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QUEENSLAND SMOKE ALARM LEGISLATION CHANGES SET TO AFFFECT LANDLORDS

30 Sep2016
Queenslanders are often viewed as more laidback and care-free in nature than their southern counterparts however the Sunshine State is set to buck that trend by becoming the most fire-safe state in the nation. [...] Read More...

The hassles and unexpected costs of minor repairs

29 Sep2016
Do repairs and maintenance take up too much of your time? One self-managing landlord learnt an expensive lesson that PMs would do well to read before calling out the repairman. Self-managing your portfolio can [...] Read More...

NYC GAINS A STAIRCASE ....

27 Sep2016
Plans have just been approved for a giant staircase to be built as part of a new community space in the middle of Manhattan. Comprised of 154 intricately interconnecting flights of stairs –& [...] Read More...

6 DO'S & DON'TS FOR RENOVATING YOUR BATHROOM

27 Sep2016
Bathroom renovations can look easy - but they can be one of the trickiest rooms in your home to transform.  There are lots of "rules" to bide by when updating your bathroom but these six top my list. [...] Read More...

WHEN SOMETHING IS NOT MENTIONED IN THE ACT

27 Sep2016
Owning a rental property entails a complex set of rules to conform to in order to ensure that the the rights of both landlord and tenant are protected. More so, landlords ask their agents about where in the [...] Read More...

HOME OWNERSHIP TO DROP.....

22 Sep2016
A senior economist says home ownership is likely to drop considerably by 2021, which is a “major issue” and will have “significant social and financial consequences”. Speaking at the BIS [...] Read More...

WE DON’T HAVE TENANTS ON PERIODIC TENANCIES …… AND THIS IS WHY..

21 Sep2016
When Daniel Prowse received a call from his property manager to explain that his tenants were planning to vacate early, he wasn’t fazed. Little did he realise he would be without a rental income for month [...] Read More...

LESSORS/TENANTS’ RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES REGARDING VARIOUS LIVING ARRANGEMENTS

16 Sep2016
Unapproved Tenants Sharing a home can no doubt save a tenant a hefty chunk of rent money. It is considered a smart and very practical option and has become increasingly popular especially among young renters [...] Read More...
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