What is happening in the housing market right now? Is it on its way up? Is it still on a downward trajectory or is it staying the same? And what on earth does this mean for me? In this article we are going to be talking about what's happening right now in the housing market and what Jeff is seeing from his perspective. We’ll also be talking about what opportunities you can be looking forward to, and what you can be doing right now to prepare to make the most of those opportunities.
As New Zealand is likely headed towards a recession, we thought we’d put together three lessons we learned from the 2008 recession to help you get through the next one and ensure that it has the least amount of impact on you and your finances.
In the current New Zealand housing market, it’s difficult not to notice that house prices are the lowest they’ve been in a long time, even though interest rates remain high. Economists predict that the end of the housing downturn may be in sight, and so you may be wondering, is now a good time to buy an investment property or second home in the current market.
When buying a new build, whether for an investment property or your family home, it pays to be cautious. As the housing market cools, it has become obvious that some building companies have bitten off more than they can chew and cannot fulfil their duties as to the costs, timeframes or builds promised to their home buyers.
Learn some considerations before you renovate your existing home with a mortgage top-up or upgrade to a home that better meets your needs but has a larger mortgage.
Learn about each team member you’ll need on your property investment team and what part they play. Property investment is like a team sport. Your success or failure will largely depend on who’s on your team.
Learn how to grow a passive income through property investment. Your property investment strategy needs to include a clear plan for how you’re going to turn your investment into cashflow.
Many people want to build a property portfolio as fast as possible. But with the potential for big reward comes three common mistakes when building this portfolio. Learn what these mistakes are and how to avoid them when it comes to building your property portfolio.
Learn about why new builds make the best rental properties. We talk about the pros such as meeting the healthy homes standards, less maintenance, interest deductibility and more.
Learn about the 7 steps to start investing in property for retirement. We help determine whether property investment is right for you, how to calculate usable equity.