Long-term vs short-term leasing: which is right for you?

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If you’re thinking about investing in property, first you need to consider what you’ll use it for: long-term leasing or as a short-term holiday home?

Here are the main differences to help you decide which is right for you. Continue reading “Long-term vs short-term leasing: which is right for you?”

4 essential updates to get your rental property ready for winter

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Winter will see an influx of temporary occupants to Queenstown and Wanaka as seasonal workers take up residence for the ski season.

So, landlords — now’s the time to carry out essential maintenance on your rental property to get it ready for leasing over the winter months. Continue reading “4 essential updates to get your rental property ready for winter”

GUEST BLOG: Crowe Horwath on Airbnb taxation

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The popularity of Airbnb and other similar providers has significantly increased of late. This is largely because it is a relatively simple online platform to market and rent your property to a wide audience. However, while easy to use, there are some potential pitfalls that people need to be aware of. Continue reading “GUEST BLOG: Crowe Horwath on Airbnb taxation”

What 2016 taught us about the Central Otago property market

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By Kelvin Collins, CEO, Harcourts Highland Real Estate Group.

2016 has been a brilliant year for New Zealand and Central Otago in particular is benefiting from that. Our economy, tourism sector and property market continue to prosper and I expect continued growth and stability in 2017. Continue reading “What 2016 taught us about the Central Otago property market”

How 2016 shaped the Queenstown property market

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By Kelvin Collins, CEO, Harcourts Highland Real Estate Group.

2016 has been a great year for New Zealand and Queenstown is perhaps the town that’s benefited most in the whole country. Our economy and tourism sectors and the Queenstown property market continue to be among the strongest and I expect to see continued prosperity and stability in 2017. Continue reading “How 2016 shaped the Queenstown property market”

What to expect from the Dunedin property market in 2017

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By Kelvin Collins, CEO, Harcourts Highland Real Estate Group.

2016 has been a great year for New Zealand and Dunedin has benefited from that.

Although we’re not moving as quickly as other regions, Dunedin property investment has never been more attractive and our market this year was extremely fast-moving. Continue reading “What to expect from the Dunedin property market in 2017”

Guest blog: How depreciation can maximise your cashflow

By Simon Darby, Property Depreciation Specialist, Valuit.

Here in New Zealand, investment properties are a hugely attractive prospect. It’s a fantastic way to supplement your income and increase your wealth.

However, many investors never fully realise the potential returns their property can offer.

For anyone looking to invest in or who already has investment property, depreciation is something you need to be thinking about to ensure you’re making the best return. Continue reading “Guest blog: How depreciation can maximise your cashflow”

How to make your rental property an excellent investment

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If you’re looking to invest in rental property or become a landlord for the first time, there are many things to consider.

So we sat down with Harcourts Highland Group CEO Kelvin Collins to glean his advice. Continue reading “How to make your rental property an excellent investment”

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