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Should I Sell My Investment Property?

November 6, 2020
New Zealand’s real estate market is running red hot with our borders closed, no overseas holidays, and kiwis returning home in droves due to COVID-19. It begs the question - is this the time to sell your Christchurch investment property?

Are You Aware of The Healthy Homes Assessment Deadline of 1 December 2020?

October 9, 2020
The deadline by which landlords must provide a Healthy Homes Standards compliance statement was moved from 1 July 2020 to 1 December 2020 in response to COVID-19 events.

The Pros of Property Management - How Property Managers make life easier for Landlords and Tenants

September 2, 2020
Property management services can make life infinitely easier for both landlords and tenants renting in New Zealand. Let us look at four key pros of property management, focusing on the value and expertise professional property managers bring to the rental industry.

Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill Passes Final Reading

August 7, 2020
The Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which seeks to make changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), passed its final reading in Parliament on 5 August and will change the landscape for landlords and tenants.

Do you Know About the Next Healthy Homes Bill Deadline?*

July 28, 2020
Before the Healthy Homes Standards (HHS) come into force on 1 July 2021, there is a more pressing deadline of 1 December 2020 that private landlords need to be proactively working to meet.

What First Avenue Property Have Learned From COVID-19

July 3, 2020
In recent months we have had to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions on the fly along with the rest of the country. While we’re still subject to certain requirements in Level 1, we’ve actually adapted some of our Level 4, 3 and 2 learnings to improve the ongoing services we provide landlords and residential tenants.

How to get your bond back at the end of your tenancy

May 14, 2020
Getting your bond back at the end of a rental property tenancy is an important part of moving to a new house. Some tenants depend on their money being refunded in full to help them cover moving costs, while some overlook this vital step when ending their tenancy because they’re unsure how to apply for a bond refund.

6 Ways Renting in New Zealand Has Changed Since the '80s

March 3, 2020
New Zealand’s renting industry has changed dramatically over the last 40 years. Let’s look at six ways the industry has changed since the 1980s.

Why we Have a Facebook Page

November 6, 2019
These days most businesses have a Facebook page, but it must be said some utilise them much more than others. At First Avenue Property we do our very best to engage with our clients via Facebook in an entertaining and worthwhile fashion.
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Tenants to Pay for Rental Damage Following Law Change

September 2, 2019
In addition to the new insulation standards that came into effect, July 2019 also saw new tenancy legislation passed regarding tenants’ liability for damage caused by careless behaviour.
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