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Lodge Real Estate expands services to include Body Corporate

Leading Hamilton real estate company, Lodge Real Estate, has expanded its business portfolio with the launch of a body corporate management service. The newly established service will be led by body corporate expert Rob Owens who joined Lodge Real Estate this week. With more than 15 years’ experience in the body corporate field in both [...]

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Are smoke alarms a landlord’s responsibility?

There is currently a great deal of discussion about ‘building warrant of fitness’ for rental properties. Unsurprisingly, one of the common criteria on checklists has been the installation of smoke alarms: There is no question smoke alarms are a key warning device in reducing deaths or injury caused by fires at home. According to the [...]

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RBNZ raises OCR to 3.25 percent

The Reserve Bank today increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) by 25 basis points to 3.25 percent. New Zealand’s economic expansion has considerable momentum, with GDP estimated to have grown by around 4 percent in the year to June. Global financial conditions remain very accommodative and are reflected in low long-term interest rates and narrow [...]

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