Real Estate News & Articles

Brisbane rental prices lift for the first time in three years

31 Jan2019
Brisbane asking rents have lifted for the first time in nearly three years, potentially signalling the end of what has been a tenants’ market. The median asking rent for houses has increased from $400 a [...] Read More...

BE WISE AND SYSTEMISE YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY!

30 Jan2019
The key to successful property investment is not just getting the highest rent or appointing a property manager to do the job for the lowest fee. There are a number of factors that prudent property investors [...] Read More...

What a sale: Riverfront mansion sells for first time in 30 years

29 Jan2019
A GIANT riverfront estate in one of Brisbane’s most expensive suburbs has sold for the first time in three decades — kicking off what’s set to be a bumper year for the city’s prestige [...] Read More...

Bull sharks are common in the Brisbane River so don't let your dogs go for a swim

28 Jan2019
The Brisbane River, referred to by locals as the "brown snake", has long been known as a home for many creatures great and small. During the warmer months, rumours of fishermen catching metre-long bull shar [...] Read More...

WHY USE A PROFESSIONAL PROPERTY MANAGER?

25 Jan2019
Many property investors choose to manage their property themselves and some are quite successful. However, with the time that is involved in collecting rents, managing arrears, arranging [...] Read More...

What happens when a tenant gives notice ?

24 Jan2019
There is more to the vacating process than a final #inspection# and releasing the bond. Below is a checklist to follow to ensure that all of the bases are covered before you release the tenants [...] Read More...

PROFESSIONAL MARKETING MEANS LOWER VACANCY PERIODS

23 Jan2019
To ensure you achieve the most appropriate tenant for your rental property in the fastest period of time, it’s essential to place a clear focus on professional marketing – there are a [...] Read More...

SUPPLYING APPLIANCES IN RENTAL PROPERTIES

22 Jan2019
When renting a property, appliances like air-conditioners, gas heaters, dishwashers and sometimes fridges can be made available for use by tenants. Should these appliances be supplied, some simple rules need to be [...] Read More...

A GOLD MINE IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD

21 Jan2019
No longer just for grannies. Increasing property and rental prices have forced many Australians to start looking for alternative living arrangements. This has caused a surge in demand for secondary dwellings or [...] Read More...

Accidental Damage vs. Wear & Tear

18 Jan2019
Some landlords have unrealistic expectations that their property will remain in exactly the same condition at the end of the lease as when tenants first move in. The reality is though, that wear and tear on a [...] Read More...
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