Investing in property is a great way to create wealth and provide you with a passive income for years to come. It’s also one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make, so it’s important to get it right. Part of this is choosing a great team to support you through each stage of this exciting journey. Buying, selling and managing properties is the Professionals' business, and we're passionate about what we do. So whatever option you’re considering, we can provide an abundance of knowledge, experience and expertise to make the process as simple as possible. We’d love to be part of your team.

Buying a property as an investment is different from a home as it’s a business rather than an emotional decision, so it’s important to approach it this way. Like any property purchase however, there will be a lot of decisions to make. We understand your time is precious. Here’s how we can help make the process as fast, straightforward and stress-free as possible:

Deciding to sell an investment property is a big decision. Whether it’s a short-term investment or a long-term rental property, knowing when to sell is a key aspect of your success as an investor. If you sell it too soon you could miss a spike in the market cycle. Leave it too late however, and its value might decline while you miss out on better investment opportunities.

A good property manager is worth their weight in gold. Whether it’s your first investment or you own a large portfolio of properties, we strongly advise using a qualified and experienced manager to look after your valuable assets. They’ll take all the stress out of managing your properties, leaving you free to do the things you enjoy.

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Choose an agent

The first step is getting a real estate agent who can help you find a property that fits your criteria, in the area you want and for the right price. Remember, the numbers need to stack up when you’re buying an investment property. You may already have an agent in mind, but if not, you can call your nearest Professionals office and they will put you in touch with the right person.

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Check your finances

Speak to the bank and make sure you know how much money you have for a deposit, how much you can afford to borrow and if you have funds for any renovations that might be required. You need to have a clear understanding of the overall costs involved so there are no surprises.

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Know the market

Understanding current market conditions are essential to making a wise purchase. Is now a good time to buy, or should you wait? Our agents are experts in their areas and can offer a wealth of market information.

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Find the right property

We can help you find the property that provides all of your non-negotiables and hopefully a few extras. Then, we’ll guide you through the purchase and settlement process. You’ll also need to take legal advice. Once your payment has been confirmed, you can pick up the keys to your new property!

We’re here to help you every step of the way when buying your next investment property.

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How we can help

Professionals are New Zealand’s largest and most successful association of independent local agents. To achieve this, we combine a commitment to service with cutting-edge technology to ensure we get the best results for you. If you’re considering selling, we can provide a full property appraisal — cost and obligation free.

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What will a market appraisal tell me?

A free market appraisal will give you a better idea of what your property may be worth in the current market, without the cost of a formal valuation. Professionals agents have extensive experience and tools that allow us to pull together a thorough analysis of your local housing market to assess the potential value of your property. This includes using real-time market data of similar property sale prices in your area, recent trends and local knowledge.

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What’s the next step?

Your market appraisal provides valuable information that can help you decide when to sell, how to sell, what your asking price should be and any other aspects of the sale you’re unsure about. If you’re considering selling your investment property, get in touch for your free market appraisal.

Fun Fact:

What percentage of properties were sold for over $1millon in 2017*

*Based on stats for the 12 months end of September 2017

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Selecting the right manager

There are many aspects to property management so it’s crucial you choose a manager who is trained, experienced and equipped to meet these ever changing needs. It’s also important you are comfortable with the company you’re dealing with. 

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Getting good tenants

Good quality, long-term tenants who care for your property will maximise your investment returns. Professionals’ managers will advertise your property to effectively attract a suitable tenant and ensure the best result for your investment. This could include websites, office window displays, brochures, emailed newsletters and ‘For Rent’ signboards. Once an application for tenancy is lodged by a prospective tenant, we’ll check their rental history, employment and references.

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Full service property management

We have an outstanding team of experienced property managers ready to help you. Our personalised service ensures your property is looked after every step of the way so you can rest assured it’s in good hands. This service includes:

  • Advertising the property
  • Screening and selecting tenants
  • Receiving rents and issuing receipts
  • Arranging repairs and maintenance
  • Paying accounts
  • Carrying out regular property inspections
  • Re-letting the property in the event of vacancies or end of tenancy
  • Reporting on the condition of the property
  • Collecting a bond
  • Meth testing

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