Here in NZ, we lock people out of housing. We have the lowest rates of home ownership since just after the Second World War. And it’s starting to show.
House prices are through the roof and don’t show signs of stopping. But maybe they should. Maybe they have to.
If the whole house of cards falls apart, it could leave millions of Kiwis is serious financial trouble.
We’ll keep a careful eye on the entire industry and keep you updated as it progresses.
As investors, you and I simply need to understand how and where to invest. Let’s look at some of the key trends set to impact on asset prices in 2019.
If I asked you what gold is used for, you’d probably say jewellery, right? Well, you’d be half right. Gold has lots of other uses.
This week, an alarming study was released describing just how close we are to NZ housing hitting the fan…
Despite the pleas of denial from the mainstream, we’re beginning to see that the NZ housing market isn’t as bulletproof as most folks thought…
For the first time in a decade, the Auckland property market is bleeding red. You shouldn’t be surprised…we’ve been predicting this outcome for at least six months now..
With the new ‘shared ownership’ plan, folks can come in with whatever deposit they have…and can get basically whatever house they want…
It shocked me when I first heard that some New Zealanders do this. It goes against every rule of investing — don’t put all your eggs in one basket…
Once upon a time, in a beautiful country…there was a shortage of homes. In stepped a benevolent authority figure. He reckoned he could sort this mess out. Here’s that country today…
Landlords will pass on the cost of letting to tenants via rent…or via some other fee. But a significant change has been made…one that throws a wrench in this argument.
Renters in Mount Maunganui are being kicked out of properties to make room for Airbnb guests. Here’s why the local council needs to stay out of it.
How many hours of your time do things cost? The facts are astonishing…And they give credence to the millennial whinging about how baby boomers had it easier.
Very rarely do you find a situation where one person orders a service and someone else is bound to pay it. With letting fees, that’s the unfortunate case.
Frustratingly, it seems like the mainstream media have only one side of the argument to offer — that houses have nowhere to go but up.