No matter what time of the year it is, your property rental’s lawn or garden should be in top shape. It would be easy to hire a professional, but there are some tips you can remember when it comes to simple maintenance. These pointers are also eco-friendly for a lusher, healthier environment for you and your greenery.

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The review of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act (RTRA Act) began 30 September and will run until 30 November of this year.

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A reduced electric bill is always a great thing to receive, but saving energy can also help the environment and who doesn’t want that, too? Whether you’re a landlord/property manager or a tenant, you’ll want to make note of these practical and easy tips when using electrical appliances and gadgets at your property rental.

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Whether you’re a tenant or a Landlord/Property Manager, it’s important to make sure your rental property is up to par when the tenancy ends. For tenants, restoring the property to its original (or even better) condition can make for a stress-free move, particularly when it comes to recovering your bond. For landlords, a clean and presentable rental shows the next potential tenants that you value your property investment so they’re expected to do the same.

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The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 does not have a specific definition of fair wear and tear, although it is considered to be wear that happens during normal use and changes that happen with ageing.

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There has been rumours of a familiar rival that is aiming to rattle the property management industry.

Property managers are now working to showcase their skills to both landlords and tenants alike, emphasizing the importance of their professional skills and knowledge of the legislation. This is in preparation to plans that Airbnb is planning to enter the long term rental market. Read more

Let’s say you’re thinking about starting a new business venture, and of course, you will be needing a commercial space for it. You might not think it through as you already have experience with renting property. I mean, how different could it be, right? Wrong. Read more

Taking care of your relationship with your tenants is one thing. However, what most landlords usually fail to do is to establish an amicable relationship with the people they work with – their contractors. Read more

Having a hard time finding a property to rent? Well if it makes you feel better, you are not alone. Finding a rental property can be a daunting task especially when you are not armed with commendable credentials. But don’t worry because there is still light at the end of the tunnel. Read more

Safety Switch Law

What exactly are safety switches and how do they work? Safety switches are devices that are designed to stop the supply of electricity in the event of a very small earth fault on an electrical circuit. This creates a good means of minimising risks of death and injury due to earth faults.  And this fault is in fact the most common cause of electric shocks. In other words, it is basically your insurance against electric shocks. Safety switches can detect earth faults much faster than a normal fuse or circuit breaker, thus, saving equipment from potentially serious damage. They work almost instantly, cutting off electricity before enough current has passed through a person that could either cause serious injuries or even be fatal. Read more