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Residential Tenancies Act NSW

Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act NSW – what they mean for you

The laws governing residential rental properties in NSW have been revised. As a result, from Monday 23 March, there will be a number of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act for both tenants and landlords.  Described as the “biggest shake up of rental laws in more than two decades”, the new regulations are designed to increase protections for tenants and reduce disputes over repairs and maintenance. The new legislation also helps make the … Continue reading Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act NSW – what they mean for you

My tenant has been paying the same rent for a while shall I increase the rent?

My tenant has been paying the same rent for a while shall I increase the rent?

From time to time our property managers are asked "my tenant has been paying the same rent for a while shall I increase the rent"? It's likely that your costs of owning a residential property investment have increased and you would like your rent to increase with those costs or at least in line with … Continue reading My tenant has been paying the same rent for a while shall I increase the rent?

Should I offer a renewal of lease for my rental property?

Should I offer a renewal of lease for my rental property?

A common question on property investors minds is that their rental property's lease may be coming up for renewal soon and what should they do?  You may be concerned that you want to avoid having a property vacant or becoming vacant at an unsuitable time of the year or that you want security, knowing a … Continue reading Should I offer a renewal of lease for my rental property?

The Top 3 Reasons Every Homeowner Needs a Valuation of Property

The Top 3 Reasons Every Homeowner Needs a Valuation of Property

Every Homeowner Needs a Valuation of Property If you own real estate, you’ve probably wondered, ‘how much is my property worth?’. Even if you knew your property’s market value when you bought it, real estate market values change over time. As such, it’s highly unlikely the amount you paid for your property years ago is the same as what you would sell it for now.  To find out what your place is … Continue reading The Top 3 Reasons Every Homeowner Needs a Valuation of Property

Rent my property quickly to avoid the stress of having your investment vacant for too long!

Rent my property quickly to avoid the stress of having your investment vacant for too long!

"I want to rent my property quickly", is a common statement made by property investors. It can become very stressful when your investment property is not leased quickly enough and could end up costing you a lot of extra money but this doesn't have to be case. The first step is to understand what is … Continue reading Rent my property quickly to avoid the stress of having your investment vacant for too long!

Buying Or Selling? Consider Off Market Properties.

Buying Or Selling? Consider Off Market Properties.

4 Biggest Benefits Of Off Market Properties Whether you’re buying or selling a property, there are many reasons you should consider going off market. In the simplest terms, off market properties are for sale, but aren’t advertised via the traditional channels. While this may seem like a counter intuitive way to sell property, as the … Continue reading Buying Or Selling? Consider Off Market Properties.

How To Sell Property

How To Sell Property

How to sell property. Whether you’re upgrading, downsizing, or releasing capital; choosing to sell your property is an important and difficult decision to make.  You need to monitor the market for the ideal time to sell based on your personal situation and what you’re trying to achieve. Inevitably, there’s some stress and emotion involved. Once … Continue reading How To Sell Property

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8 ways investors can succeed in real estate

Business, finance, saving money, banking, property loan or mortgage concept : Wood house model, coins, eyeglasses and saving account book or financial statement on office desk table 8 Tips for successfully investing in Real Estate Making money in real estate can be tough – the market is constantly changing, the laws are complex, and the … Continue reading 8 ways investors can succeed in real estate

8 steps to getting started in property investment

8 steps to getting started in property investment

Have you always wanted to invest in property, but don’t know how to start? Don’t worry, you’re not alone… Real estate is somewhat of a national obsession, so it’s hardly surprising that property investment is a goal for many Australians. However, ATO statistics show that less than 10% of people have actually taken the plunge. … Continue reading 8 steps to getting started in property investment

Is now the time to sell investment property?

Is now the time to sell investment property?

Recent movements in the Sydney rental market have got a lot of investors thinking about selling investment property. Many see declining rents and an improvement in selling conditions as proof it’s time to cash in and get out of the Sydney market. This is particularly true for areas experiencing a lot of development, as oversupply … Continue reading Is now the time to sell investment property?