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In November 2020, professional agencies managed 42% of the bonds lodged within the bond centre. Based on that statistic, it shows us that 58% of rental properties are still managed privately by landlords in New Zealand. Although it is not a legal requirement to lodge a bond, this statistic provides excellent insight into the industry's current state.

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In 1947, the New Zealand Government released legislation that focused explicitly on the quality of rental properties and living standards. Until recently, most of the operators in the industry were not aware that this act even existed.

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Believe it or not, if you are reading this, and you manage your investment property privately, you have probably experienced at least one of the following reasons as to why a professional agency is contracted to manage a private property. 

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As the industry becomes more specialised, are we seeing the end of the DIY landlord in New Zealand? Early in April, the government released new tax policies that specifically targeted the housing sector. The new laws are intended to slow down house prices growth rates across New Zealand in an effort to make it easier for first home buyers to get into the market. 

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So, what exactly are the makings of a good experience for tenants and owners? Is it attainable? Is it fair to assume that the vast majority of rental experiences in New Zealand result in disaster?

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As we have moved towards and enviably past the 11th of February 2021, the Residential Tenancies Act changes have captured a significant amount of media attention and opinion. The ten changes that come into law on the 11th of February are undoubtedly the most considerable change we have seen since 1986. We are yet to see how these will integrate into the industry and everyday life of New Zealanders.

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