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Another year end, but we’re not waiting until the New Year to get anything done

By David Kneebone: 2018-12-13

Congratulations, you’ve made it through the year that was 2018. It was a year of Government proposals and reforms (and not just for the property industry).

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Lodge City Rentals' November update

By David Kneebone: 2018-11-15

Is renting broken? No, but the RTA could use some fine-tuning

By David Kneebone: 2018-09-14

Just another month in the papers for the rental industry

By David Kneebone: 2018-07-16

Lodge City Rentals General Manager David Kneebone takes a look at the recent media coverage of the rental industry and explains why the reality, as usual, paints a somewhat different picture.

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Ban letting fees? I don’t think so

By David Kneebone: 2018-04-20

Housing Minister Phil Twyford wants to ban letting fees. David Kneebone, General Manager of Lodge City Rentals, outlines why that is a bad idea.

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7 top tips for turning your home into a rental

By David Kneebone: 2018-03-27

First time landlord? David Kneebone, General Manager of Lodge City Rentals, shares his advice on stepping onto the property investment ladder.

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What makes a good rental?

By Lodge City Rentals Team: 2018-01-24

Are you looking to get into property investment in 2018? Then it’s important to look for the RIGHT kind of properties to buy. David Kneebone, Lodge City Rentals General Manager, looks at what to consider when buying a rental to start your property portfolio.

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Focus: Healthy Homes Bill – what does it mean for you?

By David Kneebone: 2017-12-20

The Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill has had its time in Parliament and is now coming into effect. David Kneebone, Lodge City Rentals General Manager, looks at what this means for landlords.

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The great insulation debate

By David Kneebone: 2017-11-28

Warm, healthy homes are in demand in New Zealand and the topic has taken extra prominence since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the Labour-led coalition government took their seat at the top table last month. David Kneebone, Lodge City Rentals General Manager, explains what landlords need to know about insulating their rental properties.

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Pets and property: the pros and cons of allowing animals in your rental property

By David Kneebone: 2017-10-19

Offering pet-friendly homes could mean your rental is hot property but what of the damage caused by furry friends asks Lodge City Rentals General Manager, David Kneebone.

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