10 Good Reasons to Acquire the Services of a Property Manager

If you’ve owned a rental property you will be well aware of the time, effort and money that goes into managing your rental home. Rental properties are financially rewarding and an excellent investment, but they do come with a large commitment of time and energy.

It’s unnecessary to do everything yourself when there are property management companies who can handle everything for you, making your journey as a rental property owner far more enjoyable, reaping the financial benefits while not having to spend all of your time on the in’s and out’s of running a rental property. Read on as to why you’ll want to acquire the services of a property manager.

  1. Less work for you
    One of the main benefits of enlisting the services of an expert property manager is that they do all of the work for you. From marketing, securing the best tenants, dealing with any maintenance issues or legalities, they will manage your property in entirety, allowing you to enjoy the financial rewards without any headaches.
  2. Highly quality tenants
    Finding and securing the right tenants is everything. Instead of relying on your best judgements, a property manager has endless experience with various types of tenants and using an exhaustive screening process, you can be assured you will have high-quality tenants in your property.
  3. Less risk of downtime
    Keeping your property occupied is critical to your income, and property managers have a book of quality tenants on hand to ensure your property will be filled, without having to choose just any tenant for the sake of income, you will have less downtime and high-quality tenants.
  4. Marketing is taken care of
    Through years of experience, a great property manager will know exactly how to best advertise your property to attract the right tenants for you. This is a significant advantage, saving a lot of time and with marketing being taken care of quickly, it ensures less downtime and vacancy.
  5. Beneficial for everyone involved
    Property managers serve as a buffer between owner and tenants, as well as maintenance professionals. This means you can keep a professional distance and not become too involved with the tenants, which is beneficial for everyone. They will also look after relationships with maintenance, ensuring quality jobs get done swiftly.
  6. Protects your long term investment
    Your property has likely been purchased with a long term focus and strategy in mind, and a great property manager will also take a long term approach and assist you with your investment objectives.
  7. Increase your income
    While there’s a cost to enlist the worthwhile services of a property manager, you will also have more of an opportunity to increase your investment income. Your property will be well looked after and maintained, and high-quality tenants will pay on time at the right rate, which will increase your income.
  8. No need to worry about laws
    Property managers know the laws in what is required to be a landlord. One of the biggest advantages of hiring a property manager is that you can avoid many legal hassles.
  9. Maintenance is looked after
    Property maintenance issues can be time-consuming and costly to deal with on your own, but some property managers will look after small maintenance issues themselves, saving time and money. If someone is required to be called in, they have the best people on hand.
  10. Enjoy owning a rental with ease
    Overall, owning a rental property can be really exciting and beneficial for many reasons. Take all of the headaches away from it by enlisting a property manager, and you can reap all of the benefits with ease.

Interested in hiring a property manager in Tauranga, Mount Maunganui or Papamoa? Speak to Focus Property Management who have 18 years of experience and offer the utmost excellent services in the region.

Need to know more about our Tauranga property management services?

Please call us on 027 454 3038
or email us at mike@focuspm.co.nz and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours