4 Quick Tips To Avoid Rent Ruined & Select The Best Tenant Ever!
When selecting a new investment property tenant in Seven Hills NSW — it is important to note that rental references are the most important indicator of how your tenancy will perform– this indicates who they really are as a tenant– their true colours! Employment is of secondary importance as this only confirms how much the tenant […]
Properties Recently Rented In Toongabbie/Girraween & Tenant Selection
Keeping you updated on the Toongabbie/Girraween rental market HOUSES Hazel Street Girraween 4 bedrooms $450 p/w The Crescent Toongabbie 3 bedrooms $460 p/w UNITS Targo Road Girraween 3 bedroom unit $370 p/w VILLAS Gilba Road Girraween 2 bedroom villa $415 p/w New TENANT SELECTION Anti-Discrimination Reminder When selecting a suitable tenant it is important to […]
WHAT TENANTS REALLY WANT
Here’s a list of the most common criteria tenants have when looking for a rental property: Close to shops, schools, transport & leisure areas eg: bike ways, parks Renovated or improved and in very neat & clean order Heating & cooling are fast becoming essential items Space & light Off street and under cover car […]
Standards Could Save You A Small Fortune, For Investment Property Owners.
Toongabbie and Seven HIlls investment property owners who ensure that their investment property meets Australian standards for buildings could be saving themselves a small fortune. Owners of investment property have a legal responsibility to ensure that their property meets all current standards. These standards include the obvious such as electrical wiring, smoke alarms, plumbing, but […]
Are You Getting Strange Calls Late At Night? WHAT IS CLASSIFIED AS AN EMERGENCY REPAIR?
To save real estate owners time and money I have written this article because of the amount of calls we get late at night by our tenants for EMERGENCY repairs to replace fly screens and internet connections. If you are considering managing your own property in Seven Hills or Toongabbie, this is a must know […]
Should You Sell With Vacant Possession Or With A Tenant Still In Place?
You have decided, for whatever reason, that you need to sell your investment property. Now comes the time to decide if you should sell with vacant possession or with a tenant still in place? Should you sell with vacant possession or with a tenant still in place? We look at the advantages and disadvantages of both […]
A reminder of nsw smoke alarm laws
Under the Residential Tenancies Act and Regulation: Landlords are liable for the fitting of smoke Detector in tenanted properties. Landlords have a right to access to leased property to instal smoke alarms after issuing the tenant a minimum of 2 days notice. Landlords and tenant are, are not allowed to remove a smoke alarm or interfere it from working. […]
landlord/tenant relationship and discrepancy between the agreed rent
We recently came to the aid of a landlord where the landlord had rented and managed his own property in Seven Hills to the same tenant for nearly 2 years. The tenant became aware that there was a discrepancy between the agreed rent and the rent stated on the RTA (Residential Tenancy Agreement), and as […]
New rules to protect kids in high-rises
Apartments and multi-storey homes are about to get a little safer for children thanks to a rule change around windows in new buildings. The Australian Building Codes Board has ruled that all windows in new homes and apartments that are more than two metres off the ground must be either fitted with window locks that […]
Property Investor Newsletter April – May 2012
ATO landlord tips that you may not have known! We do appreciate that the focus of every landlord is to optimise their tax returns and maximise their income. However, be aware of when you can claim repairs and work on the property as a legitimate tax deduction. CAN YOU CLAIM THE COST OF REPAIRS BEFORE YOU […]
Property Investor Newsletter March – April 2012
REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS Many landlords often ask, “What is the difference between repairs, maintenance and improvements in relation to investment property tax deductions?” So we have taken the time to research this information. What are repairs and maintenance? When the ATO refer to ‘repairs’, they mean work to make good or remedy defects in, […]