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Where are we now? - the RTA Amendment Bill as at April 2020

Where are we now? – the RTA Amendment Bill a...

Before the world was put on hold last week under the spectre of COVID-19, the RTA Amendment Bill was commanding Read More
A Message from Louise Tanner - Point Property Operations Director

A Message from Louise Tanner – Point Propert...

Here's some positives to our new normal! Well, March 2020 has certainly been a shock to all of us.  However, Read More
Point Property Management Referral Programme

Point Property Management Referral Programme

There's no higher praise for us than to be recommended by you. So we'd like to thank you when any Read More
Healthy Homes Act:  Important Dates for Your Diary

Healthy Homes Act:  Important Dates for Your Diary

The implementation of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act (2017) is underway, with two important deadlines approaching. 1 July 2020:  All Read More
Point Property joins call for property management regulation

Point Property joins call for property management ...

"Regulation would give our industry greater respect - for our property managers, property owners and our tenants". Pressure is being Read More
Tenant Selection - Finding the Perfect Fit

Tenant Selection – Finding the Perfect Fit

Securing the right tenant for your property is now more important than ever. Legislation and Tenancy Tribunal decisions are increasingly Read More
Legal Changes for landlords

Upcoming Healthy Homes Standards for Rental Proper...

  2019 has been a year of big changes for landlords – with the compulsory new insulation standards taking effect Read More
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 a Property Manager

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Property Mana...

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
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
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