Property investing in New Plymouth and Taranaki can be easy when you partner with our team of rental property managers here at McDonald Real Estate

Property Management Services Taranaki

Do you have a rental property that you'd like managed by a professional property manager? 

With eight offices located throughout the region, the team at McDonald Real Estate are the largest local property management company in Taranaki. We have the expertise to assist with all property management services, no matter where you are based.

As a landlord, you can rest assured that your investment property will be in good hands. We offer an unrivalled level of service when it comes to looking after your rental property. This includes:

  • Thorough background checks on prospective tenants.
  • Managing maintenance issues and sourcing tradespeople for repairs.
  • Ensuring timely resolution of issues and full legal compliance.
  • Protecting you and your investment over the long term.

Are you ready to get started? Request a free appraisal with us today to talk through a plan that is right for you!

Get a free property assessment

Curious to see if you're maximising your investment property's potential, or entering the market for the first time? Our experts can help.

Your property assessment will include:
  • The current market rate you could achieve.
  • Recommendations to increase the appeal of your property as a rental.
  • An outline of management costs and the value we'll bring.

Submit your request for one of our property managers to do an in-person or virtual assessment.

Helpful resources to renting out a house


Get ready to rent out your house with our helpful resources. 

If you're thinking about getting tenants for your house, then our latest guides on owning a rental property are essential. Have Healthy Homes explained, learn about property investment yields and capital gains in Taranaki with our range of guides and checklists. Get your free digital copies today.

Access our free guides here ›

Hear what others have to say

Over the years, our property managers have seen a number of property owners contact them in desperate need of help to overcome a range of rental property management challenges. 

Check out some of our success stories and hear what our landlords have to say about our property management services.

Read our success stories 



With eight offices located around the mountain and in all the main Taranaki townships, our team are able to service your properties more effectively.

Finding suitable rental property tenants Finding suitable tenants
For your rental to be a successful investment the property must have good tenants. Our rental application process is very thorough and includes a full background check, and the tenant will be fully informed of the obligations required of renting your property.
Looking after your rental investment Looking after your rental
We put systems in place to constantly monitor and check that the tenant is treating your place with respect. These include inspecting the property every 12 weeks and creating a written report of the condition of the property with visual support. If any maintenance is required it will be acted upon in the appropriate manner.
Resolving any issue with your investment property Resolving any issues
Issues although small at the time can become major conflicts if not acted upon. We have the experience and professional support to understand issues when they arise and take action to remedy them quickly and fairly within the confines of the Residential Tenancy Act.
Finance management of an investment property Financial Management
We can manage all expenses on your property including rates, maintenance costs and rent payments. We use advanced rental property management software and a record-keeping system that ensures your records are accurate and secure.
Healthy Home Standards Healthy Homes
The Healthy Homes Standards have been put in place to help ensure everyone has a safe and warm place to live. Our team will keep you up to date on all regulations and deadlines to make sure you don't get caught out with any unexpected fines.
Getting the right price Get the right price
A rental property manager is going to want you to get the right tenants at the right price that is fair for both the tenant and the homeowner. They will also ensure that you'll be paid on time, every time.

Healthy Homes Standards for Rental Properties

The Healthy Homes Standards have been put in place to help ensure all New Zealanders have a safe, warm, dry place to live in and call home. If your rental property does not meet these specific and minimum standards you may be looking at a fine.


  • Heating
  • Insulation
  • Ventilation
  • Moisture and Drainage
  • Draught-stopping

We offer a free downloadable guide about the Healthy Homes Standards, which outlines all the details for you to consider before renting out your property. Check to see if your current rental property is compliant by taking our short Healthy Homes Standards Quiz today.

Download the Healthy Homes Guide


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