Managing your property

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.

How to use tenancy databases accurately and fairly

Tenancy databases are a risk management tool for property managers and owners, designed to screen the tenancy history of prospective tenants.

Window cleaning maintenance for property owners

As a window cleaner, I believe windows are one of the more underrated property features. Guest post - Paul Routledge, owner/operator of Twenty20 Window Cleaning. Picture...

Good habits for tax-smart property investors

LJ Hooker offers the following good habits to help property investors navigate tax time. Which of these points are most relevant to you? Article reproduced...

Property styling – Is it worth the investment for landlords?

Everyone wants the best return on their rental investment or final sale of their property. Here’s what you need to know about property styling...

5 things to look for in a property manager

Whether you’ve just bought an investment property or you’re hoping to spend less time on your existing properties, you might be looking into hiring...
April checklist for home

An April home checklists for renters and landlords

April brings us one month into autumn, and while the temperature hasn’t really dropped across much of Australia, the season will change - and...

Landlord tips to help tenants with termite protection

If you have tenants whose homes are at risk of termite infestation or if your landlords want to put preventive measures in place, here are...

I purchased a secondhand property, what can I claim?

With residential depreciation legislation changing in May last year, there has been some confusion amongst property investors and industry professionals. Accordingly, many people have...

How to handle tribunal and bond claims

After a peaceful three years without any NCAT hearings, I've had a run of them over the last three months, varying from tenant evictions to simple bond claims. Guest...