Real Estate News & Articles

Old is gold for founder of investment start-up

30 May2017
While working in the mortgage department of an international bank here in 2007, Mr Eugene Huang was privy to the workings of the property market in Singapore which was getting hotter by the day. Investors were [...] Read More...

Sign a lease, and get a free TV or an iPad. How about a $500 gift voucher, two weeks' free rent? Or, a free gym membership?

29 May2017
These are just some of the out-of-the-box incentives agents are offering renters in south-east Queensland to get them to sign a lease.  The rental vacancy rate within five kilometres of Brisbane's CBD has [...] Read More...

Top tips to make sure your investment property isn’t empty over the summer holidays

28 May2017
No property investor wants a vacant property – especially over the holidays.   The rental market is cyclical, with the most demand happening in January and February, so a vacant rental property in [...] Read More...

Fresh hits on property investors make many question if it’s worth it?

26 May2017
REAL estate investment has made millions of Australians richer, but many are today wondering whether it’s still worth the effort. This week’s Budget crackdown on two key residential property tax [...] Read More...

First time landlord and what is important to know

24 May2017
Unforseen mishaps and missed opportunities are two things first-time and veteran landlords can do without, particularly when financial loss is involved.  To help you navigate the world of investment property [...] Read More...

5 Important Features of a Profitable Rental Property

24 May2017
Owning a rental property can be a nerve racking venture especially for first-time landlords. The concept of the rental property might be simple, however, it is riddled with threats that can topple down your [...] Read More...

Arms Length ....

21 May2017
“Investment is its most intelligent when it is business-like", Benjamin Graham.   These are some of the most important words ever uttered about investing.      This is the [...] Read More...

Signs of a bad tenant

19 May2017
First and foremost we cannot be property investors without tenants.  For me the quality of a tenant is my first priority.  As the presentation of a property declines over time so too does the [...] Read More...

Quality tenants will shun poorly maintained rentals

18 May2017
Residential rental owners who are struggling to get good returns from their asset should take an objective look at the dwelling and see it from the point of view of a prospective tenant. Is the property clean [...] Read More...

If a tenant encounters a snake at their rental home.

17 May2017
In Townsville  (early September 2015), several pythons have been encountered inside properties – seeking water because it’s so dry. This link is not for the faint-hearted, but takes you to a [...] Read More...
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