Over the last 3 years, perceptions around the risk presented by meth related behaviour have changed. How have these perceptions changed reality and is it a risk worth managing? Miles Stratford Director of Safe & Healthy Home Solutions provides some food for thought for investors. This government seems to have taken great delight in lining [...]
If you are a Buyer, Landlord or Property Manager it is more important than ever in this "current environment" that due diligence is undertaken and management of the risks for methamphetamine in property is implemented. Listen to Miles Stratford, CEO of MethSolutions explain why.
Part 1 - October 2nd 2018 If I had not dealt with people over the years who have lived in houses with low level meth residues whose health has been compromised, I could almost believe what is written in this article about me and my motivations for raising awareness of what remains a real issue. [...]
We hear it often: "Oh that's ok, I can just buy my own meth test kit and do it myself". DIY is great for building decks, making crafts or even brewing beer but it is not the way to go for meth testing. Particularly when it comes to buying a house, when hundreds of thousands of [...]
Working in this industry, we are privy to a lot more information than the average Kiwi when it comes to meth, for better or worse! Here are a few myths we hear being bandied about that we thought we’d set straight: Meth Myth #1: I don’t have to worry about meth – it’s only being [...]
Sad to say some people live in homes where people have smoked or manufactured P or Methamphetamine. It's not only an addictive drug, the chemical residues left behind after it is smoked affect everyone who lives there too. There are health risks from living near meth users and meth contaminated buildings. Short-term meth health risks [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]