Commercial Property: Client Case Study

March 31, 2021

How We Secured This Property: We first heard of this property in Hastings through an agent in our network around September last year. We expressed interest but as it was a re-build we waited for progress to be substantially under way and a lease document to be finalized with the proposed tenant. This was done…

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The Housing Package: Keep calm and act like a camel….

March 31, 2021

The NZ Government has decided they would rather pass a housing package through the eye of a loophole than confront the obvious supply side constraints in the housing market. But this camel has more than one hump and the unintended consequences of their policies are likely to hurt the people the package is designed to help.   How…

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Property Prices Set to Rise 5,000%

February 12, 2021

In 1980 my parents bought a property in Mt Eden for about $56,000. No, I didn’t miss a zero off the end. That is what houses were worth back then in central suburbs. It was a big deal for my parents – 5 kids to house and busting a gut to get into good school…

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Securing a Property You Wouldn’t See

February 3, 2021

Erskine and Owen were able to secure the property below “off-market” as Buyers’ Agent for one of our property investment clients. This opportunity came to us via our network of real estate agents due to the special circumstances of the vendor. The vendors were selling to raise funds to build, however, they also needed a…

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Property Market Update – Move Over 2020

December 17, 2020

With a week to go before Christmas, when most people are winding down, at Erskine + Owen and Point Property we find ourselves in one of our busiest business periods – at the end of a most unusual year. Property Market Since the latest lockdown in Auckland, we have had a record number of people…

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NZ Property Market – Dead Cat Bounce?

August 25, 2020

We took a view during the level 4 lockdown that property prices would not go down due to the strong demand drivers, but nor would they go up. We were right and wrong. Right because the market didn’t go down. Wrong because we think prices are going up. What’s going on with NZ property? Residential…

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Comprehensive Investment Services Secures Property

August 20, 2020

Our comprehensive property investment service covers everything from financial planning, mortgage brokering and sourcing investment properties to the management of the property post purchase. This full turnkey service helped our clients through the entire process, to secure their first investment property. Planning & Finance This overseas based client contacted Toby Hunn at Erskine & Owen…

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Daycare Syndication Fully Subscribed

July 30, 2020

Our Daycare Property Syndication is now fully subscribed and currently returning the projected 7% per annum, paid monthly. The five Daycare properties are all fully tenanted by experienced Daycare operators with 10 – 15-year leases. Early Childcare Education (ECE) is a growing business sector and a growth market as demand for childcare increases annually. ECE…

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New Zealand Property Market Update

July 6, 2020

Watch our Directors Alan Henderson & Lisa Phillips address the current state of the New Zealand Property Market Topics : Where are prices headed? What to buy in these Covid times? What impact RBNZ changes have on the market? What are banks likely to do? Watch the full Presentation Below

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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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