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Property Manager Check List

Stirling Real Estate Limited

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Tenant Location

Company “To Let” Signage for properties

Advertise in Local paper

Own Website advertising (No Fee)

Central Business District Office

On Line Application Form

Text alert service to tenants

Able to find overseas tenants

Prospects accompanied at viewings

Keys NEVER provided to prospects for viewing

List on other websites (at owners expense)

Tenant Selection

Large pool of tenants

Tenant Must apply in writing

Tenant must supply referees

Tenants Referees checked

Tenants Creditworthiness checked

Tenant employment checked (if applicable)

Before Tenancy Commences

Paperwork completed

Tenancy Agreement used is standard form

Tenants asked to pay via Bank authority

Bond collected

Bond to Bond Centre within stipulated time

Initial rental collected

Property photographic record taken

Property Checklist completed and signed off

During Tenancy

Tenants payments posted daily to accounts

Quarterly property inspection

Pro-actively oversee arrears

Contact tenants promptly about arrears

Send required notices to tenants about arrears

Arrange arrears repayment

Take legal steps to collect arrears

At Tenancy End

Inspect property

Have property cleaned if necessary

Arrange repairs if needed

Reclaim all keys

Arrange for any arrears to be cleared

Disburse Bond

Locate new tenant (see above)


Funds Held in Trust Account

Trust Account subject to regulatory oversight

Competitive commission rates & fees

World Class Software

Software built for NZ

Monthly itemised statements

Annual summary statements

Email statements & summary

Invoices sent at years end

Scanned invoice copies retained

Regular rent reviews

Trained personnel

Personnel cover for absences

Trained support staff

Cost effective tradespeople

Rates paid by arrangement at no fee

Insurance paid by arrangement for no fee

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