Tenants Performing DIY Maintenance On Your Property, Good Idea?
Now With all the D.I.Y. shows on TV everybody thinks they can do a professional job and a lot of people under estimate the skill and procession that tradesmen put into their work. not to mention the expensive tools. Many landlords think it saves money to have tenants perform maintenance at the property. However, many times it […]
The 10 Most Common Critical Mistakes When Leasing Your Property
If you’ve been considering renting out a house you own, or buying a house to rent out, there’s a lot for you to consider before making the decision. While owning a rental can be a good way to make some extra money, there are concerns that should be taken very seriously. You need to take […]
Property management update MAY – JUNE 2013
DO YOU HAVE A PROPERTY WITH GARDENS, LAWNS OR A POOL? Do you ever worry about the care of your property? The external presentation of a property is equally important as the internal care. To offer peace of mind to property owners (landlords) we can include garden, lawns and pool care in the weekly rent when a […]
Feeling Tired And Worn Out? What About Your Investment Property?
We can all feel this way at different times, but have you thought about your investment property lately? Your investment property can start to get worn and tired looking over time. For that reason it needs regular maintenance to keep it looking at its best. Sometimes landlords rent out the property and forget about it once […]
Property Under Siege! & What You Need To Know About Replacing Appliances
A REAL LIFE STORY Last month on the Gold Coast in Qld a rental property was surrounded by police, an ambulance, fire trucks and special forces for more than 30 hours when a tenant was allegedly threatening to blow up himself and his rented house, resulting in nearby residents being evacuated. As part of the stand-off […]
Toongabbie Area Property Investor Update February – March 2013
You may be staggered to know there was 31,839 matters in front of the NSW Consumer Trader & Tenancy Tribunal last year with tenancy disputes. We keep an eye on the outcomes of many of these matters so we are able to provide you with relevant advice in all areas of the management of your […]
How Safe Does Your Property Have To Be?
We have had several cases over the past couple of months in Seven Hills NSW where tenants with young children have moved into a two-storey property to then discover that there are no security screens or screens at all on the second-level windows. One tenant reported that their two year old was climbing on the […]
Property Investor Update January – February 2013
Happy New Year to all our valued clients, we hope you enjoyed any time you may have had off during the festive season. Our vacancy rate has fallen this month and we have been busy renting properties, however unfortunately some properties are still suffering from extended vacancy periods even following rent adjustments. This is a […]
Are You Missing Out On $5,000 Worth Of Investment Property Negative Gearing Deductions?
We have many owners ask us about what investment property negative gearing deductions they can claim. Well The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has clarified negative gearing for rental properties as tens of thousands of Australian property investors submit their annual tax returns. According to the ATO, when investors complete their tax return for the relevant year, they may […]
5 Investment Property Safety Tips That You Should Know That Could Save You $10,000
Safety for property investors is an issue that has more exposure today than ever before! As a property owner, it is important that a rental property is provided as safe and secure as possible. In the next several weeks, we will look at some ways you can improve the safety in your investment. Tip 1 […]
Why Do I Need A Real Estate Agent If I Can Manage The Property Myself ??
Many landlords have chosen to rent the premises themselves to save money, however they come out the other end disappointed and disillusioned with renting and in a worse financial position than they would have been with an agent. New research shows Landlords who use the services of a Property Manager are 15% more likely to […]