At Homely Property Management we think all investment properties are unique and diﬀerent, and so should the fee structure to manage them.
Some rental properties are large and some small. Some require more time and eﬀort especially when a property attracts high turnover of tenants. This can often require more work, with ongoing repairs and maintenance and can sometimes result in rent arrears or tenancy tribunal action.
Therefore, we tailor your management fee according to the type of property, the location and the time and eﬀort required to manage your property.
In order for us to provide you with a stress free experience and to manage your property to a high standard we will take into account the following when setting your management fee:
Type of property e.g. house, unit/ﬂat, apartment, rural lifestyle
Condition of the property
Size of your portfolio
Level of risk associated with your property
Does the property meet Healthy Homes
At Homely Property Management we want to build long lasting partnerships and therefore we will take into account your future investment goals and your current portfolio size. We look forward to working with you.
You are taking a great first step by seeing what we have to offer. Complete the following appraisal enquiry form and we will be in touch so start your Homely Journey.
At Homely Property Management we think all investment properties are unique and different, and so should the fee structure to manage them. Some rental properties are large and some small. Some require more time and effort especially when a property attracts high turnover of tenants. This can often require more work, with ongoing repairs and maintenance and can sometimes result in rent arrears or tenancy tribunal action. Therefore, we tailor your management fee according to the type of property, the location and the time and effort required to manage your property.
We make this process really easy to transfer from another Property Management company to Homely. The first step is to fill in the online transfer form. We will be in touch within the same day to guide you through what we need in order to make this transition as smooth as possible.
There is no guarantee on the time it will take to secure a new tenant,however, we will be working extremely hard to limit the time your property sits vacant. The key areas to securing a good tenant fast is setting the rent at a realistic amount and having good advertising photos that attract tenants to view the property. You may want to invest in professional photos being taken of your property. We can assist you with this. We will proactively contact previous tenants who may have missed out on another property and try and get them through properties to generate interest. Rest assured, we will be proactive in trying to secure tenants for your home.
At Homely we are solely a Property Management company, however, we do have close connections with real estate agents in our area. We can arrange for an agent to attend the property to complete a sales appraisal for you. If you do decide to then place the property on the market we will work with the agent and yourself on what is required when giving the tenant the correct notice when selling the property. It is important that we are informed of this as soon as possible as there are legal requirements that need to be followed when selling your rental property.
You have a choice to get paid either monthly or half-monthly. We will ensure that payments are made to you on the 1st or the 15th of every month.
We ensure that we comply with the number of inspections that are required under your insurance policy. If you do not know what the frequency is that your insurer requires, then we will automatically undertake an inspection every 12 weeks or four per annum. We will carry out an initial inspection within 6 weeks of the start of a tenancy and then every 12 weeks after.
Yes, we take 4 weeks worth of rent which is lodged at the bond center for the duration of the tenancy.
We show prospective tenants through properties we have listed for rent. When they apply through our online application platform we are notified immediately. We then conduct background, reference and credit checks to ensure they are the right tenant for your home. Once we have obtained all of the necessary information through the application vetting process we will contact you to talk you through this information. You have the final choice on the tenants we put forward to you.
This is completely up to you. At Homely we tailor everything to meet your needs. We want to provide a service that is stress-free for you. If this means you would like to be involved with everything that is fine, or you may want to leave everything in our hands and not be involved at all. Whatever option we are very flexible and will work with you on this.
At Homely, we do not tolerate tenants who fall behind in rent. We deal with any missed rent immediately and are monitoring this on a daily basis. We have strict steps to recover any rent arrears and work with the tenants to establish a payment plan to clear any debt as quickly as possible. If there is no resolution we file to the tenancy tribunal to arrange a mediation or in some circumstances seek possession of the property. We deal with any rent arrears issue early, as we understand the stress and pressure that this can cause you.
It is highly recommended that you pay for specialised landlord insurance. This type of insurance will cover you for anything outside of your building insurance, like loss of rent or careless damage. We can assist and recommend specialised landlord insurance companies or speak to your current insurance company about these additional policies.
Treat your property like a business and ensure it is managed professionally. Otherwise consider hiring a Property Manager so they can do this for you.
— Landlord tip
Always complete an entry/ingoing inspection report with plenty of photos that shows the condition of the property before new tenants move in. This will resolve any disputes during or at the end of a tenancy.
— Landlord tip
If you have a heat pump, ensure you clean the filters every 3 months. This will ensure the heat pump is working efficiently and will avoid any maintenance issues in the future.
— Tenant tip
It is recommended that tenants consider taking out renters insurance or some form of contents insurance when moving into a rental property. This will protect your belongings in unforeseen circumstances.