Oct

29

When to trim your shelterbelts

Shelterbelt Trimming

With the right expertise, a professional trim can also encourage more growth and train the hedge into the shape you want it.


Oct

26

4 ways to remove a tree stump

Treestump

If you’ve had a tree cut down or a tree on your property has fallen over, you know what an eyesore a tree stump can be. If you leave the stump behind it not only poses a safety risk and …


Mar

13

Meth – Is Your Insurance Going To Cover It?

meth rental insurance

I was asked recently by one of our members how to do a credit check. I was thinking about this request when an important email came in from IAG about Meth contamination. IAG is the market leader in New Zealand …


Sep

22

RTA Amendments of 2016

A lot has been written about the new law that has been passed. MBIE will talk about it at our next meeting. They might even mention about some things that should have been included in the amendment such at the …


Aug

29

How to Reduce Home Heat Loss

heat loss

Reducing heat loss in a rental property is one great way to keep tenants happy and encourage them to stay longer. When buying a rental property, make sure that you get a proper inspection to check what sort of problems you might have with moisture, ventilation and heating!


Aug

12

What rental property owners should know about lead-based paint

peeling lead paint

Many of us have older rental properties that need a good dose of maintenance from time to time. Be aware that lead paint can be an issue in older properties (mostly prior to 1980) and get the right person to do the job safely.