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Cross-leases: The pros and cons

If you are thinking of buying a cross-leased property, it pays to know what exactly that means.

6 things you need to know if you’re helping your kids buy a house

The Bank of Mum and Dad is New Zealand’s sixth-biggest lender.

Tiny living: could you do it?

VIDEO: We take a tour through Cam and Amanda’s treasured 20-square-metre house.

New scam targeting homebuyers, real estate agents and lawyers

A devious new scam that has the potential to steal hundreds of thousands in a single hit.

What will happen to leasehold property in New Zealand?

Overseas, many homeowners are trapped by spiralling ground rents and can't get out.

5 Brilliant Places to Retire in New Zealand

After crunching numbers and looking at lifestyle factors, we came up with five excellent locations.

Is Airbnb worth it? Some realities around hosting your property

We talk to two Kiwis about their experience hosting on Airbnb and some of the pros and cons.

Unlocking the Prefab housing conundrum

The problem: Prefab housing is cheaper and faster but not widespread because it’s hard to finance.

Why is it so hard to find a rental that allows pets?

Is it discrimination on the part of the landlords? Or a justified precaution?

How to spot cashflow positive properties

There are great buys in every market, you just have to know where to look and get creative.