Your property listing: 8 hot tips to win a good tenant

How do you give a listing everything it needs to make sure you attract quality tenants? Use this guide to get the most out of...

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 your potential tenants before they...

Lighting and your investment property: Everything you need to know

In a competitive rental market, knowing what is advantageous to have in your home helps you to maximise the returns on your property. From...

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.

Great property photos worth more than a thousand words

Real estate photographer Jonathan Bermann explains the realities of what it takes to take a selling shot.

Increase your property’s ROI with these 4 lighting ideas

There are many ways to increase the Return on Investment (ROI) performance of property assets for landlords and homeowners. Adding value to a home...

Owners urged to ‘child-proof’ investments to avoid liability

Australian property managers and landlords are urged to ‘child-proof’ their investment properties to keep tenants safe and avoid legal liability risks. Figures from Australia’s child...

Smoke alarm safe: Consumer Protection’s update for WA owners

The Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) in Western Australia require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed: prior to the...

What if I want a higher than recommended rent for my property?

Reader Question "What should I do if I want a rent amount for my property that’s higher than the agent has recommended?" – Sarah We asked...

Can I ask for a higher rent if my property is furnished?

Reader Question:  "Based on your experience, roughly how much extra could I collect in rent if the property is furnished?"  So, what if my property is...