October 31, 2018
Christchurch City Council has answered some questions about the increase in hot water cylinder failures since the water supply was chlorinated.
The temporary chlorination of Christchurch’s water supply is being linked with an increase in hot water cylinder failures. We'...
June 19, 2018
Calling all decorators and renovators! If you've done a fab job of renovation and decorating a property in the last year, then get your entry in to the NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year 2018.
The lucky winner will receive a cash prize of $1,500, a framed certificate a...
June 12, 2018
Entries are now open for Landlord of the Year 2018. If you think you've got what it takes, enter now and go in the running to be crowned New Zealand's top landlord.
The award aims to highlight professionalism and good practice in the industry. The selection criteria is...
January 18, 2018
While 67% of New Zealanders own pets, just 13% to 14% of landlords allow tenants in their rental properties to own pets.
January 11, 2018
Many private landlords are bailing out of the rental market because they are worried about the new government's housing policies, say property experts.
January 8, 2018
Home loan rates will likely rise a bit in 2018 but are not expected to take a big jump up, experts believe.
December 13, 2017
The recent passing of the Healthy Homes Bill into law means that minimum standards and WoFs for rental properties are flavour of the month.
December 8, 2017
Depreciation is a word that strikes both joy and dismay into the hearts of investment property buyers and sellers. Not anymore...
December 6, 2017
One fifth of Christchurch's visitor books are now made through Air BNB - is regulation coming?
December 1, 2017
The Reserve Bank is to ease the lending restrictions on home buyers and property investors from January.
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Hot water cylinder failures in Christchurch
Entries now open for NZPIF/Resene Renovation of the Year
Landlord of the Year applications open now
Home loan rates for 2018? Got your crystal ball?
Rental WOFs in Christchurch?
Depreciation and rental properties - what can you get away with?
Call for regulation as Air BNB booms in Christchurch
Reserve Bank to ease lending restrictions