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Tips for a Seamless Bond Refund Process

For a seamless bond refund process, it is best to be reminded of the following hints and tips when dealing with tenants moving in and out of your property. Read more

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Factors That Influence Rental Decision

In order to secure a new tenant as quickly as possible, it is important to think ahead in terms of a tenant’s expectations and requirements, and ensuring that your property is as attractive as possible to the ideal demographic. Read more

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Requirements for Safety Switch in a Rental Property

Under Queensland law, domestic rental property owners are required to install a safety switch in their rental property.

The purpose of this regulation is to ensure that occupants of every rental property is protected from electric shock. If you still do not have a safety switch installed, then go ahead and have one set up immediately. Take note that only licensed electricians are allowed to install the safety switch to your property. Read more

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New Depreciation Legislation Passed by the Parliament

On November 15 2017, The Treasury Laws Amendment Bill was passed through Parliament, prohibiting owners of second-hand properties to claim depreciation on certain assets. It was announced in the May 2017 Federal Budget. Read more

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Why Marketing Your Property Over the Holidays is a Great Idea

Commencing advertising your property over the Christmas period can be very beneficial. Here are the top reasons why renting out your property during the holiday season could be one of your best choices. Read more

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Home Security Tips for the Holiday Season

A well-deserved Christmas vacation is always something to look forward to every year but don’t get too wrapped up with the excitement that you neglect to prepare for the possible risks of leaving your property unguarded for a long period of time. Go forward and plan your beach holiday or travel schedule, but make sure you complete your home safety checklist before you take off. Ensuring your property is safe while you’re away can save you time worrying while you’re supposed to be having fun. Read more

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How to Lease a Property in a Competitive Market

For people looking to grow wealth, starting a property investment portfolio sounds like a promising concept. Whilst real estate seems really alluring to many investors, it also entails a string of legal responsibilities and potential liabilities, not to mention the considerable costs incurred to initially purchase a property. Read more

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Disaster Season is Here – Are you ready?

Between the months of November to April, floods, cyclones, bushfires and other forces of nature seem to come together to wreak havoc one after the other — leaving us with devastating damage and, of course, expensive repair bills. Read more

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Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Body Corporate Member

A common query from property investors is how do I navigate and understand my rights and responsibilities as a owner when it comes to body corporates. Read more

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8 Pitfalls of Choosing the Wrong Property Manager

Hiring a property manager makes running a rental property so much easier. But what happens when you choose the wrong property manager? The results could be catastrophic. Read more