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Sydenham
Christchurch
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7 days ago

The proposed amendment to RTA was passed yesterday.

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

The proposed amendment to tenancy legislation was passed yesterday 5th August. 

We are still investigating what this will mean for future rent increases and tenancy terms, and will keep you updated.

Have a good weekend!

14 days ago

Seasonal Maintenance

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

Why Seasonal Rental Property Maintenance is so important? Talk to us now and you'll probably learn something new about this. 03-379 5033

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25 days ago

Leased!!!

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#tenants
Last week, we have one more property rented! Please see more homes available for rent on our site www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

#landlords
Private Landlords: before you accept a new tenant check out these red flags... www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

#PropertyManagement #RubyHousing … View more
#tenants
Last week, we have one more property rented! Please see more homes available for rent on our site www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

#landlords
Private Landlords: before you accept a new tenant check out these red flags... www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

#PropertyManagement #RubyHousing #TenantSelectionGuarantee
At Ruby Housing we believe in standing by the decisions we make. The responsibility of choosing a tenant is one we take very seriously... www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

33 days ago

What will my property rent for?

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

The first question many landlords have is what will my property rent for?

If you’ve been managing your own investments for a while you may not have looked at whether your rents are keeping up with the market. Private landlords will often leave rents as is, for fear of upsetting stable tenants.

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The first question many landlords have is what will my property rent for?

If you’ve been managing your own investments for a while you may not have looked at whether your rents are keeping up with the market. Private landlords will often leave rents as is, for fear of upsetting stable tenants.

However it is possible to maintain fair market rent and keep good tenants. Our 3 - step rent review process keeps your investment up to date with the market, while also keeping quality tenants in the property.

Like to know more? Give us a call on 03 379 5033

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39 days ago

It's fantastic having such conscientious owners!

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

It's fantastic having such conscientious owners! We're delighted to know that you've enjoyed our Property Management service that we've worked hard on.
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact … View more
It's fantastic having such conscientious owners! We're delighted to know that you've enjoyed our Property Management service that we've worked hard on.
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can help. 03-379 5033

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45 days ago

Leased!!!

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

This furnished 3bed apartment has been let. We have a similar apartment next door for rent www.trademe.co.nz...

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53 days ago

What causes excess moisture in rental homes?

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

Winter is here!
You're probably experiencing condensation.
Please use this tool to find ways to keep your home warm and dry.
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can help. 03-379… View more
Winter is here!
You're probably experiencing condensation.
Please use this tool to find ways to keep your home warm and dry.
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can help. 03-379 5033

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64 days ago

Leased!!!

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

This property has now been let.

We have rented many homes over the lockdown period, at Levels 4, 3 and 2, using online applications, video, and private viewings.

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can … View more
This property has now been let.

We have rented many homes over the lockdown period, at Levels 4, 3 and 2, using online applications, video, and private viewings.

If you are a landlord looking for a reliable property manager to rent out your properties, contact us today to find out how we can help. 03-379 5033

72 days ago

Five-month extension for landlords' healthy homes deadline

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

Landlords have been given an extra five months to meet this year’s Healthy Homes requirements...www.stuff.co.nz...

If you have any questions regarding the healthy homes standards, give us a call 03 379 5033, we're happy to help.

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82 days ago

How to attract and keep quality tenants during the Covid 19 downturn

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

Between tenancies:
1. Bring forward planned maintenance such as repainting the bathroom or living areas
2. Update landscaping with easy care shrubs and plenty of mulch
3. Add extra heating or ventilation systems, such as a heatpump or air exchange/ HRV type system near bedrooms.
4. Replace the … View more
Between tenancies:
1. Bring forward planned maintenance such as repainting the bathroom or living areas
2. Update landscaping with easy care shrubs and plenty of mulch
3. Add extra heating or ventilation systems, such as a heatpump or air exchange/ HRV type system near bedrooms.
4. Replace the kitchen benchtop with a durable and contemporary material
5. Update kitchen units with new handles and re-sprayed door fronts
6. Replace the letterbox to a modern style
7. Repaint the front door in a bright and contemporary colour
8. Clean out gutters and replace any broken or leaking downpipes
9. Add a french drain to deal with water pooling and soggy lawns
10. Waterblast paths and steps to remove moss and improve the look of accessways
11. Repaint window exteriors
12. Replace south facing bedroom windows with double glazing
13. Have the house exterior commercially cleaned before photos
14. Replace damaged fence palings

Easy updates during tenancies:
1. Add a bathroom heater and heated towel rail
2. Replace lighting with LED for lower energy costs
3. Update older style curtains to lined, warm fabrics in neutral colours
4. Add a front porch canopy
5. Fit security motion detector lights to the front and rear of the house
6. Add an auto garage door opener
7. Cut back overhanging trees and shrubs to allow more light and fresh air into the home
8. Scarify lawns and re-sow bare patches
9. Install a paved path to the clothesline
10. Extend or add hard paving for an outdoor seating area in Summer
11. Install additional power points
12. If there is space consider adding a dishwasher
13. Have storage systems installed in the wardrobes and garage

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85 days ago

Leased!!!

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

We have one more property rented this week.
If you are a landlord/home owner and have been left with a vacant rental, contact us today to find out how we can help.
03-379 5033
#propertymanagement

85 days ago

Over 98% of our Ruby Housing tenants continued to pay their rent on time over the Covid 19 lockdown!

Ruby Housing from Ruby Housing

We are delighted that over 98% of our Ruby Housing tenants continued to pay their rent on time over the Covid 19 lockdown! The very few tenants who were waiting on financial help and were only able to pay part rent initially, let us know promptly so we could keep owners informed.
How did we achieve… View more
We are delighted that over 98% of our Ruby Housing tenants continued to pay their rent on time over the Covid 19 lockdown! The very few tenants who were waiting on financial help and were only able to pay part rent initially, let us know promptly so we could keep owners informed.
How did we achieve such a great result for owners over this stressful and financially difficult period? Please contact us to find out, and have a chat about what we can do for your rental investments.
03-379 5033

86 days ago

New Listing!

Ruby from Ruby Housing

FULLY furnished, available now, move-in ready!
Apply now tenancytracker.co.nz...

Newly refurbished late 2013, with a complete re-paint, new roof, new insulation and new flat screen TV.

With this sunny and warm home, so close to cafes, shops and walk and cycleways, you won't even need a car.… View more
FULLY furnished, available now, move-in ready!
Apply now tenancytracker.co.nz...

Newly refurbished late 2013, with a complete re-paint, new roof, new insulation and new flat screen TV.

With this sunny and warm home, so close to cafes, shops and walk and cycleways, you won't even need a car.

As soon as you open the door to Chester Street Cottage you'll feel welcome. Located in the heart of Christchurch, it's an ideal base for couples, friends or families to explore the best the inner-city rejuvenation has to offer.

92 days ago

Level 2 Update

Ruby from Ruby Housing

Ruby Housing is now open for business and operating with contact tracing and careful control of requested viewings at rental properties.

We have rented many homes over the lockdown period, at Levels 3 and 4, using online applications, video, and private viewings.

If you are a landlord and have … View more
Ruby Housing is now open for business and operating with contact tracing and careful control of requested viewings at rental properties.

We have rented many homes over the lockdown period, at Levels 3 and 4, using online applications, video, and private viewings.

If you are a landlord and have been left with a vacant rental, contact us today to find out how we can help. #propertymanagement

For tenants: We have a range of homes available now, from large 5 bedroom family homes, central city apartments, and a cosy 1 bed home near the beach. Most are unfurnished but some are fully furnished if this is what you require.

For your own safety and well-being we are offering private viewings to pre-approved applicants, and can answer any questions you may have about a property.

Call Ruby Housing on 03-379-5033 or email to office@rubyhousing.co.nz

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95 days ago

Property Management

Ruby from Ruby Housing

If you'd like to see dedicated tenancy processes, quality tenants and a Tenant Selection Guarantee, contact Ruby Housing today.
03-379 5033
office@rubyhousing.co.nz
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

Ruby Housing is a locally owned and operated, independent property management company based in … View more
If you'd like to see dedicated tenancy processes, quality tenants and a Tenant Selection Guarantee, contact Ruby Housing today.
03-379 5033
office@rubyhousing.co.nz
www.rubyhousing.co.nz...

Ruby Housing is a locally owned and operated, independent property management company based in Christchurch.

With 15 years managing rentals and holiday accommodation in Christchurch, and a dedicated team for leasing, inspections, and maintenance, we can handle all your management requirements.

Please kindly note our management fees vary according to the property type and management required, whether unfurnished residential, furnished residential, or short stay accommodation. Please contact us for more details.

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