a go of property investing. But the truth is different and Miriam Bell talks to some young investors who prove it.
EXPERT ADVICE FOR ASPIRING INVESTORS
GETTING READY TO SELL • With the quieter market now at play, it pays for vendors to do all they can to ensure a good sale and that’s where professionally staging a property can pay off, writes SOJO Design’s Natalie Hewitson.
THINKING BIG • Two Hamilton investors transformed a single dwelling into a multi-income goldmine, writes Joanna Mathers.
BUILDING SOLUTIONS • There’s a growing buzz around the emerging Build To Rent sector, which is a new asset class for New Zealand. JLL senior director and head of research, Paul Winstanley, explains what it is and what it means.
RESPONDING TO RING-FENCING • There are five strategies you can use to mitigate the impact of the ring-fencing regulations, writes Andrew Nicol.
PROPERTY INSURANCE CLAIMS 101 • Rene Swindley explains exactly what you need to know about insurance claims on your investment property.
WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW • As more tax law is designed to drive a social agenda rather than collect revenue, the risk...