Meth contamination and uncertainties around tenant damage liability mean there is growing interest in stand-alone landlord insurance and more insurers are entering the market in response.
A Christchurch property consultant who defrauded the Selwyn District Council to the tune of $300,000 plus will be going to jail.
Regulating the property management industry would help renters more than banning letting fees will, REINZ argues as submissions on the proposed ban close.
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“I have a two bedroom residential rental property. There is one bedroom with a bed in it that also has boxes of personal items being stored and the room is very full. Can the landlord legally request that the items being stored in the room be removed citing them as a fire risk? ...”
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“I've recently purchased a property and put it into a Trust. I've had to do some minor repair work: I've got the fireplace repaired, replaced some damaged carpet and exterior, done some interior painting as it was in poor condition, and replaced some broken steps and the shed as they were not usable. I'm...”
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Pool pump charges
“Our tenants are using a house which has a swimming pool. The tenants have advised the pool pump is quadrupling the electricity bill. In our tenancy agreement it states Tenant’s Maintenance Duties and Costs “Pay all charges for electricity, gas, telephone and metered water and wastewater”. However, they...”
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