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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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Should You Install a Ventilation System in a Rental Property?

With the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act requiring all rental properties to be warm and dry, many landlords are questioning if they should install a ventilation system in a rental property or not. That’s because the Act mandates that a rental must meet minimum requirements regarding providing heating, ventilation, insulation and drainage. You can read more […]

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Rental Property Renovations: Are They Worth It?

Considering some rental property renovations? Before you spend your hard earned cash, let’s take the time to explore whether you’ll reap the benefits or if you’re better off spending your cash elsewhere. Should I Do Any Rental Property Renovations? As a landlord, you want the maximum return for a minimum cost. It makes sense to […]

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Landlord Access: When Can a Landlord Visit a Rental?

Learn under what reasons a landlord visit may occur, the length of notice required and what to do if landlord access is refused by the tenant. Find out more now. Can a landlord visit their rental property to inspect it, make repairs or perform maintenance? Yes, they can, but adequate notice must be given to […]

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Does a Landlord Have to Provide Heating in a Rental?

Does a landlord need to provide heating in a rental? We find out what the law says and explain what your requirements are in our latest property management article. Keeping warm in winter is often a top priority for tenants. But when it comes to heating in a rental, is it compulsory for landlords to […]

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