News & Info

25

March

2014

Should you invest in buying units or homes?

Units or houses? Why not both? There are theories that say investing in units is better and others that say that houses are better. The answer to what is better for an individual comes down to personal motivation for purchasing. There are other considerations such as [...]

18

March

2014

Christchurch Earthquake

In the last few weeks, Christchurch property owners and residents have lived through hundreds of aftershocks, following a 7.1 magnitude quake on Saturday the 4th of September. There has been much uncertainty for those with damaged properties and what steps they should [...]

18

March

2014

Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

The way we work and live has changed immensely since 1986, the days when: There were no mobile phones True Colours by Cindy Lauper was the number one song The Chernobyl nuclear disaster happened Space shuttle Challenger explodes shortly after take off&nbs [...]

18

March

2014

Rents on Decline Around New Zealand?

Rents on decline Around New Zealand?? Having read numerous articles over the past months regarding substantial increases in rent prices, mainly in Auckland, but also in other centres, it was interesting to read a particularly short article on www.stuff.co.nz on [...]

18

March

2014

Christchurch Property for Rent Fuels Bidding War

Christchurch property for rent has been in high demand since the earthquakes, but one year on the number of people looking for a rental property in Christchurch has reached new heights. In the last weeks this has fuelled bidding wars amongst hopeful tenants, with [...]

18

March

2014

Christchurch Property Management – 8 Reasons to Get a Property Manager

The rental property shortage in Christchurch is all over the news and Canterbury’s papers. Property owners get inundated with hopeful tenants, bidding wars are flaring up and Christchurch rent prices are rising. With so much demand for rental homes it is of [...]