Monthly Musings.

Thoughts on the Real Estate market and beyond.

Capital Gains Tax

Jul 28 2011

A Bonus for Business ?

Over the years we have accepted the generally held notion that a capital gains tax would be bad for business - and that politically it would not fly in New Zealand. However, now that the Labour Party has ensured that the concept will be firmly in the public arena for…


138L Plunket Ave, Manukau has been leased.

Jul 12 2011

138L Plunket Ave, Manukau has been leased thanks to Mike Marinkovich of Action Realty.


17D Nikau Rd leased

Jun 27 2011


5H Joval Place has sold

Jun 16 2011

5H Joval Place, Manukau has sold thanks to Michael O Brien of Barfoot and Thompson.


138L Plunket Avenue, Manukau recently purchased

Jun 12 2011

We've recently acquired a new property at 138L Plunket Avenue, Manukau.


Market commentary for May 2011

Jun 01 2011

The pattern which has been evolving this year continued during May. There are good interest levels in property – particularly in the range from 300 m2 through to 1000 m2, from both tenants and owner-occupiers.

Often however, that interest has to be flushed out, and those agents who maintain…


The customer is always right?

Jun 01 2011

This mantra is often repeated as though it is a fundamental law of nature. Certainly the more we read management and business books emanating from the USA , the more we are convinced that American writers believe it. Perhaps it was written down on one of those  lumps of stone Moses lugged down the…


13G Saleyards Road has sold

May 29 2011

13G Saleyards Road, Otahuhu has sold thanks to Katie Wu of Bayleys.