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Law changes round-up for 2021

From investment property changes to consumer credit updates, we’ve gathered recent law changes into one place. Check out this summary to see what applies to your business. Changes to consumer credit laws When: From 1 October 2021 What: Directors and senior managers of companies that provide consumer credit have to be certified as ‘fit and proper’, to provide this service. This means they’re ...

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Top 5 tips for bond refunds

1 February 2022 Prevent issues with getting your bond back. Read these tips for tenants and landlords.  During the tenancy, stay on top of repairs and keep the place clean and tidyTenants should let the landlord know as soon as possible if anything    needs fixing, and keep the home reasonably clean and tidy. Landlords should inspect the property during the tenancy, and ...

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Market Rent Statistics: 1 July - 31 December 2021

The latest market rent statistics are now available. The default market rent area displayed is based on your IP address. To change the area displayed, type the area you're wanting into the ‘Find the market rent in your area’ field, and then click on ‘Find rent’. The market rent tool is updated monthly and contains bond information from the previous six months ...

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New Zealand and the United Kingdom reached FTA Agreement in Principle

On 20 October 2021, New Zealand and the UK reached agreement on the key elements of a new high quality, comprehensive and progressive free trade agreement (FTA). These are set out below. Underpinning this Agreement in Principle is the legal text of the agreement. In most areas this has also been substantially concluded. Work to finalise the text in accordance with ...

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