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Avonhead 2016 Property Report

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

In Christchurch the average home value as of December 2016 was $494,247. In December 2015 it was $482,043.

Values have risen 2.5% in 2016. This was relatively low in comparison to other South Island regions – listed at the more...

Christchurch & New Zealand Property Market – 2016 Real Estate Summary & 2017 Forecast Preview

Monday, January 16th, 2017

The average home value in Christchurch as of December 2016 was $494,247. In December 2015 it was $482,043.

Values have risen 2.5% in 2016. This was relatively low in comparison to other South Island regions – listed at the more...

GOVERNMENT TO INTERVENE AS OSAKI THREATENS TO TAKE DOWN TRIBUNAL

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

· HEAD ADJUDICATOR WRITES TO MINISTER WITH GRAVE CONCERNS ABOUT TRIBUNAL EFFECTIVENESS AND CREDIBILITY

· ADJUDICATORS APPEAR TO BE SPLIT ON HOW TO DEAL WITH OSAKI

· MINISTER SIGNALS ACTION WILL BE TAKEN

The Government appears to be finally taking more...

Foxton landlord seeks appeal in soiled carpet case

Friday, October 7th, 2016
Warwick Smith/Fairfax NZ

The landlord is appealing a Tenancy Tribunal decision that found the tenant of this Foxton house was not liable for the cost of replacing the carpet after her dogs

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New Rules For Investors & Home Buyers

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

As you probably have seen in the news over the last few days, what was supposed to be a ploy to slow down Auckland housing prices will now blanket the whole country.

New Rules – To Begin September 1st

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Mid-Year Residential Housing Market Report 2016

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Market Report June 2016

Values across the city rose an average of 2.6 per cent in the past 12 months, including a 1.5 per cent rise in the last three months of the year. The average Christchurch home value is more...

Insulation Update

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

All residential rental homes in New Zealand are now required to have insulation by July 2019. The new RTA regulations will require landlords to install insulation in accordance with the insulation standard NZS 4246. Landlords will also be required to more...

Smoke Detector Update

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Laws in the proposed Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill have now been passed and come into force. These changes aim to reduce fire related injuries and deaths, making homes safer for the million New Zealanders who live in rental accommodation.

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Accidental Damage – Who is now responsible?

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Given the recent news on this in the media in the last 2 weeks – it would appear that we may be prevented from recovering compensation for unintentional damage from residential tenants and hopefully this may be clarified if an more...

Changes to the Health & Safety Work Act

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

With all the attention in the media this month regarding the implications of these changes, we have correlated this article with exerts taken from NZPIF and Health and Safety Reform that we think best summarises the changes and its effect more...