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Healthy Homes Standards Heating Up

26-Feb-2021 07:26:09 Share this:



Did you know that the Housing Improvement Regulations Act 1947 states that: ‘Every living room must be fitted with a fireplace and chimney or other approved form of heating?’


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Topics: Property Management, Property Tips, New Zealand, Property Management Focus, Health and Wellbeing, health and safety

Healthy Homes Deadline

26-Jan-2021 11:00:00 Share this:



The 1 July 2021 deadline is now only a few months away. This is the date that residential rental properties must comply with the Healthy Homes Standards, within 90 days of any new or renewed tenancy.


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Topics: Property Management, Residential, Renting, Rental Property, New Zealand, Property Management Focus, Health and Wellbeing, Harcourts Property Manager

How Covid-19 is changing what we need and want from our homes

29-Sep-2020 11:31:53 Share this:

 

During this year’s lockdown, as our homes became ‘our castles’, many of us started to pay more attention to our surroundings.


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Topics: Residential, Lifestyle, New Zealand, Add Value To Your Property, property focus, home improvements, Health and Wellbeing, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Working from home

Working from home: Be careful what you wish for

16-Apr-2020 08:00:49 Share this:

Many of us dream of working from home. Wouldn’t it be great to jump out of bed in your pyjamas to grab a cup of coffee before returning to read your emails? Well, for those of us who have been “living the dream” during lockdown, the reality can be quite different. So how do we adapt and even thrive in this new work environment?


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Topics: Health and Wellbeing, Home Tips, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Working from home

Keep motivated with virtual fitness

07-Apr-2020 13:18:52 Share this:

Five free ways to keep body and mind healthy.


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Topics: Family, Health and Wellbeing, Mental Health, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Motivation, Fitness

Happy mind, happy life

28-Mar-2020 12:55:10 Share this:



Top tips for your mind’s health and well-being.


We humans are social beings, and as more and more of us face the prospects of physical distancing or quarantine we need to ensure we remain healthy and happy.


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Topics: Health and Wellbeing, Corona Virus, COVID-19, Working from home, Active lifestyle

Global Asbestos Awareness Week:  Home Safety When Buying and Renovating

06-Apr-2018 11:12:44 Share this:

Did you know ... The first week of April isGlobal Asbestos Awareness Week, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the deadly toxin and preventing future asbestos-related illnesses from occurring.


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Topics: DIY, New Zealand, Health and Wellbeing