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How long has it been since you’ve reviewed how your investment is performing? Your local LJ Hooker property manager can assist you in getting the best out of your property.
Return on investment
There has been recent media attention around smoke alarms and hardware stores no longer replenishing stock of ionisation alarms. So, what does this mean for you as a landlord?
Reducing the risk of a fire
Whether you’re a landlord or a tenant, it’s important to know the differences between a periodic tenancy and a fixed-term tenancy so you can choose the one that suits you best.
Tenancy Agreement
Thinking of selling your property this winter? Here are some practical tips to ensure a successful sale.
Selling your home in winter
Research shows that home buyers intend to get more active, but sellers are less likely to go to market over the next 12 months.
Time to buy or sell
Multi-generational living has risen in previous years as adult-aged children stay at home longer – or return to the nest – to nurse their pennies for a house or apartment deposit.
Extended family
Your best investment opportunity might not be just out your front door, yet travelling across New Zealand to inspect a property may not be an option either. So, is buying sight unseen a wise decision?
Magnifying glass view of property
Some landlords refuse to entertain the thought of having pets on their investment property. Perhaps the landlord doesn’t want the risk of damage to their property or they may simply not be animal lovers.
Tenants with pets
Buying an investment property is an aspiration of many. When it is done well it can set you up for a comfortable retirement, help fund school fees, holidays and much more.
Property Investment
Find out the key roles and benefits of using an LJ Hooker property manager.
Professional Property Manager

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