23 days ago

Bad landlord blames 'cheeky' tenants

Fiona from Henderson

For crying out loud.
www.stuff.co.nz...
It's revolting, callous landlords like this person who make it terribly difficult for the excellent landlords that are out there.
Everything this woman did was illegal according to the Tenancy Tribunal and the Residential Tenancies Act.
This following part implies that she hasn't been paying tax on any of her rentals.
"When Li asked for a written agreement, Robb said if they signed one she would need to pay tax and the rent would increase by 15 per cent, the tribunal found."
So, I think a visit from the I.R.D. for a full audit is well overdue.
Also, "I'm not bad, I'm good. I want to do good things for this country. These Chinese students know the law, in a cheeky way, they go to the Tenancy Tribunal."
Oh, so the tenants are the bad ones? You want to do good things for this country yet you are avoiding paying your taxes!!!!
Where she blames the tenants for asking for a verbal contract, rather than a written one, what a load of balderdash!! If she knows the law like she thinks she does, she would know what is required of her as a landlord.
What did she do with the bond payments I wonder?
As she is known to the tenancy tribunal, I really do believe that she along with any of her family memebrs who are helping her run this renting business, need to be thoroughly investigated by all of the appropriate departments, starting with the I.R.D.!

Image
More messages from your neighbours
3 days ago

MORE garden photos to cheer everybody up on this wet day. =D Taken in between rain showers. =D

Sharon from Te Atatu South

Photo 1: A white hollyhock flower off my OTHER (NON-PINK) hollyhock bush. =D
Photo 2: My pink Little Miss Perfect roses (shrub bought from Bunnings, of course). =D
Photo 3: A white (or very pale purple) I-don't-know-what flower, but it is very pretty, so I thought I'd take a photo of it - it's the same as the unknown pink flowers I've photographed before, but white. =D
Photo 4: My snapdragons (I think). =D
Photo 5: My beans (all sorts) and pumpkins coming up. =D They are butternuts, I think - I planted the seeds from cut-up pumpkins I'd bought for dinner, then put the scraps (including the seeds) in the compost - YES, you can grow all sorts of pumpkin plants from these, I'm pretty sure that's how one of my previous, VERY prolifically-fruiting butternuts grew - from a seed in the compost!!!!!!!! =D So HERE'S hoping I get some this - or next - year!!!!!!!! =D
Photo 6: Some of my pumpkin seedlings. =D Butternuts, I think - my favourite!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =D Hehehe. =D
Photo 7: Two of my scarlet runner bean seedlings!!!!! =D Yay - I can FINALLY get them to grow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =D AND, what's AMAZING is that NONE show signs of rot. =O The trick is to plant them, and your pumpkins, in a raised bed WITH GOOD SOIL, and then BOTH your pumpkins AND your beans will be healthy - THIS is what I have learned from this. =D Heheheh!!!!!!!! =D

4 days ago

Ohhhhhh no, NOT another one. =P Sigh. =P A ZOO ANIMAL, this time. =P

Sharon from Te Atatu South

A male Nyala antelope at Wellington Zoo got spooked/frightened by the fireworks and ran into a fence they believe, and they found it dead the next morning:
www.odt.co.nz...

7 hours ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

Read the full article.
Find out more

Image