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When is the best time to rent out a house / apartment?

When should I rent my property? There is definitely better times to rent out your property, however we understand that sometimes this is just not possible. The rental market changes from month to month and year to year. The main factors that impact on the rental market are, the number of available rental properties, interest … Continue reading When is the best time to rent out a house / apartment?

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Is your investment property protected?

It's likely you could be left out of pocket if your investment property is not protected against tenant related risks. The best way to protect yourself, is by taking out Landlord Insurance, which can provide cover against theft, malicious damage, loss of income, as well as storms, flood, fire and other natural disasters. Some examples … Continue reading Is your investment property protected?

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Find a new tenant quickly and avoid these 2 common mistakes!

How to rent out an apartment fast or find a new tenant quickly for my house? You need to avoid these two common mistakes; setting the asking rent too high and the property doesn't present as well as it should. 1. The asking rent is set too high. You need to check in with your … Continue reading Find a new tenant quickly and avoid these 2 common mistakes!

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5 Tips For Property Investors Before Applying or Renewing A Loan

If you're looking to buy an investment property or you have a property investment loan expiring soon, then you will want to read on. At the moment lenders are mainly focusing on your serviceability rather than your equity position. Here are 5 tips before applying for a loan. 1. Check your credit history. It's free … Continue reading 5 Tips For Property Investors Before Applying or Renewing A Loan

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Are you too busy to manage your Property Manager!

Investors seem to tolerate been unhappy with their property manager and hope that the situation will improve. Rarely does the situation improve and it's best to for a landlord to change real estate agents if things don't improve and find a new property management company / rent manager, before you start spending a lot of … Continue reading Are you too busy to manage your Property Manager!

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My tenants residential lease agreement is expiring soon!

A common question that our property managers in Sydney are asked by our property investors is "my tenants lease is expiring soon, what are their intentions". We understand that security is important for some investors and they want to avoid having a property vacant or becoming vacant at an unsuitable time of the year. There … Continue reading My tenants residential lease agreement is expiring soon!

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Act quickly or miss out on good tenants!

Finding good tenants is a priority for property investors irrespective of what is happening in the rental market. What we are experiencing in the current residential rental market is applicants been approved by agents and investors very quickly. There are 2 main reasons for this is occurring; We are experiencing an oversupply of rental properties … Continue reading Act quickly or miss out on good tenants!

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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?

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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!

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How to find good tenants?

Every investor wants to ensure they find good tenants for their property, but this doesn't always happen and we hear lots of horror stories. Selecting good tenants is a key in property investment, it will reduce both emotional and financial stress for you. It will also likely keep the property tenanted for longer and will … Continue reading How to find good tenants?