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Pukekohe vs Hamilton
“I have recently moved to Pukekohe and we plan to stay here for at least the next three years, maybe permanently. I have two rental properties in Hamilton and currently have about 20% equity in them. Ideally, I would like to keep them and wait for house prices to rise in Hamilton - but it would also be nice to own a house...”
Our expert Kris Pedersen responds »
Letting fee problem
“A few days after looking at a rental property, the agent said "please pay now so we can secure the property and take it off advertising". We paid the letting fee to the agent. The agent sent us the agreement via email five days later. We didn't feel comfortable about the property and some parts of the agreement...”
Our expert Bernard Parker responds »
Subletting without permission
“My tenants are subletting my residential house to two commercial companies with out my permission. This has gone on for three years without my permission. Can I send those companies a rent bill? ...”
Our expert Alan Bruce responds »
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