There are many factors to consider when purchasing a property. Affordability, capital growth, features of the property, resale, the area and desirable property features to attract tenant interest.

Deciding where to send your children to school is one of the biggest decisions of parenthood, and buying a home or investment property is one of the biggest decisions of adulthood.

Properties that are close to Christchurch’s top performing schools regularly command sale-price ‘premiums’ compared to neighbouring areas. Weekly rents are also increased and vacancy rates can be reduced.