Corded windows can seem harmless, so why is there state legislation regarding the supply and installation of coded window furnishings? And is your property investment in compliance?
If the recent flooding in north Queensland has you worried about your property rental, here’s a quick guide on how to resolve the most common issues.
Tenant’s rights and landlord’s responsibilities are affected when there’s the presence of mould in a rental property. Legislation provides a guide on how to handle this health (as well as wealth) risk.
Antibacterial or baby/wet wipes are very handy in the household. Parents use it to clean up after their little ones and themselves alike. When in the bathroom, most people may find it convenient to simply toss used wipes in the toilet. However, this can cause serious damage to your household plumbing. Yes, even “flushable wipes.”
Queensland has a new smoke alarm legislation and there are requirements property managers/landlords should take note. The legislation mainly involves overseeing the replacement of smoke alarms with ones that comply with new standards.
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.
As Landlord/Property Manager, you’re always responsible for emergency repairs, but what’s the best way to proceed to avoid further issues? Here are a few tips to remember.
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.
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.
Whether you’re a tenant or a Landlord/Property Manager, it’s important to make sure your rental property is up to par when the tenancy ends. For tenants, restoring the property to its original (or even better) condition can make for a stress-free move, particularly when it comes to recovering your bond. For landlords, a clean and presentable rental shows the next potential tenants that you value your property investment so they’re expected to do the same.