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You might not know it, but you need a Property Manager. And if you make the (wise!) choice to use one, you might also want to get a bargain. But have you also thought about all the hidden extras your money pays for?
Happy Property Manager
Who’s responsibility is it to maintain the swimming pool and to provide the equipment to run a swimming pool?
Swimming pool
Are you looking to take advantage of the current market conditions and expand your investment portfolio? If so, here are four essential questions to ask real estate agents at open inspections.
Ask effective questions
Whether you are looking to buy a new home or your next investment property, doing your research is critical, but knowing where to start can be tricky. Here is a look at some of the resources you have available at your fingertips and others that you can explore on foot.
Find your home
A proven way to property investing success is to set yourself some clear and measurable goals. So whether you are an experienced property investor or new to the game, these tips will help you set your goals for this year and ensure you don't lose sight of them until they have been achieved.
Property Investing Goals
It’s no secret that saving money while paying rent every week is no easy task. However, you’ll be happy to know that there are ways to minimise the amount of rent you pay, and get a little extra going toward your savings account.
Rent and Save
Renting is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice for many New Zealander's. It’s an arrangement between yourself, your property manager and your landlord, so be aware of your obligations to make sure the ‘tenant life is the good life’. Below are some tips to help this happen:
Happy Renters
In a recent HRV state of the home survey, 36% agreed that cold, mould, dampness and condensation worsen the health of adults. Whilst 37% said it ruins carpets, curtains and furnishings.
Mildew and Mould

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