Real Estate News & Articles

URGENT REPAIRS

15 May2018
Urgent repairs are often a hot topic as the definition often means one thing to a tenant and another to a property investor. The definition of urgent or emergency repairs are set out in legislation which [...] Read More...

OVERLOOKED MAINTENANCE ON INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

14 May2018
Whilst maintenance on investment properties usually centres on immediate matters such as leaking taps and toilets repairs, to the oven and hot water system, we have found there are many hidden repairs that inve [...] Read More...

FOUND THE RIGHT TENANT? KEEP THEM!

11 May2018
Happy Landlord, Happy Agent – that’s only part of the story. Should tenants only hear from us when they do the wrong thing? Late rent, inspections not up to scratch, gardens overgro [...] Read More...

DETACH YOURSELF FROM YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY

10 May2018
Property investment has come a long way from the days when a landlord managed his own property; door knocked for cash rent and did his own repairs. These days it is an accepted and professional way to build your [...] Read More...

9 GOLDEN RULES TO PROPERTY INVESTING

09 May2018
  Pay the right price.   It pays to know the complete sales history of all the units in a block of apartments before buying a unit in that block. [...] Read More...

5 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW BEFORE HIRING A TRADIE

04 May2018
If you’re about to undertake a renovation on an investment property, here’s how to make sure you’re not being ripped off.   As a home owner and property investor [...] Read More...

ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS

03 May2018
A world of energy efficient appliances and strategies is here. We need to be more conscious than ever before of saving money and protecting the environment. Not just for ourselves and our own homes but for our [...] Read More...

5 TENANT RED FLAGS

02 May2018
Selecting the right tenant for your investment property can be tough, especially when you want to get someone in there and paying rent straight away - but make sure you look out for these warning [...] Read More...

Red Hill home made of materials from iconic Brisbane buildings goes to auction

01 May2018
This Red Hill home features reclaimed materials from buildings and properties across Queensland, including the Treasury Building. The 111 Arthur Tce home went under the hammer on Saturday the 14th of April. [...] Read More...

ATO will scrutinise owners of rental properties

30 Apr2018
THE Australian Taxation Office is setting its sights on the large number of mistakes, errors and false claims made by rental property owners who use their property for personal holidays. ATO assistant commis [...] Read More...
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