Tag: managemyproperty
A great story deserves a cute puppy

Best. Tenant. EVER.

Richard Horne August 23, 2019 2:30 PM (0)

Pandy (name changed to protect the innocent) was a little woman with a little husband who looked like a pirate, all tattoos and bling. They had one daughter who was about 10 and they became tenants of mine in what... Read More

Applying for Rentals

6 Hot Tips | Applying for a Rental

Richard Horne August 2, 2019 2:41 PM (0)

In some areas of New Zealand, demand for rentals so greatly outstrips supply that landlords often have a very hard time choosing between suitable applicants. It's also just as frustrating if you're a tenant and despite making heaps of applications,... Read More

Love Your Work

Richard Horne July 14, 2019 3:54 PM (0)

I've been in Property Management for more than 18 years. In fact it's turned out to be the longest run I've had at anything, to be frank. Yet I often get told "I wouldn't want your job" or "It must... Read More

Letting Fees ban in New Zealand

The Naked Truth about Rental Management Fees

Richard Horne December 6, 2018 11:06 PM (0)

Are you in the market for a property manager to take over your rental property? One of the main challenges is going to be finding out what they actually charge you. Of course, some due diligence on your part will... Read More

#managemypropertyNZ

Bet You Didn’t Know THAT!

Richard Horne November 23, 2018 9:30 PM (0)

Media Glare Property Managers are melting under the glare of the media spotlight at the moment. It seems every media content provider has got it in for the property management industry. However, the environment in which a rental property operates... Read More

Make renting better - LOL

“Making Renting Better”….. they said. Lol.

Richard Horne October 25, 2018 12:21 PM (0)

Rents Skyrocket The current Government is making a raft of changes to the renting environment that's already changing the market and making rents rise nationwide. Don't get me wrong - I think change is good. For too long, the landlording... Read More

Is Technology Making Us Lazy?

Richard Horne October 3, 2018 8:42 AM (0)

The technology that’s at your fingertips is amazing! Smartphones have transformed our lives, invading every corner of the human condition. Software apps are being created every day. Android users are able to choose between 2.8 million apps, while Apple's App... Read More

AirBnB – Threat or Opportunity?

Richard Horne September 20, 2018 10:50 AM (0)

Would you let your tenant list a room in your rental property and make money off it through AirBnB? In a recent discussion on an Australian Property management chatroom, the (almost…!) unanimous response was NO! No, no, no, no, no,... Read More

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

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