Articles: Property Investment

Facts, Figures And Property Managers with Frank Newman

Facts, Figures And Property Managers with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 10, Oct 2018

Here are some tidbits from the “Interesting facts and figures” file.

When A Capital  Gain Is Income with Frank Newman

When A Capital Gain Is Income with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 03, Oct 2018

The interim report recently published by the government’s Tax Working Group had a handy summary of the current law regarding taxing gains in the value of investment assets.

Capital Gains Tax Heading Your Way with Frank Newman

Capital Gains Tax Heading Your Way with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 26, Sep 2018

Last week the Tax Working Group published its interim report on its recommended changes to the tax system.

Sidestepping Planners with Frank Newman

Sidestepping Planners with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 19, Sep 2018

The government is getting serous about housing, but it’s interesting how Labour’s view of planning regulations has changed now that it finds itself in the position of being a developer via its Kiwibuild scheme.

Getting Paid with Frank Newman

Getting Paid with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 12, Sep 2018

There have been a number of interesting media items in the last week or so that are worth a mention.

Making Life Better For Renters with Frank Newman

Making Life Better For Renters with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 05, Sep 2018

Housing Minister Phil Twyford wants to make life better for renters. But in doing so, will he make life unbearable for landlords?

Interest Rates Lower For Longer And The $3M Portfolio with Frank Newman

Interest Rates Lower For Longer And The $3M Portfolio with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 29, Aug 2018

Last week the new governor of the Reserve Bank, Adrian Orr, sent a clear signal to the market that interest rates are going to remain low for quite some time yet. He indicated the official cash rate (OCR) may remain at 1.75% until 2020, pointing to reduced inflationary pressure due to greater business uncertainty and the forecast of slower economic growth.

Unlocking Leasehold Land with Frank Newman

Unlocking Leasehold Land with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 22, Aug 2018

This week, a bouquet for the Napier City Council (NCC). It has decided to sell it’s industrial leasehold land. It is doing so because of its concerns the leasehold land is holding back development. Those concerns are not unique to Napier. They apply to most provincial cities, including Whangarei.

Modular Homes And Health And Safety with Frank Newman

Modular Homes And Health And Safety with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 01, Aug 2018

One would think prefabricated home-building companies would be inundated with orders and have a bulging bottom line.

Is AirBNB Really  Taking All  The Rentals? with Michael Botur

Is AirBNB Really Taking All The Rentals? with Michael Botur

Property Investment: 25, Jul 2018

NZ Property Investor magazine’s March edition questioned whether we can link short-term AirBNB rentals to the low number of rental homes available for long-term tenants.

Exempt Building Projects with Frank Newman

Exempt Building Projects with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 25, Jul 2018

Last week I wrote about a tree house that became national news when the Dunedin City Council required it to be removed because it did not meet the Building Code.

Tree House Troubles with Frank Newman

Tree House Troubles with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 17, Jul 2018

Oh dear. What has the world come to? A to-do has erupted in Dunedin about the tree house grandad Trevor built.

KiwiBuild Bargains with Frank Newman

KiwiBuild Bargains with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 11, Jul 2018

The housing cost crisis affects virtually everyone. That is pretty much the conclusion one can draw from the KiwiBuild eligibility rules which were announced last week.

The Rising Cost Of Construction with Frank Newman

The Rising Cost Of Construction with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 04, Jul 2018

Last week a China Airways flight touched down in Auckland with two hundred construction workers on board.

Benefiting From Insulation with Frank Newman

Benefiting From Insulation with Frank Newman

Property Investment: 27, Jun 2018

In the 30 May issue of Property Plus I updated the position regarding insulation

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