Check out this article from today’s Christchurch Press. It has a different opinion from previous media reports since the February 22 Earthquake but in our experience this is more where the market is situated.
When starting a new residential tenancy, the signing of the tenancy agreements represents two things; firstly, the tenant(s) agree(s) to pay the rent and take care of the property, secondly the landlord agrees to provide and maintain the property in a reasonable state of repair. If either party fails to hold up their end of the … Read more
Every new tenancy should start with a detailed move-in property condition inspection report. This was the reminder we were given by a recent Tenancy Tribunal decision, which ruled in favour of the tenants because the landlord’s report failed to provide an adequate benchmark of the property condition when the tenancy … Read more