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Lockdown Tenancy FAQs
We've put together the most commonly asked questions we receive about managing tenancies during the Lockdown.
21 August 2021
NZ Property under Alert Level 2
The Health Act Order was signed off, and the Government released the official guidelines that the realestate industry needs to follow during Alert Level 2.
13 May 2020
COVID-19: Maintenance and inspections during Alert Level 3
The Government has announced some clarification about Level 3 restrictions. Here is what you need to know about conducting inspections and addressing maintenance issues.
30 April 2020
Can landlords still do maintenance and inspections during COVID-19 (Level 4)?
Landlords should prepare for a country-wide lockdown starting this week and consider how the COVID-19 crisis might change your obligations as a landlord.
22 March 2020
Taking over management from your property manager
Whether your property manager is not looking after your investment the way you expected them to, or you can no longer justify paying high fees, becoming a self-managing landlord can be a great move.
8 January 2019
Proposed changes to the “broken” rental laws by Renters United
Renters United have recently proposed 36 law changes to fix “broken” rental system. What’s in it for you?
20 August 2018
First property inspection
Your first property inspection is the most important one that you conduct. As such, it should be thorough and well documented.
22 June 2018
How to handle your first end of tenancy inspection
Your tenants are moving out, and it’s time to assess how they left the property before you agree to refund the bond. As tenants are expected to keep a property reasonably clean beyond any normal wear and tear, your final inspection should take place after your tenant has cleaned inside and out, and has moved all of their belongings out of the home.
1 June 2018
How to Handle the First Routine Property Inspection
Congratulations, you’ve found the perfect tenant for your rental property and they’ve started to settle in! Now it’s time to conduct the first routine property inspection.
25 May 2018
When do landlords have the right to enter the property?
As a landlord you have the right to access your rental property at certain times with proper notice and after permission has been granted by your tenant. These rules help to ensure that your tenants are receiving their entitlement to quiet enjoyment.
4 May 2018
Illegal things landlords do without realising
Most landlords are genuinely trying to do their best at managing their rental properties. However, nobody is perfect. Sometimes inexperience and unfamiliarity with the ever-changing tenancy law lead to mistakes and actions that could be considered illegal.
23 February 2018
Move in checklist for landlords
All the hard work is done – the property is cleaned and move-in ready, the tenants are screened and selected. But the journey is not over yet. As move-in day approaches, it’s important to complete final few steps before your tenants can officially call your place home.
28 November 2017
myRent Property Inspection Report: inspections done better
myRent has developed a new way to conduct in-person inspection reports. Our property inspection reports are easy to use and provide plenty of space for adding additional details! We are making these reports freely available to all landlords, tenants, and property managers.
13 November 2017
Landlords: what to do at the end of a tenancy
If you know a tenancy is ending soon, you'll need to deal with various issues. Follow myRent's guide to avoid the stress of overlooking something important.
6 November 2017
Tenants: what to do at the end of your tenancy
If your tenancy is coming to an end soon, it’s important that you tie up all the loose ends. Follow our simple steps to make sure that your move out is as smooth as possible.
6 November 2017
Condition reports and property inspections
myRent’s interactive condition reports allow you to easily capture and record the general state of repair and condition of your rental property at the beginning and end of the tenancy.
27 September 2017
New tenancy paperwork
Getting your paperwork in order before a tenancy starts sets the tone for the tenancy, prevents misunderstandings, and makes sure everything is done the right way.
21 August 2017
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21 August 2017