Tag: property managers
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

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

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

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

Balancing act

What we do so you don’t have to!

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

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 all that myself - it can't be THAT hard!”... 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

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