Author: Mike

Let’s Have a Laugh!

Mike September 11, 2018 10:06 AM (0)

Genuine Tenant Quotes to Dublin City Corporation In the world of property management, there are plenty of engaging and funny things going on. These are genuine complaints from clearly disgruntled tenants in Dublin, Ireland. You'll find yourself wondering what they... Read More

People say the DUMBEST things!

Mike July 8, 2014 10:59 AM (0)

Before I began my illustrious career in property management I used to work in retail. Most of the customers were fine, some were great, a dedicated minority were astonishing – but not in the good sense of the word. They... Read More

Zombie Apocalypse

What we do so you don’t have to!

Mike August 12, 2014 3:26 PM (0)

It can be really scary dealing with people sometimes. In a previous post, I shared my personal Dirty Dozen statements about rental property management which never fail to crack me up. One of the most common is “I can do... Read More

How do you choose a good Property Manager?

Mike October 24, 2014 9:24 AM (0)

If you're looking for a property manager, there are several different approaches. You could try: "Oh I don't know. Pick that nice man, you know, that one you see in town with the little car. He seems nice." "Or how... Read More

What does a Property Manager ACTUALLY do?

Mike April 30, 2015 4:51 PM (0)

Ask almost anyone what they think a Property Manager does, and you'll get a variation on this response: "Oh, you guys just collect the rent, keep an eye on the place and do little maintenance jobs - don't you?" Well,…no.... Read More

A Special Kind of Madness!

Mike January 7, 2015 3:13 PM (0)

Ah, property management and that good old Kiwi DIY / she'll be right / No.8 wire attitude. You have to admire it in some way. There are still plenty of private landlords out there looking after their own rental property,... Read More

Change is a’comin’…. Are you ready?

Mike August 26, 2015 10:17 AM (0)

The Health & Safety Reform Bill is now law and having an impact on property management companies and real estate agencies that manage rental properties. That's pretty easy to grasp, but there is another angle to this change. Many rental property... Read More

It’s Christmas! Let the Thievery Begin!!

Mike December 12, 2015 10:52 AM (0)

It's the Christmas holiday break, and I'm sure you’re looking forward to some family time and a bit of rest and relaxation. Maybe you're off to the beach for a week or two. So that usually means your place is... Read More

Expect The Unexpected…

Mike June 18, 2016 11:50 AM (0)

You know when you finally pluck up the courage to ask out the best looking girl in your class at school (the really hot one with the gorgeous eyes)? Strangely she turns out to be rather dull, and with a... Read More

What Am I Doing Wrong Here?

Mike October 12, 2016 12:00 AM (0)

Property Managers and Landlords have a lot to do with tenants and it can often be extremely frustrating when people’s applications for rental properties are unsuccessful. As I’m the one who has to break the bad news to them, people... Read More