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Our bounce into Spring Promotion

Aug 22, 2018

Bounce into Spring with this 'hot to trott' offer!

We are at 100% occupancy and as such have limited spaces for new properties to come on board and join our Multi-Award Winning Team. Read More

Our New Office Pod

Mar 11, 2018

We have just been given Council Building Consent for our Scandinavian Garden Office Pod, this is a purpose built...

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My Tenant Stopped Paying Rent

Feb 14, 2018

One of the main frustrations of being a landlord is 'rental arrears'.It can become very frustrating.Tenants know that when you rent a property, you have to pay your rent regulary and on time.How...

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Welcome to February

Feb 1, 2018

 

Welcome to February folks and we hope you have been enjoying the hot dry weather, great for th...

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Happy New Year

Dec 30, 2017

 

Happy New Year to one and all and welcome to 2018!

WOW hard to believe another yea...

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Our Office Pod

Oct 28, 2017

 

We are in the final stages of our new office, after investigating several options and considering all ...

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We have done it!

Oct 28, 2017

Its official we now hold an Unmanned Aircraft Operators Certification, the only Property Management Company in Ne...

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World Class Marketing

Oct 21, 2017

 

Our marketing photos are truly right up there with professional ones costing you $450.00, we dress e...

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Protect,Succeed and Grow

Oct 15, 2017

Be sure to get advise from your accountant or financial adviser before making financial decisions, to ensure that any move is the right one for you.

Paying off your home loan or investme...

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Welcome-BUT-do you have an appointment

Oct 15, 2017

It is surprising how many landlords/property managers who do not give correct notice when visiting a property. This is not acceptable practise, and a landlord or property manager may be penalise...

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Welcome to October

Sep 30, 2017

Welcome to October folks and we hope everyone is  getting out and making the most of these extra daylight...

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Avoiding Some Common Landlord Traps

Sep 9, 2017

Tenants from hell, high loan repayments and persistent maintenance problems can conspire to make landlords feel investing in residential property is best left to suckers.

Bricks and mort...

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Future Investments?

Sep 9, 2017

Are you new to investing or have you thought of expanding your existing investment portfolio? Congratulation?

Planning ahead can be the difference between achieving your goals or simply ...

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Meet The Family

Sep 4, 2017

 

Exciting times with us increasing the size of our drone fleet to two machines, the operatio...

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Welcome to September

Sep 2, 2017

 

Welcome to September everyone and boy it was a welcomed pleasure to see a fine (thats no rain) fo...

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Budgeting for Expenses and Maintenance

Aug 6, 2017

It's the time of year, when you should stop and review the performance of your investment portfolio, or perhaps, you've received some advise to consider investing in property.

Either way...

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Welcome to August!

Jul 31, 2017

 

Welcome to August everyone and we hope everyone survived the school holiday and that ver...

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Does My Agent Select The Tenant?

Jul 14, 2017

A good property manager will quicly gather all of the essential information required by a landlord to make a final and informed decision on any tenancy applications.

This essential infor...

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Professional Photography-Is it worth it?

Jul 14, 2017

Many agents are now noting marked improvement in time it takes to lease a property when the landlord has invested in professional photography...

Quality tenants are looking for clean, we...

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Welcome to July

Jun 30, 2017

Welcome to July folks, we hope your all ready for the July School holiday which kick off with ...

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Welcome to June!

Jun 1, 2017

Welcome to June everyone and the start of winter.

We start of this month with what's aerodrone? wel...

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Welcome to May

Apr 28, 2017

 

Welcome to May everyone and end of the school holidays and the kids really had t...

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Investment Finance-Review Your Loan

Apr 5, 2017

The days of the set and forget home loan are long gone and it's really up to us as consumers to stay vigilant when it comes to mortgage rates or interest rates of any kind for that matter.

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Routine Inspections

Apr 5, 2017

Can I Attend My Rountine Inspections?

Of course! There are laws that need to be observed, but providing you give your agent sufficient notice they can ensure that all the appropriate a...

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Welcome to April

Mar 30, 2017

 

Welcome to April everyone and Easter a time for Easter eggs and Hot coss buns both a favlorite of mine a...

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The Top 4 Bang for Your Buck Improvements

Mar 8, 2017

Aiming to attract quality tenants to your investment property is a smart strategy, so which improvements will give you the biggest return on your investment. As with any financial transaction th...

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Can I Make Improvements During a Tenancy

Mar 7, 2017

If you have a maintenance and improvements plan for your property, there may be some things you can do whilst you have a tenant in place.

It's simply a matter of asking and then agreeing...

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Welcome to March

Mar 3, 2017

 

Welcome to March and Autumn and lets not talk about summer as there was not one but on the bright side of...

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Why Should I Renew My Lease?

Feb 13, 2017

Managing your lease is simply best practise as a landlord. It's just like running a business, when you have a fixed term lease you have greater peace of mind and control in relation to your cash...

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Welome to February

Jan 31, 2017

 

Welcome to February everyone, we will try to avoid the subject of January's weather, but I will say ...

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Welcome to 2017

Dec 31, 2016

 

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2017 and January and fingers crossed for some settled summer w...

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Christmas/New Year Trading Hours

Dec 4, 2016

The following are our Christmas and New Year Trading Hours.

 

Sunday 25th-Tuesday 27th December-Closed

Wednesday 28th Thursday 29th -Friday 30th-Open 10AM-2PM

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New wheels

Dec 4, 2016

We have a new set of wheels on the road as of Monday 5th December and an all new look which matches our websit...

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Welcome to December

Dec 1, 2016

Welcome to December or should we say Christmas and what a year 2016 has been with compliance thrown at us le...

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Be Prepared!

Nov 14, 2016

Last nights earthquake is a reminder of the power and unpredictable behavior of mother nature, ensure you...

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Welcome To November

Oct 30, 2016

 

Welcome to November everyone and as we write the Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular is in full swing a...

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We have Live Chat

Oct 26, 2016

 

We now have Live chat on our website folks, if you see Basil up like this on our homepage it means w...

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Its Official Folks

Oct 26, 2016

 

Its official folks Taranaki has just been voted the second best province to visit in the World by Lone...

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Welcome To October

Sep 29, 2016

 

Welcome to October everyone and we hope you are making the most of daylight savings an...

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School Holidays

Sep 23, 2016

 

For all you parents out there we truly understand, the next two weeks are School hol...

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Our Groovy New Signs

Aug 12, 2016

When you have one of these sitting on the  front lawn of your extraordinary property you can rest ...

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The vultures are circling

Aug 11, 2016

Tenancy Services now have a Tenancy Compliance and Investigation Team and this is from there website:

One of the significant changes to the Residential Tenancies Act is that the Governme...

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Welcome to August

Jul 29, 2016

Welcome to August everyone and the goods news is its only 31 days till spring "Yay" and the bad news for parents anyway...

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How Regularly Should Inspections Be Done?

Jul 15, 2016

The purpose of a routine inspection is to as certain the tenant's care of the property and to check if any maintenance is required.

We have found that a property initially leased in good...

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Welcome to July

Jul 1, 2016

Welcome to July everyone, boy the last couple of days of June were a little on the icy side compared to the rest of J...

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Welcome to June

May 31, 2016

I should change the heading from Welcome to June to Welcome to Winter and the weather over the p...

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Time to Check Heating

May 24, 2016

As summer comes to an end it will not be long before many tenants look at bunkering in for the winter and keeping warm.

Now is the time to ensure that your heating source for your rental...

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'Magical'

May 15, 2016

Everything we do is about 'magical', so what is it you ask?

Its simple really we do the experience thi...

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Welcome to May

May 2, 2016

This photo of the old mall and Whites building we had on our Facebook page as our Throw Back Thursday and boy wa...

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Vacancy Can Be Value Add Time

Apr 18, 2016

A property that is about to become vacant can be a great opportunity for a property investor to determine if they can add capital value to their investment property and achieve a higher rent and...

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Health and Safety

Apr 17, 2016

On the 4th April 2016 a New Health and Safety at Work Act came into effect and it does effect the Property Management Industry and this includes 'private landlords'. Under the new Act a Property M...

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Changes to Property Inspections

Apr 17, 2016

This month we have as part of our Health and Safety added a new feature on property inspection reports which is Health and Safety Hazards, when we are on inspections we will look at each propert...

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Welcome to April

Mar 31, 2016

We hope everyone that went to WOMAD had a wonderful and the weather played its part which was fantastic. We have been busy wee bees putting in place a Contractors Agreement for the New Health an...

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Its the small things that count

Mar 22, 2016

We turn up to pre-booked viewing appointments and on time, we have over the past few weeks found several out of town families transfering to New Plymouth for work setting up appointments, then t...

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How Well Are You Insured?

Mar 19, 2016

Landlord insurance is often overlooked by many landlords believing that the insurance they have on the rental property will be enough-however, many things can go wrong when owning a rental prope...

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Found the right tenant?-keep them!

Mar 16, 2016

Happy Landlord, Happy Agent-that's only part of the story. Should tenants only hear from us when they do the wrong thing? Late rent, inspection not up to scratch,gardens overgrown!! Of course th...

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Magical Service

Mar 15, 2016

thankyou

Often we find our tenants childrens have done a really awesome job keeping their rooms tidy,so we say "thank y...

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The Life Expectancy of Chattels

Mar 6, 2016

All chattels have a shelf life. Issues that can sometimes result in conflict come from a lack of understanding as to how depreciation rates are worked out.

The Tenancy Tribunal base clai...

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The 7 Deadly Sins for New Investors

Feb 28, 2016

Property Management is full of traps and pitfalls so I wanted to share the lessons I have learned.

The first sign of madness is doing the same thing tomorrow as you did yesterday and exp...

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It's the magical service!

Feb 22, 2016

We are at 100% occupancy yet again with great success in the executive market and considering the high numbers of available properties in New Plymouth this success is testament to how we do thin...

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Toilet Danger

Feb 22, 2016

Baby wipes are those modern day handy items most people keep around the house or in the car,very good for wiping mildew off window frames.

But they block sewage systems causing raw sewag...

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Property Viewings

Feb 22, 2016

When your property is been advertised for rent,we personally and professionally show every potential tenant through.That means we can present all the features and benefits your house offers,whil...

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Presentation Packs

Feb 4, 2016

We like to make things personal and always like to meet property owners in person and walk around their property with them-like a grand tour-getting to know the in's and out's and their expectat...

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Inspection Report Card

Feb 1, 2016

When we do property inspections we always leave a report card so the tenants know how the inspection went and if anything needed extra attention-most times they get a big well done and some yumm...

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Welcome to February

Jan 30, 2016

 

 

Every month we will highlight a differant part of our vast vibrant provence and this month it...

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Repair Reviews

Jan 25, 2016

There are a few areas where a repair review can be a big advantage to your rental property.These areas include ( but are not limited to) chimney sweeps,gutter cleans,tree/bush trimming,carpet cl...

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Inspection report card

Jan 24, 2016

We believe the "right hand must always know what the left one is doing" approach and as such on routine property inspections we leave behind an Inspection report card which clearly identifies any i...

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Lessons to be Learned From 'The block'

Jan 22, 2016

Avid fans of 'The Block Villa Wars' would have seen how much work can go into maintaining older properties. However, with careful planning and quality work, your investment can appreciate in val...

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The 'Magical' Welcome

Jan 22, 2016

We deliver all our new tenants when they move into a property some yummy cupcakes-why because its important to always "say thank you"and building a good rapport with our tenants gets the results...

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Welcome to December

Dec 1, 2015

Seasons greetings to everyone,my its hard to believe its December and only a few weeks till Christmas and the night the big man sneaks down the chimney with that heavy sack full of presents.Chri...

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Welcome to November

Nov 22, 2015

Hard to believe another month has just wizzed past at supersonic speed,only 54 more sleeps till Christmas and we are hoping Santa does not get stuck in anyones chinmeys this year,very difficult ...

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Welcome To Spring Everyone

Sep 1, 2015

Welcome to Spring folks-as its the first day of Spring I have decided to call this the national day of the sheep.

Spring brings with it longer daylight hours(hoo...

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A Must See Taranaki Event

Aug 22, 2015

Jot this down in the diary 30th October-8th November-The Taranaki Garden Spectacular and what a truely fantastic event it really is with some stunning gardens,guided tours and everything this truel...

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New Council Curb Side Re-cycling System

Jun 22, 2015

As of the 1st October 2015 New Plymouth has a new recycling and rubbish collection system and this will be far better for the envirnoment.We have fielded a number of telephone calls from tenants...

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A Big Warm Welcome

Feb 20, 2015

Welcome folks to our blog.this will be full of interesting articles,recipes and new things we are up to,also informing you of whats happening in this awesome City and around our breathtaking provan...

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