Real Estate Professionals

MethAffected properties disrupt businesses working in the property chain.

Around 40% of properties we have sampled, return a positive meth test result. This means the likelihood is very high that your property management team and licensed sales agents will be involved with MethAffected property at some point. How well does your team understand their role and their responsibilities to mitigate MethRisk in your business? [...]

November 6th, 2017|Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on MethAffected properties disrupt businesses working in the property chain.

An Interview with Bindi Norwell, CEO REINZ

The performance of the real estate industry, and those businesses, like MethSolutions, that are part of the real estate value chain, has the potential to influence our economic, social and emotional wellbeing. The ‘glue’ that holds the real estate industry together, is REINZ. The Real Estate Industry of New Zealand. And REINZ has a new [...]

August 24th, 2017|Goverment/Council, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on An Interview with Bindi Norwell, CEO REINZ

REINZ Meth Standards seminar

MethSolutions committed to supporting the development of the new meth testing and decontamination Lisa Gerrard, Chief Legal Officer REINZ Standard NZS8510, because it is in line with our commitment to reducing the harm caused to people by MethAffected Property. And so, when REINZ advised that they wanted to run a session with their members and [...]

August 12th, 2017|Discussions on Meth, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on REINZ Meth Standards seminar

Unfortunately, we’ve heard this all before!

Meth Test when buying a house When purchasing a property one of your first steps of due diligence should be a lab based meth test. The results help you make an informed decision to either move forward with further due diligence or walk away from buying that property. If you are buying a home you [...]

July 19th, 2017|Home Owners, Investors, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on Unfortunately, we’ve heard this all before!

Webinar about the new Standards for meth testing and decontamination in NZ

Please find the link to the MethSolutions 30 minute webinar held on the 4th of July 2017 and led by Miles Stratford, CEO of MethSolutions discussing the newly released Standard for Meth Testing and Decontamination in New Zealand. We trust you find it informative and we would welcome any feedback or questions. As Miles explains [...]

July 4th, 2017|Discussions on Meth, Meth News, Policy, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on Webinar about the new Standards for meth testing and decontamination in NZ

WEBINAR: New Meth Testing Standard

Join us on Tuesday 4th July 2017 at 11.30am for an update on the new Testing Standard for Methamphetamine contamination which was released on 28th June 2017. Led by CEO, Miles Stratford, the FREE webinar will last 30 minutes in total, comprising Miles' summary of the changes the new Standard will bring to the industry [...]

June 30th, 2017|Policy, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on WEBINAR: New Meth Testing Standard

The New Meth Testing Standard in NZ

Today, Standards New Zealand released their report and recommendations into the new Standard for meth testing.  Miles Stratford, CEO of MethSolutions was involved in the Standard development and now gives his expert view on the outcome. NZS 8510:2017 – Testing and decontamination of methamphetamine contaminated properties The new Standard is a great step in the [...]

June 29th, 2017|Goverment/Council, Meth News, Policy, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals|Comments Off on The New Meth Testing Standard in NZ

Meth contamination: Ignorance is no defence at tenancy tribunal

A recent meth contamination Tenancy Tribunal decision shows that Landlords who fail to MethManage rental properties are creating more risk for their investment returns. Investors realise profits on rentals at the time the property is sold.  But if the property is contaminated with methamphetamine this may impact the market value as seen recently with a property [...]

May 16th, 2017|Discussions on Meth, Home Owners, Investors, Property Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Tenants, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meth contamination: Ignorance is no defence at tenancy tribunal