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Sandy Richardson answers some common questions for New Zealand property investors. Read this week's column or see previous columns.

Sandy Richardson is a Sales Manager at BNZ and heads up a team of property managers who specialise in residential property investment. The views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent those of BNZ or its related entities.

Latest column: Simplifying end-of-year accounts 

First published in New Zealand Property Investor Magazine, March 2015

As the end of the financial year rolls around it’s time to think about pulling together all the bits and pieces demanded by the Inland Revenue Department (and your accountant).

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Previous property investment columns

How to increase your returns PDF 62KB February 2015

Start the New Year on a positive note PDF 55KB January 2015

More than just a landlord PDF 61KB December 2014

Replacing your tenants PDF 59KB November 2014

Spring cleaning your investments PDF 130KB October 2014

Three simple ways to pay down debt faster PDF 130KB SEPTEMBER 2014

Risky business  PDF 138KB AUGUST 2014

Switching to commercial lending  PDF 138KB JULY 2014

Commercial property – time to make the leap?  PDF 198KB JUNE 2014

Lending criteria in commercial property PDF 195KB MAY 2014

Commercial property worth looking into  PDF 93KB APRIL 2014

Fix or Float... Or possibly both?  PDF 137KB MARCH 2014

The time to prepare for a rainy day PDF 259KB FEBRUARY 2014

Financing a new build  PDF 256KB JANUARY 2014

The Big Picture

Tony Alexander is Chief Economist at Bank of New Zealand.

Latest column: Cash rate worries ease as economy expands

First published in New Zealand Property Investor Magazine, September 2014

Houses built today are bigger, better and stronger than in the past. That’s just one of many strands in the affordability web, writes Tony Alexander.

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Past Big Picture articles

September 2014 PDF 134KB

August 2014 PDF 133KB

July 2014 PDF 96KB

June 2014 PDF 200KB

May 2014 PDF 142KB

April 2014 PDF 136KB

Mar 2014 PDF 129KB

Feb 2014 PDF 120KB

Jan 2014 PDF 227KB