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Top Tips to Find the Best Property Managers in Adelaide

Posted by Natalie on April 11, 2023

How To Find The Best Property Managers In Adelaide (Top Tips).

If you own a building or complex, you already know how challenging and tedious it can be to manage maintenance, finances, and communication with residents. You will be constantly running around to get all your work done. That is why it makes sense to find a property manager who can take on your responsibilities and ensure your unit or house runs efficiently. 

Finding the best property managers in Adelaide does not have to be a daunting task, even if you’re new to the process. By using the top tips outlined below, you will be successful in your search and discover why you should always collaborate with a property manager, who is reliable, experienced, and has a good reputation. 

Research and References

The first step in finding a good property manager is to do your research. Run an online search for property managers near me to get a list of managers, who specialize in property management in the area of your rental property. Make sure you look for people who have a good reputation in the industry and are well-known for their quality service. You could ask for references from other building or complex owners. This will give you a good idea of what to expect from the property manager you are considering.

Experience and Expertise

Another important factor to consider is the manager’s experience and expertise. A property manager with a lot of experience will have a better understanding of the industry and will be able to handle any issues that may arise. They will also be more familiar with the laws and regulations that apply to your dwelling, whether it be a Torrens Title house or unit in a strata complex. 

Communication and Availability

Communication and availability are also important when choosing the right person. A good property manager should be available to answer your questions and address any concerns you may have. They should also have good communication skills so tenants can easily understand what is required. 

Cost and Service

Consider property management fees in Adelaide. Request the business give you a listing of all services it will be providing you. While it is important to find a property manager who is affordable, it is equally important to make sure that they provide the services that you require. It is advisable to compare the costs and benefits of multiple property managers before you make a decision.
Remember too, the cheapest isn’t always the best, in fact often you will find the cheapest fees associated with property management are from new businesses trying to get into the market, so you may have problems down the track due to their lack of experience and knowledge. Good property managers have many trades at their disposal to handle maintenance issues, that a ‘newbie’ to the industry may not have.
Good property managers will also have people wanting to become tenants on their books, ready to move in quickly, saving advertising costs and time with lost rental income. 

Check for Credentials and Certifications

Do not hire a property manager without checking the company’s license. Ensure that the company is a licensed property agent. That will give you peace of mind knowing that the property manager you intend to hire has the minimum knowledge and expertise to manage your investment. 

Check the Track Record

When looking for property managers near me, always check the track record of the shortlisted managers. Focus on complaints and issues. You can run an online search to find out what other property owners are saying. A property manager with a good track record of managing properties effectively and efficiently indicates that they will do the same for your building or complex. 

Review the Policies and Procedures

Find out what type of policies and procedures in place for managing the property. Make sure that they align with your expectations and also ensure that the policies are easy to understand and transparent. If you find something hard to comprehend, do not hesitate to get a clarification. A confident and experienced property manager will be more than happy to explain their process. 

Schedule a Meeting

After considering all the above-mentioned factors, schedule a face-to-face meeting which will allow you to ask any questions you may have, discuss your expectations and get a feel of the person behind the business. 

Using these tips to find an experienced and reliable property manager will ensure that the management of your investment runs smoothly and efficiently.

Natalie Salvati (Principal of Salvan Property Management) is a registered Real Estate Agent (RLA 276287) with over 20 years’ experience in the property market, looking after metropolitan Adelaide landlords, or as we like to say ‘property investors’.

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