Landlords

Why Choose Jim Brown Rentals?

Our Property Management experience and expertise along with our service is Napier’s best.

Frequently Asked Questions by Landlords

Landlords

How much will your service cost me?

Jim Brown Rentals charge a commission on rent collected and a fixed charge for inspections.  There is no extra charge for any repairs and maintenance carried out on your behalf. There is no charge for mediation or Tenancy Tribunal preparation and attendance.

How do I pay you?

Our commission is deducted monthly from rent collected.

How often do you pay me?

Funds are direct credited into your account monthly or twice monthly – you choose.. A clearly set out monthly statement detailing rent collected and disbursements made on your behalf will be emailed or posted to you.

Will there be a cost to me to advertise the property?

Jim Brown Rentals charge landlords of managed properties $40.00 to advertise their property on Trade Me.  All other advertising is free to our landlords.

What happens about repairs and maintenance?

We use a range of contractors who are highly skilled, competitively priced and quick to respond to our calls. If you have a preference for any particular tradesperson we would be pleased to accommodate this.

How often will you inspect my property?

Inspections are carried out on a regular basis. The frequency will be discussed with you.  We find every 3-4 months gives peace of mind.

What is involved if I want to list my property for sale?

As one of our landlords we have salespeople within a number of real estate companies who we can recommend to you. We can arrange to have the property appraised and then listed for sale. Selling a tenanted property can be a delicate situation and it is important it is handled professionally and tactfully. It is our job to ensure you and your tenants’ interests are protected.

What will you do if my tenant becomes in arrears?

Jim Brown Rentals rent collection is computer monitored daily enabling us to act very quickly when a rent payment is missed. The debt recovery process commences immediately. Whilst we take every possible action to resolve the matter it may be necessary to take the tenant through the Mediation process or to the Tenancy Tribunal. If this is the case you will not be charged for our time.

Do you take a bond?

Yes. The Residential Tenancies Act requires that no more than four weeks bond be collected. Unless otherwise agreed to Jim Brown Rentals consider three weeks to be the minimum that should be paid. The bond is paid before the tenant takes possession.


Rights and Obligations

Information sourced from the website of the Department of Building and Housing. What does the law say about your rights and obligations as a tenant or landlord? Both landlord and tenant have certain rights and obligations when they enter into a tenancy agreement. Some of the main ones are listed below

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Fees

Our Management Service Cost to You Letting Fee Nil Arranging Maintenance Nil Attending Mediation Nil Attending Tenancy Tribunal Nil Service Charge on Rent Collected 8.5% + GST Inspections $40.00 + GST Advertising – TradeMe $40.00 Administration Fee $10.00 +GST monthly Tenancy Services Application Fee $20.44

Ph 06 835 0031

Fax 06 835 1452

Mobile 0275 398 687

Let us manage your property the way you deserve it to be!