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Changes to NZ Landlord Rules around Letting Fees

Landlord Updates

Welcome to our quarterly customer update.  Each quarter we share the latest industry news, tips and ideas for your investments, and feedback from clients who have chosen to use Pukeko Rental Manager's services.  In this update, we cover changes to NZ landlord rules around letting fees, welcome new managers, look at spring maintenance tips and see what wonderful feedback our customers have for us.

In the News:

There is so much in the news right now regarding rental rules and regulations with the government stepping in to make changes. Here are a few articles you may have missed:

'Barrier to good health' -Letting fees stop tenants moving out of damp properties, MPs told

The Social Services Select Committee is considering the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which would stop landlords from charging tenants for the cost of letting properties. Read this article to find out more on why letting fees are considered a ‘barrier to good health’. (PS: We have never charged letting fees!)

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No more gouging renters as letting fees to go: Housing Minister Phil Twyford

Under proposed changes to NZ Landlord rules, tenants will no longer have to pay hefty letting fees when renting a new home.

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 Pukeko Rental Managers - What's New:

We welcome the following new managers to the Pukeko family this month.

We are excited to introduce you to:

Matthew McMillan in Hutt Valley, Wellington
Matt Warren and Karen Simpson-Warren in Kapiti Coast

Both are talented managers with plenty of experience and are backed by our key Pukeko Promises and rent guarantees! If you know landlords in these two regions who may need help with properties, please feel free to share.

 Latest Hot Tip for Landlords:

As the weather turns warmer it’s time to start thinking about rental maintenance tips for spring!

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 Reviews & Feedback

We work hard to ensure that your investments are being well looked after. But don’t take our word for it, just look at what our clients are saying, it's nice to know we exceed expectations.

Mike and Jill from Hawkes Bay left Vicky our property manager a fantastic Google Review:

"We rented a property through Vicky Harris as our Property Manager. We found Vicky was very thorough in all her dealings and provided comprehensive information on the state of the property both on entry and exit. Vicky kept us fully informed as to when her inspections were to happen etc. In this regard, we have recommended Vicky to several clients looking at using a rental manager to rent their investment properties. I would give Vicky as many stars as you can give."

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 We hope you enjoy our news update and invite you to share it with anyone who may be looking to use our services, whether they are an owner or tenant. We also share great advice, tips and updates each month by email so make sure you sign up to stay in the loop. And don't forget to connect with us on Facebook to hear about our latest giveaways, and industry news. And if you have any questions about how our services work, give us a call or send us a message and we will come back to you ASAP.

Until next time!

CEO, Pukeko Rental Managers


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