Tag: rental property
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

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

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

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

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

Residential Tenancies Act gets a Facelift!

Mike June 13, 2017 2:53 PM (0)

There are new changes to the RTA which every landlord, private AND professional, needs to know, understand and implement. If you want to find out what these changes are, Google them for yourself. This article deals with what this mean... 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

17 Professions Your Property Manager Covers For You

Mike October 19, 2017 12:10 PM (0)

Lawyer – attend the Tenancy Tribunal court, submit applications to MBIE, and ensure compliance with all kinds of legislation and Acts of Parliament Accountant – have to supply auditable financial statements on a monthly basis, and end of year statements,... Read More