Safety over the Holiday period


Heading away for the Christmas break? While this can be a very exciting time we also need to think about the safety of your home and possessions while you are away. Here are a few things to make sure you return home with all your belongings still in place. Ensure that you have switched off

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How much power do appliances use?


There are many appliances that we use in our homes – also many that we use daily. The high end areas are usually in the kitchen, and laundry. Appliance such as ovens & stove, fridge, dishwasher etc. You might be surprised to know how much each one of your electrical appliances costs to run. Being

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Home cleaning remedies


Stock your cupboard with white vinegar, baking soda, and lemons and let’s get to it! Baking soda for oven cleaning – A paste of baking soda and water cleans ovens without the chemicals or the hassle of the self cleaning cycle. Just make a paste on the bottom of the oven, leave for a few hours

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Features Of A Profitable Rental Property


Thinking about purchasing an investment property? Here are some hot tips to consider when shopping for an investment property. Schools – When it comes to families looking for rental properties the schooling opportunity is one of the primary elements that families look for. Having a property in an excellent school zone, you will likely receive a

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Rent Arrears Assistance


Have you fallen behind in rent? Worried you might lose your rental? You may be able to get Rent Arrears Assistance. You don’t need to be on benefit to qualify for this one -off payment. Here is handy link for further information on who can get it and how to apply for assistance if you

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Rental Application Process


Step 1 – The properties T and T Property Management have available for rent are advertised on our web page, Trade Me, Facebook and if appropriate the local newspaper. If you have seen a property that you would like to view we ask you to drive by first to ensure it is in an area you like and

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Ways to increase rental return


With the right improvements you could add value to your property which would attract higher rent or fetch a higher yield when you plan to sell the home. When you own your own home, renovations are about creativity. But when you own a rental property, you need think about what’s practical rather than imposing your

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Qualities of a dream tenant


Rent paid on time – Paying rent on time is one of the most fundamental aspects of any tenancy. Paying rent helps the owner pay their mortgage but in return gives the tenant a stable place to live. Treat the property as if it were their own – A tenant that is “house proud” is

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