The cost of renting in Auckland has increased as home values across the Super City region have continued to soar.
As a landlord, checking a prospective tenant’s credit record is a crucial part of protecting your investment. When you sign up a new tenant you are entering into a long-term arrangement, but your return relies on small amounts being paid regularly.
The payment and collection of rent is one of the most important tasks involved in being a landlord. Too often, it can also be frustrating and time consuming.
Unwanted guests sometimes find their way into our homes. Fleas, rats, cockroaches – a pest infestation is unpleasant and unwelcome.
As property prices skyrocket in our biggest city, many Auckland property owners now find themselves sitting on million dollar assets.
As the owner of a property it’s quite easy to overlook the little repairs and maintenance issues that arise. Whether it be a lack of time or money, many property owners often turn a blind eye and focus on other matters at hand.
Banks throughout New Zealand are witnessing a noticeable increase in the number of people requesting withdrawals from their KiwiSaver funds to assist with buying their first properties.
With rentals becoming harder to come by on the North Shore and Albany due to demand exceeding supply, many tenants are concerned about the possibility of increases in their rents.
Housing experts are warning people who are renting or considering renting property in the North Shore area to expect rental prices to rise over the coming 12 months and beyond.
For many people living on the North Shore of Auckland, the question of whether to rent or buy a property isn’t even a choice.