Smart home technology has come a long way since lights you can switch on or off with a clap. They’re not only fun, but incredibly convenient and can even add an extra touch of security to any home. If you’re able, you can make a few smart upgrades to make your property rental more appealing to potential tenants and to market it with a significantly higher rent.

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No matter what time of the year it is, your property rental’s lawn or garden should be in top shape. It would be easy to hire a professional, but there are some tips you can remember when it comes to simple maintenance. These pointers are also eco-friendly for a lusher, healthier environment for you and your greenery.

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Property investors and property managers getting ready to market a property should have a plan ready. You’ll want to save time and energy and maximise interest from the best possible tenants. Here’s a checklist of what you can do to get optimal market appeal.

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The review of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act (RTRA Act) began 30 September and will run until 30 November of this year.

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Taking photographs of a property rental for an inspection means more than just making sure you’re taking clear, well-lit photos of every area of the property. In fact, there are laws a property manager must follow, particularly when the property rental includes the tenant’s personal possessions. Here’s how you can be thorough while still following the best practice according to state legislation.

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A reduced electric bill is always a great thing to receive, but saving energy can also help the environment and who doesn’t want that, too? Whether you’re a landlord/property manager or a tenant, you’ll want to make note of these practical and easy tips when using electrical appliances and gadgets at your property rental.

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Ready to remodel? Renovating your property investment has plenty of long term benefits. You maximise the value of your property, make it more appealing to your target market and this increases rental returns of the property.

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Short-term letting is a growing trend and usually comes in the form of letting homes as vacation rentals via short-term letting companies, such as Airbnb. A major headache for property managers and investors is unauthorised lets from tenants.

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Congratulations! You are now a property investor! You’re probably thinking of how soon you can secure a tenant for your property, what rent will you achieve and how to make your property as attractive as possible. It’s all very exciting, but there are some important things to go over to be a good property owner.

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Older adults, such as seniors and retirees, can make some of the best tenants for your property investment. There are some special considerations to take when setting up your property rental for older tenants, but the outcome is ultimately ideal. It would also give you an edge over other Landlords/Property Investors and Managers who are more keen on attracting younger tenants.

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