Queensland Rental Property Reforms

Feb 15, 2020 11:40:00 AM

The Queensland Government has announced changes to Queensland rental legislation. Under the proposed reform, landlord’s lose the right to refuse pets, tenants can modify rental properties without landlord’s consent, rental properties will need to meet prescribed standards, and landlords will lose their right to end a lease. Take a look at how these changes could impact you as the owner of a rental property.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Mortgage Broker, Home Loans

Rental Property Renovation: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself First

Feb 20, 2019 8:48:49 AM

Renovating a rental property can be a costly exercise but making improvements to the property can yield a healthy return. To ensure you’re maximizing your investment, it’s important not to overcapitalize, to stick to your budget, and to use durable products and materials. If you are considering renovating your rental property, ask yourself these 3 questions first.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Buying and Selling Property

5 Benefits of Using a Property Manager

Feb 19, 2019 6:00:00 PM

Investing in property can be financially rewarding, but it’s just as easy to get it wrong. Bad tenants who don’t pay their rent on time or cause damage to your property can be a serious drain on your finances. A property manager acts on your behalf as landlord, screening tenants, collecting rent, and inspecting your property. But that’s not all they do. Here are 5 benefits of using a property manager.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Home Loans

3 Property Investment Mistakes to Avoid

Feb 19, 2019 8:26:10 AM

It’s no surprise that more and more astute investors are turning to property as a way to grow capital. Like all investments though, buying an investment property takes careful research so you know what you’re getting into and what the pitfalls are to avoid. To help you stay on top of the property investment game, here are 3 common mistakes to avoid.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Buying and Selling Property

Finding The Right Property Manager For Your Rental Property

May 21, 2018 11:43:07 AM

Investing in property has long been a popular way for Australians to build wealth. As a long-term investment, it offers several benefits including a number of potential tax advantages that can result from investing in a well-managed property. Let’s take a closer look at these tax advantages.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment, Home Loans

Why You Should Hire a Property Manager

Apr 22, 2016 10:23:05 PM

If you've ever owned a rental property, you’ll know that it can be financially rewarding. At the same time, you’ll probably also know that owning a rental property requires a great deal of commitment in terms of time and effort. While it makes sense to take care of the day-to-day management of your rental property yourself if you live close by and you have time to spare, in many cases it just isn’t practical. Here are some reasons why you should hire a property manager.


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Topics: Property Management

Landlords: Tips to Keeping Happy Tenants

Mar 15, 2016 8:51:02 AM

Never underestimate the value of a happy tenant; look after your tenants and they’ll stay longer, will be more likely to bear rent increases, and accept when there are maintenance problems that can’t be resolved immediately. Here’s how you can build on good relations with your tenants.


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Topics: Property Management, Property Investment