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Methamphetamine

This is the big topic that everybody is talking about. The common practice now by Property Managers, is to test houses regularly for Meth contamination - prior to a tenancy commencing, during a tenancy and at the bond inspection. Testing is done on an accumulative...

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Insulation

Under the proposed Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill: All residential rental homes in New Zealand will be required to have insulation to keep a home warm in winter and cool in summer. Social housing (where tenants pay an income related rent) must be insulated by 1...

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Smoke Alarms

Under the proposed Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill: From 1 July 2016 landlords will need to have working smoke alarms installed in all their residential rental homes. Any replacement alarms installed after that date will need to have long life batteries and a...

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7 Mistakes Made By Private Owners

7 Mistakes Made By Private Owners

#1  Unpaid Rent – too hard to calculate the total! #2  On-Charging Water – too difficult to sort out! #3  Complaining Tenants – wanting too much! #4  Tenant Damage – how to prove it? #5  Tenancy Tribunal – no time and no knowledge! #6  Fear – tenants may leave = no...

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