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New standards on meth contamination in homes

The Government has finally announced new standards when it comes to meth contamination in properties. We explain what these standards mean for landlords, and your investment properties.

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Why you shouldn’t pay for advertising when selling your home

It is obviously crucial to attract the attention of buyers when selling your home. A highly effective advertising campaign can make all the difference – but you shouldn’t be responsible for paying for it.

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Is your rental compliant? We’ve got you covered.

Landlords need to make sure their smoke alarms and insulation are up to scratch following recent changes to legislation. If you own a rental property, it’s time to make sure you’re compliant – or risk some hefty fines (and unhappy tenants).

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5 crucial questions you should ask when choosing a real estate agent

Choosing the right real estate agent is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when selling your house. It will determine whether you get a good – or great – result. There are five crucial questions you should ask when selecting an agent.

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What you should know about meth contamination in rental properties

The idea of your rental property being contaminated with methamphetamine is a scary thought. If you’re a landlord, it’s an issue that you need to be fully informed about.

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Could your property be contaminated with meth?

Methamphetamine or ‘P’ contamination is close to a landlord’s worst nightmare. And if you’re looking to buy or rent a home, it adds a whole new level of complexity. We’ve checked out the facts to give you some important information – including what can you do to detect meth contamination in a home.

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Getting your property ready for winter

In last month’s blog, we gave you some tips for keeping your property warm and dry during the colder months. Here are some other easy ways to tackle a few pesky issues that can emerge over winter.

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What’s happening with the rental market?

The property market certainly keeps us on our toes. As residential sales market starts to ease, the rental market has started to pick up – particularly in Auckland. While it’s great news for property investors, the increase in demand is leaving some prospective tenants feeling left in the lurch. If that sounds like you, make sure to check out our tips for securing a rental property below.

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How a lack of FOMO could impact your selling price

‘FOMO’ – or fear of missing out – is an uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling. It has been especially poignant in the property market recently. FOMO tends to kick-in late in the property cycle. The classic example is when buyers feel like everyone else has got on the property ladder, but they are missing out.

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Is your property ready for winter?

As much as we hate to admit it, the cold weather is just around the corner. Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord or tenant, now’s the time to make sure your property is ready for winter. This month, we’re giving you some tips for keeping your home warm and dry during the chilly months.

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