Whether your property is vacant or occupied, make sure it is secure and comfortable for your tenants during the winter months. Landlords, property managers, and tenants should take note of these five steps for a winter-ready rental property.Read more
One of the most important aspects of managing a property rental is safety and security. Discuss with your Property Manager every area of your property rental to make sure you are meeting your obligation of providing a safe home for your tenant.Read more
As seasons change, it is important to make sure rental properties are getting the right maintenance. This checklist will help you keep your rental property not only looking smart, but also safe during the season of autumn.Read more
Returning to your property that has been affected by natural disaster can be a painful experience. In these circumstances, a tenant will look to their Landlord/Property Manager for support. Your rights and responsibilities include insurance claims to protect the property and its tenants.Read more
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.