Entries by Connect Realty

Heating Your Rental Property In Winter

With temperatures dropping all over the country many of us are turning up the heatpumps, lighting the fire, or looking for alternative heat sources to heat our homes. New Zealand homes have a history of being cold with poor insulation, and insufficient and inefficient heat sources. Unfortunately cold homes create all sorts of problems, not […]

Property Investment Hot In The Bay

There has been some great news lately for rental property owners in the Bay of Plenty, the latest Real Estate Institute figures show that the median house price in Mount Maunganui and Papamoa rose to $435,000 during May from $410,500 a year earlier. Many rental property owners are already enjoying steady revenue from their tenants, […]

Customer Service Key To Successful Property Managers

A recent article in ‘news.com.au’ highlighted the importance of consumer relationships and customer service in the real estate industry. While Australia has weathered a property downturn, their Real Estate Institute revealed that hard work and maintaining a high reputation had helped agents through a difficult period. A survey sent out to institute members showed that […]

Why Use Property Managers

It has been a busy start to the year already, with new tenants and landlords realising the value of using property managers when renting a house.  You might wonder why people choose to use property managers rather than operate on their own, so here are some key reasons why they choose us: 1. We know […]