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Alastair Moore: Bigger isn't always better

Sometimes, bigger is not always better. There has been a noticeable trend of late, with customers looking to build as many homes on their available space as possible, without being aware of the potential tax implications, extended timeframes and lending restrictions which significantly increase the level of risk especially when the post-COVID market is already rife with warinesses. C...
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Kevin Smith: Subdivision + second dwelling

Project Description When developing properties our customers come to us with a variety of wants, needs and goals. When investigating properties for development there is not one way to develop or a cookie cutter approach. We look at what your situation is and how we can then maximise the property to meet your long-term goals. In this scenario, the customer came to us wanting to bu...
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Alastair Moore: Maximising rental returns - a case study

A little note from us: Though the effects of Covid-19 are being felt acutely across the board at the time of this article being published. We feel that it is important to, as much as possible, keep with our original content schedule to maintain normalcy and provide a balanced range of information to help our readers make better decisions long term. This article was produced before current e...
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5 minutes with Jimmy Ho

Seven years ago a quietly spoken Jimmy Ho reached out to us. He had just signed up for an APIA membership and heard that we were looking for a volunteer to run one of our meeting groups. At 22, he had just left uni and entered into a career in traffic engineering. He was also, at the time, a fresh new investor. The rest, as it has often been said, was history. Over the last ...
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Understanding The Draft Unitary Plan

Auckland Is Changing Keep Up To improve the future prospects of our city, accommodate population increases, and address housing affordability, the Auckland Council is making some fundamental changes to this city's rule book. The Auckland Unitary Plan is a 7000+ pages document that will be replacing the former regional and district plans and focuses on delivering the vision of the Auckland Pl...
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