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With just a couple of weeks to go before the man in red drops in, the residential rental community face changes to Healthy Homes Standards that require landlords’ attention. But most Landlords have full-time careers and family commitments which may mean they don’t...
Fire Fighters* recommend installing a smoke alarm in every bedroom, as well as in the hallway and living areas. That’s because it only takes three minutes for smoke from a house fire to kill.
It’s a glorious warm summer's day on your favourite east coast beach. The sun is bouncing off the clear blue sea, creating a hazy jewelled horizon. The ebbing waves hum gently as they lap onto the sand. Seagulls circle gracefully above the water, and somewhere in the...
A significant problem is brewing throughout autumn and the damp winter months when leaves and debris find their way into guttering to cause blockages. Many homeowners, however, are totally unaware of the risk this issue presents.
A little bit of mildew on the windowsill, or a darkening of the floorboards around a water pipe, may seem insignificant at first. But this can be the first sign of dangerous mould growth which will lead to significant issues. Landlords and tenants both have a role to play in preventing mould. The Tenancy Tribunal will take a hard line if mould is left to grow freely in any rented property.
With parts of the country blanketed in snow and extreme weather patterns causing flooding, it’s easy to feel the full force of winter upon us. Landlords play a significant role in keeping all New Zealanders safe and healthy by making their homes warm and dry.
The Privacy Commission is taking a hard line on landlords and property managers who ask prospective tenants the wrong questions.
With the end of the 2021-22 financial year, it’s timely to talk about tax on your rental returns.
Some landlords enjoy the hands-on nature of managing their own rental portfolio, especially if they have the time and knowledge to avoid the pitfalls.
However, we’re often approached by landlords who have had enough of trying to manage their own properties and want us to do it for them. They’ve recognised that their lack of time and skill is costing them, not just in lost rental income, but also in reduced capital value.
In February the Prime Minister unveiled a timeline for New Zealand to reconnect to the world, with visa waiver countries being granted entry no later than July and visitors from the rest of the world being welcomed from October.