News | Politics
25 Aug 2019 6:55
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Politics

    Real estate giant Barfoot & Thompson has hiked some tenant change fees by more than 140 percent

    Real estate giant Barfoot & Thompson has hiked some tenant change fees by more than 140 percent

    The fee is levied on renters when they decide to bring a new flatmate into the property.

    Spokesperson Samantha Arnold says the fee is an "industry standard" to meet the cost of occupancy changes.

    She says it's not simply a case of filling in a form - they have to treat it as the end of a tenancy, and the beginning of a new legal agreement.

    Earlier this year an Auckland lawyer warned renters to look out for questionable property management fees - amid fears the charges would be used as a loophole to avoid the new ban on letting fees.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Politics News
     24 Aug: Russia's closed cities hold the secrets to global nuclear disasters you've never heard of
     24 Aug: An opportunity for aunty's special sauce recipe to go commercial
     24 Aug: Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama filmed shoving rival politician in Parliament's car park
     23 Aug: Hamilton's Mayor's praising the Government for keeping a pre-election promise
     23 Aug: The company behind local Peanut Butter company Pic's is getting a big funding boost from the Provincial Growth Fund
     23 Aug: Kiwibank's profit has fallen, with lower fees hitting the state-owned bank's income
     23 Aug: One Auckland mayoral candidate wants to bring some reality back to the council
     Top Stories

    Auckland are aiming to offset Bay of Plenty's scintillating Mitre 10 Cup form today More...

    A new commute option's on the horizon for Huntly More...

     Today's News

    Health & Safety:
    Health officials in the US have found nearly 200 people with severe lung illness from vaping 5:17

    Law and Order:
    A man with what appears to be a gun has forced the evacuation of some parts of Melbourne's Southern Cross train station 21:57

    Accident and Emergency:
    Emergency services are at the scene of a serious crash in Pukekohe 21:17

    Good Morning America host Lara Spencer apologises for Prince George ballet remarks 21:07

    Star Wars' Ewan McGregor confirms he's back as Obi-Wan Kenobi for new series 21:07

    Man crushed to death by falling elevator as he tried to exit through open doors 20:37

    Accident and Emergency:
    Five people have been injured - including one critically - in a two-vehicle crash in Nelson 19:27

    Auckland are aiming to offset Bay of Plenty's scintillating Mitre 10 Cup form today 18:57

    Maya Jama has unfollowed Stormzy on Instagram 18:41

    Jordyn Woods started painting and doing puzzles after the kissing scandal came out 18:11

     News Search

    Power Search

    © 2019 New Zealand City Ltd