With the recent rush of building activity in New Zealand, many people are now asking, is it best to build or to buy? Building and buying both have their advantages and most often the personal preference wins, however in the current market choice can be limited. Building consent numbers are back levels not seen since…

Welcome to the propertydirectory.co.nz news round up for August. This month we have switched from weekly summaries of the top news stories to a monthly list. Each month we aim to give you a roundup summary of the top New Zealand property news. If you have an item you think is worth sharing with propertydrectory.co.nz…

Welcome to the propertydirectory.co.nz news round up for August. This month we have switched from weekly summaries of the top news stories to a monthly list. Each month we aim to give you a roundup summary of the top New Zealand property news. If you have an item you think is worth sharing with propertydrectory.co.nz…

This week was yet again active in both stories about residential and commercial sales activities as well as the sales of Metlifecare and Augusta capital. Metlifecare comes to agreement with ECT to buy its shares for $6 a shareRetirement village operator Metlifecare has come to a takeover agreement with Swedish firm EQT Infrastructure to buy…

Welcome to the propertydirectory.co.nz weekly round up for the week ending 14th June 2020. Each week we aim to give you a roundup summary of the top New Zealand property news. If you have an item you think is worth sharing with propertydrectory.co.nz readers, let us know. This week we have seen a continuation of…

Welcome to the propertydirectory.co.nz weekly round up for the week ending 14th June 2020. Each week we aim to give you a roundup summary of the top New Zealand property news. If you have an item you think is worth sharing with propertydrectory.co.nz readers, let us know. Proposed $75 million Omokoroa town centre met with…

Welcome to the propertydirectory.co.nz weekly round up for the week ending 7th June 2020. Each week we aim to give you a roundup summary of the top New Zealand property news. If you have an item you think is worth sharing with propertydrectory.co.nz readers, let us know. NZ Property Market Surprisingly Positive Official sales figures…

The i in iBuying stands for immediate. This means that a company or person offers a cash price for a property, this can even be site unseen. iBuying has been around forever. Individual property flippers and companies make a living out of finding off market deals, offering a cash price, doing renovations and reselling for…

Statistics NZ have released their latest number on new building consents lodged in New Zealand. It won’t come as a surprise to many that we have yet again seen the largest amount of consents in a year since the 1970s. 37,882 consents were issued for the year ended February 2020. This number is quite staggering…

A residential property manager in New Zealand takes on the responsibility of looking after a rental property on behalf of the property owner. Property management includes managing tenants, maintenance, inspections and regulatory requirements.  What is the role of a property manager? A property manager is defined by Tenancy Services, as the landlord’s agent. In effect,…