The RTA Amendment Bill No. 2 has now passed its third reading and will be signed off into law shortly. The five key points of this Act that you should know right now; How much careless damage will tenants be liable for? The old law had been reinstated following the Osaki Court of Appeal decision. … Continue reading The RTA Amendment Bill No. 2
Wise Landlords, for most of you this compliance, in general, will not be an issue. We have covered most of these issues and this is evident by your long-term tenants who are paying great rental rates. If you do have any concerns, please feel free to get in touch. We are only a phone call … Continue reading Healthy Homes Standards.
Housing Minister Phil Twyford justified the launch of costly new rental property standards in February by saying “6000 children are admitted each year for ‘housing-sensitive hospitalisations’” but, when questioned, two Ministries provided contradictory data that undermined the Minister’s claim. Tenancies War spokesman Mike Butler sent a series of questions to the Minister’s office, to the … Continue reading Two sides to a coin… Fact or fiction…
Dear Janeen and Jo It has been nearly 10 years since Barbara and I found ourselves in a position to look at building a rental portfolio to provide for us in our retirement. Where has the time gone? I remember the trepidation that I felt when I bought my first one! How was I going … Continue reading Wow Wise – Impressive! Thank you.
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Click into this heading to hear words of wisdom from Scotney Williams (the video is 01.54 long). All indicators are pointing towards a $4,000.00 fine for non-compliance.
The standards were enabled by the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act which was passed into law in December 2017. The Government is asking for feedback on five healthy homes standards: The document seeks feedback on five healthy homes standards: Heating– what minimum achievable indoor temperature should heating devices be sized for in rental homes, where should … Continue reading The healthy homes standards will set minimum requirements for residential rental properties.
Tens of thousands of rental properties will not be insulated by the government’s deadline of July 1 next year, insulation companies are warning. And that could result in a $4,000.00 pay-day for tenants who dob their slack landlords in. Landlords who fail to make the deadline could end up out of pocket. There’s a $4,000.00 … Continue reading Tenants of slack landlords are now only one year away from a landlord ‘gift’ of $4,000.00
Don has come to us after 10 years working in local government departments…
Emma and her husband Pete have their own investment portfolio, as well as…