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Update on Changes to the RTA

Update on Changes to the RTA

On Sunday 17 November, Associate Housing Minister Kris Faafoi announced the Government intends to proceed with its plans to make Read More
10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Point Property Management

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Point Property ...

Yes.  You could manage your rental yourself.  But it’s worth considering why you shouldn’t. 1.  Return Your first thought is Read More
Vaping Inside the House - What Landlords Need to Know!

Vaping Inside the House – What Landlords Nee...

Vaping, or e-cigarettes, is on the rise in New Zealand – and the recent move by traditional big tobacco companies Read More
Let’s Talk About Insurance

Let’s Talk About Insurance

Landlords have had to make a much greater investment in their rental properties over the last year – including meeting Read More
The Global Search For Yield & Other Major Changes

The Global Search For Yield & Other Major Cha...

Tony Alexander – Economics Speaker and Writer, I have recently accompanied Point Properties sister company Erskine + Owen for the Read More
We Have Moved!!

We Have Moved!!

As a company which loves property, you can imagine how thrilled we are to have moved into a new and Read More
Spring has Sprung!  Getting your rental property ready for the new season.

Spring has Sprung! Getting your rental property r...

It’s been a long and very wet winter!  But with Spring upon us, it’s time to turn our attention to Read More
Meth Contamination Update:  What you need to know

Meth Contamination Update: What you need to know

It’s been over a year since the Chief Science Advisor to the Government, Sir Peter Gluckman, issued his report on Read More
A landlord’s guide to recent legislation changes

A landlord’s guide to recent legislation changes

Rental property owners continue to be affected by ongoing legislation amendments– including to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) and the Read More
No Letting Fees - For You Or The Tenant

No Letting Fees – For You Or The Tenant

The Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Act has now been passed to remove letting fees for tenants who rent Read More
Big Air and Broken Bones

Big Air and Broken Bones

At the moment we don’t seem to be hearing much talk about property busts, not in NZ or many other Read More
Lifting the bonnet on the property markets current stability

Lifting the bonnet on the property markets current...

What were we thinking! My last update was just after the election with a summary of what I thought the Read More
6 Reasons You Should Hire a Property Management Company in 2018

6 Reasons You Should Hire a Property Management Co...

What do property management companies do? Property management companies save all of the hassles of collecting rent, handling maintenance and Read More

Find a great property manager with these 10 key qu...

If you are thinking about engaging a property manager for the first time, or considering moving your existing portfolio you Read More
The Labour Factor – what will the impact be on property prices in New Zealand?

The Labour Factor – what will the impact be on pro...

by Alan Henderson, Director NB: Since writing this article the RBNZ (as predicted) has announced easing of LVR rules effective Read More

Important changes to the Tenancies Act re: Insulat...

Why? If your tenants complain to the ministry you could be up for a $4,000 fine. You may have missed Read More