Choosing to appoint a property manager to manage your rental

Deciding to appoint a property manager for your investment portfolio can reduce your time commitment as a landlord. While self-managing a property might appeal to...

Avoiding breaches of tenancy law | Joondanna case study

DID you know tenants must be provided with information prior to their name being posted on a tenancy database?  They must also be given an opportunity to...

New Zealand fire prompts reminder to check smoke alarms

A NEW Zealand case involving a fire at a property with no smoke detectors fitted is a strong reminder for Australian landlords to become familiar...

Landlord rights and responsibilities: Collecting a rental bond

Being a landlord is more than just collecting rents and maintaining property. It’s about relationships, open communication and mutual trust. As a landlord, it's...

Landlords beware: Are you smoke alarm compliant?

WITH just over a week until the official start of winter, it’s a good time for landlords to ensure their smoke alarms are working.

Tax time: Property investors, are you tax ready?

As a new property investor, it is worth speaking to a professional tax accountant to get a good understanding of what you can and cannot claim.