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5 Reasons to Consider Including Grounds Maintenance in Your Tenancy Agreement

5 Reasons to Consider Including Grounds Maintenance in Your Tenancy Agreement National Propertyscouts

1 December 2021

To maintain or not to maintain? That’s the question many landlords find themselves asking when developing tenancy agreements.

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3 Reasons to Get Your Brand New Property Meth-Tested

3 Reasons to Get Your Brand New Property Meth-Tested National Propertyscouts

24 November 2021

So, you’ve just purchased a BRAND NEW rental property? Congratulations! There’s little chance that it has been contaminated by methamphetamine (‘meth’). Why then, do you still need a meth test?

In short, testing for meth before and after tenancies can protect you, the Landlord, from having to fork out tens of thousands of dollars in the long run. 

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Privacy Crackdown: What Does It Mean for Landlords?

Privacy Crackdown: What Does It Mean for Landlords? National Propertyscouts

12 November 2021

New guidance on privacy for the rental sector has been in the works for the past year and yesterday, the Privacy Commission launched a new compliance monitoring programme. The aim of the programme is to ensure no landlords, managers or agencies are in breach of the Privacy Act. 

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Are Baches Subject to the RTA?

Are Baches Subject to the RTA? National Propertyscouts

14 October 2021

The Tenancy Tribunal has declared that baches are not subject to the Residential Tenancies Act, provided they are intended to provide temporary or transient accommodation.

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Regional Roundup

Regional Roundup National Propertyscouts

6 July 2021

Is Invercargill a good place to invest?

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Offer long term rental options in return for interest deductibility

Offer long term rental options in return for interest deductibility National Propertyscouts

2 July 2021

That’s a suggestion made by one property consultant recently...

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FAQ

FAQ National Propertyscouts

1 July 2021

When does my rental property have to comply with the Healthy Homes Standards?

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Commercial property investing as an alternative to residential

Commercial property investing as an alternative to residential National Propertyscouts

10 June 2021

The pluses and minuses

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Regional wrap-up

Regional wrap-up National Propertyscouts

26 May 2021

The Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia

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Government dishes the dollars to check up on Landlords

Government dishes the dollars to check up on Landlords National Propertyscouts

23 May 2021

If you blinked you probably missed it in the recent budget announcement but $80 million (over the next 4 years) got set aside to police landlord’s compliance with the Healthy Homes Standards, fix issues at the bond center and fund the expected increase in RTA disputes through the Tenancy Tribunal.

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