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The bell is swinging

08 Mar2017
  The bell curve is a-swinging and this year, it's swung hard in favour of tenants.   But where does that leave investors?  If you’re renting in Brisbane, chances are [...] Read More...

Early Termination of a Tenancy Agreement - what it all means

20 Feb2017
With a tenancy agreement being legally binding, compensation must be paid if a fixed term agreement is ended by a landlord or a tenant before the end date under no valid grounds. This is otherwise known as [...] Read More...

Taking care of contractors

20 Feb2017
Taking care of your relationship with your tenants is one thing. However, what most landlords usually fail to do is to establish an amicable relationship with the people they work with – their contracto [...] Read More...

8 steps to getting started in property investment...

25 Nov2016
Admit it, you’ve been thinking about investing in property. You’ve read the books, magazines and reports. You’ve been religiously checking realestate.com.au for properties. Yet when [...] Read More...

Which amenities really drive capital growth?

25 Nov2016
Highly desirable amenities While the demographics of the area will ultimately dictate which amenities are important, the following are appealing to most people and are correlated with price growth. Transport [...] Read More...

Why investing in real estate is not like home buying

17 Nov2016
Down the ages, generations of 20-and 30-somethings reach a stage where they tire of the vagaries of the rental merry-go-round such as restrictions on decorating, owning a pet, and the inherent insecurity of [...] Read More...

8 TIPS FOR WINNING A RENTAL APPLICATION..

11 Nov2016
Depending on where you live and what your budget is, the rental market in Australia can be pretty brutal. If you show up to a rental inspection with fifty other people, you can’t afford to be [...] Read More...

HOW TO DECREASE ENERGY BILLS IN A SHARE HOUSE...

11 Nov2016
Splitting bills in a share house can be a touchy subject, particularly when a rogue bill arrives with a significant spike in monthly energy usage.  But there are some simple ways to cut down on how much [...] Read More...

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A RENTAL INSPECTION...

11 Nov2016
Most Australians will rent a home at some point in their lives and, if you do, it’s inevitable that you’re going to experience a rental inspection … or several.   Rental [...] Read More...

HOW TO GET A LEASE WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE A RENTAL HISTORY...

11 Nov2016
Like many firsts in life, your first rental lease can be super challenging. You don’t have a rental record. Occupying someone’s property carries legal responsibilities. And in many parts [...] Read More...
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