Property Investment

  • leasing out your commercial property

    Leasing out a commercial property
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Leasing your commercial property You probably can’t change the location of your commercial property but there are other things you can do to increase your chances of finding a good tenant, quickly, who looks after your property and pays the ...
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  • Commercial property management

    Commercial property management
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    According to this year's National Business Review rich list, released last week, commercial property is a road to riches for many of New Zealand’s wealthiest people.   This blog is the last in a series in which we’ve explored wh...
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  • How to buy a commercial property at auction

    How to buy a commercial property at auction
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    How to win at auction In this second to last blog in our series about what it takes to become a commercial property investor, we give you all our insider tips for how to win at auction. So, it’s auction day. If this is your first rod...
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  • Making a commercial property investment

    Making a commercial property investment
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    This is the third blog in our series “What does it take to become a commercial property investor?” So far we have busted the myths around commercial property investment; we’ve covered the advantages of investing in commercial real es...
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  • Why invest in commercial property

    Why should you invest in commercial property
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Investing in commercial property In this series of blogs we’re exploring what it takes to become a commercial property investor. We’ve looked at some of the myths around commercial property investment, and this month we ask ‘why inv...
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  • Commercial property investment myths

    Commercial Property Investment Myths
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    Commercial property investment ...it’s not just for high flyers Our last few blogs have focused on issues relating to renting a commercial property and the ins and outs of commercial lease agreements. For our next series of blogs, we are ...
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  • Investing in Commercial Property

    Commercial investment - which type best suits you
    Monday 24th of April 2017

    To help you navigate commercial property investment complexities, we have explored the four main types of commercial real estate commonly available; retail, office, industrial and apartments. Investing in commercial property can be comple...
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  • Choosing a commercial property manager

    Choosing a commercial property manager
    Thursday 1st of March 2018

    Has your property manager got your back? Commercial property owners have special needs when it comes to maintaining the value of their property and keeping their tenants happy. The right property management company will help you do both and leave...
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  • Maximise your commercial property returns

    Maximise your commercial property returns
    Friday 28th of April 2017

    How to maximise rental returns on your commercial property Commercial property investment can offer great rewards, but to maximise these returns, you’ll need to be proactive and efficient. Here are some tips to help boost your returns and ...
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  • Commercial real estate relationships

    Commercial real estate relationships
    Tuesday 23rd of May 2017

    The importance of relationships in commercial real estate Commercial real estate is a relationship-driven business. We do deals with people we like and trust, and we get the best from people who like and trust us. Here are some tips to help you ...
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  • Exiting a commercial property investment
    Thursday 3rd of August 2017

    There’s a saying ‘Always start at the end before you begin’. Flipping this around and applying it to real estate, this means before you invest, you need to have a way out. The first question to ask yourself is: “Why am I...
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  • Due Diligence when investing in Commercial Property

    Due Diligence when investing in Commercial Property
    Thursday 3rd of August 2017

    Fortunes are made and lost in commercial property investment, but what makes the difference between a great investment and a dud? The answer … due diligence. WHAT is due diligence? Investopedia describes due diligence as: “an inves...
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  • More on due diligence when buying a commercial property

    More on due diligence when buying a Commercial Property
    Tuesday 29th of August 2017

    More on due diligence – legal, financial and physical considerations. Last month, we talked about due diligence when purchasing commercial property – what it is, why you should do it, who should do it, how and when to do it. In this ...
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  • It takes a team to win the commercial property game

    Your Commercial Property team
    Tuesday 17th of October 2017

    It takes a team to win the commercial property game The most successful commercial property investors work as a team. Sure, it might be your name on the ownership papers but it took a team of people to get you there.  To make a sound commerc...
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  • Tips from commercial property investors

    Tips from commercial property investors
    Wednesday 22nd of November 2017

    Top tips from commercial property investors who have done it before There’s plenty of advice out there for people looking to get into the property game and we all know there is money to be had. But just how hard is it, what are the pitfalls...
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  • health and safety obligations as a landlord

    Your health and safety obligations as a landlord
    Wednesday 22nd of November 2017

    If you are a commercial landlord, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), you are also a PCBU. If you don’t know what a PCBU is or what it means to be one, read on because it’s important.   A PCBU is a 'person c...
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  •  commercial property investment strategy

    Your commercial property investment strategy
    Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

    Commercial property makes a great investment. The yields are good (sometimes great), the market’s pretty consistent, investments can be short or long-term, and longer leases mean added security and less hassle for property owners. Howeve...
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  • Looking past residential property investment

    Looking past residential property investment
    Monday 14th of May 2018

    Looking past residential property investment With house prices souring, many small investors are now casting their eyes to the commercial property market – with good reason and good results.  Historically, kiwi investors have been attr...
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