Project management: Subdivision and Residential New Build

April 7, 2016

We are currently in the process of Project Managing the subdivision and development of a new residential build in Auckland for our client. We originally bought the property on behalf of our client, knowing that there was subdivision potential.  Having navigated the resource consent issues, you can see we are now nearing the end of…

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Hamilton suburbs have a strong capital growth profile

December 10, 2015

This recently purchased investment property is the perfect addition to our client’s property portfolio. Our client already owns one property in Auckland, and had plans to buy a second investment.  But recent changes to the LVR rules meant these plans were going to be put on hold. We suggested Hamilton. With a strong capital growth…

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Strong agent connections secure excellent property before it was widely marketed

June 25, 2015

Through our network of relationships with agents, we were made aware of a 3 bedroom Mangere property with a large consented sleep out on 864 square meters of land (which is sub-dividable). We knew that with minor renovations (which we manage for the client) we could secure rental income of $620 per week, resulting in…

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Outstanding capital growth puts 3rd investment property firmly in the sights of this client

March 20, 2014

Living overseas and working in a high profile corporate job, our client is time poor when it comes to searching for good investment property opportunities in New Zealand. So they decided to enlist the help of a buyers’ agent. We started working with this client in 2012. The first thing we did was identify their…

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E+O Project Manages Queenstown Residential Build

March 18, 2014

After already building a successful portfolio of investment properties in Auckland we suggested our client to diversify their portfolio. Queenstown is another city with good capital growth potential, and it was here that we started looking for opportunities. We came across a land and build package that ticked all the boxes – 4 bedrooms, 2…

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Client sees exceptional capital growth on first investment property

December 9, 2013

In September 2011 we purchased a property for a client in West Auckland for $435,000.  In October 2013 our client had the property re-valued by an independent registered valuer for $660K, based on other sales in the area. That’s a $225K capital gain in 2 years – 24.8% capital growth per annum, compared with the…

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Erskine + Owen acquires commercial office building for client

December 9, 2013

Last month our lead commercial property buyer secured the following property for our client: Purchase price $2.010m Rent $159K per annum Yield 7.92% Lease: 6 year lease beginning in October 2013 with 2, 3 year right of renewals Strong tenant – well established company Property type – two level office space with no earthquake issues…

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West Auckland suburb experiencing strong capital growth

September 9, 2013

This client wanted a property that had good strong capital growth potential over the short term and beyond. We agreed on particular suburbs that have shown through our research to be drivers of long-term sustainable price growth, and searching was focused in these areas.  We are currently working in a rapidly moving market. It took…

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Some West Auckland suburbs still a ‘hot spot’ for strong capital growth

September 9, 2013

  There are still areas that have a solid capital growth record in West Auckland, and this was what our client was looking for when we found this property. Ready to rent straight away this property was a full site, in a sought after area. There are still little gems like this if you know…

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E+O procures highly sought after property – secured off market

August 9, 2013

The market is particularly “hot” in many areas and for some types of property – e.g. 1960’s weatherboard properties on full sites around the $500k mark. Hot can be defined as multiple offers, 6–11, being presented with the accepted offer often being unconditional and at a price that would set a new precedent for the…

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