APIA Blog

RSS Feed

{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

Ed McKnight: You can't just buy and hope

Some property commentators (and investors) look at the data the Real Estate Institute release and proclaim that it doesn’t matter where you buy … properties go up roughly the same amount no matter what the region. One economist released a fantastic piece of analysis that showed over the last 28 years, Gisborne house prices went up at the same rate as Auckland h...
read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

Ryan Smuts: 4 things to watch out for when working with 2nd-tier lenders

Second-tier/non-bank lending is not for the faint-hearted. Rules differ widely from traditional property financing. Still, with the banks taking a tough stance on property lending these days, it pays to open up your mind to second-tier lenders to get yourself moving forward. I have been asked to share some not-so-obvious tips with first-time borrowers in the second-tier market: Compari...
read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

Kelvin Davidson: What lies ahead for property in the rest of 2020?

It’s obviously been an unprecedented year for the economy and property market so far in 2020, but it’s at least been reassuring that the number of appraisals generated by real estate agents, for-sale and for-rent listings, valuations ordered by banks, mortgage lending flows, and agreed sales activity have all rebounded since we left alert level four lockdown in late April. What’s ...
read more
{{name}} - APIA Auckland Property Investors

218-1 reasons for termination

This week's question comes from Kam re termination under 218-1 (paraphrased): If the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill becomes law, would landlords be able to terminate a tenancy in order to renovate the property or to put the property on the market? Conditional yes in both instances. In the case of property renovation, a 90-day notice can be issued per (s32(2)(f) if the work i...
read more

Recent Posts


Tags

Landlording housing bubble trademe twg report initio election 2017 property management recycling equity insulation privacy lvr speculator property cycle inspection ocr bond shortland chartered accountants advice Guest blog brightline DTI cat negotiation return housing package watercare tenancy issues holiday house covid-19 minor dwelling parry v inglis mindset travel bubble renovation Q&A Tribunal case study legal Editor's Choice Investor story income first home buying retaliatory notice smoke alarm short term rental termination trespass reserve bank Kris Pedersen Mortgages and Insurance rent nzpif meth contamination boarding house warren buffett house prices apia Level 4 property personal growth interest deductibility Zodiak Management financial advisers act development interest limitation will tenant sublease legal cost ird ring-fencing CCC investor banking maintenance structure heating business early termination kiwibuild clnz capital gain letting fee TCIT damage rta reform Market report finance yield auckland council landlord RTAA 2019 shower dome election2020 off the plan data security letting daikin bad tenant commerce commission anti-social behaviour television RBNZ skill shortage khh winz barfoot and thompson meth Holler HSWA anz interest only short-term rental opes partners ventilation rtaa2020 Must knows HHGA Gluckman building mortgage ask an expert property maintenance robert kiyosaki interest rates property apprentice debt to income bond form Investment tip Case study wins education investment strategy market rent heat pump Property (Relationships) Act LIM rta tenancy services tax How to warm up new zealand re agent subdivision equity debt enforcement sale and purchas buyer's agent CoreLogic buying Question and answer tenancy tribunal asbestos gluckman report scotney williams productivity trust cgt market Sponsored post insurance positive cash flow government Jeff Bezos beginner investor principal and interest wealth creation bankruptcy housing affordability HHS p lab Must know quiet enjoyment airbnb management fixed-term tenancy auckland rental market property value relationship rent arrears partners buying rules unitary plan worksafe rent control rental wof sale and purchase rent increase cash-flow Standards New Zealand water bill heater extractor fan

Archive

Introducing Our Partners
Principal Sponsor - Kris Pedersen Mortgages & Insurance logo Gold Sponsor - Barfoot & Thompson logo Gold Sponsor - CoreLogic logo Property Apprentice logo The Insulation Warehouse logo The Renovation Team logo The New Zealand Property Investors' Federation logo