What is the role of a property manager?

Find out the key roles and benefits of using an LJ Hooker property manager.

Professional Property Manager
  • 27 June, 2018
  • Property Manager, Landlords, Investors

The key roles of an LJ Hooker Property Manager are:

  • Advertising your property for rent
  • Open your rental property for viewings
  • Screening tenants including reference checks, rental history review
  • Manage the condition report process
  • Manage the tenancy agreement signing process and handling questions
  • Manage your financial accounts for the investment property and provide regular reports
  • Inspect the property on a regular basis
  • Organise tradespeople for repairs and maintenance

What are the benefits of using a LJ Hooker property manager?

  1. Fewer problem tenants as property managers are experienced at screening applications
  2. Avoid unpleasant confrontations
  3. Tenants have someone to talk to right away
  4. Decrease tenant turn over as good property managers know how to keep their tenants happy
  5. On time rent. Good property managers will work to ensure your tenants pay their rent on time
  6. Less stress as someone else is managing your property and tenants
  7. Property managers are across all legislative requirements and the constant changes of the legislation
  8. You may be eligible for more comprehensive insurance if you have a property manager
  9. Lower repair and maintenance costs.  We use contractors who have been vetted for quality workmanship and competitive pricing
  10. Reduce your risk - By engaging a property manager you reduce the chance of having a vacant property therefore lowering your risk of lost income

How much does a property manager cost?

A property manager costs approximately 7-10% of your total rental income, however the services and expertise offered by a good property manager are worth much much more than this fee, plus in many cases the agents service fee is tax deductible.

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