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About Rent HQ

RentHQ was born out of another software product called RentMaster. RentMaster is a desktop based property management software system first written back in 1997.

RentHQ is a division of First Byte Solutions Ltd. The Managing Director of First Byte Solutions Ltd is Andrew Keat.

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Andrew Keat

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Andrew Keat
Software Developer and Designer
BCom (Auckland)

Andrew is a fully qualified computer programmer. He has completed a BCom at Auckland University, majoring in Computers and IT, and also completing Accounting papers up to year 2. He is also a keen property investor, having purchased his first property in 1997, which is the same year RentMaster was born. When not work on the business or software development, Andrew is keen on motor sport.

Karen Keat

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Karen Keat
Accountant
ACA PGDipBusAdmin BAcc

Karen is a qualified accountant, registered with the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. She has spent many years working for small and medium sized businesses as the companies’ accountant, solely in charge of all accounts related issues in the company. As a property investor herself, she also has first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing other investors when it comes to rental property tax and accounting issues.

Karen also runs her owner accounting practice called Prestige Accounting
Other project designed, developed and marketed by First Byte Solutions Ltd include

RentMaster Property Management Software.RentMaster is a comprehensive property management software system design for use by both Landlords and Property Managers.


Web-Based Property Management Software RentRecall.com is a web based solution which allows the data generated by RentMaster to be published on the internet so it can be accessed 24/7 by the people that need it - the landlords, tenants and property managers.