• Insulation and Smoke Alarms for All Rental Properties

      2015/07/20    NZ Property NZの不動産

    Housing Minister Nick Smith announced plans  to strengthen residential tenancy laws, including requirements for landlords to provide smoke alarms and insulation. We will tell you the important two things in this blog today.   1.All rental properties must be insulated by July 2019, though exemptions apply to properties where it is physically impractical to retrofit insulation. What are the Insulation standards? Ceiling insulation (minimum thickness of 70 mm) must cover all applicable habitable spaces (i.e. spaces used for daily activities), excluding spaces required around downlights and flues (another property immediately above counts as ceiling insulation) A suspected subfloor must have underfloor insulation in reasonable condition, covering all applicable habitable spaces (a concrete slab counts as underfloor insulation, as does a garage or another property immediately […]

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  • The answer to Auckland’s housing crisis – Hamilton?

      2015/07/18    NZ Property NZの不動産 , , , ,

    Yes, Auckland’s consenting 39,000 houses over three years – but nine months into the first year of the ‘Auckland Housing Accord’ the first house is yet to be built. Actually, no one can tell us whether construction has even begun on the first home. I’ve asked Len Brown and Housing Minister Nick Smith – neither has any idea. So, I’m going to throw this idea into the mix – again – perhaps people should live in Hamilton. I’ve found brand new three-bedroom houses starting at $390k. Money that gets you nothing in Auckland. Four bedrooms in this new Hamilton subdivision begin at $430k – look at this one. It’s 200m2 and sits on 647m2 of land and it comes with a 10-year guarantee. The subdivision […]

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  • Now, why companies advance to New Zealand?

      2015/06/13    FAQ よくある質問

    Recently, the numbers of inquiries has risen, that the Japanese companies asked support from side of construction when they expand the business in New Zealand. New Zealand market is smaller than Japanese one. It can’t be compared. However, there is a reason why various industries actively launch the businesses in New Zealand. Because here are the necessities of life such as houses, foods, cars, schools and hospitals, which is based on that the population surely has increased. Looking from New Zealand, there are lots of adorable talented people, products and services in Japan. We import Japanese good things to New Zealand and contribute to its economics. Also we export New Zealand good things to Japan and contribute to Japanese economics. We feel happy if we […]

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  • THE JAPAN HOMES 10 PRINCIPLES
  • THE JAPAN HOMES 10 PRINCIPLES

      2015/06/12    The Way We Work 仕事のこだわり

    THE JAPAN HOMES 10 PRINCIPLES 1. We are honest with you, even if disadvantageous to us 2. We try our best to help solve your uncertainty and problems 3. We advise professionally 4. We report to you while making you feel at ease 5. We focus on health and safety not pursuing an immediate profit 6. We strive to come up with a stress-free financial plan 7. Our customers are our precious friends 8. Strong Passion for our work 9. We build houses for you and future generations to be proud of 10. Your happiness is our happiness. ジャパンホームズ行動指針 1、不利な情報でもお客様に伝える 2、お客様の不安や悩みを解消する提案をする 3、ただの御用聞きではなく、プロの提案をする 4、伝達にはお客様が不安にならない表現方法を使う 5、目先の利益を追わずに、健康、安全を意識する 6、負担の少ない資金計画を提案する 7、お客様は大切な友達。 8、仕事への熱い情熱 9、後世の子供たちに誇れる家を建てる 10、友達の幸せは自分の幸せ

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  • Reserve Bank’s new loan restrictions from October 10月へむけての銀行の動き

      2015/06/09    NZ Property NZの不動産

    The RBNZ (Reserve Bank New Zealand) expected that the investor restrictions, which will require a 30% deposit when borrowing for an investment property from October. Also, they expected the application for higher loan rate for the investors than residential purpose. If it will rise by even 1 percent, many investors would suffer from the repayment of principal, so demand of the property investment will be likely to be reduced. There were not enough new homes being built, while the demand for homes was rising with a record migration boom, low interest rates and “increasing investor activity”. The government focus on two aspects, encouraging the investment for new houses and preferential treatment for the First Home Buyers.  We, Japan Homes Limited, also need to highly focus […]

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  • RURAL AREA SECTION

      2015/06/02    NZ Property NZの不動産

    今日は、オークランドから車で南へ30分程度離れたARAKA付近のセクションの視察に行ってきました。お客様より不動産投資とビルダーの視点から意見を聞きたいということでした。 土地は1000m2近くあり、2019年には4分割できる土地だそうで、今、現在は1軒の家しか建てれない。 そのために、まずは、道路から近い部分に1軒を建て、キャッシュフローをつくることが必要ではないかというはなしになりました。 そのためには、資金が必要で、今現在、色々と融資を動いているが、別のプロジェクトも数件同時に動かしているため、資を1つの銀行にまとめたり、融資しやすいような提案書の作成が必要だと言う結論に至りました。 もちろん、住宅のデザインや機能性も重要で、そのあたりのアドバイスも含めて色々と一緒に数件のプロジェクトの成功に向けて知恵を出して行きます。 視察の最後には、HUNNAの滝に見学に行きました。いつきても気持ちが良い場所だなーと思いました。そこでは、物件の上空写真を撮影するのに活躍するヘリコプターをしている人がいて、滝の上空から航空写真を撮影していました。価格は大幅に下がってきており、物件を販売する際には考慮する価値はあり。

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  • What Should I do my Leaky House ?

      2015/05/30    FAQ よくある質問

    My Client has a leaky house and they asked me my opinion so I reply below; >> I will write down from my experience , < Council support > I do not recommend fight with city council . That is not good idea . Lots of people include builder friends  gave up the council support . Because council do not want to support so they intend to take a process  quite long time .If the process take time ,the interest from the bank or rent income shortage will occur during the process . So I recommend just do it your self .   < How to sell the leaky house > I recommend sell as it is to the builder or small investor. Because we […]

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  • 日本のユニットバスを導入したい。

      2014/12/19    The Way We Work 仕事のこだわり

    ニュージーランドに住んでいると、やはり「日本式お風呂、しかもユニットバスが欲しい!!」という声があがるが、実際に経費の面などで断念することが多い。しかし、今回のお客様は諦めずに道が無いかを模索中です。 写真にあるように無駄なスペースを有効活用しようと試みていますが、天井高さや横幅の影響でスペースが取れないために1部屋をつぶしてまでもユニットバスを入れていくという方向で進んでいます。 傾斜地にあるこの家では、排水の問題もあり、どの場所に設置するかも悩みどころです。また、予算組みの事もあり、より良い間取りと経費で完成を目指せるように、良いプランを2,3提案します。 お客様にとって良いクリスマスプレゼントになれば良いなと思っています。

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