Putting Value into Property Management

Property investors, do you ever wish that managing your investment was more profitable and less stressful?
Find out here how that's possible.

The Property Manager/Client relationship: Is the Property Manager working for you – or against you?

Is your Property Manager working for you – or against you? Property investors may be surprised at the answer...

1st April 2016

The Property Manager/client relationship in New Zealand is often unclear due to the financial inducements most Property Managers receive – i.e. the letting fees that tenants pay to the Property Manager. At Bridgman Property Management, we recently saw another property …

How to avoid the hassle of high tenant turnover

High tenant turnover rate causing extra wear and tear? Here’s what you can do about it.

1st June 2012

Business relationships are often compared to dating; and the world of property investment and rentals management is just the same. On one hand you have the long-term relationships (or the long-term tenants): you’re comfortable, happy and in a routine. It …

A simple way to attract tenants who’ll look after your property

Let us find quality, A-Grade tenants who’ll look after your rental property.

1st June 2012

In the perfect world, would a surgeon work in a telephone call centre? Or would a university lecturer be flipping burgers at a fast food joint? Of course they wouldn’t! These people have studied extensively and worked hard to have …

Are your tenants asking for lower rent because they have to pay letting fees?

Bartering at markets can be fun. But if your tenants are bartering for a lower rent, you’ve got a problem. Here’s how to avoid it.

1st June 2012

There’s something decidedly exotic about markets in far-flung places: the fragrant smell of spices; the enchanting sing-song language chattered by the locals; and the unusual wood-carved products. And you have a swathe of these unusual products in your arms: gifts …

Letting fees: the unspoken taboo of property management

Are you sure that your property is being let to the most suitable tenant? If your property manager’s charging letting fees, you could be in for a surprise…

1st June 2012

Imagine that you’d hired a defence lawyer… but you later find out that this lawyer is also earning money from your rival. That would be an outrage! It’d be considered totally wrong and immoral. Yet this situation of two opposing …

Did you know that letting fees affect your rental income?

Even though letting fees are paid by tenants, this fee affects your rental income. Discover how much it’s costing you.

1st June 2012

Some property investors make the mistake of not calculating how much their property manager’s letting fees could be costing them. Don’t be one of them! But how do letting fees cost me? They’re paid by tenants! Even though letting fees …

Letting fees are affecting your property’s profitability!

Beware! Who's your Property Manager handing the keys to? Here's why Letting Fees could put your property into the wrong hands...

1st June 2012

Letting fees are a fee charged by some (but not all) property managers. It’s payable by tenants, and is equivalent to one week’s rent, plus GST. The problem is that many property investors don’t realise (or don’t care) that their …

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