What Questions Should I Ask When Choosing My Property Manager?

What Questions Should I Ask When Choosing My Property Manager?

Choosing a property manager can be a mission, especially if you’ve never rented a property before and when there are hundreds to choose from. In order to find the property manager for you, you need be asking the right questions. After all, a good property manager is worth their weight in gold whilst a bad one can cost you a lot. When choosing a property manager to take over your investment be sure to ask these essential questions to make sure your property manager knows their stuff. We’ve included a video response to each of these questions to give you our answers!

  • When can I view my property if it’s rented?

 

  • Can I make a repair after hours or on the weekend?

 

  • What do tenants get told before moving into my property?

 

  • Who pays the water bill?

 

  • Do I really need insurance?

 

  • Can you guarantee my tenant won’t cause trouble?

 

  • How long until I start receiving rental income?

 

  • How will my rent be set?

 

  • What happens if a tenant misses or is late with a rental payment?

 

  • When can I increase the rent, and by how much?

 

  • Who is meant to take care of my garden?

 

  • Who is responsible for taking care of pests?

 

  • If I allow pets at my property, what are the rules around it?

 

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