Market Insights

Property market commentary

Property Investment in NZ

By Marketing Team | August 5, 2022

Investing in property is all about securing your financial freedom. Like most journeys in life, there are…

Why mortgage interest rates might not track directly with the OCR

By Peter Mcconnell | June 8, 2022

Have you noticed how people have stopped talking about house prices and started talking about interest rates?…

Buying Property in NZ

Can Booming Amberley Deal with the Rapid Growth?

By Marketing Team | October 18, 2023

Christchurch Press Reports: Amberley is set to nearly double in size in the next few years with…

How to Make 20% a Year out of Property – A Step-by-Step Guide

By Alan Henderson | October 17, 2023

History shows that over the long term, on average, property values grow at around 6% – 10%…

Director’s thought piece about property

Property Market Update: “Farewell, we expect you’ll go well son…”

By Alan Henderson | March 14, 2024

Property Market Update: “Farewell, we expect you’ll go well son…” Our eldest departed for university a couple…

The Three Musketeers

By Alan Henderson | December 11, 2023

The Three Musketeers (The Property Implications of the Coalition Agreements)   Before you chortle at the idea…

House price

Property Prices Set to Rise 5,000%

By Alan Henderson | February 12, 2021

In 1980 my parents bought a property in Mt Eden for about $56,000. No, I didn’t miss…

What Do Meghan Markle and NZ Property Prices Have In Common

By Alan Henderson | January 17, 2019

I like to think I am immune to those Woman’s Weekly articles about Meghan and Harry. The…

EO’s commercial property syndication updates

EO commercial property syndicates – frequently asked questions

By Alan Henderson | June 8, 2022

1. How will a rise in interest rates impact the syndicate? Banks predict that interest rates may…

Strong performance from a recent acquisition: 20 Westland Place

By Alan Henderson | May 20, 2022

Our industrial investment strategy for Westland Property Syndicate is yielding good results.           …

Property purchase success stories

Syndication Case Study: 52% Total Return in 2.5 Years (20.8% Per Annum)

By Marketing Team | October 11, 2022

In November 2019, a wholesale investor invested $100,000 in our Hastings Distribution Centre Property LP syndicate through…

How are we helping a client build a $135k per annum passive income – after tax 

By Alan Henderson | March 23, 2022

In 2009, Mr and Mrs Brown approached Erskine Owen with a clear goal: retire in 2029, with…


No Capital Gains Tax

By Alan Henderson | May 1, 2019

Three weeks ago, people were hesitating to make property investment decisions pending the government’s announcement on a…

Who Is Afraid Of A Capital Gains Tax

By Alan Henderson | March 20, 2019

For years people have asked me, as a financial advisor and co-director of Erskine + Owen, if…


Regional Profile: Dunedin

By Lisa Phillips | July 11, 2019

One of the emerging stars in NZ’s property market is Dunedin – which is being recognised as…

Regional Profile: Is Hawke’s Bay The Next Key Growth Area?

By Alan Henderson | June 5, 2019

Recent articles on the property market have begun to turn their attention to Hawke’s Bay as a…


Erskine Owen in-house mortgage service – smarter loans since 2011

By Alan Henderson | September 16, 2021

1. Our mortgage service has been helping hundreds of clients in Erskine Owen since 2011 Our mortgage…

 Mortgage Experience Gets Deal Done

By Marketing Team | June 17, 2020

On Monday June 1st, a client approached Wendy Ryan-Kidd our in house Mortgage Broker, with a live…

EO's news

Partnership With Syndex

By Marketing Team | June 17, 2020

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Syndex for all Erskine + Owen syndicated projects.…

Relocation of Premises

By Alan Henderson | November 11, 2019

It is our pleasure to inform you that we have relocated to new, smarter business premises. Our…

Property Management

Introducing Jared Halligan, our new GM of Property

By Marketing Team | November 8, 2023

In this video interview, Jared brings forth over two decades of valuable experience within New Zealand’s property…

No letting fees – For You Or The Tenant

By Alan Henderson | January 14, 2019

The Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Act has now been passed, As of 12 December 2018,…


$20m Healthcare infrastructure investment set to boost access for South Island Māori and rural residents

By Marketing Team | November 15, 2023

Article sourced from NZ Herald, 8 November 2023 A new $20 million investment in healthcare infrastructure is…

ONE NEWS Price, competition, puts heat on Auckland rents

By Alan Henderson | February 1, 2014

Auckland rent prices are soaring and competition for securing a home is tough.  Director Alan Henderson says rent…