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Meth testing: a rental management nightmare

How will your rental property be impacted? In the last few years, New Zealand has seen a rise in the production and use of methamphetamine.
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Landlord responsibilities under the new health and safety laws

The Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) is part of a reform package aimed at addressing the increasing number of serious work-related injur
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Pest control – how to avoid getting stung!

If you had to define what a pest is, you could easily pinpoint it with one word: wasp. In New Zealand, German and common wasps are prominent
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Taking to the road in style: WAPM’s new cars!

After much deliberation, WAPM decided the Nissan Qashqai fit our style just perfectly – small enough to fit down most driveways but high eno
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Winter around the corner

Chimney cleaning needs to happen now before the tenants start using the fireplace or woodburner. Insurance Companies will require an annual
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New vehicles on the road

Glenn and Helen will shortly be driving round in their newly branded vehicles. Nissan Qashqai's have been chosen - small enough to fit down
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Saverys to West Auckland Property Management: Same Address, Same Service

Times have changed and property management has been deregulated (anyone can be a property manager!), but both Glenn and Helen are licensed u
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Case Study: Right Property, Wrong Tenant

The setting: a clean and tidy three bedroom property in reasonable area with a large double garage. The owner had used a casual letting agen
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The Housing Market: Up in the Air?

This truly is a really strange market… After an exuberantly irrational August and September, we are currently experiencing a lull. The chang
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What’s wrong with managing your own rental?

Sometimes new investors make the decision to manage their own rental property. After all, its seems obvious – why pay an agent to do somethi
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Spring buyers keen but not much supply

The latest QV monthly property value index shows that nationwide residential values continued to increase in through out the year. Values ar
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