The Government just lit the fuse on a bomb that will blow up the housing market

The Government just lit the fuse on a bomb that will blow up the housing market

by Ashley Church COMMENT: Other than the long-awaited news of a ‘travel bubble’ with Australia, few recent Government announcements have been anticipated more than the trumpeted release of a suite of measures to address the issues facing the housing market. Sadly, however, the reality of the announcements falls far short of the hype and has Read more about The Government just lit the fuse on a bomb that will blow up the housing market[…]

Winners and losers of the Government’s housing market fix

Winners and losers of the Government’s housing market fix

by Tony Alexander My column this week was going to be about the different layers of people driving house prices up recently, and the unusual effect of the change in loan to value ratio rules encouraging investors to buy before they needed a 40% deposit upon settlement. The first of the three layers comprises people Read more about Winners and losers of the Government’s housing market fix[…]

State paid $3k a week for ‘uninhabitable’ houses

A Newsroom investigation reveals a Ministry of Social Development initiative to provide emergency housing made the housing crisis worse and enriched a small set of landlords and real estate agents A former Harcourts property manager in South Auckland has blown the whistle on an emergency housing scheme where a group of landlords were paid up to $3000 a week Read more about State paid $3k a week for ‘uninhabitable’ houses[…]

Banning the ability to evict bad tenants without reason

Bad Tenants – banning the ability to evict them – below is an article that is another reason (one of many) as to why you need an experienced property manager to look after your investments. Banning the ability to evict bad tenants without reason could be ‘final straw’ for landlords – Real Estate Institute of Read more about Banning the ability to evict bad tenants without reason[…]

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