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  • The Week in Real Estate: Interesting News Stories

    The week in New Zealand Real Estate by Greg Watson of Watson Property Management. Greg covers an amazing house in Ireland, gets the scoop on New Zealand's expensive houses, finds affordable areas for you, comments on reports that house prices might fall and a happy outcome to a terrible house fire. Here are some links to the articles: The super cool house in ...

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    Greg Watson Inducted into IGT Hall of Fame

    From The 7th to the 9th of July 2018 I attended the Inspired Growth Conference in Brisbane Australia. The Inspired Growth Organisation helps to train people in a Business Development role; that is people whose job it is to grow a Property Management Business. A series of international awards have led to being inducted into the Hall of Fame As part of the ...

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    Beware of these two housing scams happening now!

    I was at a business meeting this morning and three people raised my awareness about scams that are currently taking place in our area.  Two out of three of them relate to housing. I thought I'd bring these to your attention just in case it will help protect you or raise awareness to protect your friends and family. The smoke alarm compliance scam The first ...

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    The Healthy Homes Guarantees Act is now in place!

    What does this mean for you? For tenants, it means living in a healthier home and being less prone to illness and cost drains on society related to poor living conditions. For landlords that means a gradual upgrade of rental properties if required, starting with some changes which must be in place by July 1, 2019 and culminating with an overall deadline ...

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    What effect will banning lettings fees have on you?

    Property management company owners, property owners, landlords and tenants are all affected if letting fees are banned later this year. If you are interested in how it might likely affect you please watch this video summary of what has been said in the media. DID YOU KNOW IF YOUR PROPERTY IS UNDER RENTED A SMALL RENT INCREASE WILL PAY FOR FUTURE CHARGES?  ...

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    POLL: What form of heating do you have at home?

    Portable gas heaters could be outlawed in rentals as part of potential minimum heating standards.   Here is the article link to Stuff.co.nz Click here to read the article about it, then take our poll below: What is your main form of heating at home? created by Poll ...

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    What investment property owners need to know about chimneys

    Landlords! Don't ignore those chimneys! In this video, I interview chimney and firebox expert Georg Meiring from Chimney Cleaning to enlight us about the areas of the home which landlords often forget about. In this video: When to clean chimneys Insurance and rented properties relating to chimneys and fireboxes The effect of soot build up in efficiency and safety How to stop smoke coming into the ...

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    The week in real estate 29 March 2018

    I do my round up of the interesting (and strange) world of real estate for your entertainment and knowledge. Talk about 'news you can use'. I summarise in this short video below, the things you need to know, or in some cases, wish you didn't. This week: Tenants stay due to landlord retaliation notice, letting fees the current political football, the struggle to ...

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    The crazy week in real estate!!

    The crazy week in real estate I do my round up of the interesting (and strange) world of real estate for your entertainment and knowledge. Talk about 'news you can use'. I summarise in this short video below, the things you need to know, or in some cases, wish you didn't. This week: Luxury Homes, celebrity real estate agents, damp houses, state houses and ...

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    The 7 Top Reasons to Get a FREE Market Rent Appraisal!

    We are the leading property managers in Palmerston North, Feilding and Manawatu and today, we are going to discuss the 7 top reasons to get a free market rental appraisal. Here they are: 1) Your property is under rented. We can provide relevant information so you can tell your tenants why you need to increase the rent. 2) You might need to ...

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