Investing in a property Manager

02/03/2021

Managing a rental property is a full-time job, governed by several laws you must oblige by. While most of us have a “can do attitude” it is almost always better to have a property manager. Some owners simply don’t have the time to handle the day-to-day operations of their own rental property. Whereas others simply

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A Summary of how bonds work

02/03/2021

A rental bond is a sum of money that a landlord can ask for as security against their property when a new tenancy starts. The bond money is held by Tenancy Services for the duration of the tenancy. When a tenancy ends, the landlord can use this money if any careless of intentional damage as

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10 Signs You’ll Benefit From Property Management

16/02/2021

Do you own an investment property? Do you manage your own investment but have been thinking about handing it over to a professional? See below 10 signs that you could benefit from property management. The tenant is constantly calling, texting or emailing you You’re constantly organizing maintenance and repairs You’re having problems with the tenant

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February 2021 Tenancy Law Changes

02/02/2021

As of February 11, 2021 there will be more changes made to the tenancy legislation. Please see below a summary of what these changes will involve. Security of Rental Tenure- landlords cannot end a periodic tenancy without a reason by giving 90 days notice. New notice periods and termination grounds will be in place for

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What Is ‘Reasonably’ Clean and Tidy?

19/01/2021

The reoccurring and often frustrating term ‘reasonably clean and tidy’ tends to leave owners, property managers and tenants in disagreement. As per the Residential Tenancies Act, a tenant must keep and leave a property reasonably clean and tidy. But what does that actually mean? No where in the RTA does it specify what is expected

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Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020

15/12/2020

Are you struggling to get your head around the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020? Don’t stress because that’s what we’re here for! Tony and Chelsea have recently attended the RTA Amendments 2020 roadshow. We can now help you have a better understanding of the changes coming into effect in February 2021. If you have any

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Property Management Services

01/12/2020

Are you wanting to know more about our services and how we can help you achieve your investment goals? Feel free to get in touch, we’d love to chat about your place. Tony 027 247 8736 tony@tandtpropertymanagement.co.nz Chelsea 027 257 3766 chelsea@tandtpropertymanagement.co.nz

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Staying On Top Of The Healthy Homes Standards

03/11/2020

The Healthy Homes Standards became law on 1 July, 2019. The standards are a set of minimum requirements for the quality of rental properties in New Zealand. July 1, 2024 is the date that all rental properties must comply with the standards. 2024 may seem like years away and it may be tempting to push

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