Tips For Tenants

14/02/2020

We often get asked by prospective tenants how they can better their chance at getting a rental, so here are a few tips that will help you help us to make our decision. Attend a viewing or get someone to view on your behalf Have your references ready when coming to a viewing- we ask

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Rent Per Room Accommodation

11/02/2020

Ever wondered how rent per room accommodation works? Here’s a few key points for both tenants and owners. All walking distance to City Centre and SIT- perfect for students or workers Most are 5 bedrooms if not more Rent ranges between $120 and $200 per week for either an individual or couple Bedrooms come furnished

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It’s A Good Time To Own A Rental Property

24/10/2019

With the demand for rental properties continuing to rise and the supply not being able to keep up, now is the perfect time to invest in rental properties. According to Stuff.co.nz the number of inquiries on TradeMe for rentals has increased 17 percent compared to the same time the year before. The national median rent

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Changes in the Rental Market

02/09/2019

There have been some changes made to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act that are worth reading up on. These include: Tenants can now be held liable for damage Landlords and property managers have to disclose all insurance information to tenants The definition of residential premises has been changed Testing for methamphetamine For more information about

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Are regular rental inspections really that important?

14/08/2019

Do you own a rental property or have thought about investing in one? As property managers we can assure you that it isn’t as simple as chucking some tenants into a property and hoping for the best. Here at T And T Property Management, we undergo reference and credit checks before tenanting to ensure that

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Think your rentals fire proof? Think again.

19/07/2019

Every rental property in New Zealand requires a working smoke alarm within 3 metres of each bedroom door or in every room where a person sleeps. But when was the last time you checked to see if they were actually working? With it being winter time we tend to use a lot more flammable appliances

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Is your property damp and prone to mould?

03/07/2019

Winter time in Invercargill can be tough on your properties, with all the excess moisture in the air and little sun a lot of properties become prone to dampness and mould. Below is an article from EECA Energywise that identifies signs that your property may be damp and ways to help you combat unwanted mould

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Do you know how to keep your home warm and dry this winter?

13/06/2019

Housing New Zealand have just published some interesting tips that can help you keep your home warm and dry during these colder months. Make sure to check out the link below for the full article so you’re prepared to take on this winter! https://www.hnzc.co.nz/for-our-tenants-and-their-communities/our-tenants/health-and-safety/keeping-your-house-warm-and-dry/

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