Totem Property Management Ltd offers full service, personal home and property management for absentee owners in Queenstown and the Southern Lakes region. We take care of all your homecare needs; from regular security checks to project managing renovations and everything in between.

We provide peace of mind that your property is secure and maintained in your absence, allowing you to relax and enjoy your home while on holiday. Totem Property Management Ltd is dedicated to providing excellent, reliable service from a local you can trust.

About Totem Property Management Queenstown

About Us

Dennis Behan is a Licensed Building Practitioner with a background in project management of bespoke homes, architecture and quality assurance. He understands high end homes, their systems and their maintenance requirements. He knows what is required for a home and property to stay in optimum condition and maintain its value. Dennis is a down to earth, reliable property manager with the experience to be your number one local choice. He treats every home as if it is his own.

Alice Behan has a background in office and small business management, she looks after the administrative side of Totem.

Our customisable services, eye for detail and dedication to quality, reliability and trustworthiness make Totem Property Management the best option for all of your holiday home needs.

Dennis Behan
Dennis Behan, Director

Totem Property Management Services

Our Services

Because everyone’s needs are different, our Property Management services are designed to be flexible to cater to your individual requirements. We can tailor a homecare package specifically for you depending on the size and type of property and regularly it is used. Our services include:

  • Regular property inspections and security checks
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Project management of renovations and alterations
  • Coordination of contractors such as landscapers and cleaners
  • Secure key holder
  • Vehicle services and warrant of fitness
  • Annual property warrant of fitness
  • Preparation of your home for your arrival and close-up following your departure
  • Management of utility bills and other invoices so you make only one payment per month
  • Create technical user manuals for your home
  • Land and asset management
  • Construction Monitoring

We can offer a monthly package with a fixed cost throughout the year, or one off jobs at an hourly rate to suit your needs.

Totem Property Management

Project Management

Home Project Management

Totem Property Management Ltd provides complete management of the building process from construction concepts and budgets to final Code Compliance.

Property Maintenance Renovation

Organising renovations can be time consuming and difficult to execute from out of town, Totem are your single port of call for all changes to your home.

Property Project Plans

Dennis is a qualified Site Licensed Building Practitioner ensuring competency in organising and managing your building project.  We can turn your ideas into reality.

Totem Construction Monitoring

Construction Monitoring

Totem Property Management offers Construction Monitoring services that provide an independent, transparent overview of the construction of your home. These services are ideal for clients based outside of Queenstown who are not able to be around during construction, or for local clients seeking assurance that their build is progressing as planned.

Totem can be involved at any stage of the construction process to keep you informed about the progress and quality of the work completed. This helps guard you against defects in workmanship or project delays. Building projects can often feel overwhelming and stressful, Totem can be your local eyes and ears to help give you peace of mind.

Totem Land Management

Land Management

Totem Property Management offers asset and land management services for developments, lot owner associations and body corporates.  Dennis has experience in the installation and management of land development infrastructure including reticulated services and roading in the Queenstown area.

Our services include:

  • Potable and Irrigation Water Supplies
  • Ponds and Water Features
  • Wastewater Systems
  • Financial and Accounts Management
  • Landscaping
  • Pest Control
  • Roading
  • Communications
  • Fencing
  • Power
  • Gas

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about our services or discuss the management of your home, land or assets, we’d love to hear from you.

Queenstown, New Zealand
Tel: +64 21 942 978