Diamond Property Management Newsletter

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Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act

30 Oct 2019

Changes to tenancy law come into effect this month affecting the liability for any damage caused by tenants to the property they rent.It has been brought in to restore how things were before the Tenancy Tribunal became bound by the Court of Appeal de...

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Insulation Reminder

01 Apr 2019

We are reminding Landlords they have less than 6 months left to insulate. Landlords must insulate their properties before 1st July 2019 to avoid risking a fine up to $4000.

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Fire alarm News

16 May 2018


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Guide to Home Ventilation

11 May 2018

Guide to Home Ventilation Ventilation refers to the exchange of indoor and outdoor air. Without proper ventilation, an otherwise insulated and airtight house will seal in harmful pollutants, such as carbon monoxide, and moisture that can damage a hou...

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February Newsletter 2018

19 Feb 2018

Newsletter February 2018  Diamond Property Management   In my Christmas message I mentioned the growing problem methamphetamine poses for property owners. In just a few years the issue has spread fast through society and it continues at pace. The ris...

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Healthy Homes Legislation

07 Dec 2017

08 December 2017 But what does that mean for you? The new Healthy Homes legislation was passed last week, but what does that mean for insulating rental properties? In short – rules around new insulation requirements haven’t changed. That means if y...

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Government passes healthy homes Bill

06 Dec 2017

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/99391162/government-passes-healthy-homes-bill-requiring-all-rentals-to-be-warm-and-dry Government passes Healthy Homes bill, requiring all rentals to be warm and dry Parliament TV Phil Twyford's Health...

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Exceptions for installing insulation in rental properties

31 Jul 2017

Exceptions for installing insulation in rental properties 20 July 2017 Recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act require insulation to be installed in income-related rent tenancies from July 2016 and all other tenancies by July 2019. As...

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Have you considered Insurance

16 May 2017


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Newsletter November 2016

10 Nov 2016

November 2016 Landlord News – Changes in Residential Tenancies Act are now in force "Warmer, drier, safer homes” Smoke alarms are compulsory in all rental homes and landlords must ensure they are installed in the right places.Insulation statements ar...

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31 Oct 2016

Landlords and Tenants both need insurance Landlords should insure their rental property against any damage, either accidental or otherwise. Tenants can arrange their own insurance to protect their contents and liability for damage to the landlord’s p...

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Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act are now in force.

17 Aug 2016

Smoke Alarms All rental houses must have smoke alarms by 1 July 2016. Landlords and tenants both have responsibilities to make sure smoke alarms are working.  Landlord responsibilities Landlords are responsible for making sure that smoke alarms are a...

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Don’t risk your rental property!

20 Jul 2016

When it comes to managing rental properties, owners have to make a decision between managing it themselves or engaging the services of a property manager. While on the face of it, it may seem that you can save some money by doing it yourself, there a...

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Are you offering the right rental amount?

20 Jul 2016

With such a fast-moving market, keeping track of what rent you should be charging for your property can be quite tricky in Christchurch. You’ve surely seen the regular articles in The Press about shifting rental prices, and it’s important to ensure y...

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Diamond Property Newsletter

09 Mar 2016

Diamond Property Management Newsletter   Changes for rental properties  From 1st July 2016     The Residential Tenancies Act is to be strengthened with new Requirements for Insulation and Smoke Alarms.   These changes will create new requirements for...

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