Property commentary

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: Spring cleaning your investments

First published in New Zealand Property Investor Magazine, October 2014

At this time of year tenants are on the move, they want somewhere bigger, smaller, better, closer or just plain different. Whatever their reasons, property owners should be ready to seize the opportunity and get some much needed “spring cleaning” underway on those investments.

Download the full Property Investment column PDF 130KB

Previous property investment columns

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