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Sharing a rental property with friends is one way to feel instantly at home but are they necessarily the best people to live with and share expenses?
Flatemate Wanted
Sometimes there are conversations that can be difficult and its human nature to try and avoid them but in doing so you may be creating more damage. An item that needs to be discussed within a rental home - Smoke alarms!
Smoking alarm
If your ultimate dream is to own your own home one day, by being diligent today in paying your rent on time really does matter and a good credit rating is important when it comes to getting a mortgage.
The best rentals usually attract the most potential tenants. So how do you get chosen amongst all of the others?
House with Check
The Government has announced plans to strengthen residential tenancy laws.
Doctor House
Owning rental property has been a popular investment for many Kiwis over the years.
Rental properties will have to meet a set of minimum standards under rules to be unveiled by the Government in July.
Doctor House
Moving into a new rental property can be quite costly in the beginning. Bond and other start up costs often mean that new furniture, white goods and other purchases are put on the back burner.
The property you are renting is unlikely to be perfect so it’s very possible that you may want to make some changes during the course of your tenancy.
Rental Changes
Sharing a nice dinner, easy conversation and someone who always pays on time. Sounds like the perfect partner doesn’t it? Well it’s also the perfect potential flat mate as well!


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