What will the Housing Market be like in 2016

What will the Housing Market be like in 2016

We can’t guarantee the crystal ball we gaze into is 100% accurate. But there are some things we can predict about the housing market in 2016. We can predict how you can best capitalise on your investments to expand your portfolio over the next 12 months. Or, find that perfect property to call home. Keep […]

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Investment Property Manager

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Investment Property Manager

Your investment properties are important and should be treated as such by an experienced and dedicated property manager. No matter how many investment properties within your portfolio it is essential you manage your assets adequately. It will help ensure you receive the best return on your investment. The top 5 questions you should ask your […]

Everything You Need to Know About Bonds & The Rental Bond Board

Everything You Need to Know About Bonds & The Rental Bond Board

You’ve just found the rental property of your dreams. However you worry about this whole bond business. Read on. Like most things in life, a little preparation and knowledge goes a long way. Forewarned is forearmed. Bonds are in place for a reason. Sometimes it helps to understand those reasons to make the whole process […]

What is a Residential Tenancy Agreement?

What is a Residential Tenancy Agreement?

The legal definition of a residential tenancy agreement is “an agreement under which a person grants to another for value a right of occupation of residential premises for the purpose of use as a residence”. It’s pretty much your standard legalese, with lots of big words and some repeat words for emphasis. But what exactly […]

What To Consider When Buying An Investment Property

What To Consider When Buying An Investment Property

The Golden Nugget of Buying an Investment Property We’ve all been given that one golden nugget of advice when you’re looking to buy a home: always purchase the worst house in the best street, or was that the worst house in the best suburb? Buy on the high side. Don’t buy near a prison. Buy […]

For First Time Tenants : How To Pay Your Rent

For First Time Tenants : How To Pay Your Rent

Securing a rental property can be an exciting time. It might be your first move as an independent adult, or it could be a step up after a rough patch in your life. Whatever the case, paying rent when it’s due is an important part of being that responsible, independent adult and it’s best to […]

As a Renter Should You Consider Getting Contents Insurance

As a Renter Should You Consider Getting Contents Insurance

Not everyone these days can afford their own home. The required amount for deposits is getting larger and for some, the option of living with parents while they save is unthinkable. Renting is a great alternative, and also a preferred option for some. However, there are some pitfalls that need to be managed carefully while […]