You asked, we answered: A look back at some of our most popular advice
Now that we’re halfway through the year, it seems like the perfect time to sit back and take stock of what’s been a busy year (or three) in the rental and real estate industries.
The Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill now requires landlords to insulate their rental properties. While we endorse the move to ensure all tenants have a warm, dry home we recognise this is a cost to landlords. However, ANZ has come to the party with interest-free insulation loans. Lodge City Rentals General Manager, David Kneebone gets the low down on the offer.
When it comes to keeping your rental property safe and healthy, repairs and maintenance have a major role to play. There will always be things beyond your control, such as storms, lightning strikes and earthquakes. The key thing to remember is that it’s not about trying to control the uncontrollable—it’s about reducing risk.