Tag: property management

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

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

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

The Rental Market – So What’s Changed?

Mike February 25, 2017 9:59 AM (0)

Why is the rental market all bent out of shape? Well, I see a convergence of several elements that are creating this tight and high pressure rental market. Let's take a quick look at what's happening right now: Across the... 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