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Investors’ Symbiotic Relationship With First Home Buyers

Contrary to popular belief Investors and First Home Buyers can and do co-exist in the lower-end of the property market. In fact they have a symbiotic relationship. Typically investors are looking to buy properties for less than their market value and it’s the unliveable, undesired properties that fit the bill.

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Auckland Investors Do Well In The Provinces

Cashed up Auckland property investors are seeking bargains in the nearby provinces. Regions like Waikato and Bay of Plenty are reaping the rewards of the RBNZ 70% LVR restriction on Auckland rental properties.

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Why Freehold Is Preferred

The spat between two wealthy neighbours over a shared driveway is just one of many examples why freehold property and land titles are preferred. On the discussion forum PropertyTalk there is a lot of talk of cross-lease titles and the cons of buying cross leased properties.

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Multi-Offer Process Needs Clarification

What is a multi offer and what’s all the fuss about. A multi offer occurs when more than one offer is received by the vendor for the sale of a property. The offers have come from different prospective buyers.

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RBNZ Governor – Too Much Power?

The RBNZ have recently put restrictions in place to curb the property market in Auckland. This is an unprecedented move and an ex RBNZ economics advisor suggests RBNZ Governor Mr Graeme Wheeler has more power than any other central bank Governor worldwide and it’s out of date and highly risky according to a news item […]

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Property Auction – You Pay More

Properties selling by Auction generally sell for more than properties sold by private treaty. Is this the reason Real Estate Agencies love Auctions? Probably especially the non-fixed commission agencies. There’s no doubting the general public interest in Auctions though.

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National Average Asking Price over $500K

Rising property values was the reserve of Auckland and Christchurch for most of last year but other regions are now getting a look in too. Wellington experienced very flat growth for months on end but Trade Me Price Index reports it has grown by 7 percent in the last 12 months.

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Property Investment Strategy That Works in Tight Listings Market

Year on year Auckland property values are up 14.1 percent. If your house was worth $750K a year ago it’s more than likely worth more than $855,750 today. However that’s not taking into consideration the 5.1 percent growth in just the past three months.

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