How to find a property manager in Auckland


Given the complexity and sophistication of the real estate space in Auckland, it can make a lot of sense to hire the services of a property manager. There are a few things that you can keep in mind when you are looking for the right manager for your property needs.

Portfolio management

Most property managers like

will have the expertise of managing your portfolio as well. It would mean that this is not just for selling, buying, or tenant management alone. If you are looking for a property manager to look after your portfolio, then you should see that he or she or the firm can:

  • Cater to every aspect of your portfolio which will mean different types of properties
  • Have the knowledge of properties in and around Auckland
  • Keep an eye out for details and future market trends as well and
  • Advice you well in time so you can tweak your portfolio accordingly.

Types of properties

It would be good to find out whether the property manager has the necessary expertise in looking after specific types of properties. Depending on your interests and investments, a property manager should be able to deal in:

  • Residential complexes
  • Office space
  • Commercial establishments
  • Shopping space and so on.


A property manager will certainly be able to tell you about the charges that are applicable for services. It would be a good idea to look into this aspect before you sign up with him. Get into as many details as you can so you can deal with all the charges that apply and avoid any surprises whatsoever. This should include all taxes, additional fees and so on.

Mode of operation

You could also discuss the modus operandi with the property manager. Asking for details about their processes, their contacts and even methods of carrying out a project will help you understand them better. For instance, even a straightforward task of finding tenants can be done in many ways. One of the essential ingredients in this exercise will be proper advertisements. A property manager should be able to find the right mix of advertisement – print, digital – to attract the best possible tenants for your property.

Management skills are also important when it comes to a property manager! Management of tenants, your property, legal landscape and communications with you are just some of the aspects of a property manager’s job. Looking into all these aspects can go a long way in helping you identify the right one.

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