Renovation How To $30k Budget

In the searing Auckland property market, house do-ups are seen as the quick way to easy money, and it’s tempting to jump on the fast turnover, quick profit juggernaut. In this second part of our step-by-step renovation series, we look at the slow game, with a real study of a long term rental property, and the strategy required to keep it as a well performing asset well into the future.

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Step By Step Guide To Renovations

Investment Property Renovation: How to guide: Doing up houses is the fast way to riches right? So shows like ‘The Block’ and ‘My First Home’ would have us believe. Renovating an investment property is a very different project from renovating your own home. With advice from Mark Trafford of Maintain To Profit, a specialist maintenance and renovation company, we’ve created a step by step guide. In the first of a three part series, we will look at what can be done on a $20,000 or less budget.  

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Your 5 Biggest Investment Mistakes

Mark Trafford gives his thoughts on the 5 Common Biggest Mistakes Investors make

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Are You Ready For The Proposed BWOF For Landlords

With rental WOF being increasingly likely to become law in New Zealand, how fit is your property? Mark Trafford of Maintain To Profit (http://www.maintaintoprofit.co.nz) will give you a guide on the likely requirements of a rental WOF scheme, compliance costs and share cost-effective tips on how to be prepared

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When Is A Property Renovation Not An Investment

Investor and renovation expert Mark Trafford shows you what not to do when you renovate your next property.  Whether you are a buy-and-hold investor or you are intending to sell your property at a profit, Mark has some quick and easy tips to share to help maximise the benefits of every single renovation dollar you put into your project.  Mark is the general manager of Maintain To Profit, specialists in rental maintenance and renovation.

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Tips of Winter Wisdom from Seasoned Investors

On adding value, comfort & longevity to your dwellings

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Doing it Right with Bathrooms

Hot Tips: Bathroom Upgrade? Top Tasks to Tackle: Research Measure Paint Insure  

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BWOF Seminar For Property Managers

Building WOF For Aucklands Property Managers Seminar

Over 80 of Aucklands leading property managers attended Maintain To Profits seminar to hear Mark Trafford and Andrew King from NZPIF and APIA speak about the governments proposed Building Warrant Of Fitness Scheme. Here is some of the feedback form the attendees. Very informative g...

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Renovation Roadtrip Seminar

20 Budding renovators attended this inaugural Renovation Roadtrip seminar which was jointly hosted by Maintain To Profit - Property Apprentice and Harbour City Plans which was a full day on the real nuts and bolts of renovating residential property. The day concluded with site visits to renova...

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Safe As Houses

Security around your rental property is more important than ever.  Aside from adequate window latches and door locks being amongst proposed building WOF criteria, a secure house helps to secure tenants.  By Carolyn Brooke

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