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?

What does a Property Manager do?

What does a Property Manager do?

One of the reasons of owning an investment property is for the rental income, it can be great, giving you the flexibility of where to allocate the funds. Dealing with the numerous aspects of your property - not so great! That’s where a property manager comes in. Do you know what does a property management … Continue reading What does a Property Manager do?

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

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?

Is your investment property protected?

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?

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

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!

5 Tips For Property Investors Before Applying or Renewing A Loan

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

Are you too busy to manage your Property Manager!

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!

My tenants residential lease agreement is expiring soon!

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!

Act quickly or miss out on good tenants!

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!