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Hot Off the Press! Ring-Fencing Bill
Hot Off the Press! Ring-Fencing Bill
07-Jan-2019 Matthew Gilligan
On 5 December 2018, the Government released the first draft of legislation dealing with the proposed ring-fencing of tax losses from rental properties. First impression on reading the Bill is that it is extraordinarily complicated and leaves questions unanswered. Here is a quick summary of the key points. Befor..

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Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
27-Oct-2018 Matthew Gilligan
There is no doubt the Tax Working Group’s recently released interim report (https://taxworkinggroup.govt.nz/resources/future-tax-interim-report) is the topic du jour. Accordingly, it is only appropriate that I offer my two cents’ worth, particularly in relation to the comments on a possible capital gains tax. ..

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How to invest without big capital
How to invest without big capital
14-Sep-2018 Mark Honeybone
How to start property investing without a significant capital How to start property investing without a significant capital (/investment-property-buyers) is the problem that many first-time investors face (or think that they will face), as well as the knowledge on “when” and “what” do I buy. Today I will c..

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Future Proof Your Debt
Future Proof Your Debt
17-Aug-2018 Mark Honeybone
Future Proof Your Debt Two weeks ago I did my usual NZ Property Video Podcast where I interviewed Ashley Church from the Property Institute of New Zealand. One of the topics we spoke about was his view on where he sees the current market and what will follow in the upcoming years. Like many others incl..

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Market Update by the Experts
Market Update by the Experts
15-Jul-2018 Mark Honeybone
Market Update by the Experts Last month I was at the Gilligan Rowe and Associates Leaders Event. It was a fantastic event with almost 500 investors attending and a ray of outstanding speakers presenting. People like Tony Alexander, Phil Twyford, Ashley Church, Hamish Firth, Matthew Gilligan, Kris Pedersen, J..

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Tips on Increasing Rent with Little Expense
Tips on Increasing Rent with Little Expense
29-Jun-2018 Mark Honeybone
Tips on Increasing Rent with Little Expense These days, things like regulations and rates which cost more than a few years ago, bring down the yield on a property. That is unless you increase rent. Recently rent has been increasing due to a lot of new regulations coming in. If ‘ring fencing’ comes in, rent ma..

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Factors That Make a Great Investment Property
Factors That Make a Great Investment Property Last month I received some great questions in my 'Ask Mark' series on Property Ventures Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/propertyventuresnz). On the page, Carrie asked a very important "back to basics" question: "What factors do you take into account to ..

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Renovate To Rent or Sell?
Renovate To Rent or Sell?
28-May-2018 Mark Honeybone
Renovate To Rent or Sell? So you are a new investor (/investment-property-buyers) and deciding to renovate your first investment property? First, you have to decide whether you are renovating to sell the property or to rent it. It is very important as the renovations should be totally different. Renovat..

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Investing in the unique Christchurch
Investing in the unique Christchurch
23-Apr-2018 Mark Honeybone
Investing in the unique Christchurch I am a strategist who writes monthly articles discussing different topics around property investment (/investment-property-buyers) for new and seasoned investors. I often have investors asking my assistance with Christchurch. We have many properties in this city and depend..

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