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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

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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

Letting Fees – A Brave New World

Richard Horne November 5, 2018 1:05 PM (0)

The ban on Letting Fees being charged to tenants will be effective just before Christmas. The question now speculating in the minds of many rental owners is: "Am I going to be charged the letting fee from now on?" Background... 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

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

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