|Posted on 6 June, 2020 at 22:35|
I had a memory pop up on Facebook this week and realised I'm on the verge of the first year anniversary of running my own business.
The concept of going out on my own stemmed from a realisation that mentally and physically I couldn't keep running the way that I was. I was in constant fight-or-flight mode.
I love working with people and I love the industry. Most Property Managers will tell you, it's the workload that's the killer. For those with a care-free ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 24 October, 2019 at 23:00|
1. Ever heard the saying “no news is good news?" That’s not always the case in Property Management! There’s a multitude of reasons why you may not hear from your Property Manager, such as –
• Ceased employment, (yes it’s a high turnover industry sadly!).
• They've reached a point where they’re so overloaded they just haven’t had the time to let you know the hot water system has been leaking.
• Tenant request...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 19 September, 2019 at 23:10|
The process of securing a rental property in a high demand market is no different to securing a job. We’ve all been there at least once in our lives and gone through the process. On average, you could be one of 100 other people applying for the position. Each applicant as enthusiastic and well suited for the position as you are. Each employer with their own process of how they go about employing the ‘right’ applicant for the company who will be the best fit for the posit...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 21 August, 2019 at 22:10|
The landlord is responsible for pest control during tenancy - false.
• As a general guide, if pests are present on your arrival; i.e cockroaches, spiders and fleas then it is a landlord’s responsibility.
• During tenancy it is generally a tenant’s responsibility.
• Don’t forget, certain cockroaches (i.e. German Cockroaches) love to wreak havoc on the fine electrical components of dishwashers. They normally start in the k...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 6 July, 2019 at 13:00|
Choosing the right agent to manage your investment property can be one of the most nerve-wracking decisions you will make in real estate. Will the agent you choose share the same level of care you have toward your property? How will your property look in 5yrs time under their management?
You may decide to base your decision from an emotional perspective allowing the selling agent to manage your property as your purchasing experience was a positive one. Or, you ba...Read Full Post »