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The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill - Update Feb 2020

By Pedersens Property Management on February 19th, 2020.


The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament on Monday 17 February 2020.

This follows on from the announcement made by Associate Minister of Housing Kris Faafoi on 17 November 2019.
The Bill includes a series of reforms that will:


Removal of the no clause 90 day termination notice and other new proposed changes to the RTA

By Pedersens Property Management on November 18th, 2019.

Associate Housing Minister Kris Faafoi has announced proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.

The proposed changes seek to:

  • remove the ability for landlords to end a periodic tenancy agreement with no cause. The legislation will instead provide for a range of justified reasons to end a periodic tenancy, including new provisions to respond to antisocial behaviour.
  • require that fixed-term tenancy agreements must become periodic tenancy agreements upon expiry unless: both parties agree otherwise, the tenant is not meeting their obligations, or specified grounds for the tenancy to end apply.

Tenant Liability for damage, Unlawful residential premises & Contamination of premises

By Pedersens Property Management on August 27th, 2019.

New tenancy legislation was passed on 30 July 2019 which will affect landlords and tenants in a number of ways.

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 will:


New government – New expectations – New rules - Property Finance and Meth Webinar

By Kris Pedersen on June 15th, 2018.

What's happening in property finance, what meth testing levels should I be following, and what are my latest non-bank finance options?

Does your rental property require an Asbestos Management Plan?

By Tennille Pedersen on April 27th, 2018.

Why Asbestos is an issue Landlords need to know about?

The Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 states that if Asbestos is in the workplace, a plan is required for that workplace by the 4th April 2018.



Are Auckland rents sky rocketing?

By Tennille Pedersen on February 15th, 2018.

Will rents rise in 2018?

In our opinion, the answer is yes they will. An under supply of new houses being built to meet the current demand, continued high levels of immigration, lending restrictions on investors and the new changes the Labour Government is looking to implementl....


Auckland Council Offers Funding for Insulation

By Tennille Pedersen on July 22nd, 2017.

Great news for Landlords, Auckland Councils Retrofit Your Home Programme will now allow Owners to have the insulation costs of up to $5,000 included in their rates and paid off over 9 years. There will be an interest rate applied of 6.60%, although you.....


Property Investor & Landlord Free Webinar

By Kris Pedersen on July 6th, 2017.

With increasing regulations and a tighter credit market, property investing is a different ballgame than previously. No matter which part of the property cycle we are in, there is always opportunity for those who know how to correctly approach regulation changes.


Pedersens 3D Virtual Property Tours

By Tennille Pedersen on December 21st, 2016.

Pedersens are extremely excited to announce that we now are offering 3D virtual tours for available properties for rent. This cutting edge piece of technology allows prospective tenants to interact with the virtual space of the house, at their leisure, getting a feel for the property and checking ......


Should I Meth Test my Property?

By Tennille Pedersen on May 24th, 2016.

Meth in rental properties is currently a big topic of discussion with many varying opinions. More and more we are seeing tenants who are better educated about the serious health effects of .....


New Auckland GVs Now Available

By Tennille Pedersen on November 11th, 2014.

This month the owners of the 525,000 properties across Auckland are to be notified of their new ratings valuations. Date released recently by the Auckland Council shows an average of a 33% increase since the last time the.....


Rental Property Repairs and Maintenance

By Tennille Pedersen on October 8th, 2014.

The Risks of Failing to Take Action - Even with the very best of Tenants every rental property will require .....


5 Tips for Successful Tenanting of Your Rental Property

By Tennille Pedersen on August 6th, 2014.

Have an effective marketing strategy to ensure you are attracting the right type of Tenant for your property. For example..... 

How to Attract Quality Tenants

By Tennille Pedersen on April 4th, 2014.

Every Landlord wants the best quality Tenant, but quality Tenants also want the best rental properties.  So how do we make your investment property.....
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