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LJ Hooker is New Zealand's most iconic real estate brand and with more than 90 years experience, we've been successfully helping people with their property investments for generations. We have an extensive library of articles, checklists, ebooks and online tools to help you find answers to all of your questions.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Investing in Holiday Homes
Discover the key considerations for investing in a holiday home, from choosing the ideal location to maximizing rental income and understanding tax responsibilities. Make informed decisions for a profitable investment.
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Caution Over Confidence: Buyers Tread Lightly in Current Property Market
Discover the latest insights on the property market stabilization and appraisal trends. LJ Hooker Group reports a surge in appraisals, showcasing growing confidence in the market's stability.
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Community Connections: The Role of Facilities in Shaping Property Values
Discover how local facilities shape property values and lifestyle choices. From schools to public transport, find out how facilities impact the real estate market.
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Streamlining Success: Managing Multiple Investment Properties
Learn how to efficiently manage multiple investment properties with these real estate investment strategies. Enhance tenant satisfaction, streamline operations, and optimise your property portfolio for success.
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Compact Living: Tips for Transforming Small Spaces
Transform your small living space into a stylish haven with these compact living tips. Maximise space, embrace simplicity, and invest wisely for a functional and efficient home.
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The Changing Face of Property Investment in New Zealand
Explore the evolving trends shaping property investment in New Zealand, from sustainability and technology to changing demographics and alternative ownership models.
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Investment guides for your State or Territory

Buying property as an investment differs from being an owner occupier in a lot of fundamental, important ways and each State and Territory across Australia has different laws you need to be aware of.

To help you we have compiled the following in-depth property investing guides for each State and Territory.  We look at the different types of property investing, the options you have for financing it, how and where to find the right property.  We look at the specific taxes you will need to pay in each state an highlight what you need to consider when it comes to managing your property.

Our local property management team are experts in this area and would be delighted to discuss any questions you have.

Select your State or Territory and get up to speed on all you need to know about property investment. 

Checklists, eBooks and FAQs

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Essential Apartment Inspection Checklist
Discover the best way to thoroughly inspect an apartment, perfect for those inspecting a property for sale in person or remotely.
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Open House Inspection Checklist
Our open house inspection checklist is your ultimate evaluation tool. This handy checklist will guide you through what to look for in each room and space of the property you are inspecting to help you determine if this is the home for you.
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Real Estate Glossary
We have prepared this complete list of real estate terms to help you make sense of the jargon and to help you with your research. 
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Investing in Real Estate
Investing in Real Estate
Buying property as an investment comes with a whole host of unique considerations, and you’ll want to ensure you take them all into account before you make your purchase.
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Property Investing Frequently Asked Questions
Property Investing Frequently Asked Questions
Benefit from over 90 years experience in property investing. Access answers to frequently asked questions to help you on your real estate investment journey.
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Managing Your Property with LJ Hooker
Managing Your Property with LJ Hooker
Our highly skilled property management and buying agency teams are here to help you. From helping you to define your investment goals, property wish list and identifying the right property, through to finding the best tenants, managing your property on a day to day basis and striving to maximise your investment returns.
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