“I will Never Work as a Property Manager, Mum!!!”

At nearly 10 years old my daughter thinks my job would be a terrible choice for her when she is older.

But i love it and have explained to her why

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“The 6 Questions You Should Ask A Property Manager Before Handing Over the Keys To Your Investment Property”

How Do You Advertise My Property? The answer you want to hear is: Firstly, we have an active tenant database.  This means that every time a tenant is looking for a rental property to live in, we capture their contact information.  This means that when your property becomes available, we contact them directly, rather than waiting for them to find…

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MBIE Audit of Quinovic Merivale

You may be aware that under their stated procedures with regards to rental properties and tenancies the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has undertaken to audit property management companies around new Zealand to ensure compliance with their rules and regulations. We have just been audited. As daunting as this may sound I feel grateful for the experience. We have…

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Making the most in a competitive market – Does that mean doing it yourself?

In a rental market that remains highly competitive; we are coming up against more resistance from private landlords when offering our property management services. The most common opposition stems from a private rental market that is entrenched in a DIY culture which is coupled with a significant rise in vacancy rates. This has resulted in more than a few questionable…

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The Importance of Professional Property Management for Overseas Owners

Just last week we were asked to appraise a three-bedroom townhouse in Merivale. The owner purchased the property three years ago, and then was offered work in Australia where he has lived for the past three years.  He offered the property to his friend to live in at a greatly discounted rental rate per week.  He has not been back…

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Why Use a Property Manager?

Many landlords tell us that they do not require a property manager – That they are more than capable of looking after their rental properties themselves- This may well be true, but before reaching that conclusion please consider the following issues: Pre- investment Assistance  At Quinovic Merivale we offer free rental assessments on properties that investors are looking at purchasing…

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Condition Reports

It’s been a bit of a stressful day today! Over the years Quinovic Merivale has taken on several properties that already have tenants in place, generally that works fine, but sometimes it all goes horribly wrong when it becomes time to do a final inspection when that tenant moves out. That’s what we have had to deal with today. There’s…

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