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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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  • What Makes a Better Rental Property?

    I am often asked what type of property makes the best investment property, and while there are certainly many things which need to be considered, here are just a few to start you off. 1. What is the most important financial factor? Do you want a high capital gain when … Read more

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