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Property Matters 31-01-2023 - Episode 199( 0:28:35)       
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This episode is a mixed bag as Greg dropped his notes on the way into the studio and things got shuffled!! Highlights include learning about types of fees imposed by banks for 'low equity' loans less than the LVR thresholds, where can you find cheap apartments in Auckland to buy? and what is happening in the commercial market. Also, there is a good summary of buying properties with unconsented work - and the issues and solutions to consider.
Published: 31/01/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 17-01-2023 - Episode 198 - THE LANDLORD/TENANT SHOW( 0:29:2)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. This Week: Greg looks at the role of the Tenancy Tribunal, How to apply, what to take, the process and how decisions are made. He then looks at quite a number of examples of tenancy rulings that can serve as a lesson on what to do and not what to do.
Published: 17/01/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 20-12-2022 - Episode 197( 0:28:52)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg discusses the real estate sales market as we come to another year end. Also, would you buy and do-up a a water tower to live in as a home? Why are there squatters living in the old police house, next to the police station at Foxton Beach?
Published: 20/12/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 13-12-2022 - Episode 196( 0:29:10)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg talks about rental prices and the Labour government, an auctioneer who refuses a bid on a house which then sells for less, and has his popular segment of 'Bad Landlord's and Bad Tenant's' with a dispute about rabbits, and an over the top vexatious landlord.
Published: 13/12/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 06-12-2022 - Episode 195( 0:28:6)       
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In this show Greg updates on the new subdivision in Palmerston North, comments on the market and OCR. Also, he asks the question: Would you buy an ex-gang house? Tenants returned and splashed paint through their former rental - What was the outcome at Tenancy Tribunal?
Published: 6/12/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 29-11-2022 - Episode 194( 0:28:16)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg talks about local housing developments, rental prices in our region, a very expensive house in Mount Maunganui, and a cheap one in Italy. He discusses Regulation; Property Management; Methamphetamine; And, more!
Published: 29/11/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 22-11-2022 - Episode 193( 0:27:23)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg discusses a $13 billion dollar floating city design, changes to the Resource Management Act, more building infrastructure for Tararua, and the landlord who has to continually empty his tenants toilet!!
Published: 22/11/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 15-11-2022 - Episode 192( 0:27:58)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg is in the 'rental zone' and talks about the latest market trends for investors, suggested changes to landlord and tenant matters, plus his section 'Bad Landlords, Bad Tenants' looks at a landlord having to pay $5,510 to tenants for showers not working well enough!
Published: 15/11/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 07-11-2022 - Episode 191( 0:27:3)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In this episode Greg talks about interesting and unusual places to buy including a tiny home for $149,000 in Auckland, and a 96m2 boathouse in Evan's Bay, Wellington. Tenants have to pay up for accidentally flushing a flannel down the toilet and blocking the system - is this fair? Some recent property owners are now in 'negative equity' - what does this mean?
Published: 8/11/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 01-11-2022 - Episode 190( 0:28:48)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg looks at a property for sale with a gang boss who refuses to leave, fluctuations in the housing market, inflationary effects on mortgages, plus ways how to battle inflation with some personal decision making.
Published: 1/11/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 25-10-2022 - Episode 189( 0:28:44)       
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In this episode Greg talks about a 33+ million dollar Kainga Ora purchase of properties near the central city to partly tackle the city's housing problem. He brings a selection of weird and unusual homes that are for sale, and then discusses the market changes that are effecting first home buyers. Finally, he finishes with a property management company being fined $201,000 for providing horrible housing and a whole raft of unlawful acts.
Published: 25/10/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 18-10-2022 - Episode 188( 0:27:40)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In this show: Greg discusses a new subdivision for northern Palmerston North, the sales market locally, an 1890's house complete with an internal well and how to mange financially when your interest rates double.
Published: 18/10/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 11-10-2022 - Episode 187( 0:27:21)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In this episode: Greg talks about plans for the old High flyers building, Kaianga Ora increasing properties in Levin, the market in general. Then he asks the question "What would you do if you turn up to your Airbnb stay and it is a construction site?
Published: 11/10/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 04-10-2022 - Episode 186( 0:28:6)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg talks about a solar farm planned for Palmerston North, proposed changes to urban intensification in the Horizons region, plus his section 'Bad Landlords - Bad Tenants' has major financial impacts for one tenant and one owner.
Published: 4/10/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 27-09-2022 - Episode 185( 0:25:48)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In This Episode: Greg talks about market conditions around the country. He also looks at Roxburgh as a potential lovely place to live and asks why Arrowtown had a median house price of $1.8 million dollars. He spends time talking about the affects of having a student loan on the ability to buy a home for first home buyers.
Published: 27/09/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 20-09-2022 - Episode 184( 0:27:51)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air.
Published: 20/09/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 13-09-2022 - Evergreen - Dodgy property managers and how to avoid them( 0:28:39)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air.
Published: 13/09/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 06-09-2022 - Episode 183( 0:26:10)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air.
Published: 6/09/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 30-08-2022 - Episode 182( 0:28:39)       
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A show looking at real estate hosted by Greg Watson, produced by Manawatū People's Radio with the assistance of New Zealand On Air. In this episode: Greg wonders where to buy? Maybe an apartment in a new groundbreaking Auckland building, a former pub within the Queens Sandringham Estate or an American house which looks like the castle from Harry Potter! Also, how much do first home buyers need to earn to afford buying a home in 2022?
Published: 30/08/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 23-08-2022 - Episode 181( 0:28:52)       
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In this Episode Greg discusses earthquake strengthening in the Rangitikei District, new housing density rules in Auckland and wonders why a 4 million property is left empty for 17 years and is becoming derelict. Also, Real Estate salespeople predicted to earn less and hundreds to leave the industry. What do you do when a landlord won't return your favourite artwork?
Published: 23/08/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 16-08-2022 - Episode 180( 0:29:1)       
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In this episode Greg looks at the latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand median house prices. Things are maybe not as bad as they appear in the media headlines. He talks about infrastructure changes to Palmerston North and has concerns about what political impact Megan Woods new announcement around large landlords getting future tax breaks for multi unit developments. Has the government messed up another housing policy?
Published: 16/08/2022 1:00:00 p.m.
Property Matters 09-08-2022 - Episode 179( 0:30:9)       
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In this show, Greg talks about an incredible film studio going through consenting processes near Wanaka, discusses buying a home by pooling resources with someone else. After Bob Marley and the wailers "Could you be loved" he talks bathroom renovations. He also brings his 'bad landlords, bad tenants' segment back with some warning for landlords.
Published: 9/08/2022 1:00:00 p.m.

Property Matters is the property show for you! The audience includes buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and people interested in general housing advice. Greg Watson presents the very latest Manawatu market news and commentary, and much more!


Host: MPR - Manawatu People's Radio

Produced By: MPR - Manawatu People's Radio

Language: English

Category: News, Issues and Current Affairs

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