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Ways of Managing LVR Restrictions for Investors

As a property investor, finding ways to work with the current LVR restrictions to grow your portfolio is important. We share some tips on how you can do that, including in the Auckland property market. LVR restrictions or loan to valuation restrictions have been put in place by the Reserve Bank to limit the amount […]

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Keeping your Rental Property Pest Free

Does your rental have a pest problem? We share the importance of having a pest free rental, plus five ways you and your tenant can achieve this. Find out more now. Keeping a pest-free rental property is usually pretty simple. At the beginning of the tenancy, it is your responsibility to ensure it is pest […]

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What Does a Property Inspection Involve?

    Find out what you should be looking for as a landlord during a property inspection of your rental, and help keep it in tip top condition to protect your investment. Unless using a property manager, landlords have the responsibility of performing a regular property inspection of their rental. While it’s not compulsory, a […]

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Explaining NZ’s Letting Fees Ban

  On the 12th December 2018, a letting fees ban will be implemented by the NZ government. This has made it illegal to charge letting fees to tenants or to recoup the fee in any other way from a tenant. While the line from the government is all about how it will save tenants up […]

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What Can I Do with Abandoned Goods at My Rental?

What Can I Do with Abandoned Goods at My Rental? Do you have an ex-tenant who has left abandoned goods at your rental? Today we discuss what landlords can do regarding the disposal of abandoned goods within or outside their property. Dealing with Abandoned Goods at Your Rental When a tenant moves out, they are […]

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Gifts to Tenants: Why & What Should You Give?

      Are landlords expected to give gifts to tenants?  It’s a hotly contested topic and one which we are exploring today. We’re discussing the pros and cons of gifts to tenants, the situations when gifts are appropriate and suitable items for these gifts. Pros & Cons of Giving Gifts to Tenants Why should […]

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Questions to Ask When Hiring a Property Manager

  Stop! Before hiring a property manager, there are seven questions you need answers to first! We share them with you, plus explain why it’s important to ask each one. Learn more now! Treat hiring a property manager as seriously as if you were hiring them as an employee. They’re going to be responsible for […]

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Fixed Term Vs Periodic Tenancy; Which Should I Choose?

Learn the differences between a fixed term and a periodic tenancy, plus information on how to choose the right tenancy type for you, directly from one of Auckland’s top property management companies! In New Zealand, landlords can choose between two main types of tenancies: the fixed term and the periodic tenancy. Both have their purposes, […]

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