Articles filed under: Property Management
Good Tenants: What To Look For And How To Find And Keep Them
Good tenants are essential to a positive rental experience for landlords, but how do you know if you have found one? And more importantly, if you have, how do you keep them?
COVID-19: Is It Time To Change Property Management Companies?
In a time of crisis, you need an experienced and knowledgeable property manager on your side. If you are dissatisfied with your agency, then it's time to look elsewhere.
The Value Of Building Good Relationships With Reliable Tradespeople
Maintenance requests are one of the key responsibilities for landlords so reliable tradespeople are a must. We take a look at why it’s important to build good relationships with tradies and how to go about it.
Taking The Headache Out Of Rental Repairs
Renting a property is fairly self-explanatory. But what happens when a roof leaks, damaging your property and the tenant's possessions? Remove the headache with these top property management tips to keep you and your tenant happy.
Pets And Properties: Making It Work For Landlords And Tenants
Allowing pets in rental properties has long been contentious for both landlords and tenants. We take a look at what to consider about having pets in apartments, strata by-laws and how tenants and landlords can reach an agreement on pets.
Maintaining The Value Of Your Investment Property
When buying an investment property, you’re likely to spend time and resources finding a property that will add value over time and maximise your initial outlay. But the work doesn’t end once you’ve found the perfect property. Here are our top tips to maintain the value of your investment property.
Think Renovating, Think Depreciation Deductions
Many renovators don’t realise their choices of fixtures, fittings and materials will ultimately affect the size of their annual tax return. Instead of trying to save money by tackling DIY work, there are smarter ways to increase your result without additional hard labour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Why You Should Change Property Management Companies
It’s not uncommon for landlords to regret their choice of property manager, but it’s never too late to make a change. Here are the warning signs of a low-service property management company and why you should change agencies.
What Does A Property Manager Do?
A lot of people have dealt with property managers either as a renter or a landlord, but not everyone truly understands the role and the value a great property manager can bring. Here’s what to expect from Taylors Property Management, and how we may be just a little bit different.
How To Find New Tenants Quickly With Effective Advertising Strategies
Advertising your property is right at the top of the list of factors to consider when renting your property in a tough market. Here’s how to maximise renter interest in your property with smart advertising strategies.