Lower than expected inflationary figures suggest interest rates may hold for longer than anticipated.
A rise in the OCR was expected around March 2015 however economists are suggesting it may happen now.
The newly formed Rules Reduction Taskforce has been set up with leaders appointed and a website now online. The focus of the website is to capture information from all and sundry with building and home improvement experiences that went awry due to rules halting or delaying progress.
Winter has passed and the warmer weather is hinting Summer is nearly here. Spring is the perfect time to spruce up your stone work. The best product we know for rejuvenating your natural stone, granite, marble, limestone, slate and ceramic or quarry tiles is Miracle’ 511 Seal & Enhance.
Do you focus on taking years off your mortgage or increasing its term to 3o years? There is no one answer or one right path to take as both options work well depending on what they are used for.
A owner occupier will have different lending needs to that of a property investor.
You have been out to buy your first home. Yesterday, you fell in love with this seemingly fantastic house with an amazing view.
After hearing that it is likely to be snatched up any time soon, you hurriedly signed an agreement to buy it WITHOUT any conditions attached.
John Key was sworn in as Prime Minister yesterday and top of his list of things to do was the revamp of the Resource Management Act (RMA).
The RMA revamp has been quite contentious with environmental NGOs protesting and National losing the support of their coalition partners United Future and the Maori party.
While property managers are a dime a dozen these days – doing the job well is no easy task. Arguably there are too many property managers in business whom are not doing the job particularly well.
Property Managers have to put up with a lot though.
There’s been a lot of promises of incentives for First Home Buyers however investing in property over a PPOR (principle place of residence) from the get go makes more sense.
You can have a broader choice of properties, from standalone houses to apartments in areas you may not personally live in.
Even with the very best of Tenants every rental property will require ongoing maintenance and repairs. Internal fixtures of the property can often wear out and outside fixtures can be easily damaged by the elements. While this is no fault of the Tenants, a Landlord is required by law to have the broken items repaired… Read more…
Maybe we need not look further afield than Australia to understand what’s in store for New Zealand’s property market.
Michael Yardney is a well respected property investor and commentator on the happenings in the Aussie property market pertaining to mostly to investment.
Sub prime mortgages are making coming back, should we be worried? There has been a revival of these loans in the USA most evident in the auto market. This would set off alarm bells for most of us however we don’t necessarily need to worry.
I have some great news to share with you that will help you make headway with protecting your property investments and making sure you pay the least amount of tax, legally of course. After many months of working day and night, my new book ‘Tax Structures 101′ is now available to purchase by going to… Read more…