Can Renters Refresh With Paint?

In 2021 changes came into place under the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (NZ), affecting both tenants and landlords which included amending the law behind what 'minor' changes a tenant can make to the property they are renting, such as painting a room. We take a look at what this means for renters and some fantastic paint ideas for your rental.

Tips On Where To Spend Your Renovation Dollars

Where to spend your renovation budget can be a tricky question. It's a balancing act between ensuring you get the maximum bang for your buck to add value to your property but also enhance the way you live in your home. There's no one perfect answer, but there are some general rules you can apply and questions you can ask yourself (and the experts) that will help you decide where you want to focus your renovation attention, and budget.