Mar

31

Judy tells how abandoned tenancies really work!

Judy Morgan - Property Manager in Whangarei

Dear NZ Government… I am writing to you with grave concerns regarding Section 61 – Abandonment of Premises. I am an Independent Property Manager of some 9 years. Recently I have had a tenant “abandon” the premises. Read more and see the reply!


Mar

4

Can I pump water from a nearby stream?

How to source water from a stream

In areas that are dry or have extensive gardens or orchards, you may require more water than you would like to pay for from a town supply. So how can you do this?


Feb

18

Glenn’s Property Musings Feb 2014

I recently had a distressed call from a young landlord. He said how come you managers have not released the bond for my new tenant who used to rent off you?


Nov

18

The Politics of Housing in NZ

politics of nz housing

There are several things happening on a broad front by Nick Smith. I do wonder if there is some sort of master plan or if he is responding to the many voices screaming for his attention. At times I despair and think he has been taken hostage by the rabble.


Oct

31

Rent Default – Don’t wait for a Tribunal Hearing

tenancy tribunal fine

You have no control over the result of a Tribunal Hearing so get your act together and sort the problem before this last resort has to be used – and that doesn’t mean just going through the motions.


Oct

29

Property Manager Gets Trespass Order from Tenant!

Judy Morgan - Property Manager in Whangarei

I guess you never stop learning! I have a tenant in a block of flats, who has been disturbing the peace and quiet of fellow tenants. After receiving plenty of warning, another complaint saw me knocking on his door. I …