Nz Property Management Newsdesk



New Zealand's first designated Property Management podcast series featuring David Faulkner from Real iQ.David interviews some of the industries leading figures throughout New Zealand and Australia. He also speaks to people at the coalface of Property Management and gets a perspective from the people dealing with tenants and landlords alike.


  • PMC 2024 Speaker Kris Pedersen talks about finance and property

    21/05/2024 Duração: 37min

    LVR, DTI, OCR. What does it all mean and how does the Reserve Bank and the Government influence property and rent? The Alternative Property Management Show are joined by renowned mortgage broker Kris Pedersen to gain invaluable insights and we also talk about the recent announcement about the financial strife of Kāinga Ora.

  • What is Tech Stacking in Property Management?

    14/05/2024 Duração: 36min

    Will Alexander and Harrison Vaughan bring up the topic of 'Tech Stacking' whilst David Faulkner, who is starting to show his age, has no idea what 'Tech Stacking' is. Anyway, once the conversation flows, David actually does know a thing or two about it as the boys discuss the importance of 'PropTech', how it should be used to increase productivity and how much is too much.

  • Why did Government scrap the Residential Property Managers Bill?

    07/05/2024 Duração: 32min

    There is only one topic to talk about this week. There was a sense of disappointment across the Property Management industry last week when Housing Minister Chris Bishop announced that the Residential Property Managers Bill would be scrapped. Join David Faulkner, Harrison Vaughan and Will Alexander as they discuss and debate why the bill was scrapped and what happens from here.

  • Artifical Intelligence and Property Management. A letter from Will Alexander

    30/04/2024 Duração: 39min

    It is a new season and the boys are back ahead of The PMC 2024. In our first episode, Will Alexander steps into the future as he writes a letter to himself to open in 2034. He writes about AI and the impact it will have on Property Management and how we do business. We are also joined by Drake Farmer, the COO of Renti as they kindly get behind us again for another fun-filled year.

  • The Boys preview The PMC 2023 and review the year that has been

    21/11/2023 Duração: 34min

    The conference is finally here. The boys discuss The PMC 2023 and talk about the speakers they are looking forward to listening to. David and Harrison talk about how they organise the conference and why they do it. The boys also talk about what has been good and what has been a challenge in 2023.

  • Start up panelist at The PMC 2023 Leeann Tautari from Rent South in Invercargill

    14/11/2023 Duração: 34min

    Leeann Tautari is the founder of Rent South, a small but growing Property Management start-up from the deep south city of Invercargill. She joins the boys for a chat a week out from The PMC 2023 where she is starring on the Startup panel. She talks to us about her journey in Property Management and what made her start her own company and we also get into the important topic of why people from Southland roll their r's!!

  • PMC 2023 Panelist Nic Elliottyson from Lodge City Rentals on Business Development

    08/11/2023 Duração: 40min

    Working out of Hamilton, Nic Elliottyson is a successful BDM working for Lodge City Rentals whom have a large portfolio of properties in the Waikato. Nic's hospitality background has served her well in her career and she has made a smooth transition from Property Manager to Business Development. She catches up with the boys as they discuss all things new business in property management

  • Homely founder and PMC panelist Villi Tosi talks about his Property Management journey

    31/10/2023 Duração: 42min

    Not many people would be brave enough to start a Property Management company, but imagine starting one when a Government introduces a policy that disincentives property investors. Homely has just celebrated its second birthday and the founder of Homely Property Management Villi Tosi joins us for a chat. Villi will be a panellist on at The PMC 2023 in Wellington in November. He talks about how he got started, the challenges he has faced and what the future holds.

  • PMC 2023 speaker Dean Larritt from Maintain to Profit

    24/10/2023 Duração: 36min

    David Faulkner, Will Alexander and Harrison Vaughan catch up with Dean Larritt who talks about all things property maintenance including project management, working with two All Blacks and what Property Managers need to learn to maximise income from property investment

  • General Election Special: Political Lobbyist and PMC speaker Holly Bennett

    17/10/2023 Duração: 40min

    In our Post-Election special, few people in New Zealand have a greater insight into the workings of Parliament than the excellent Holly Bennett. Director of Government relations and communications firm Awhi and also Engage, a company that teaches you how to lobby the Government, Holly brings a fresh perspective to our industry as she educates us on how the new Government may work and what our industry needs to consider as the Residential Property Management Bill works its way through Parliament under a new Executive.

  • Special Edition. Miles Stratford talks about Gluckman, Meth standards and why we should be testing

    10/10/2023 Duração: 42min

    David Faulkner said last week he would never talk about Methamphetamine again. That was until Miles Stratford of Safe & Healthy Homes Solutions challenged David who subsequently invited him onto the show for a robust debate as to what the standards should be around Methamphetamine contamination in rentals. Stratford rose to fame when the Meth pandemic was in full swing. He became the unofficial spokesperson for the Meth testing industry as the media-frenzied on stories about properties contaminated with Meth. In 2018, the Gluckman Report changed everything and the industry was dealt an almost terminal blow overnight. Miles joins us to argue the point that Gluckman got it wrong. Can he convince the boys that he is right and Sir Peter Gluckman was wrong?

  • Why can't the Property Management industry resolve issues around Meth testing?

    04/10/2023 Duração: 31min

    It is over five years since the Gluckman Report blew away the shackles that were the debacle of testing for Methamphetamine across New Zealand. However, as a bill to change the law that will set definitive standards around safe levels languishes in Parliament, we still have no clear means that everyone works to. David Faulkner, Will Alexander and Harrison Vaughan discuss what needs to be done.

  • Who is liable, the agent of the landlord?

    26/09/2023 Duração: 38min

    When a landlord engages a Property Management company and the landlord breaches the Residential Tenancies Act, who should be liable? David Faulkner and Will Alexander discuss a case that potentially has significant repercussions for the Property Management industry and what lessons can be learnt.

  • Julia Day of Tommy's Property Management talks to The PMC

    19/09/2023 Duração: 33min

    Julia Day is a Team Leader at Tommy's Property Management and works for Harrison Vaughan. She started her career at Property Brokers and also worked for David Faulkner. Julia talks about her career in Property Management, how she got started and the influence that Joanne Rae is having on her career. David also goes off on a tangent about Methamphetamine.

  • Is Hayley Stevenson the GOAT of Property Management in New Zealand?

    12/09/2023 Duração: 36min

    In this week's show, the boys catch up with New Zealand Property Management legend and South Island stalwart, Hayley Stevenson who will be talking at The PMC 2023 in November. The boys put it to Hayley that she is the 'GOAT' of Property Management in New Zealand and get to hear about what makes Hayley tick and how she got into property management. She was also a pretty good racing driver in her day!!

  • The Alternative Property Management Show talks to Hermione Gardener of Sidekick

    05/09/2023 Duração: 32min

    In this week's show, the boys are joined by Aussie Property Management trainer and coach, Hermione Gardener, Director of Sidekick. Hermione tells us about her story in property management, what makes her tick and what she believes makes a great property management company. Hermione has a wealth of experience and has learnt from some of the best in the business.

  • The PMC talks to Shadi Salehpour of Let's Rent

    29/08/2023 Duração: 32min

    In this week's episode, the boys are joined by Let's Rent Director and Founder, Shadi Salehpour. Shadi will be joining us on the Start-Up Panel at The PMC 2023. We find out what makes Shadi tick and what are the lessons she has learnt since starting her business

  • What will regulation do to the Property Management industry?

    23/08/2023 Duração: 31min

    In this weeks edition of the Alternative Property Management Show, Harrison has left is car keys and wallet in Auckland after a big night out and cannot be tracked down. Meanwhile, David Faulkner and Will Alexander have an intelligent discussion around what will happen to our industry when regulation takes affect after the Government released the draft bill for regulation of the Property Management industry

  • Buying a rent roll...what is the risk?

    20/08/2023 Duração: 33min

    Thinking of buying a rent roll? What are the risks? Well there are plenty and if you do not know what to look for, it could be a very costly exercise. Buy at the right price and do your due diligence well, it could be a very good investment. In this show, David Faulkner, Will Alexander and Harrison Vaughan talk about the pros and cons of buying a rent roll and we ask the question, are they over valued?

  • What is concerning landlords heading into the General Election?

    09/08/2023 Duração: 32min

    In this weeks episode of The Alternative Property Management Show, David, Will and Harrison compare different beers and then get serious about the concerns landlords will have leading into the election. This list goes on. Rent controls, CCCFA, Interest deductibility and the Tenancy Tribunal. And Will has a unique story about a tenant eating a house!!

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