July 2016 Newsletter

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      Landlord tip
 Section 56 of the RTA allows property managers to issue a 14 day notice to remedy any breach of the Tenancy agreement. This is best done as soon as humanly possible after the breach has occurred. If need be, follow it up with a Tribunal application. Keep in mind you can apply to the Tenancy Tribunal immediately after serving a 14 day notice, without waiting for the 14 day period to expire. This will shorten up the period that you have to wait to get a hearing. The reasoning is that if your tenant doesn’t remedy the breach in the 14 days then it is likely the rent, will then be in arrears by the minimum 21 calendar days that is required by the Tribunal to terminate the tenancy. Do your best to remain on talking terms while taking a tenant through the RTA processes. How about offering your tenant a lift to the hearing? It cuts out one excuse for them not being there.
 14 day notices can be downloaded or printed straight from the TINZ Forms page. Available as both pdf or word doc.



       TINZ tip 

TINZ offers many options when checking prospective tenants. The credit check is a vital part of this checking. Veda and Dun & Bradstreet are New Zealands most established providers of credit information. TINZ is excited to announce the launch of a Dun & Bradstreet credit check as another option for you. For a short introductory period a Dun & Bradstreet credit check will be complimentary when choosing a Veda credit check. Keep an eye out for more information on the TINZ Welcome page. Live very soon.


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