I had a property in Milford which was currently empty and I was trying to find a tenant.
I got a call on the add that I had and agreed to meet this young lady at the property later that afternoon. As I am waiting in the property I notice this flash black SUV turn up in the drive way. Five people step out of the vehicle and one in particular looked big and intimidating. Here we go I thought, thinking I’m going to end up with a rough burly bunch of tenants that drive an expensive vehicle – dodgy!
So as the others are looking through the house this big burly guy (with huge thighs I might add) starts talking to me. So he says to me ‘is this all you do for a job’ taken aback I threw back at him ‘yes, and more to the point what do YOU do for a job?’ Oh he says, ‘I play rugby’. And I’m like ok, ‘who for?’ ‘Oh the Blues, North Harbour and the All Blacks’. So I’m thinking am I supposed to know you? “And your name is?’
It turned out that he indeed was a current All Black and we did rent the property to him and his wife. He even got a signed jersey by the whole team for the Owner’s s