24 Reasons Why you Should Choose a Professional Property Manager

Managing a property requires a wide variety of skills, knowledge and personal qualities to operate well.

List your property for rent:

      • Reduce paperwork, freeing up your time.

Market your property in the most effective media:

We advertise your rental property using: signs, the internet, newspaper, advertisements and powerful direct marketing:

      • Saves you money as this is at no charge to you.
      • Saves you time as you don’t need to monitor enquiries.
      • Gives you access to the best quality tenants in the marketplace.
      • Our marketing expertise helps reduce vacancies and gets you the maximum rent.

Show your property to prospective tenants through private appointments:

      • Saving you valuable time and the stress of dealing with a variety of unknown people.

Evaluate tenancy applications:

      • Using our expertise and experience of evaluating people we provide you with high quality tenants.
      • To reduce the risk even further, between eight and ten background checks are done through our investigation channels.
      • You avoid the awkward situation of having to say ‘no’ to unsuccessful applicants.

Prepare and lodge the Ingoing Property Condition Report:

      • Providing a level of accuracy required for potential future use in court.

Photograph the property in detail:

      • Providing you with a thorough indication of the home’s condition.
      • Giving you valuable information to protect your asset from unreasonable wear and tear.

Prepare an inventory at the property:

      • Protecting your chattels against accidental or intentional loss or damage.

Prepare tenancy documentation:

      • Our negotiating with the tenant means you can be ‘hands off’, accuracy of documentation protects you in the future.

Sign-up the tenancy documentation and collect the initial monies:

      • Ensuring money due to be paid is paid, protecting you financially.

Collect the rents and any other monies payable by the tenant:

      • Following the legal process as promptly and accurately as possible stops a bad situation from ‘ballooning’ out of control.

Tribunal representation on behalf of the landlord:

      • Remove the stress – courts are intimidating, we provide expertise to represent your best interests.
      • A good legal representation can save you hundreds of dollars.
      • Defending a case takes hours to prepare, which you won’t need to worry about.

Review rent levels regularly:

      • Increasing rent gradually over time so you get the best return on your investment, every $10 per week increase earns you around $500 per year.
      • Avoid direct negotiation with the tenant.

Carry out periodic maintenance inspections:

      • Advising you on timely repairs and maintenance can protect you from large bills and spot hazards for you to avoid being sued.

Pay property outgoings:

      • We can pay bills for you, ensuring no late fees or charges.

Calculate the potential sale value of the property as required:

      • This can provide accurate information to your insurer.
      • You can monitor the growth in your investment.
      • Allow you to consider purchasing more properties using equity in the current property.
      • Provides you with important market information.

Arrange repairs and maintenance:

      • Negotiated rates with contractors mean savings for you.
      • We can deal with multiple quotes saving you time and money.

Advise on specialist landlord insurance options:

We have access to special insurance through the real estate institute of new Zealand:

      • Our good advice can protect you against loss of hundreds or thousands of dollars.

Prepare and lodge insurance where necessary:

      • A well-worded claim can help ensure success for you.

Conduct outgoing inspections:

      • Avoid issues or disagreements with tenants by having us help out.

Process the tenants rental bond:

      • By correctly processing bonds, we help you to avoid fines for non-compliance with tenancy law.

Account to the landlord with regular financial reports:

      • Give you the ability to provide accurate books.
      • You can see all income and outgoings clearly.

Communicate with the landlords and tenants on property related issues:

      • Property Managers have their expertise available to you.

Resolve conflict with tenants:

      • Avoid any unpleasant direct conflict with tenants giving you a degree of removal from the situation, reducing your stress level.

Expertise in law:

      • Helping you to avoid legal pitfalls that could end up in court.
      • We are up-to-date with legislative changes which could catch you out.

Ready to Switch Property Managers?

Switching to Watson Integrity is very easy. All you need to do is send your request to our team. Once you’ve signed up with Watson Integrity, we will take care of the rest for a smooth and stress-free transition.

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