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What Landlords Need to Know About Meth Contamination

Before becoming a landlord, methamphetamine was probably something you only ever encountered in movies and on the news. As a landlord it is your responsibility that you must provide a clean property and check for any signs of ‘P’ before renting it out. The law around meth contamination goes further than simply providing a clean … Continue reading What Landlords Need to Know About Meth Contamination

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Smoke Alarms in Your Rental Properties – Your Obligations

You have lots of obligations and responsibilities as a landlord, but one of the most important is ensuring you install working smoke alarms in your properties. You must also ensure they are the right type of smoke alarm as well as ensuring you install them properly. Doing so is a legal requirement which means you … Continue reading Smoke Alarms in Your Rental Properties – Your Obligations

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The Healthy Homes Guarantee Act – What Landlords Need to Know

The Healthy Homes Guarantee Act, a landlord, what does it mean for you? This is not an easy question to answer as the bill was light on specifics – the Government will not give details on those specifics until it completes a consultation. While there are a lot of things that remain unclear, there are … Continue reading The Healthy Homes Guarantee Act – What Landlords Need to Know

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Uninhabitable Property: What You Need to Know

An uninhabitable property is one that is no longer safe to live in or which may cause harm to the health of residents. Without proper maintenance, all properties in NZ are at risk of falling into this state of disrepair. What is an uninhabitable property in relation to your portfolio and the tenants who live … Continue reading Uninhabitable Property: What You Need to Know

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