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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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  • A Strong Start to 2020 for Ray White New Zealand

    The Ray White New Zealand group results for January 2020 saw a strong increase in the sales value in comparison to 12 months ago. After a record sales month in December 2019 which saw prices increase; the median sales price....

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  • Canterbury offices raise $3806.80 for RMHSI

    For the past three years at the South Island Wine & Food Festival in Hagley Park, Christchurch. Ray White has combined their annual Christmas campaign, A Little Ray of Giving with raising funds for Ronald McDonald House South Island (RMHSI). This year the Ray....

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  • Celebrating Summer with a Splash of Colour

    There was a carnival atmosphere on Whangarei’s Hatea Loop on Thursday 5 December when a record number of participants representing 120 workplaces from across Northland, hit the pavement in the fifth annual Ray White Hatea Loop Challenge – with a splash of colour. Sponsored....

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  • Ray White November 2019 Results

    The Ray White New Zealand group results for November 2019 saw a marginal increase in sales value in comparison to 12 months ago. Sales numbers, however, were slightly down because of the increase in the median sales price, which has risen by....

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  • Barking Mad!

    Discerning dogs could soon be snoozing in their own architecturally designed doghouses, as the winners of the inaugural BarkHaus competition go on display this coming weekend. Designed by three of Auckland’s top architects, these canine cribs offer much, much more than your....

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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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  • What Does the Gluckman Methamphetamine Report mean for Landlords?

    This morning I attended a Ray White webinar which was talking about where landlords stand following this report being made public and on the back of the Government announcing that they are re-opening their state houses which were previously deemed as being contaminated as the tested levels were above 1.5 … Read more

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  • Another Win at Tenancy Tribunal!

    We have had another win at the Tenancy Tribunal this morning! The owner who was previously looking after the property themselves – came to me a few weeks back very stressed as the tenant was not paying the rent or looking after the property – and they wanted her gone! … Read more

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  • Stick to the Law and save on fines!

    Are you aware of the notice periods surrounding visiting your rental property, and the importance of this? If not, then I suggest you read up on the tenancy law as just today I was reading a Tenancy Tribunal case where the tenant was awarded $500 in exemplary damages for not … Read more

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  • Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Rental Property

    If you are in the market to purchase an investment property there are several factors to consider taking the plunge. As most people know I am very passionate about people investing in their futures with rental property ownership, but there are of course several things to consider. Location. Although it … Read more

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