If you are anything like me, you prefer getting stuff done on your own. However, no one person can be good at everything. This essentially means that for certain projects, you will need the help of a professional.
Becoming a landlord seems like a good idea when you first consider it. However, when you take a closer look there is a lot more to it than meets the eye. You have structural issues, legal issues and, financial issues to deal with and this can be overwhelming when you are starting out. Before you […]
In New Zealand, owning real estate has proven to be a great investment. But managing your properties can become a drain, both financially and emotionally. Making a decision on how to manage your rental properties is one of the most important decisions.
Good tenants are like gold dust to landlords. They make everything easier; they pay their rent on time, so you pay your bills on time. They look after the property. If they have an issue, you manage to work together to resolve the problem as a team. They are polite, courteous, and they leave far […]
So you’ve spent time researching, planning, purchasing or maybe even building your new property. You’ve assessed the local amenities. You’ve stamped your approval and have moved your entire family to your new roost. You’ve settled in and have happily starting progressing in your new life? You’re all done, surely?
Most of us believe that the cost of a property is solely dependent on the location. For the most part, that is true, but there are numerous other things, that when ignored can drag the value of your property down by a substantial amount. These factors normally contribute to the “face value” of your home. […]