Category Archives: Real Estate Reports

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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Opportunity Knocks

The latest release of data from Statistics New Zealand should keep residential property investors happy. Immigration is soaring, accelerating to a net-inflow of 4000 people during March. Hamilton typically experiences the effect of an immigration boom six to nine months after it is first reported: New migrants often settle in Auckland before moving to the [...]

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Hamilton Residential Property Management Review

Rental occupancy rates throughout autumn continued at full levels, and we expect to see no change as winter takes hold. Staff are focusing on reviewing rents for all properties under management – if increases are justified and viable they will be put into effect. The average rent increases across the portfolio have been in excess [...]

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