According to a review of insurance data, water damage is the number one claim submitted by landlords in Australia. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent this from occurring on your property investment.

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Once a tenancy ends and the residents have vacated, a Landlord/Property Manager should conduct a thorough inspection of property to see what needs to be taken care of before the start of the next tenancy. Also, this should help in finding issues that the previous tenant should be responsible for.

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As we embark on another year, Property Investors, Property Managers and Landlords are perhaps considering making a few changes to property investments. These 2019 trends will help your property rental stand out and show that you care that tenants live in a comfortable and pleasing home.

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Preparing your rental property for the start of a new tenancy includes making sure appliances are not only functioning, but that they’re working well. This ensures a safety, comfort and ease of mind for both Tenant and Landlord/Property Manager. Here’s how you can test common household appliances to see if they’re in good working condition.

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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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