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On April 6 I spoke with other experienced investors about their reaction to the unfolding Covid-19 crisis. The speakers on this call have invested through past downturns and offer invaluable experience. 


Wow, where has the time gone? We nearly through 2018 and the last 12 months has flown by. A fair bit has changed and I have a snapshot of where we are in the market. The new CVs come out in November and the expectation is for a massive increase compared with the 2015 CV we currently have.


We invited an investor, insurance advisor and property tax specialist to a round table discussion of strategies, pros, cons potential pitfalls when planning or running a short term rental investment in New Zealand.


Sabine Slade lives with her husband in Kawerau and manages properties in both Kawerau and nearby towns. She and her husband own and manage a number of investment properties throughout the Bay of Plenty and recently word has got around and she has started to take on managements for other investors. She looks after a property each for both Nick & Maree and we love working with Sabine.

We asked Sabine for her thoughts on what makes a successful property manager in smaller markets, where vacancy risk can be very real for Landlords.


It doesn’t cost a thing to get a rental appraisal upfront, but not getting one could cost you heaps down the line.No two apartments are created equal. There are good apartments that will attract a high rent and seemingly good apartments that won’t. Knowing the difference will make all the difference between a successful investment and a poor investment, says Graeme Henderson, principal of Quinovic Apartmentsonline.