Real Estate News & Articles

Lawn, garden and tree maintenance advice for those taking control of their first backyard

30 Mar2020
If you've never had a backyard before, the maintenance can be daunting, and short of asking Dad around to mow the lawn, it can be hard to know where to start. To help first-time backyard owners and renters or [...] Read More...

The Brisbane suburbs where rentals are snapped up the fastest

27 Mar2020
The Brisbane suburbs where rental properties get snapped up the fastest has been revealed, with Springfield and Mansfield shown to have the toughest rental markets in Greater Brisbane. New data from the [...] Read More...

Rent for $3000 a week in Brisbane? The properties tenants are prepared to fork out for

26 Mar2020
Warning: these are not your average rental properties. Domain data puts Brisbane’s median asking rent price at $410 a week but some tenants are willing to pay 13 times more than that, just to get the right [...] Read More...

Is keeping a rental cool in the heat a landlord's responsibility?

25 Mar2020
As parts of Australia are sweltering through an intensifying heatwave, many people are taking steps to ensure their homes are cool enough. And for those in rentals, it can be tough knowing what you can and [...] Read More...

Should I sell with tenants in my property?

24 Mar2020
  Investors are often confused as to whether their investment property should be vacant or tenanted when selling.  On one hand, if you elect to have the property vacant, you have [...] Read More...

How to protect your investment property against illegal drug labs

23 Mar2020
Australia has one of the highest rates of illicit methamphetamine use in the world and the highest use among English-speaking countries. Since 2015, a drug lab bust has taken place almost every day in [...] Read More...

Should You Allow Home-Based Businesses in Your Rentals?

20 Mar2020
Does your new or prospective tenant have a home office? Zoning ordinances and neighborly sentiment should guide you in how much to encourage WFH entrepreneurs in your rentals. The remote workforce. The side [...] Read More...

How do you terminate a bad lease agreement?

19 Mar2020
Having to terminate a bad lease agreement is something you dread occurring as an owner of a rental property. In a perfect world, every rental experience would go smoothly – but if you&rsq [...] Read More...

I’m not the only renter struggling to sleep now that heatwaves are the new normal

18 Mar2020
It dawned on me one night in January, as I tossed and turned in my room in my inner-city Sydney terrace, that my summers might be sleepless forever. Not only are most young people largely locked out of the [...] Read More...

How to complete a routine inspection

17 Mar2020
There are various ways to complete a routine inspection, typically though, they’re completed once every two to six months and include a large number of different routine checks. These may include general [...] Read More...
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