Tag: managemyproperty

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

What To Do When You Go On Holiday

Mike December 19, 2016 10:23 AM (0)

We often get asked by rental owners what's the best way to look after a rental when you go on holiday. Simple answer is to get a property manager to look after it, of course! (I am a little biased....)... Read More

Tenancies – Fixed Term or Periodic/Rolling?

Mike April 15, 2017 12:00 AM (0)

What's the Difference? A fixed term tenancy offers the tenant security of tenure and means that their rent won’t change during the tenancy. More importantly, for you as the property owner it means that you know exactly how long the... Read More

No Such Thing as a Greedy Landlord!

Mike January 24, 2018 4:33 PM (0)

I hear this being mentioned on Social Media, and when I’m talking to people in my day to day stuff. “Bloody landlords!” they say. “Rents are skyrocketing and it’s the greedy landlords causing it!” they say…. And now the MPs... Read More

Wellington’s Rental Market January 2018

Mike January 11, 2018 4:58 PM (0)

The rental market in Wellington is in a strange and different place. There’s not much available for tenants to choose from, and the traditional January Madness has been replaced with a steady rumble of activity. If we are to believe... Read More

How NOT to Let a Vacant Property!

Mike November 21, 2017 3:40 PM (0)

I recently met a property investor who told me he wasn't very happy with his property manager. He explained that his rental was currently vacant and had been for about eight weeks, and he wanted to know more about what... Read More

Wellington’s Rental Market – November 2017

Mike November 14, 2017 3:21 PM (0)

What are the driving forces behind the current extremely tight rental market in Wellington at the moment? Why are rents going up so fast? I'm meeting tenants at viewings every week who tell me there's nothing available out there. Stocks... Read More

Property Management is just “money for jam”!!

Mike November 10, 2017 5:15 PM (0)

I've been managing properties for over seventeen years (do I need to try something different....?) and I meet lots of private landlords and people who look after their own rentals. Some of them do a damn fine job, and look... Read More

The Rental WoF – Yeah, Nah?

Mike October 20, 2017 10:05 AM (0)

WCC has released their Rental WoF plan into the wild, and it’s a good thing, but like the Labour Party's rental law changes, it lacks bite. In fact it clearly lacks substance at all. It presents a simple and easy... Read More