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Healthy homes compliance date – 1 July 2020

28-May-2020 10:55:22 Share this:



From 1 July 2020 landlords must include a statement of their current level of compliance with the healthy homes standards in any new, varied or renewed tenancy agreement.


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Topics: Renting, Rental Property, New Zealand, Property Management Focus, Corona Virus, COVID-19

Property maintenance - it's good for business

30-Jan-2020 09:16:02 Share this:

The new year is a great time to start planning for the year ahead and it's necessary if you're going to meet your obligations under the healthy homes standards. The July 2020 compliance date is less than six months away when you will need to know (and disclose) your current level of compliance with the healthy homes standards.


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Topics: Property Management, Renting, Landlords, Tenants, Property Management Focus, Property Manager, Harcourts Property Manager

Reasonably clean – is it clean enough?

03-Dec-2019 06:00:00 Share this:

The word ‘reasonable’ is found throughout the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 but this can be difficult to navigate because one person’s interpretation of ‘reasonable’ is not the same as another’s. One area that has proven troublesome for landlords and tenants is to establish what is ‘reasonably clean and tidy’ when it comes to vacating a property.


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Topics: Property Management, Renting, Advice

Insure your investment

05-May-2017 07:22:07 Share this:

One aspect of owning a rental property that’s too often overlooked by owners is the need for landlord insurance.


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Topics: Property Management, Residential, Renting, New Zealand

The Six Dos and Don’ts of Applying for a Rental Property

25-Feb-2016 08:41:50 Share this:

Are you looking to apply for a rental property, but aren’t sure how to put your best foot forward? Here we’ve canvassed some of the top tips when it comes to applying for a rental property from some of our property management specialists.


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Topics: Renting