Property Management

Should you manage your own rental property?

Should you manage your own rental property?

At some point, every landlord has asked themselves, “Should I manage my own rental property?”. Enticed by the opportunity to save hundreds – or even thousands – of dollars in management fees, they consider going it alone and assuming all responsibility for advertising and administration. Given it’s estimated that somewhere between a quarter and a third of Australian landlords are self-managing, it’s clearly a real consideration.  If you’re thinking about whether you should…Read More→

How to evaluate a Property Management company

How to evaluate a property management company

Knowing how to evaluate a property management company can have a real impact on your experience as a landlord. Find a good one and you’ll be able to relax, knowing your investment is in capable hands. Choose an average (or worse!) one, and you will be spending more time dealing with issues and your stress levels will increase.   However, for most people, choosing…Read More→

furnished apartments sydney long term

Leasing your Sydney Furnished Apartment Long Term

For owners of furnished apartments in Sydney, long term leases are looking more appealing than ever right now. With the current restrictions on travel all but stopping the short stay and holiday rental markets, the security and stability of an ongoing tenancy is highly desirable.   While furnished properties are usually targeted toward holiday makers and visiting executives, there is also a market for furnished apartments in Sydney…Read More→

airbnb Sydney

Converting your Sydney Airbnb into a Longer Term Rental

When it comes to Airbnb, Sydney is one of the world’s most popular locations, with the city consistently appearing in the top 10 for largest number of listings. And it’s easy to see why – Sydney’s great weather and amazing beaches are a major drawcard for both domestic and international visitors; and the flexibility and reach of the platform are extremely appealing to property…Read More→

rent increase

Is It Time for a Rent Increase?

Correctly timing a rent increase is critical to getting the best possible return from your investment property – raise it too soon and you could lose a good tenant; leave it too long and you could miss out on extra rental income. So… how do you know the time’s right?  When is a rent increase allowed?  Before asking “Should I increase my rent?”, it’s important to understand your legal requirements when…Read More→

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