HOW TO BOOST YOUR CHANCES OF RENTAL APPLICATION APPROVAL

HOW TO BOOST YOUR CHANCES OF RENTAL APPLICATION APPROVAL

Let’s be honest – the rental game can be brutal. Especially in areas of high demand, it may seem as though you need to know someone on the inside and that scoring your dream rental seems less likely than stumbling upon a gold bullion at the beach. But rest assured, there are some sweet and […]

QUICK I NEED A MAKEOVER!

QUICK I NEED A MAKEOVER!

The Top 5 Cosmetic Makeover Tricks for your Rental Property Is your property starting to look a little worse for wear? Maybe it is a little rough around the edges and in need of some TLC? If you are looking to put your property on the leasing market, or are inbetween tenants, one of the […]

AVOID THE GRIME AND ENLIST A PROFESSIONAL CLEAN

AVOID THE GRIME AND ENLIST A PROFESSIONAL CLEAN

One of the main things on the top of your to-do list when preparing your property for lease, or if you are a tenant and moving on from your current property is the big C – Cleaning. The end of lease clean. It’s as inevitable as the end of a good cup of coffee, just […]

THE BOTTOM LINE IN SMOKE ALARMS

THE BOTTOM LINE IN SMOKE ALARMS

Despite the regular and devastating deaths across Australia due to house fires, the message of smoke alarms still appears to not be getting through. Smoke Alarm Statistics Victoria University conducted a survey in Victoria amongst 500 Melbournians that resulted in a frightening statistics. Less than one-twenty properly maintain their smoke alarms. They found that less […]

5 Benefits of Professional Photography when Leasing your Property

5 Benefits of Professional Photography when Leasing your Property

When marketing your property for lease, your photos speak a thousand words. They are the first impression potential tenants have of your property. In those few moments it takes to scan a photograph, multiple decisions are made. It’s from these photos that potential tenants will decide if they can see themselves living in your property […]

THE END OF UNDERQUOTING AS WE KNOW IT

THE END OF UNDERQUOTING AS WE KNOW IT

One of the real frustrations in the industry for buyers is underquoting property prices. All it leads to is dissatisfied and disappointed clients left high and dry due to agent mismanagement. Thanks to new legislation, the end of underquoting property prices is here. As of January 1st 2016, important reforms were made to the Property […]

DON’T GET CAUGHT IN THE DEEP END

DON’T GET CAUGHT IN THE DEEP END

Important changes to pool and spa legislation As a landlord, there are many compliance and safety measures required to rent out your property. High up on that list is pool safety. A paper on Child Deaths: drowning deaths in private swimming pools in NSW states that on average six children drown in private swimming pools […]

How to Deal with a Tenant Not Paying Rent

How to Deal with a Tenant Not Paying Rent

Sometimes, despite all our best laid plans, things can go awry and when they do, you need great advice and someone in your corner. If you’re a landlord and are having troubles with tenants not paying rent, it’s essential to have the correct information so you don’t do the wrong thing, too. Read on for […]

How to Find the Ideal Investment Property

There’s no hard and fast rule about finding the most ideal investment property – there’s actually no “ideal” investment property. Some may say that the best property to purchase as an investment is the one you can afford – and this is in part true. However there are many other factors that go into choosing […]