Posts Tagged ‘property’

Property Management Update – April

Monday, May 13th, 2019

As we approach the middle of the year, and our cooler seasons, its timely to remember to heed the suggestion of your property manager and get:

  • Gutters cleaned
  • Heatpumps serviced (annually is often recommended)
  • Logburners serviced
  • Gas fires serviced
  • Pellet

How to Stand out for a Rental

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Some turn up to flat viewings in suits, others arrive with professionally designed rental CVs, all in the hope of standing out from the crowds that gather for flat viewings.

There are plenty of tips and tricks that can help more...

Moving Tips & Tricks

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Moving in Tips & Tricks  

Once all the moving preparations have been made, all the arduous moving tasks have been taken care of and everything has gone more or less according to plan on moving day, you finally find yourself more...

Property Management Update – October

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

The first of the changes to the property management industry as promised by the government, has of course been the abolition of the letting fee being able to be charged to tenants. From 12th December 2018 letting fees can more...

Market Report – September

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The latest figures from the Real Estate of New Zealand show that for Christchurch the median house price has increased by 3.2% to $445,000 the number of houses for sale on September 2018 was 8.6% higher than September 2017, the more...

Property Management Update – September

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Property Management – Banning of Letting Fees to tenants – Rental Homes – Proposed Legislation Changes – Regulation of the Industry – there has been so much attention in the media of late regarding all matters property management – it more...

Property Management Update – August

Friday, September 7th, 2018
  • The month of August was a HUGE month at Whittle Knight & Boatwood Ltd. Firstly – it was student season and we leased 119 properties !!!!!!! (up from 94 for the same month last year).  Of course, this means January

Market Report – August

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Still a very stable market with steady sales and a plateau in the price level.

The median price is the same as two years ago at $428,000 and the average time to sell is sitting at 38 days.

We are more...

Property Management Update

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

July Newsletter:

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 more...

Market Report – June

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

The market in Christchurch is still in very stable position with sales very similar to this period in time over the last two years,
with the median price for Christchurch slightly up at $457,000.

The days taking to sell on more...