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Tenants with pets – to let or not to let
Kiwis own more pets per household than anywhere else in the world. Unfortunately for renters, only 13% of landlords allow pets in their rental properties. So, what are the pros and cons of allowing a four-legged co-tenant to move in, and what opportunities are you missing out on by having a hard "no pets" policy?
7 August 2021
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
10 Tips for renovating your property to maximise rental return
It’s no surprise that a well-renovated, freshly refurbished property attracts more interest from higher quality tenants but also higher rents. If you finally decide to spend some hard-earned money on your investment property, you'll want to make sure the renovation will maximise your rental yields.
8 August 2018
6 simple changes you can make today to improve your cash flow
Think you’ve done all you could to maximise your investment return? These simple ideas can help you get ahead.
3 August 2018
Rental bonds for landlords and tenants – rights and responsibilities
Rental bonds are a typical part of a new tenancy which follow some strict rules that all landlords and tenants should understand.
6 July 2018
Pet Bond in New Zealand
Most landlords are well aware that charging extra bond for pets is illegal in New Zealand. So what can you do to make sure you feel more comfortable renting to tenants with pets?
8 June 2018
What to do when your tenants have unauthorised pets on your property
If you’re one of the landlords who don’t allow pets on your property who just discovered your tenant is living with one, it is important to know what you can do about it.
18 May 2018
How to find the best tenants quickly without using an agent
Perhaps you’ve just received keys to your new rental property, or your current tenants are leaving without much notice. Whatever the reasons, you need to get your property in front of as many people as possible fast and secure a GOOD tenant to make sure your property doesn’t sit idle and you’re not losing out on rent.
11 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