Articles: Residential Property

Healthy Homes & Landlord Responsibilities

Winter is here, and so too are the Government’s healthy homes standards, which just hit a major milestone this week. As of the 1st July 2021, landlords must ensure their rental properties meet these standards within 90 days of starting or renewing a new tenancy.

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Winter is.....here!

Do you rely on a fire place or multi burner in the winter or are you looking at purchasing a property with one? If your answer is yes, there are fuel regulations you might not be aware of.

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New restraints for landlords

The New Zealand rental market is in hot demand with many renters experiencing issues in securing a rental property, as they are competing with home buyers in a property market where house price show no signs of slowing.

There are a number of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act taking effect from February 2021 with more restraints placed on a Landlords. Here are the key changes.

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Turn your water into wetland

With the long grey winter coming to a close, spring has seen new life with leaf buds and spring flowers starting to grow. If you are a green enthusiast, enjoy gardening or have a naturally wet area on your property then why not consider fencing it off and creating a pond.

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Covid-19: Property transactions under Alert Level 3

Many New Zealanders who are in the process of buying and selling a house will be affected by the Covid-19 Alert Level 3 guidelines.

Under Level 4 restrictions, many settlements could not be completed because the vendor could not move out and the purchaser couldn’t move in.

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