Toongabbie Area Rental Market Update
The rental market this month has been similar to recent months no major changes, just still inconsistent with some properties getting good turn outs at open homes and others not. Our team have achieved 17 new lettings this month. Villa burnt down earlier this month One of our Property Investors and their tenants were given a […]
Loose-Fill Asbestos Found In Parramatta & Hills Council Homes
During the 1960s-70s in Australia, loose-fill asbestos was commonly sold as ceiling insulation for Parramatta and Hills Council residential and commercial properties. It was seen as a material that was durable and provided efficient insulation, and this resulted in it being installed in ceilings around the country. In the 1980s, the dangers of asbestos and […]
How Security Systems Can Save You Money
You probably know how well security systems work when it comes to safeguarding your home and possessions, but did you know that a proper system can also be cost effective? The many advantages that come along with having a sound home security setup make it a smart investment. Here are just some of the ways […]
Facts, house prices sky high, mortgages and government levies
The ‘it’ topic of the moment is house prices. Everyone is discussing the current trends in property prices, selling or buying, mortgages and everything to do with this topic. Everyone has an opinion but here are some of the facts relating to the current state of the housing market. These are also good pointers for […]
Designing Crime Out Of Your House “Bonus Infographic & Checklist”
This checklist has been developed as a guide for assessing house’s resistance to crime. Answering “No” to a question indicates areas where you could take action to improve the security of your house. House number It is important that your property number is visible from the street to help emergency services find the house. Fences and gates Fences […]
I Can Find A Tenant Myself I Don’t Need An Agent? REALLY…? (Case study)
You’re probably asking yourself “Mmm…Will I save money putting a tenant in myself” In the short term maybe, but in the long run your taking a gamble on one of your biggest assets. I can understand landlords trying to save money, as costs are always going up and DIY is all the rage. I was […]
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 Wild Weather Warning: CHECK YOUR INSURANCE POLICY NOW!
As the damages bill from recent extreme weather continues around NSW and Toongabbie are you wondering just what their property insurance will cover. Was damage caused by a flood, or storm water run-off? The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) warned that not all property insurance policies will cover policy holders for this type of flood event and that policy holders […]
Why Landlords Should Not Try To Save Money On Property Insurance!
Being a landlord can be an extremely profitable business but without the right planning it can also become very costly. TWO people had to be rescued from a car after it smashed into house in Sydney’s western suburbs Wednesday afternoon. As a landlord everything is fine financially whilst you have tenants in a property but […]
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 […]
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