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We are often asked by our investors if they should rent their property out furnished or not? Below we list the pros and cons.
Pros and cons of furnishing a rental property
Your best investment opportunity might not be right on your doorstep and you may not feel entirely confident purchasing an asset outside of your local area, especially when visits to check up on it will impact overall returns. So, let's take a look at how to make investing a long way from where you reside work for you.
Man looking over fence
If you are anything like most buyers, you’ll undoubtedly have a wish list for your new home that’s pages long…but few of us have a bottomless pit of money to fund our long wish list and we’re therefore forced to make some compromises when buying.
Time to compromise
The goal when marketing your home is to gain as much exposure in the market as possible. Increased exposure in the housing market will put your home in front of the greatest number of potential buyers. The larger your pool of buyers, the higher the likelihood you will field multiple offers.
Sold and moving house
If you think about it, when you put your home on the market to sell, the next owner will most likely be younger than you are.
Celebrating house purchase
Thinking of renovating? Here are 8 questions to ask yourself before you decide to renovate.
To renovate or not
What do New Zealanders think – and what do they want in their smart home? Samsung New Zealand have been finding out – and a recent survey conducted gives a revealing insight into what Kiwis want from their doorway to the future.
Smart Home
Below are a few reasons why we think winter is a good time to buy!
Buying a property

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