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Tenancy Agreements

Tenancy agreements are the legal foundation of effective property management. In this increasingly complex industry, it’s important to have a professional understanding of contracts and relevant legislation. In this section, you’ll find frequently asked questions, blogs and guides that will help you to start, renew and end tenancy agreements in New Zealand.

Ending or amending a Tenancy Agreement

In this blog, we explore ending and amending a Tenancy Agreement and what to consider when doing so.

Fixed-term vs periodic tenancies: which is better for you?

In this blog, we explore the key differences between periodic and fixed-term tenancies and what to consider when renewing a tenancy agreement.

Rent Adjustments: When & How to Make Rent Changes

In this article, we explore how the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 (RTAA) affects rent increases, how often property owners are able to make these, and the best way to go about doing so.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need a written tenancy agreement?

How much should a property owner charge for bond?

Is a fixed-term or periodic tenancy better?

What happens when a fixed-term tenancy reaches the end of its term?

How often can rent be adjusted?

Where can I find a tenancy agreement form?