Commercial Property Management: What is it?

Posted by Pam Hight on Jul 22, 2022

Harold Samuel, when asked what the three things were that mattered in property, replied “location, location, location”. The right location will make a huge difference to the business looking to tenant the property. From access to arterial transport routes to brand visibility and foot traffic, almost every commercial building has a tenant that considers it the perfect location for their business. But there are a few key considerations to make when choosing how to manage a commercial property, especially because it is quite a different process than managing a residential property. 

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Are property manager’s fees tax-deductible?

Posted by Pam Hight on Apr 19, 2022

Did you know that if you own a rental property, you can deduct a number of expenses when it comes to your end of year tax return? Many landlords are unaware of the savings that they could be making from a tax perspective and this is losing them hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year from not claiming the right expenses.

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Professional vs private property management

Posted by Pam Hight on Feb 15, 2022

Property investment is a lot like living life on a seesaw, on one end sits income and on the other resides cost — with property management the cost is not only the financial cost but also the time and stress costs as well. The constant balancing act is ensuring you get the most value from your investment with the least amount of money spent and stress experienced. 

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McDonald Real Estate Property Management Success Stories

Posted by Pam Hight on Sep 9, 2021

Owning an investment property comes with a great number of advantages and for many, it’s a financially rewarding situation to be in. But buying a property for income and long-term capital gain can also have its challenges. 

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Why use a licensed Real Estate Company for your Property Management?

Posted by Pam Hight on Apr 8, 2021

Many landlords engage property managers to help manage their investment properties. The intention is to make sure their property is generating an income while, at the same time, being well looked after. Seasoned property investors will agree that skilled property managers can add significant value to an investment and that engaging with a good property management company is worth its weight in gold.

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What does a property manager do?

Posted by Pam Hight on Jan 20, 2021

When searching for a property manager to look after the day to day running of your rental property, or properties, it is important to make sure you do your due diligence and understand what they’re going to be managing. Choosing the right manager will mean a successful business relationship whereby the right tenants are respected, cashflow is consistent and the property is well looked after. Choose the wrong partner and the peace of mind a property manager brings is lost.

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The top 5 reasons people use a property manager

Posted by Pam Hight on Jun 7, 2019

Many people self-manage their rental properties as it can be seen as expensive to use a property manager. After all, giving someone else a slice of your monthly income doesn't seem worth the loss. Yet, on the other side of the fence there are dozens of people that swear by their property manager. So why is there such a divide?

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Need property management? Why you should choose McDonald Real Estate

Posted by Pam Hight on May 7, 2019

 

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Tips for buying an investment property

Posted by Pam Hight on Mar 8, 2019

Across New Zealand, there are many legislation and reform changes taking place to ensure that tenants renting properties are living in homes that meet the minimum housing standards, as well as having fair renting rights.

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Missing Rent Payments? McDonald Real Estate can help!

Posted by Pam Hight on Jan 24, 2019

Dealing with tenants that are not paying their rent on time can be a stressful experience, especially if you have a mortgage to pay or bill payments scheduled to be made. Confronting the tenant can also be a daunting experience, especially if you are not confident in dealing with conflict, this can be even more difficult if you have a great relationship with them.

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