Part of the Property Manager/Landlord’s obligation is to ensure they provide the tenant with a “reasonably secure” property.Read more
School holiday season means children staying at home more often and a large number of families rotating in short-term rentals. When conducting inspections, this is a good time to take extra precautions to reduce the risk of accident or injury.Read more
A break-in can be distressing for tenants and they may feel unsafe after. Both tenants and landlords have responsibilities which will help make each other feel more secure about the property.Read more
As we endure storm season, it’s important for Property Managers to be aware of the steps to take in case of extreme weather events.
According to the Residential Tenancies Authority, arrangements about maintenance of gardens, including fruit trees, and lawns should be listed in the tenancy agreement.Read more
For Landlords/Property Managers, finding that the keys don’t work to your property rental can be a source of frustration. You might simply have brought the wrong set of keys or the tenant may have changed the locks and not told you. Properly manage your keys according to legal requirements and with the best practice methods.
As we settle into the winter months, you’ll want to make sure your home is in top condition to keep tenants happy and to avoid wintertime vacancy.Read more
If you’ve allowed for smoking at your rental property, there are measurements you should take as a Landlord/Property Manager to keep your property in top shape.Read more
There are occasions that require locks to be replaced and as Property Manager/Landlord, this would mean employing the services of a contractor on behalf of the client.