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Landlords and Property Managers: We are in this together – Exemplary Damages

31-May-2019 07:30:00 Share this:

In recent Tenancy Tribunal cases, adjudicators have awarded exemplary damages against both landlords and property managers when there has been a failure to provide and maintain premises in a reasonable state of repair. This will be extended to include failure to meet the new insulation standards from 1st July 2019.


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Topics: Industry Update, Property Management, Property Manager, Harcourts Property Manager

Property Focus May 2019

30-May-2019 11:29:30 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now!   

Featuring articles on:

  • How to add value in the kitchen without breaking the bank
  • New Zealanders award Harcourts Most Trusted real estate brand for the seventh consecutive year                                                           

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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling

Small footprint department stores could be the next big thing

10-May-2019 09:43:10 Share this:

The retail sector in New Zealand is going through a period of rapid and unprecedented change, and retailers need to adapt fast to stay afloat.


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Topics: Industry Update, Commercial, NAI Harcourts, Commercial Property

Healthy Homes Standards - What you need to know

07-May-2019 06:38:27 Share this:

There is some trepidation amongst private sector landlords at the prospect of meeting the new healthy homes standards for rental homes that have been set by our Government. However, we must not lose sight of why these minimum standards have been created and what they will ultimately achieve.


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Topics: Property Management

What Expenses Can You Claim as a Rental Property Owner

06-May-2019 12:39:11 Share this:

With the 2018/2019 financial year now over, it‘s necessary to ensure that you are claiming the correct returns before the tax window closes on 7th July. Any expenses that you claim must  only relate to the costs that you incur when generating the rental income and not include any private expenses.


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Topics: Property Management

Moving house? We've got some handy hints!

05-Apr-2019 09:22:00 Share this:

Remember to cancel:

☐ Newspaper and/or milk delivery.

☐ Telephone, internet and cable TV.

☐ Gas, water and electricity (arrange a final meter reading).


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Topics: Residential, Selling, Buying, Advice, Moving House

Choose a place to live that ticks your checklist

05-Apr-2019 09:04:08 Share this:

Moving to a new town or city can be overwhelming, particularly if you're trying to choose a neighbourhood to buy a home in. While it’s true that what a great neighbourhood looks like can differ person to person, all great neighbourhoods do share some common factors that are universally appealing. Here we explore 10 signs the neighbourhood you live in (or would like to live in) is a good one.


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Topics: Residential, Selling, Buying

Property Focus March 2019

26-Mar-2019 12:30:14 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now!   

Featuring articles on:

  • How to declutter your home and your life
  • What's happening in the property market?                                                                    

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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling

Living your best life!

21-Feb-2019 13:23:36 Share this:

Clear on the rules and got the money sorted? Is it time to start the hunt for your holiday home?


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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, Holiday Home, Summer, buying property

Property Focus February 2019

13-Feb-2019 13:26:20 Share this:

The latest issue of Property Focus is out now, featuring articles on:


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Topics: Newsletters, Residential, property focus, buying and selling