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How To Keep On Top Of Property Maintenance

Landlords new to property investment need to consider all the potential outgoings that occur throughout the ownership of the property. It’s the hidden costs that can put a strain on cashflow and can burn through the profit. Before rushing in with any real estate purchase, seasoned real estate investors are aware ongoing property maintenance is […]

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Commercial Plumbing Businesses Value To Property Managers

Increasingly, rental property owners are turning daily management of their assets over to property management firms. Back in 2016 the percentage of landlords managing their own properties was higher however the trend to outsource to property managers has been an upwards trend ever since. Property investors take on the risk associated with rental properties for […]

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The Current State of Auckland’s Short-Term Accommodation Market

The beginning of 2018 brought record numbers of tourists to New Zealand shores. Driven by niche antipodean appeal, easier access and cheaper flights, and large-scale international events, the industry is now experiencing rapid growth – surpassing expectations. Plus, as commercial accommodation construction peaks, particularly in Auckland City, and other tourist hot spots, we’ve found ourselves […]

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Career Guide: 10 Skills You Need to Be a Property Manager

Breaking into property management is easier than you think, but you can’t go in unprepared. Here are 10 property management skills you need to thrive. Have you ever considered becoming a property manager? There’s certainly a lot of benefits to that type of work. It’s flexible enough to compliment all sorts of lifestyles. Plus, it’s […]

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Reliable Security Options for Homes and Businesses

Whether a property is owned personally or it’s under a company’s control, you always want to have reliable security options in place. Whether the problem is vandals, attempted break-ins or potential squatters, if the properly is a rental one that’s not currently occupied, security is a valid concern, whether for a house or an office […]

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Controlling Erosion Around Your Home

Two of the most important things in the natural world are soil and water. In the right balance, they support the plant life that ultimately keeps all plants and animals alive. But when the relationship between these two essential elements is out of balance, erosion can occur. The uncontrolled movement of water across unprotected soil […]

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5 Great Ways to Get Trained As a Home Inspector

As the demand for homes, rental units and property increases in the western world so too does the need for a quality product – i.e. the home. Homebuyers are more educated on the quality of homes today due to the sharing of bad experiences in the media, on discussion forums and in social media. Leaky […]

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5 Tips For Securing Your Home When Your Away

The most common threat to our homes is burglaries and most occur during Summer. Is it a coincidence that most people take their vacations during Summer? Probably not! So returning home find valuables gone and your property un-secure is unsettling at best and for many of us very frightening. What can you do to keep […]

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Fire Folly: Here’s What to Do After a Catastrophic House Fire

Each year approximately 350,000 American homes experience a fire. While that number has dropped drastically since the 1980s, few things in life can be more traumatic when it happens to a homeowner. A fire can destroy precious memories and turn your life upside down in a matter of minutes. Here’s our checklist of what to […]

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