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  • Property Management During Lockdown

    So here we are again with Covid-19 upsetting ‘normal business’ in NZ. Property Management is not classed as an essential service so during Level 4 we are very limited to being able to do parts of our job, anything which involves us meeting with people, or visiting properties. We are … Read more

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  • FREE LANDLORD SEMINAR

    With all of the recent legislation changes that have come into effect I thought it is timely to host another landlord education seminar. The Residential Tenancies Amendments Act 2020 is to say the least confusing and even after 15 years working in the property management industry I must admit it … Read more

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  • Healthy Homes Heating Calculation Causing Issues!

    As we continue working towards compliance with the Healthy Homes standards, with statements required by 1st December this year, and compliance by 1st July 2021, we have come across a real issue with the heating requirements. Tenancy Services have produced a calculator which they have online if you want to … Read more

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  • Airbnb Owners – The Covid-19 Conundrum

    Airbnb has a huge market in NZ and Kiwi’s take pride in our high standards of hospitality – in fact we are a country with one of the highest ratios of Superhosts in the world. The benefits of being an Airbnb host are myriad but as tourism and hospitality … Read more

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  • COVID-19 – how does it affect your rental property?

    As we continue to tackle the impact the COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown is having on all of us I wanted to share some information which may assist both tenants and landlords in this time of uncertainty which surrounds us all. What will happen to my job, my home, life as … Read more

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  • What does 2020 look like in Property Management

    Further Regulation of Rental Properties 2020 is set to be another busy one in property management with the latest round of tenancy legislation, Healthy Homes Standards, due to come into effect on 1st July 2020. The first part of the legislation requires all new or renewed tenancy agreements to contain … Read more

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  • Investment Properties in 2019 – What can we Expect?

    Happy New Year! On the back of a very eventful 2018, as we begin 2019 a lot of us who own investment properties will be wondering what this year will bring? What we do know is that the deadline to have all rental properties insulated by the 1st of July … Read more

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  • Insulate your rental property – not someone else’s pocket

    Whilst it may still seem a long way away the deadline for all rental properties in NZ to be insulated of 1st July 2019 is creeping up fast and the suppliers of insulation products, and the installers, are warning that if you leave it too late there will be a … Read more

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  • UNCONSENTED PROPERTIES RENTED OUT COULD COST YOU MONEY!

    The consequences of renting out an unconsented dwelling has once again caused problems for a landlord, when the tenant took him to the Tenancy Tribunal as part of a claim for exemplary damages. The tenant had other claims including the issuing of an unnecessary 14 day notice for rent arrears, … Read more

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