Property Management

Landlords, get talking to your tenants

Landlords should encourage tenants to tell them of problems with rental properties, the NZPIF says in response to new research showing rental properties are in worse condition than owner-occupied homes. More...

Regional rents heading up

Regional landlords are now benefitting from rising rents in markets around the country, Trade Me Property’s new rental data reveals. More...

Top five tips to protect against meth contamination

A new Tenancy Tribunal ruling on a meth contaminated rental property offers hope to worried landlords, but proactively managing meth risks is best – so here are our top five tips. More...

Landlords on notice - MBIE

Landlords beware: the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment’s new investigations team has warned that it is cracking down on poor landlord and property management company behaviour. More...

Eagerly awaited meth standard delayed

Meth contamination remains a hot topic but landlords will have to wait longer to find out what the official testing and remediation levels will be set at. More...

First landlord conviction under new tenancy law

Renting out an unlawfully converted garage as a residence has earned a South Auckland landlord a $16,000 penalty from the Tenancy Tribunal. More...

Rent for “typical” NZ house hits all-time high

The median weekly rent for a “typical” New Zealand house hit $500 for the first time ever in February, new Trade Me Property rental data reveals. More...

Give tenants greater security - TOP

Ending tenancies could become a whole lot harder for landlords – if The Opportunities Party (TOP) ever gets the chance to enact its latest policy. More...

Airbnb sub-letting breaches RTA – Tribunal

Sub-letting a rental property on Airbnb breaches the Residential Tenancies Act, according to a precedent-setting Tenancy Tribunal ruling in favour of the landlord. More...

Moving forward on meth contamination

Shocking stories of meth contaminated rental properties continue to strike fear into the hearts of landlords but progress towards a better regulatory regime is being made. More...

Looking beyond the Airbnb glitter

Dramatically higher returns can flow from short term rental accommodation, but experts are warning investors to think about the potential pitfalls before rushing in. More...

Slow growth for Auckland rents – B&T

Average weekly rents in Auckland might be increasing but they are doing so at a moderate pace, according to the city’s largest real estate agency. More...

More clarification needed on tenant damage

Landlord-friendly court ruling in Foxton tenant damage case is a step in the right direction but commentators say greater clarification is needed to resolve the issue. More...

Tenant damage ruling overturned

A controversial Tenancy Tribunal ruling on a case where dog urine ruined a rental property’s carpets has been overturned by the Palmerston North District Court. More...

Rising rent trend nationwide

There’s good news for landlords around the country with the latest Trade Me Property data showing that rents are on the rise in most markets. More...

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