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20 June 2024

Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986

The Government is proposing a range of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 that include changes to tenancy termination rules and pet rules.

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20/06/2024 8:00:00 AM

20 June 2024

The Role of the Tenancy Tribunal

At the REINZ RPM Conference on Friday, 8 March, we were lucky enough to have the Principal Tenancy Adjudicator and the Deputy Principal Tenancy Adjudicator speak to attendees and clarify some misconceptions about the Tenancy Tribunal.

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20/06/2024 8:00:00 AM

19 June 2024

Limitation Act 2010 – applies to Residential Tenancies

The Limitation Act is applicable to claims made under the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), as stated in section 77(1) of the RTA.

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19/06/2024 11:00:00 AM

19 June 2024

Winter's Battle: Understanding Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities Regarding Mould

As the crisp air begins to settle in and the days grow shorter, we're reminded that winter is here. With the drop in temperature, the battle against mould and dampness becomes all too real.

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19/06/2024 8:00:00 AM

17 June 2024

REINZ May 2024 data: Sales up, amidst voluminous listing levels

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) released its May 2024 data today. The data shows a national and regional increase in listings and sales counts while median sales prices stabilise.

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17/06/2024 9:00:00 AM

12 June 2024

Making Real Estate work for you

Teresa Weiss, the Branch Manager of the Barfoot and Thompson Mt Eden Branch, joins REINZ to discuss her 20-year (and ongoing) real estate career, her experiences, the lessons she learned along the way, the difference between luck and persistence...

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12/06/2024 10:00:00 AM

10 June 2024

REINZ Advocacy Update June 2024

The advocacy space is buzzing with excitement as a wave of reforms is moving through Parliament, targeting both new and existing laws that the coalition government aims to reshape.

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10/06/2024 8:00:00 AM

10 June 2024

Warning: Tampering with the General Terms of Sale

Please note that editing the General Terms in the REINZ/The Law Association (TLA, formerly known as ADLS) suite of agreements, including using a PDF editing software is strictly prohibited.

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10/06/2024 8:00:00 AM

29 May 2024

April 2024 rural data: Rural Sales on the Rise

Overall, there were 235 farm sales in the three months ended April 2024, compared to 223 farm sales for the three months ended March 2024 (+5.4%), and 255 farm sales for the three months ended April 2023.

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29/05/2024 2:20:00 PM

29 May 2024

April Lifestyle Data: REINZ Reveals a Steady Growth in Lifestyle Property Sales

Overall, there were 1,404 lifestyle property sales in the three months ended April 2024, compared to 1,289 lifestyle property sales for the three months ended April 2023 (+8.9%) and 1,255 lifestyle property sales for the three months ended March 2024

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29/05/2024 2:19:00 PM

14 May 2024

REINZ April data: A subdued market amid economic challenges

REINZ’s New Zealand Property Report April 2024 figures show the market is subdued, despite nationally seeing higher sales counts, properties selling more quickly, increased stock levels, and more listings compared to a year ago.

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14/05/2024 9:00:00 AM

14 May 2024

Robert Tulp: Mastering the Gavel

With the Australasian Auctioneering Championships just around the corner, we talked to Robert Tulp, winner of the New Zealand Auctioneering Championships 2024.

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14/05/2024 8:00:00 AM

13 May 2024

Ethical Concerns When Engaging in On-Selling

In the fast-paced world of real estate, it is not uncommon for real estate professionals to spot promising investment opportunities among the properties they list.

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13/05/2024 2:00:00 PM

12 May 2024

Navigating Heritage Properties in New Zealand

Andrew Coleman, the Manahautū/Chief Executive of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, joins REINZ and delves into the significance of heritage, why it's crucial to preserve these properties, the economic and social benefits, and the considerations in

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12/05/2024 11:00:00 AM

6 May 2024

March rural data: REINZ Reveals Farming Fortunes in Fluctuating Markets

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has just unveiled its latest report on farm sales, a significant resource that provides valuable insights into the agricultural real estate market for the quarter ending March 2024.

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6/05/2024 11:00:00 AM

6 May 2024

March lifestyle data: Autumn Recovery

Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) shows there were 50 more lifestyle property sales (4.3%) for the three months ended March 2024 than for the three months ended February 2024.

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6/05/2024 10:58:00 AM

2 May 2024

REINZ Stands Firm: Residential Property Managers Bill Crucial for Landlords and Tenants

REINZ was extremely disappointed to learn of the Coalition Government’s decision not to support the Residential Property Managers Bill through further parliamentary stages.

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2/05/2024 4:20:00 PM

16 April 2024

REINZ March data: Momentum in multiple market measures

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ), released their March 2024 data today, showing a significant increase in listings and stock levels, creating more options for buyers.

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16/04/2024 9:00:00 AM

15 April 2024

Making it in the Real Estate Industry

Gabriel Elkishin, Salesperson at RayWhite Takanini, joins REINZ to talk about his real estate journey and how he went from humble beginnings as a psychologist to a real estate sensation within a year of joining the industry.

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15/04/2024 11:00:00 AM

9 April 2024

Announcing the winner of the REINZ NZ Auctioneering Championships 2024

This afternoon, five finalists went head-to-head for the right to be crowned NZ Auctioneering Champion. Congratulations to Robert Tulp from Apollo Auctions!

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9/04/2024 8:00:00 PM
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