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Good News for Landlords: RTA Amendment Bill No 2

 
 Good News for Landlords: RTA Amendment Bill #2
Aspire Property Management Auckland owner Mike Atkinson explains how changes to the Residential Tenancies Act will change the landscape for rental properties and how they are managed.  

What are the main changes proposed?

There are 3 main changes as part of this amendment: 

Careless Damages: Tenants can now be held […]

15 September, 2017|0 Comments

Key lessons to learn from couple’s trashed Mt Maunganui rental

I woke up this morning to discover the lead story on the Herald app was full of lessons to be learned for residential property investors.  This couple has made so many classic mistakes that have unfortunately left them $30,000 out of pocket.  I feel certain if they had followed these steps they would not find […]

2 November, 2016|0 Comments

Meth, P, Ice, Crystal…the worst drug ever for society AND your rental property.

Meth is a new and major issue in residential property management this year. I don’t doubt that it’s been happening for years now – but the implications of contamination – and just how widespread the issue is in Auckland, and throughout NZ, is only now coming to light.

I am stunned by how many of […]

2 November, 2016|0 Comments

Is investing in Auckland property still a good option?

Residential property investment is all the rage right now – but I know many of you are worried that it’s too late to get into the market. Here’s a quick snapshot why I think it’s not based on my experience working as a property manager and investor in Auckland over the last 10 years.
Population growth
Currently […]

2 November, 2016|0 Comments