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How To Increase Your Rental Income

We know from over 40 years of experience that real estate isn’t just an investment to “set and forget.” Landlords who are serious about boosting their rental income need to proactively assess and optimise the value of their property, so that tenants are prepared to pay more. So, what are some of the best ways to increase rental income if …

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Understanding Landlord and Tenants rights in New Zealand

This guide is for you if you’re a new landlord navigating the complexities of New Zealand’s rental market or a seasoned landlord wanting to brush up on your knowledge. Renting involves responsibilities for both landlords and tenants and figuring out who owes what in terms of rights and obligations can be a bit confusing. As a property manager who’s been …

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Property Management Fees in Auckland: Cost-Benefit Analysis

A property management company can be a real lifesaver – their knowledge and experience of the local Auckland market can turn the vast majority of tough situations into easily manageable tasks to make your life and job easier. Even so, keep in mind that these services come at a cost – property management fees. The cost of property management can …

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Why Use a Property Manager? Top 8 Benefits of Hiring Property Managers in Auckland

Rather than asking, “Why use a property manager?” surely the real question is, “Would you want to miss out on the benefits?” Property managers like Harper Properties play a critical role in using Auckland’s local market knowledge, network and experience to optimise your rental income and ensure a smooth operation of your property investment. We handle everything from tenant selection …

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The Ultimate Residential Property Maintenance Checklist For NZ Landlords

Yes, your tenants are responsible for maintaining your property in good condition, but the bulk of the responsibility still falls on you as the landlord. Our team of property managers deal with maintenance issues on a daily basis and know what it takes to keep a property in top shape. Follow this residential property maintenance checklist to keep your tenants …

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A Landlord’s Guide To Understand Property Management In NZ

As a landlord, you want the best return on investment for your Auckland property, but to make the most of it, you need solid management. Harper Properties is an Auckland property manager with over 35 years of combined experience. With our local market knowledge, we’ll walk you through the basics of property management in New Zealand to help you better …

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Factors to Help You Decide If You Need a Property Manager

Property management definitely has its challenges, but that doesn’t mean you have to face those challenges alone. If you are stressed from your job or having trouble managing, then a skilled property manager can genuinely make your life easier. With their experience and knowledge, a fantastic property manager will significantly help. 

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What to Ask When Looking for a Good Property Manager

If you own land and rent out spaces to tenants, you know how much work there is to be done. Property management includes collecting rent, staying on top of general maintenance, advertising your property or properties and more. All of that work can take a lot of time and effort, eating up your free time and giving you more stress.