Navigating the Seas of Compliance

Posted by Jack Vale on July 12, 2018 9:20:47 AM NZST

 

If it is a straightforward investment that you’re looking for, property might not be the one for you.

 

Over the last two years, landlords have been subjected to a tide of media scrutiny, an increase in obligations and a plethora of new legislation giving them more hoops to jump through and more boxes to tick. ✅

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Topics: regulations, asbestos, insulation, heating

Surviving winter as a landlord in an empty home

Posted by Jack Vale on June 13, 2018 11:01:00 AM NZST

Wellington’s winter is truly setting in. The signs are obvious. The weather is colder, there are plenty more jackets on the streets and the rental market has slowed significantly comparatively to it’s January to March boom. Of course, Wellingtonians are getting pretty used to this now. It is a trend that has replicated itself over a number of years. Landlords in the capital are cottoning on to the fact that January to March is the best time to rent their properties.

 

What does that mean though for a landlord whose property comes available in the middle of the year. Currently there are fewer tenants looking for rental property.

 

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Topics: heating, renting wellingon, tenants, Marketing

2018: The Year of the Law

Posted by Jack Vale on January 16, 2018 10:00:00 AM NZDT

The wonderful thing about new years is that we get one every 12 months. No matter whether you had a challenging year or you finished 2017 with a bang, 2018 is now upon us offering plenty of opportunity in the property investment space.

2017 saw the rental market in Wellington go from strength to strength and with a shortage of rental stock predicted for the new year, there aren’t many signs of this slowing down despite the change in government.

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Topics: insulation, heating, meth testing, rental finance

 

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