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 Working Landlord, Happy Tenants

 Working Landlord, Happy
 Tenants
by Roger Clist
 152 x 230mm paperback
 160 pages, 300g. NZ$29.95
 October 2004
 ISBN 0958256306

 Mr Landlord, Mr Fix-it

 Mr Landlord, Mr Fix-it
 by Roger Clist
 152 x 230mm paperback
 160 pages, 300g. NZ$29.95
 March 2006
 ISBN 0958256314


Working Landlord, Happy Tenants

Managing your own rental properties - a hands-on guide for New Zealanders
This book is a reference manual for men and women who are managing their own rental investments. It discusses the types of rental property, ownership structures, how to go about letting properties, managing tenancies, setting up your office systems, landlord accounting, how to clean a place for letting, and other useful tips.

This book is also for people who are workers, that is, prepared to roll up their sleeves and put some effort into their properties. For them, the rental side-line is more than a hobby, it is a business from which they expect a return. You can read more about the book on the Library pages.

Reader's comments

Alex D. of Newtown, Wellington writes: "I have recently bought your book and have found it a wonderful and easy-to-read resource which is very straight forward and thorough. A brilliant book all-round which has provided some great insight on how to do things the right and best way."

Rei H. of Maori Hill, Dunedin writes: "Thank you for a super book that is easy to read and worth every cent. I will be looking for the next one for sure!"

 

Mr Landlord, Mr Fix-it

Maintaining your own rental properties - helpful hints for hands-on investors and homeowners
This book is a manual for any DIY-inclined person who owns a home or rental property, and wants to maintain it in a good and serviceable condition to preserve its value and attractiveness.

It is written for busy people who are careful with expenditure. It contains a wealth of information on common problems that occur inside and outside the home, with suggestions for dealing with them in a cost-effective and businesslike manner. You can read more details via the sidebar links on the Library page.

Mr Landlord, Mr Fix-it is reviewed in the May 2006 issue of the New Zealand Property magazine. The same review also appears in the June/July issue of the New Zealand Mortgage Mag.

Reviewer's comments

The Daily Post, Rotorua (page 4, 29 July 2006) "Utterly practical, based on the KISS principle with an economical bent becvause you're in business, and full of useful tips and hints (but with no pictures). Covers every little eventuality but assumes you're reasonably practical to begin with."

Business to Business Magazine (31 August 2006) "It is a companion to Clist's 2004 book Working Landlord, Happy Tenants about tenancy management and property ownership. Now that you have mastered investing, it should be no problem to learn how to insulate a ceiling or replace a tap washer."

Latest News

  • 27 April 2011

    The Application Form available on the Downloads page has been updated. more

  • 26 February 2007

    Roger Clist's article "Renting to people with poor credit" in NZ Property Mag is on this site (2 pages).

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  • 31 August 2006

    "A landlord's bible" - a review of Mr Landlord, Mr Fix-it (on this site) by Arthur Toms, Greymouth Star.

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  • 22 Feb 2005

    Review of Working Landlord by Richard Gruiters (on the Good Returns website).

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  • 30 Oct 2004

    "One for the coffee table" - a review of Working Landlord by Vicki Holder (on the NZ Herald website).

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