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Property Management Update | August

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

It’s been a busy winter so far with our Canterbury weather – snow, rain, below zero temperatures, more rain and some flooding!!! One thing is for sure – the weather is never boring in Christchurch!

Interesting article that we

Property Management Update | July

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Winter time in Canterbury – as beautiful as the mountains are, covered in snow, the harsh elements can be quite a challenge for some people in keeping their property warm and dry. We continue our pitch about how best to more...

Property Management Newsletter – July

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Interesting decision from the Tenancy Tribunal this month – the Tribunal awarded a tenant exemplary damages because the property that they rented did not have heating – $500.00. It is important to remember the following:
Section 45 of the Act more...

Home Improvements – Is your property due for an upgrade?

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Does your investment property need attention? When was the last time you upgraded your property? Improvements and renovations to a rental property are important to protect the short- term return (rental income) and long-term capital growth of the investment. A more...

What is your Star Rating as a Landlord?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Investing in property, creating financial wealth, securing, retaining and managing the tenant and property are often hassle free processes for many. However, we do appreciate that there are some landlords who experience challenges along the way.

This month, our team more...

To Repair or not to Repair is the Big Question

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

There is no disputing that if repairs are required at the property then action must be taken. However, we are finding that some landlords are making the decision of undertaking repairs (to save money) that are ‘almost’ as costly as more...