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Is it a good idea to ban letting fees?

Dec 6th, 2018 Market commentary, Property investment Andrew Duncan

Letting fees are a cost which have historically been charged to tenants by property managers when they move into a property. It is usually equivalent to one week’s rent. It is a large cost for a tenant to bear, especially if they are only going to live in the property for 3 – 12months. While taking a sabbatical in Auckland in 2017, we rented a…

5 steps to owning your first investment property…

Jul 23rd, 2013 Property investment Andrew Duncan

5 Steps to Owning Your First Investment Property… You may be a lot closer to owning an investment property than you think. If you are interested in finding out more please keep reading. Investment of any kind always carries a certain amount of risk and this is certainly true of buying rental property. However, when you invest in property at least you can always drive…