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Who’s responsible? – Tenant + landlord rental responsibilities.

Who’s responsible? – Tenant + landlord rental responsibilities.

In New Zealand, landlords and tenants are both responsible for keeping the property in good condition. But sometimes who is responsible for carrying out particular maintenance tasks isn’t as clear as mud. We’ve summed up some of the most common ‘rental responsibility’ guidelines for tenants and landlords. The Chimney + fireplace  No other type of… Continue reading Who’s responsible? – Tenant + landlord rental responsibilities.

Healthy Homes Standards – New Zealand Rental Properties

Healthy Homes Standards – New Zealand Rental Properties

The what?  If you are a landlord, it’s likely the 1st of July 2021 has been marked in your diary for some time, as today is the official date that all new or renewed tenancy agreements must comply with all the Healthy Homes Standards within 90 days.  The background story…  In 2017 the New Zealand… Continue reading Healthy Homes Standards – New Zealand Rental Properties

Owning a rental property – Manage privately or list with a property manager?

Owning a rental property – Manage privately or list with a property manager?

Just like learning to ride a bike, anyone can learn the ropes of being a landlord, with a bit of googling and a copious amount of reading up on current property laws and rental regulations it’s 100% achievable to manage an investment property alone.  However, being a great landlord requires time and experience. And it’s… Continue reading Owning a rental property – Manage privately or list with a property manager?

Hello 2021!

Hello 2021!

It sure feels refreshing to have wished 2020 well and truly goodbye, and WOW February already. (We know you’re nodding!) 2021 is shaping up to be a great year, with our list of properties growing rather steadily, we are continuously working hard to streamline, and sharpen our processes to ensure our Rentsmart clients receive only… Continue reading Hello 2021!


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