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Three easy tips for decorating your rental property

Three easy tips for decorating your rental property

Feeling unable to personalise your rental home can be frustrating and make it seem like you’re still living in someone else’s house. These three tips will help you add your own flare without breaching your landlord’s contract. The wonders of peel and stick   These days, there’s peel and stick for almost every surface. Dilapidated kitchen counters … Read more

360 Property Management Recognized at Ray White Zone Awards

In recognition of Outstanding Achievement, the recent awards won highlight our continued performance and success company-wide.  The results of our Property Management divisions represent our uncompromised commitments in all we do. With a strong focus on growth and delivering outstanding service to our customers these accolades align with our collective vision to be the best … Read more

Healthy Homes Update

This months video focuses on the new Healthy Homes Regulations. While the standards of the Healthy Homes Regulations don’t come in to effect until July 2021, we understand what it is like to be an owner on the other end of change and the associated costs that come with it. As your property managers we … Read more

360 Property Management wins Property Management Office of the Year 2019

The Ray White Group in New Zealand manages close to 18,000 properties through 177 offices who undertake property management services engaging landlords and tenants. There has been significant changes in the area of property management, particularly around healthy homes and the requirements of landlords to ensure their properties comply with the recent changes in the … Read more

Should I get insurance when renting a home?

Here are four common questions tenants ask about insurance.  “Aren’t I covered under my landlord’s insurance?” This is a common misconception. While it’s true that landlords have insurance, this usually doesn’t cover the tenant’s belongings. For example, if there’s a big fire, the landlord’s insurance will cover the structural damage to the home but it won’t … Read more

The RTA Amendment bill #2

The RTA Amendment bill #2 has now passed it’s 3rd reading and will be signed off into law shortly. So what are the 5 key points of this act that you should know now? These are covered in this months video.

Maintenance Issues – What is Urgent?

Ever experienced an issue in a rental home and wondered whether you should or shouldn’t call your property manager? Here are some of the most common issues, and what you should do. This advice is general and will not apply to all issues or circumstances. Exercise common sense at all times. If in doubt, call … Read more

Guide to a successful tenancy application

First impressions count Just like a job interview, arriving well-presented and on time goes a long way to help make a positive first impression at a property viewing. Some successful renters even go so far as printing a “renting CV” or cover letter, with information about themselves and their renting background. This is especially handy … Read more

Top tips to make the big move smooth!

Finally, the big day has arrived. All the paperwork has gone through and you have the keys in your hand. Moving into your new home should be the exciting and easy part, right? Some people rate moving houses as one of the most stressful experiences you can go through, but if you get yourself organised … Read more

Capital gains tax is now dead in the water – so what’s next?

Many investors breathed a sigh of relief when it was announced Jacinda Ardern would not take on board the tax working group’s recommendations to implement a capital gains tax (CGT). And we can be sure this shouldn’t come again for a while – Jacinda was adamant it won’t happen while she is at the helm, … Read more