Manage My Rental looks after just under 350 properties around the region. The Uppper Hutt-based business was set up by Fraser Wilkinson about 19 years ago, so it’s survived the global financial crisis.
But under lockdown, a property manager can’t visit a rental, show people an empty rental, or in fact deal with tenants face-to-face in any way at all. Meanwhile, landlords can’t get rid of tenants, even if they’re vandalising the property, and tenants are increasingly unable to pay their rent.
In episode 12 of Business Connect, we find out how Fraser's coping.