The latest news, market insights, advice.
With eight offices located around the mountain in all the main Taranaki towns, our team of experts share our knowledge and expertise within the industry as we aim to help better educate those looking to buy, sell or rent/lease a property, business or farm in Taranaki. Find all the latest insights and updates here.
June 8, 2023
Landlord access to rented properties - what are your rights?
Despite legal ownership, landlords can only access their...Read full post
March 6, 2023
Everything you need to know about leasing a commercial property
When it comes to leasing commercial property, there are a...Read full post
February 13, 2023
Everything you need to know about buying a commercial property
Buying commercial property is a daunting process but it can...Read full post
January 12, 2023
Everything you need to know about buying a business
Buying a business is a complicated undertaking, so you must...Read full post
November 17, 2022
What changes can a tenant make to a rental property?
As a landlord, keeping up to date with rental law is a...Read full post
September 12, 2022
Who's responsible for the lawn, garden & pool maintenance of a rental?
We often get questions from landlords about who is...Read full post
July 5, 2022
The Healthy Homes standards explained and why it is needed
If you own a rental investment then you are sure to have...Read full post
June 15, 2022
Why you may need property management for your farm accommodation
Many farmers choose to use additional dwellings on their...Read full post
June 13, 2022
Heading overseas? Have you thought about renting out your house?
Renting out your home while abroad is a cost-effective way...Read full post
March 21, 2022
7 reasons Taranaki is perfect for out-of-region property investment
Taranaki is a uniquely positioned region with untapped...Read full post
October 17, 2021
Have the government’s policy changes affected the housing market?
Houses are selling for record prices, and at record pace...Read full post
September 8, 2021
McDonald Real Estate Property Management Success Stories
Owning an investment property comes with a great number of...Read full post
September 8, 2021
What Alert Level 2 means for property management services?
As the country comes out of a full lock-down, Level-2 has...Read full post
May 17, 2021
10 things people don’t know about property investing
When it comes to investing in property, there’s no shortage...Read full post
April 8, 2021
Why use a licensed Real Estate Company for your Property Management?
Many landlords engage property managers to help manage...Read full post
March 15, 2021
Residential Tenancies Act, what has really changed?
When the government announced the proposed amendments to...Read full post
February 11, 2021
What do the Reserve Bank changes mean for property investors?
Today’s property market is a lot different from what we...Read full post
December 16, 2020
What changes to rental properties are coming in 2021
2021 is a big year for both landlords and tenants with...Read full post
November 23, 2020
Using your home's equity to buy an investment property
Investing in property has become a common path to financial...Read full post
October 5, 2020
The pros and cons of buying a rental property with friends or family
Buying an investment property can be a smart financial...Read full post
August 31, 2020
Why it's important to have a professional rental appraisal done
There’s a common saying; ‘don’t wait to buy real estate,...Read full post
July 13, 2020
Top 5 things landlords need to know before renting out a property
Owning a rental property is an exciting achievement and...Read full post
June 14, 2020
How the rental property market is changing in Taranaki
As more New Zealanders make their way home, the country is...Read full post
February 13, 2020
Taranaki's property rental yield is on the increase
Property investments have many advantages. From the likely...Read full post
January 19, 2020
What changes are coming to rental properties in 2020?
What actions you take as a landlord in 2020 are dictated by...Read full post
November 18, 2019
6 reasons why Christmas can be a rubbish time for landlords
For most people Christmas rolls two of the best annual...Read full post
October 15, 2019
Is now a good time to invest in property in Taranaki?
Property is a very hot topic at the moment and with a fair...Read full post
July 15, 2019
Healthy Homes Standards: What this means for landlords
The Healthy Homes legislation has been released by the...Read full post
April 7, 2019
Property investing in Taranaki - what you need to know!
Taranaki is a unique region with boundless potential. Not...Read full post
January 23, 2019
Missing Rent Payments? McDonald Real Estate can help!
Dealing with tenants that are not paying their rent on time...Read full post
October 10, 2018
10 reasons why you need property management for your rental
Having a rental property is like being your own boss. It...Read full post