Property Management Industry News

Property Management Spotlight

Helping you protect your rental investment

The 1st of July has come and gone and the industry is facing the impact of what the introduction of the new Healthy Homes Standards brings for landlords moving forward. In this update, Ben Westerman discusses the key parts of the Healthy Homes Standards and how this will impact landlords. If you would like to discuss how these changes could affect your specific property, or would like further detail on any part of the legislation contact feel free to get in touch.

With a lot in the media lately about the rental industry and the proposed changes to legislation, we thought it was appropriate to give you a brief overview of the changes and what impact that may have to investment owners.

Each property is different, so we certainly encourage you to take a couple of minutes and have a listen to the video on the link below and give us a call if you have any concerns or want to talk about the detail of the changes and how it might affect your investment.

With a change in government, comes the introduction of new legislation surrounding the investment market. Director Ben Westerman overviews those changes and how they might affect you in the following short video.

The Introduction of the Healthy Homes Standards - What does this mean for Landlords?

, ,
The 1st of July has come and gone and the industry is facing the impact of what the introduction of the new Healthy Homes Standards brings for landlords moving forward. In this update, Ben Westerman discusses the key parts of the Healthy Homes…

Proposed changes to legislation, and how this may impact on your investment

, , ,
With a lot in the media lately about the rental industry and the proposed changes to legislation, we thought it was appropriate to give you a brief overview of the changes and what impact that may have to investment owners. Each property is…
Insulation in rental properties will be mandatory in 2019

Insulate yourself against 2019. All rental homes must be insulated by July 2019.

,
A warmer home is healthier for tenants. Insulation statements are now compulsory on all new tenancy agreements, so that tenants know what to expect when they are moving into their new home.  This is something that Westerman Property Solution's…

If you’re not alarmed, you should be. Smoke alarms are now compulsory in all rental homes.

,
Since the new regulations which came into force on 1 July 2016, Landlords must have the right type of smoke alarms installed in the right places. All new or replacement smoke alarms must be long-life photoelectric smoke alarms with a battery…

Ministry overhauls meth guidelines to curb "paranoia" in the real estate market

The standard for methamphetamine contamination levels that prompt a house clean-up should be four times as high in many cases, a government-funded report says. The Ministry of Health has released its new recommendations for meth contamination…

'Bad' tenants let off the hook for damage after court ruling

Bad tenants are being unfairly let off the hook for property damage after a court decision, landlords say. The Court of Appeal ruled last week that tenants who caused a fire by leaving oil unattended on a stove in 2009 could not be held…

Sign up below to keep up to date with the latest news, announcements, and best practice tips and tricks