Share Available In Hill Street Syndication 

June 18, 2020

In June 2017, Erskine + Owen went unconditional on a 31 room lodge in the heart of Hamilton’s CBD. The Hill Street Lodge is a solid 1970’s concrete office block that was converted to student accommodation in the mid-1990s. It is an established lodging facility that has been in operation for many years. We have…

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Is Office Property Dead?

June 18, 2020

Every person is unique. What drives our physical uniqueness was not fully understood until scientists proved DNA – the molecules that contain our unique genetic code. Since Watson and Crick proved DNA in the 1950s, we have gained more and more understanding of its incredible complexity. Bill Gates in the Road Ahead says  “DNA is…

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Latest Property to go Unconditional

June 17, 2020

A Queenwood, Hamilton property purchased on behalf of clients has gone unconditional Friday 5th June. The purchase price of $690,000 is for a 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with internal access and double garaging, located in the northern suburbs of Hamilton. A LIM and property file review was undertaken, as was a building inspection, with…

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 Mortgage Experience Gets Deal Done

June 17, 2020

On Monday June 1st, a client approached Wendy Ryan-Kidd our in house Mortgage Broker, with a live deal to purchase an investment property with a value of $1.5 million. Their bank had approved only $500k of the $1.5 million they wanted to borrow, using their home to leverage equity. Wendy quickly assessed the situation and…

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Partnership With Syndex

June 17, 2020

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Syndex for all Erskine + Owen syndicated projects. Syndex originally launched in 2014, to provide registry and reporting services, and an efficient secondary market platform, that provided more liquidity for proportionate investment products. Today Syndex offers a marketplace of investment opportunities, including commercial property as well…

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Property Under Contract – Successful Search During Lockdown

May 20, 2020

A 4 bedroom , 2 living room, 2 bathroom home with double internal access garaging in Hamilton is under contract and goes unconditional within the week. The clients, who were looking for an investment property, signed with Erskine + Owen as Buyers Agents, prior to Lockdown. During Level 4, research and desk reviews of properties…

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Residential Property Investment Post Covid 19 – Directors Market Commentary

May 19, 2020

Two months ago NZ’s property market was on its way to posting record high house price growth. And then Covid came. While we navigate the property market through these extraordinary and uncertain times – there is one thing that is not new in times of crisis, and that is the speed by which the media…

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Directors Market Commentary: Churchill on Covid-19

April 16, 2020

Some have likened Covid-19 to this generation’s war. My Grandfather who died in the war, and my Grandmother who had to deal with his death would probably shake their heads and tell me I‘m as soft as an over ripe avocado. That said, it is probably the greatest challenge this generation has faced and that…

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Daycare Syndication Units Available 

April 16, 2020

Daycare centre syndication, now live and currently returning investors 7%* per annum, paid monthly. Some units still available Last week the Government’s 2020 Budget announced a $278 million funding boost for Early Childhood Education centres (ECE) for 100 per cent qualified teachers, over the next four years, strengthening investment opportunities in this sector. One such…

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There’s No Place Like Home – Expats Flock to Secure NZ Property Investments

March 6, 2020

New Zealand is once again proving to be a safe port in a storm – especially during this time of political and economic uncertainty.  Expats living in the Asia-Pacific region are at the forefront of those flocking to secure investments back home. The upsurge in interest began in June last year with the rise in…

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