David Faulkner just bought a commercial property to run his business out of.
Faulkner trains residential property managers for a living, and he owns a residential renter himself. But he is one of many eyeing alternative places to put his money now the Government has declared a low-level war on residential landlords.
“It wasn’t a case of, ‘OK, my god, let’s go commercial – but it was a good investment,” Faulkner says.
Part of his reason was commercial property isn’t subject to the policy changes that have convinced landlords that they’re the current Government’s least favourite block of voters.
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