‘You want what?!’ – The Wackiest Landlord and Tenant Requests Revealed!

‘You want what?!’ – The Wackiest Landlord and Tenant Requests Revealed!

Commenting on a Facebook post, property managers spilled the most outrageous and outlandish tenant and owner demands.

Darrenhunter.com ran a competition on Facebook asking PMs the weirdest requests they have been asked by clients and tenants.

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Tenant Qualification - Are You Doing it Right?

Tenant Qualification - Are You Doing it Right?

When it comes to processing application forms, most property managers will do the basic checks of confirming employment details, landlord references etc. However, most property managers fail to record the information in writing when processing the tenancy application.

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Ten Things Property Investors Want PMs to Know

Ten Things Property Investors Want PMs to Know

Having been a property investor now for a while with two properties, it's very interesting to be on 'the other side of the fence'.

With over 15 years experience 'on the front-line', and over 8 years as a trainer and consultant to the property management industry, it was time to get involved in property investment as well.

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Set Strong Expectations for Tenancy Success

Set Strong Expectations for Tenancy Success

Your chance of tenancy success depends greatly on the foundational expectations established right from the get-go!

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How to Win 'I won't pay my water bill'

How to Win 'I won't pay my water bill'

I bet you have heard this statement before from tenants when they receive their water usage account. They call you promptly and say “I have just received my account, but my tap was leaking for 3 months!” They either want the account substantially reduced, or don’t want to pay anything at all.

So in the case where water has been lost due to leaking or dripping, what do you do?

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Four Effective Ways to Combat 'My carpets don't need cleaning.'

Four Effective Ways to Combat 'My carpets don't need cleaning.'

(This article is useful and written for states where you’re unable to enforce carpet cleaning at the end of tenancy)

Most property managers have had tenants who are vacating the property say that their carpets do not need professional cleaning. But are they avoiding the truth?

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