Should I Invest in this Property? Questions to Ask Before You Buy

Successful investors ask the right questions at the right time. Before you get too excited about your next investment, ask yourself these questions and make sure you're making the right investment decision.


Quinovic Wellington Property Managers


1. What is my strategy for this property? Buy and hold, trading, renovating and reselling, developing, or building?


2. What is the expected market rent? Will any small changes grow the property's rent, value and marketability?


3. How much cash-flow do I want from this property?


4. If interest rates go up can I still cover the mortgage?


5. What is my strategy if house prices go up, down or stay the same?


6. How much should I allow each year for maintenance? Will the cash-flow cover this?


7. Do I have good tradespeople who are great to work with for when things go wrong?


8. Who will be interested in this property? Will the area and property features suit these tenants?


9. What is the return on investment?


10. Do I believe this property will be successful?


11. Do I want to manage the rental property myself, or leave it to a Wellington property manager to do all the hard work for me?


How were your answers? Do they make you feel more or less confident about the property?


If you need help deciding if an investment is the right choice for your portfolio we can provide a free, no-obligation rental appraisal with advice on the current and future market. Locally owned and managed, we offer residential property management services across the entire Wellington & Hutt Valley region.


We take care of investments, offering peace of mind and a personal service to investors and tenants alike. Our solutions are backed by industry-leading technology and proven systems that promote both excellent property care and strong investment returns. Taking on all aspects of the landlord’s role, we guide our clients with professional, tailored advice using our extensive experience and insight in the rental market that can only be built over time.


If you would like to chat about the possibility of working together, or to receive a no-obligation, FREE Rental Appraisal get in touch with our team today.

Quinovic Johnsonville | Wellington

Call Jordan Atkinson - 027 297 0873


Quinovic Hutt Valley | Wellington

Call Helen Vance - 027 487 8103

Quinovic Kent Terrace | Wellington

Call Jordan Atkinson - 027 297 0873



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