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NZ Property Investor
NEW GUIDE TO PROPERTY MANAGEMENT • The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has announced a new course that is aimed at new property managers and hopes to raise the bar when it comes to professionalism in the sector.
RBNZ CALLING FOR LVR FEEDBACK • The Reserve Bank of New Zealand - Te Pūtea Matua is calling out for feedback around its plan to reinstate loan-to-value ratio (LVR) restrictions on high-risk lending.
DANGEROUS TENANCY TERMINATED • A violent and noisy tenant has been given the boot after multiple instances of antisocial behaviour.
NZ PROPERTY INVESTOR EVENTS CALENDAR • Your monthly round up of property investment related events around the country.
SMASHING RECORDS • The housing market has taken off and is hitting new record highs, writes Daniel Smith.
WHAT’S DRIVING HOUSE PRICES?
PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT • You never know when your world might dramatically change, so now is the time to put a plan in place if you’re heading for retirement, writes John Bolton.
CHANGE OF STRUCTURE • Is it worth changing ownership structure to purchase extra investment properties?
INTEREST RATES FORECAST • After a year of historically low interest rates, Ryan Smuts looks at what is on the cards for 2021.
PROPERTY, TAX AND FINANCE IN 2021 • Matthew Gilligan explains what the new year may bring for investors.
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PROFILES REVISITED • It’s been a busy year for the investors we profiled in 2020. Joanna Jefferies caught up with some of them to see how they fared in the post-lockdown months.
TIP OF THE MONTH
WHAT LIES AHEAD? • The economic outlook is positive, property values are on the rise, and there are still plenty of opportunities for investors in 2021, writes Joanna Jefferies.
INSURANCE: ARE YOU COVERED? • Neil Bayley explains the six critical pillars of insuring your rental, so that you don’t get a nasty surprise come claim time.
THE COVID-19 COIN • The commercial property experience has been the flipside to the residential post-pandemic, writes Jeff Brill.
AGAINST THE ODDS • A pandemic, severe injury and illness didn’t stop a Tauranga couple from successfully renovating a rundown unit, writes Joanna Mathers.
WORRIED YOU’LL MISS THE BOAT? • Don’t get suckered into buying something that doesn’t fit with your purchase criteria and your long-term goals, says Debbie Roberts.
HAIL SITES: WHAT ARE THEY? • There are some key things to understand if your site is identified as having been contaminated, writes Mason Reed.
RESOLUTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES • Ann Easthope discusses two of the main changes from phase two of the amended Residential Tenancies Act.
BRIGHT-LINE ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVES • IRD have been contacting taxpayers they believe may have tax liabilities caught by the bright-line test, so investors need to know their tax position, writes Mark Withers.
PLENTY OF DEMAND • In the Bay of Plenty demand is outstripping supply and as a result values are soaring, writes Joanna Mathers.
CORELOGIC TAURANGA KELVIN DAVIDSON, SENIOR PROPERTY ECONOMIST, CORELOGIC
INVESTORS’ GUIDE TO TAURANGA & MT MAUNGANUI
WELLINGTON PIAs AMALGAMATE • Never before has our industry gone through as many changes as have been thrown our way during 2020, writes Sharon Cullwick.
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN YOUR REGION