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New government valuations – what does it mean for you?

New Government valuations are out. What does it mean for your house? Not a lot unless your suburb has moved up in price more quickly than other suburbs. In which case expect a bit more in your rates bill. Does...

3 hot tips from the refix lady

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1. Always have a target, know whats a fair rate and push for it. Since we are doing quite a few of these, we have a fair idea of what the competition will offer a client. If you want to...

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Multiple property investors share their tips

This month we were lucky enough to have some of my clients share their own tips on property investment. One of these speakers had more than 100 rental streams at one point. Quick takeaway from the clip Hamish Learn about...

Labour – impact on housing market

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Exciting times with a whole new government for the first time in nearly a decade. There will be plenty of opportunities in the new market for the brave. Here are my thoughts on the kinds of shifts we might witness in the...

Home Buyer Help

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A collection of youtube clips which are informative and very useful for first home buyers.              ...

3 reasons for finance date fails

Here are the top 3 reasons why finance falls over (although seldom through us) Clients talk to their family and friends and decide against the home, they then do not meet finance conditions. This happens quite a bit more than...

Capital Gains Tax – What it will do

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My views on some of the things that capital tax will do and some of things it wont. Things it will do It will ensure that the government has in a way some vested interest in asset prices rising. Imagine...

Tenants – some basics

Niqui Keen, a rental manager shares some insights into becoming a land lord. Some landlords sell their property when they are tired of chasing rent payments, so it can be a good idea to buy with a vacant possession. This...

Coalition impact on housing market

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Each party has a different way of approaching the housing market. Today we think about possible coalition combos and the potential impact. All very speculative but interesting to think through. National and NZ First Both are keen to help the...