September 2017 Newsletter

 visit TINZ on facebook

visit TINZ website for Landlords visit TINZ website for Tenants visit HousesToRent


 Landlord Tip

c The Tenancy Act states that tenants are required to leave a property "reasonably clean and tidy." Preparing for a vacate inspection starts at the beginning of the tenancy where the tenant is told their tenancy responsibilities including your expectations at the end of the tenancy. Once the tenancy begins your routine inspections should be carried out where these responsibilities and expectations are reinforced, which is  setting the standard for the pending vacate, whenever that will be. When final notice is given the tenant is sent a Cleaning Guide/Checklist. This checklist, accompanied by the entry condition report, is used in determining if the tenant has left the property in a suitable condition compared to the start of the tenancy. If the property has not been left in a suitable condition then the tenant is asked to either return to the property to clean further or engage a cleaner to attend to it. If you do not have a Cleaning Guide/Checklist you can find one in TINZ website under Downloadable Forms.



        TINZ tip 

 Keep your tenants aware of TINZ. We have stickers available which are suitable to be put inside rental properties... perhaps inside the pantry door or kitchen cupboard. The stickers are A6 size and can be ordered from the Products menu. We also have a larger A5 version suitable for office doors. These are high quality vinyl, suitable for internal or external use. Door stickers are an excellent initial deterrent for many problem tenants. We hear many stories about their effectiveness.  To view or order these free stickers visit Forms -->Order Products. 



This months Winner of the Reds is... 
Elizabeth Ford
Bay of Islands Property Management

Every lodgement enters the next draw.

Lodge references

Help others

Account credits

Win reds!

Contact Us to learn more


Suggestions? Many improvements made on the website are directly linked to suggestions from members. If you think we could do something different or better we would love to hear from you in our  
>Suggestion Box.


Market Rents

From Tenancy Services. Check the
latest  >Market Rents for your area. 

Or you can  >Graph MBIE Data



 TINZ appreciates support and endorsement from..

visit IPMA click to visit NZPIF website


 From the desk of NZPIF ..

20/9/17  > People need somewhere to live

18/9/17  > Protection of Tenant rights

15/9/17  > Landlords offer stable tenancies

31/8/17  > Cheaper to rent than own but for how long


Tenancy Information N.Z. Ltd.
PO Box 105524, Auckland City,N.Z.
Ph. 0800 Tenant (0800 836268) 


Disclaimer: This newsletter is for general information purposes only. The views expressed in this newsletter are not necessarily those of TINZ. TINZ has taken all reasonable measures to ensure that the material contained in this newsletter is correct. However, TINZ gives no warranty and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or the completeness of the material. Readers are advised not to rely solely on this information when making any decision.