Warm, healthy homes are in demand in New Zealand and the topic has taken extra prominence since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the Labour-led coalition government took their seat at the top table last month. David Kneebone, Lodge City Rentals General Manager, explains what landlords need to know about insulating their rental properties.
Tighter lending and a flattening housing market means that it’s not as easy to grow a property investment portfolio as it was a few years ago. But that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel. Buying rental properties is still a great way to build wealth. These days, we just need to be smarter about how we grow our property portfolios.
Capital gains and rental yield—they’re the two best tools for determining whether a property is a worthwhile investment. If you’ve already got one or two investment properties, you’re probably alre//'''''''''ady familiar with these number-crunching accessories. But the question often debated is, which is better for building a property portfolio?