Tag: property

Change of mind – can I get out of my lease...

“I’ve paid the bond and signed the contract for my rental. But I’ve changed my mind." We asked Jenni Hansen for her advice.

9 treehouse hotels you can stay in around the world

We've found nine tree houses you can stay in, everywhere from the United States through Europe and across to Asia. Ready for a different...

Could a joint venture partner fast-track your property profits?

Have you ever contemplated partnering up with a friend, relative or colleague on a property investment? It may seem risky at first glance, but...

New Zealand set to ban foreigners from buying existing property

New Zealand has passed a law that will ban most foreigners from buying property in a bid to tackle runaway house prices. The bill will...

Should I rent my house out during the Christmas period?

Reader Question "Towards the end of the year, I'm considering turning my house over to an agent in SA. What are the chances of renting...

Can I stop the agent doing viewings through my rental?

Reader Question:  "I've cared for my rental, but I'm moving to a new rental. Why do I have to put up with an agent running...

Who is the typical investor in the Australian property market?

Contrary to the image a property investor might conjure up - a wealthy full-time property speculator - most residential investors in Australia don’t actually...

This resort is surrounded by trees and was inspired by 4...

Tucked into a sloping hillside on the island of Phuket, Thailand sits Keemala, a resort getaway designed by Space Architects and Pisud Design Company. Content...

Renting families worried about long-term security

Rent.com.au's latest survey shows stereotypes of rental tenants are out of date. Renting families are the biggest portion and they are worried about their...

Top tips to a good relationship with your landlord

More often than not, tenants and landlords want a well-maintained property that is securely leased, and provides income and return on investment. Both want...