When it comes to a property being presented to a new tenant, or a tenant vacating a property, it is a legislative requirement the property be in a ‘reasonable condition’. So, what is ‘reasonable’? This term can be hard to define but can be seen as what a reasonable person would agree as being generally […]
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We are excited to announce a new relationship with Rothbury Insurance brokers. This sees us being able to offer an AMP-backed comprehensive Home and Landlord policy. This policy is the first of its type in the market and we believe it really is a first class policy. For one, it offers an option to increase […]
The current election campaign has been like no other. With the main players neck and neck in the latest polls, it is an interesting time with some of the key proposed policies potentially having a major effect on property investors. National is largely sticking to the status quo but is looking to get […]
The new amendment to the Residential Tenancies Act clarifies the situation relating to Methamphetamine (Meth). This aims to: Protect landlords and tenants from the harmful effects of Methamphetamine Provide landlords with a specific right of entry to do a test with 48 hours’ notice Contain new powers to make regulations governing guidelines for: Maximum acceptable […]
An additional change to the Residential Tenancies Act covers termination when dwellings are unlawful residential tenancies. Such rental properties are in breach of landlord obligations in the Residential Tenancies Act, namely that landlords must: comply with all requirements in respect of buildings, health, and safety under any enactment so far as they apply to the […]