Digital Antenna Changeover Update For Landlords and Tenants
As you are probably aware, by the end of this year, Analog TV signals will be switched off around Australia. This means that Australian TV will be broadcast using digital-only signals and to access this, your property will need to be digital ready or their tenants will lose their access to free-to-air TV. If […]
Got Mould In Your Property? Find Out How To Remove It Yourself
Got mould in your property? Here is a step by step guide on how to professionally remove it for good! Mould detection in your property is usually by one of two means; visual or smell. It occurs due to moisture problems and poor ventilation and is detected as a musty smell or on first appearance a speckling of […]
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 […]
How To Maximise Future Tax Deductions When Renovating
Renovate and prosper With shows such as ‘The Block’ and ‘House Rules’ inspiring a wave of renovators, many property investors have considered whether they too should do some renovation work to their investment property. Though investors know completing a renovation will add value to their property and possibly even increase the weekly rental value, they […]
Spring Has Arrived And Here Are 7 Tips For All Maintenance Around The Home
Spring has arrived in Sydney, and it promises to be a wonderful season, after all the rain we have had throughout winter. But that rain – and the cold weather – has meant that many homeowners stayed indoors, ignoring all but the essential maintenance tasks in the garden and the house. So now it is time to […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Top 10 Most Common Costly Mistakes When Selling Real Estate
Anyone who has ever attempted to sell real estate has wanted the same thing: To sell their home quickly, effortlessly and for the best possible price. You can sell your property yourself and probably achieve market value, but if you want to get your dream price there are some mistakes that sellers often make (especially in seven […]
4 Secrets To What Attracts A Tenant To A Property
Property Investment in Seven Hills and in general is all about securing a good tenant for as long a period of time as possible. Therefore, when considering buying an investment property for this purpose, it is important that you choose the right property and also consider adding features that will attract the right tenant. 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 […]
Are You Looking After The Place? Is It The Landlord Or The Tenants Responsibility
Here at Elders Real Estate we have recently had a number of enquiries from prospective Landlords regarding repairs and maintenance obligations of the tenant and landlord. The following information may be of interest generally and is sourced from the Tenancy Handbook published by the NSW Office of Fair Trading. Repairs Landlord’s General Responsibilities The […]