Investing in 2020? Use these 6 New Year’s resolutions

As the year draws to a close it is a good time to re-think and refine your role as a landlord and set your...

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What are the most important things to look for when investing in a property for the first time? It’s a commonly asked question among...

Screening questions for past landlords, employers and friends

Don't underestimate the importance of the screening process when filling your vacant property. Being thorough with your potential tenant's references will go a long...

Use RentCheck to avoid unnecessary risk in tenant selection

Ready to approve a new tenant for your investment property? Don’t miss RentCheck, a tool from rent.com.au that screens tenant applicants before they sign a lease.

3 ways to make more money from your investment property

If you can find the right property, at the right price, in the right location, you’re looking at a recipe for success. Matching those three elements will do a lot to push your property’s value up over time.

Why will my property manager communicate with me?

"What are the main reasons my property manager will need to communicate with me and what form will that typically take?" Owner, WA

Should my property be checked for termites?

"Should I have my property checked regularly for termites? Is it worth the expense?" We asked Kyla Dawson at K&C Real Estate for her advice.

Do I need to arrange maintenance, or will the agent do that for me?

"My property is being managed by an agent. Do I need to arrange maintenance to the property myself?" We asked R&H Terrigal's Madeleine Smith for advice.

Furnished or unfurnished – What’s best for your property?

Offering a furnished rental property to tenants can demand higher rental yields, but this can be offset by high tenant turnover.

Good communication: The key to a satisfying tenancy

ESTABLISHING a good relationship and communication with a tenant is key to a mutually satisfying tenancy, according to Rent.com.au.

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