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Renters are paying more now.

As anticipated, $30 to $50 rent raise all across NZ! In most cases, rent raise will be more than the letting fee payout! Taxing on the tenants

Renters are spending an average of $30 more on rent each week compared to a year ago, with the National Party blaming Government policies that are hitting landlords.

But Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says rents a ...

November 20, 2018, 11:25 AM by Admin Read More

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Injustice to landlords

An Auckland landlord has applied for a court bailiff to remove illegal occupants from her $2 million St Heliers rental property - but has been told it could be weeks before someone is available.

A tenant at Auckland landlord Nina Zhao's property unlawfully sublet her four-bedroom property to four different families - each occupying a different room.

Zhao, 34, took the tenant ...

October 01, 2018, 8:54 PM by Admin Read More

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Landlord left with $42,000 repair bill from tenant says law doesn't protect investors

An Auckland landlord facing a $42,000 bill to repair a damaged rental property has questioned whether it's worth being a property investor under new tenant-friendly Government laws.

She posted about her experiences on social media over the weekend, saying she recently gave her long-time tenant 90 days notice to vacate the property after he got behind with his rent.

But w ...

October 01, 2018, 7:55 PM by Admin Read More

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Preparing Your House for Rent

Renting your house involves much more than deciding a price and listing it on local directories. Every seller wants their house to rent fast and at a reasonable price. However, this is not the easiest thing to achieve.

If you want the process to be easy for you, there are some things that you will need to do to prepare your house for rent. Let’s take a look at some of these things ...

October 01, 2018, 8:01 PM by Admin Read More

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Reasons Why Your Home Needs Regular Maintenance

We all know that we should take our cars for an oil change every 3,000 miles or so. We also know that we need to visit the doctor every year for check-up. However, the same logic is usually not applied to our homes, despite the fact that homes are usually top on the list of valuable assets.

Many times, we wait until something breaks in the house before we can even think about fixing it. ...

September 18, 2018, 7:36 PM by Admin Read More

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4 Important Renovations to Make Before Renting Your Home

We all know that renovation before renting your home can add a few thousands to the final price you get for your home. However, many homeowners are not sure exactly what to renovate to get the best value for money spent on the renovations.

You don’t want to spend too much time and money renovating and not get a significant increase in the property’s valuation. On the other h ...

September 19, 2018, 11:07 PM by Admin Read More