Renting a property shouldn’t break your bank. With these tips below, you can find a property that suits your lifestyle and budget needs.
Will you be moving into a new rental property in 2018? LJ Hooker has prepared a guide for tenants wanting to make a smooth move.
It’s no secret that saving money while paying rent every week is no easy task. However, you’ll be happy to know that there are ways to minimise the amount of rent you pay, and get a little extra going toward your savings account.
Renting is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice for many New Zealander's. It’s an arrangement between yourself, your property manager and your landlord, so be aware of your obligations to make sure the ‘tenant life is the good life’. Below are some tips to help this happen:
More people are renting today than ever before, mostly because of the millennial generation, or Generation Y. This group of people includes anyone born between 1980 and 2000, and they’re an ideal target audience for your rental property. They love the freedom and flexibility that come with renting rather than buying.
The rental bond is an amount of money paid by a tenant as a form of security for the landlord against any breaches of the tenancy agreement.
New Zealand is a nation of pet owners with more than 60 per cent of New Zealand households owning a pet, which makes for plenty of tenants looking for a home for themselves and their furry family members.
Ah renting. It’s a double-edged sword. You avoid the expenses of mortgages, rates and house insurance: but on the flip-side you don’t have complete freedom to do what you like to your property, there’s the worry of increasing rent or “What if the landlord sells?” and you also have to put up with questionable flat-mate behaviour every now and then: