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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Southland Charity Hospital After Match Gala

20/10/2020

On Saturday night, the team at T And T Property Management went and supported the Blair Vining Charity Hospital at the after match gala. It was a great night and for an even better cause. Blair Vining fought for more equitable healthcare treatment in the Southland region before losing his own battle with cancer in

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The In’s and Out’s of Managing A Rental Property

06/10/2020

When it comes to investment properties, many owners bear a can do attitude. The idea of paying fees puts a lot of owners off using a property management company. But what most people don’t realise is how time consuming and involved managing a rental property can be. Below is a break down of the common

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Rental Insurance..What both owners and tenants need to know

29/09/2020

When it comes to renting, insurance is beneficial for both owners and tenants. Landlords should insure their properties against any damage. Tenants should get insurance to cover their belongings and protect them from liability. Landlords require rental insurance. Most policies will cover tenant damage and some will cover vacancy periods. Insurance companies will usually require

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