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Have you been like a cat at a fish bowl, looking into the New Zealand property markets only to find yourself unable to make that final commitment?  To help you we have spoken to some of our property management experts who lives and breathes property and asked them to share what they believe makes a good investment.
Rental inspections are inherently stressful. There is an abundance of cleaning followed by an overwhelming worry that the landlord might find something wrong with the rental. Rental inspections can even be stressful for the landlord. However, renters and landlords alike need to think about rental inspections in a different light.
What makes one investor better than another?  Here are 10 tried and true steps successful investors use to help steer their decisions and to help them get the most out of their investment.
Together with REINZ, LJ Hooker is committed to protecting tenants, landlords and the property managers who do act ethically and transparently, by advocating for the regulation of the residential property management industry.
We are often asked by our investors whether they should lease their property out furnished or unfurnished. There is no right or wrong answer..... it comes down to who are your target tenants, how you want to use the property, the location and the current demand for properties in your area.
The end of the year often marks the end of rental leases, and finding new tenants can be a time-consuming and costly exercise for landlords and property managers. That is why it is important to understand not only the reasons why tenants move, but the small things that landlords can do in an effort to make renewing a rental lease a no brainer.
An investment property can be a huge asset. Naturally, landlords want high-quality tenants to make the venture as profitable and stress free as possible. However, attracting the right tenants isn’t just about knowing what makes a good tenant.
The healthy homes legislation was passed in late 2017 with landlords required to meet a minimum insulation standard by 1 July 2019.
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