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.

Landlord rights and responsibilities – final inspection

To avoid disputes and potentially save time and money, it's important to understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to a final property...

Are landlords or tenants responsible for installing a phone line?

"My tenant has requested that a telephone line is connected. Is it my responsibility or theirs to have it installed/supplied at the premises?" Owner, NSW We...

9 tips for leasing a property that’s been on the market too long

You were excited when you put your investment property on the market and figured it'd be leased quickly - within a few days or...

Essential tools for carrying out home improvements

If you want to get more involved with DIY, whether as a hobby or to save money, there are certain tools you’re going to...

My property has been abandoned, do I need to give notice to enter?

“I have an investment property in Darwin which is managed by an agent. I am convinced the property has been abandoned and there is...

What tax deductions can I claim on my rental property?

Knowing what expenses to claim on your investment property at the end of the financial year can be confusing for many landlords and investors. Guest...

When is my tenant’s lease agreement considered terminated?

“When is my tenant’s lease agreement (tenancy) considered terminated? (i.e. what conditions must be met to see this made official?)" Owner, NT We asked Ray White...

Tax time: Obtaining and owning a rental property

When investing in a rental property, you'll need to keep records right from the start and work out what you can and can’t claim...

Prepare your investment property for photos

Preparing your investment property to go on the market can take a lot of effort. However, it's important to remember that most people's first impression...