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Property Makeovers That Add Instant Value
In a tough market, it is important for your investment property to stand out from the competition and impress potential tenants. We give you some great makeover suggestions to instantly boost value and attract a wider scope of prospective tenants to your property.
The Issue With Low Cost Start-Ups And Flat Fees
In recent years, the property management industry has seen several start-ups emerge that aim to change commission-based fee structures and service models. But when low cost typically means low service, what does this mean for investors looking for the right property manager?
Property Deal Breakers For Tenants
Tenants’ expectations are higher today than they were in the past. With increasing competition among landlords to find great tenants, it’s important to make sure your property contains the features tenants are looking for in a home.
Is Rentvesting Right For You?
Many new buyers are now ‘rentvesting’, especially in the major cities, to maintain their lifestyle while getting on the property ladder. It may seem like a pragmatic approach to getting started however, with a bit of ingenuity and forward-planning, that dream home could be closer than ever.
Property Inspections: Your Rights And Responsibilities
Property inspections are a key part of renting out your investment property so it’s important that you understand your rights and responsibilities. We take you through the legal elements of property inspections, as well as what we’re looking for in an inspection to keep your property in the best possible condition.
Why Communication Is Key To Making Landlords And Tenants Happy
A lack of communication is a common complaint both landlords and tenants make about their property managers. But it doesn't have to be this way. We look at why that’s the case and what your property manager should be doing to keep you in the loop.
Quarterly Market Report For Sydney's Eastern Suburbs Investors: Jun 2019
The June quarter remained challenging for investors in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs but the increasingly strong performance of the sales market could see us out of the gloom soon.
What You Need to Know About Gardens in Rental Properties
A gorgeous garden can be a real asset to a rental property. But on the other hand, a sadly neglected garden can be a giveaway that a property is a rental. We've put together some guidelines to help landlords and tenants with what they need to know about gardens.
What Landlords Need To Know About Preparing For EOFY
The end of financial year is on the way and if you’ve got an investment property, it’s time to get organised. Here’s what landlords need to know about preparing for EOFY.
How The Morrison Government’s Win Affects The Eastern Suburbs Property Market
The recent Morrison government win could mean many things for property investors in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. We explore how it’s likely to impact on the market.
How Tenants Can Make Their Rental Applications Stand Out
Eastern Suburbs rentals can attract a lot of interest, so it’s important for prospective tenants to stand out from the crowd. Here’s how to make your rental application stand out so you can secure your dream rental.
The Best Performing Eastern Suburbs in Sydney For Investors
In an unstable property market, Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs are still offering excellent opportunities for investors. Here’s where to buy for the best rent increases, vacancy rates, capital growth and rental yields.
What A Landlord Needs To Know About Vacancy Rates And How To Reduce Them
Vacancy rates are high across Sydney, providing a challenge for investors in the Eastern Suburbs. Here’s what landlords need to know about what vacancies rates are and how to reduce them.
Quarterly Market Report For Sydney's Eastern Suburbs Investors: Mar 2019
The first quarter of 2019 got off to a solid start but the rental market is slowing again as we enter Autumn.
What The NSW State Election Outcome Means For Investors
With the NSW State election out of the way and a federal election looming, we look at the impact the result of the State election is likely to have on Sydney’s property market.
Pros And Cons Of Residential And Commercial Property Investment
While residential properties are generally considered a safer investment, the returns on commercial properties can be higher. We look at the pros and cons of residential vs commercial property investment.