Exciting times ahead for Canterbury’s housing industry: with new subdivisions springing up everywhere and new developments in all parts of the city, it’s no wonder people are thinking about tapping into the industry. If you are a property owner in Christchurch and are considering taking the next step by looking into development for the first time, we’ve got just the right event for [...]
According to the latest ASB Investor Confidence Survey, rental property is the investment most New Zealanders believe offers the best returns. Low interest rates, poor returns and risks attached to other investments, and an improving housing market sentiment make investment in rental property a logical choice. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that rental property has taken over the top [...]
Buying a house or renting – this is one of the most important decisions everyone has to make. In the last days New Zealand Institute of Economic Research economist Shamubeel Eaqub has been in the news, saying that renting property is much cheaper than buying, and his opinion is backed by many experts. If you as an investor would like to use these findings to your advantage, it pays to [...]
As outlined in a previous blog, rental property is the investment most New Zealanders believe offers the best returns. However, finding the right property to invest in can be a little daunting. That is, of course, unless you utilise Bayleys’ extensive resources. If you go by these simple steps, the idea of managing a successful rental portfolio turns from dream into reality. 1. Have a [...]
September is here, the perfect time for a property spring clean! When investing in rental property, maintenance is one of the most important things. This not only maintains value and prevents minor problems from escalating, it also keeps your customers happy. Our Christchurch Property Managers have compiled a spring clean list to make life as a landlord easier. There’s quite a bit to [...]
Insurance is a Number One topic in Christchurch these days, but not just for your own home or business. If you have a Christchurch rental property, it’s vital you find good landlords insurance. This insurance is for your benefit only and mainly covers damage to the property, while your tenants will have to take out insurance for contents and liability for damage to the house. Landlords [...]
The West Coast has made a start and Christchurch is following suit on 28 April 2013 - we're switching to digital television. While we have all seen Seymour, the robot dog, jump across our TV screens, announcing the change, you might be wondering whose responsibility the new TV equipment is when it comes to rentals in Christchurch. According to the Department of Building and Housing, [...]
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