Breaking a fixed-term tenancy as a landlord.

Breaking a fixed-term tenancy as a landlord.

Breaking a fixed-term agreement with your tenant can occur for a number of reasons. This can range from wanting to sell your property or having tenants that are not complying with the terms of your agreement. It’s important to know the laws and steps to take around...
Keeping the mould under control

Keeping the mould under control

Mould is a common issue in New Zealand homes. With the recent flooding and cyclone, keeping the moisture in the air under control is crucial. High levels of humidity in your home can lead to mould growth. Living in a mouldy home can cause many health issues such as...
Preparing for a tenancy mediation

Preparing for a tenancy mediation

After you read this, you will breathe a sigh of relief, knowing all of this is taken care of by our Team of Angels. Tenancy mediation is a process that provides a space for landlords and tenants to resolve disputes in an efficient manner while keeping things fair for...
Recent changes to the Healthy Home Standards

Recent changes to the Healthy Home Standards

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...
Protect Your Angels

Protect Your Angels

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.

Xmas, for You, the Ones You Love, and the Seagulls

Xmas, for You, the Ones You Love, and the Seagulls

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...
Tenancy Tribunal Take a Stand Against Mould

Tenancy Tribunal Take a Stand Against Mould

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.

Changes to the Healthy Home Standards for Some Landlords

Changes to the Healthy Home Standards for Some Landlords

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.