Property Investment Articles


It’s still possible to land a deal in this market, writes Suzanne Taylor, but there’s some key things to know before you hit the open homes. 


Nick has purchased five times since lockdown, here he shares details of his latest investments and explains why investors shouldn’t despair.


Finding a decent deal in the current market has many investors throwing their hands up in the air, but lost opportunities also have a cost.


It really is impossible to keep up with the fast-paced Hamilton market at present unless you are immersed in it every day. In the last 12 months, Waikato median house prices rose 14.4%, and 4% in the time since lockdown here ended.


Ask any buyer or sellers agents who live and work in Dunedin or follow any of the abundance of real estate company/mortgage brokers blogs and webinars on the Dunedin property market and you will see a consistent commentary - "not enough stock", record prices, record rent levels, rental yields down, investors missing out on sales, the list goes on.


A Wellington based client knew a deal when he saw it. He put his trust in the iFindProperty team and as a result, secured a fantastic property that could have sold a dozen times over. 


A lot of people shy away from property investment because they are afraid of future maintenance items. All that stuff can be outsourced! Don't let replacing some carpet in 5 years talk you out of the right financial decision.


Like most of the country, Whangarei is experiencing a low number of properties listed for sale and a high number of active purchasers. The stats I have seen do not give any hope that this is going to change in the short term.


I spoke with the local news about property and they asked for some tips for new investors. Here is a list of twelve strategic ideas that will help you to start with the right mindset and team.


In 2019 Chris Sim worked with Ricky and Alana on a property purchase that soon turned into an adventure and required faith in the process. Our clients stuck with it and have been very well rewarded.