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The benefits of pet-friendly investment properties

01-Jul-2015 12:22:00 Share this:

New Zealanders love their pets. So much so a 2007 survey found we have one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world. And that means there’s a lot of prospective tenants out there in need of a pet-friendly home.


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Topics: Property Investment, Investment Property, Landlords

Landlord's guide: Choosing good tenants for your investment property

01-Jun-2015 20:03:00 Share this:

No one wants to find themselves in a situation where they are caught with problem tenants. The trick to making sure that never happens, is to vet tenants well in the first instance, so you're not setting yourself up for any surprises.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Investment Property

Landlords - Your Obligations When It Comes To Smoke Alarms

03-Dec-2014 22:22:00 Share this:

Each year the New Zealand Fire Service attends around 3,500 house fires and at 80% of these smoke alarms were not installed or were not working.

The Residential Tenancies Act 1986 does not have specific sections requiring landlords to provide smoke alarms, however all properties must comply with the Building Act 2004.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Investment Property