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Have your say - Proposed regulation under consultation of residential property managers

Closes 19 Apr 2022 The Government is seeking feedback on proposals for the regulation of residential property managers. The proposals aim to promote public confidence in the delivery of residential property management services and protect the interests of property owners, tenants and other consumers. Why we are consulting While residential property managers who are members of industry bodies follow minimum competency and practice ...

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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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Updated Market Rent Statistics

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 ...

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Holiday and short-term rentals: What you need to know

If you're thinking about making your home, rental property or holiday house available for short-term rentals, make sure you know the rules on holiday rental agreements, claiming expenses, whether to declare it at tax time, and more. Key things to consider for holiday rentals With the rise of online holiday accommodation websites like Airbnb and Bookabach, listing a property for short-term let ...

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Yesterday the Government passed legislation that can restrict tenancy terminations when people are required to stay at home due to public health measures.

29 October 2021 Yesterday the Government passed legislation that can restrict tenancy terminations when people are required to stay at home due to public health measures.The new legislation will give landlords and tenants clarity and will help support tenants to comply with public health guidance. These restrictions do not currently apply. The restrictions on tenancy terminations will be able to be switched on ...

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