Real Estate News & Articles

How often should you clean ...

13 Apr2017
Those of us whose apartments resemble a Forever 21 on a Saturday look to our hyper-organised counterparts with awe: Their homes are as immaculate as a museum, their days are scheduled down to the minute and they [...] Read More...

Six minor mistakes that cause tenants to lose bond money

12 Apr2017
One of the more stressful situations for any tenant moving out of a rental is waiting to hear whether you’ll get your bond back. And there’s good reason for the stress. Only about half of [...] Read More...

Renovation 101: Should you sell or keep the home as a rental?

11 Apr2017
Those looking to make the most of a renovation are often left deciding between holding onto the property as a rental, or flipping it for profit.  While those who cannot afford to hold onto the property will [...] Read More...

The biggest mistakes Queensland apartment owners make

10 Apr2017
Across Queensland, there are more than 45,000 bodies corporate managing over 400,000 apartments and townhouses.That means about 20 per cent of people have some connection to a body corporate, but many owners and [...] Read More...

Why now is the best time to be a renter in Brisbane

07 Apr2017
Why now is the best time to be a renter in Brisbane -  NOW is the best time to rent in Brisbane with the city fast becoming a renter’s paradise, according to the latest REA Group Property Demand [...] Read More...

EASTER IS ON ITS WAY .....

06 Apr2017
Whether you like your hot cross buns traditional, crammed with chocolate chips, or something a little different, one thing is for sure, the warm Easter treat is always a good idea.   Take a look at our [...] Read More...

VACANT PROPERTIES NEED TO BE MAINTAINED TOO ...

05 Apr2017
In slower rental markets Rental Trends finds itself managing vacant properties. But ‘unoccupied’ doesn’t have to mean ‘unattended’. Given our duty to act in our clients’ best [...] Read More...

Garden Maintenance - Some Fast Facts

04 Apr2017
Garden maintenance – Some Fast Facts It is generally the responsibility of the tenant to look after general yard jobs such as mowing, edging and weeding, however this should be specified in the tenancy [...] Read More...

Whats happening in the short term letting arena

03 Apr2017
AIRBNB has hired a management consultant to assess its potential entrance into the long-term rental marketplace, according to sources familiar with the matter.  Sharing economy giant AIRBNB has set its sights [...] Read More...

Vacancy Rates Rise As New Developments Attract Inner City Buyers

31 Mar2017
Vacancy rates for new Inner Brisbane apartments remained tight at 2.3 per cent over the December quarter 2016, according to new research released by Urbis. The Urbis Inner Brisbane Apartment Rental Review found [...] Read More...
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