Tag: property owner advice

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...

4 home staging tricks to lease your property quicker

Leasing your investment property can be quite the process. Between the preparation and organisation to the final execution, there is a lot to consider...

What you need to self manage your rental property

Ready to self-manage? It's decision time.  As a landlord you can choose to either manage your rental property yourself or have it managed by a...

How to get your Property Condition Report correct

"What steps must I take to ensure my Property Condition Report is correct?" Owner, WA This update comes from Consumer Protection WA Disputes relating to the...

Should I include carpet cleaning as a special term?

"As a property owner, should I include carpet cleaning under special terms?" Advice from the Residential Tenancy Authority.

My tenant is vacating earlier than the notice date

"My tenant's lease is expiring on May 10, but I need the property back vacant by June 29. My property management agreement contract requires...

QLD homes aren’t following smoke alarm legislation

A surprising number of Queensland households do not have operational smoke alarms installed, a report has revealed.  Research by Queensland's Fire and Emergency Service has...

Do landlords have to charge a rental bond?

The rental bond is money paid by a tenant as a form of security in the event they breach their tenancy agreement. But as...

What do real estate agent fees cover?

“I'm considering using an agent to help manage my properties. What do fees go towards?" We asked Adriana for her advice.

New rental laws that will affect new homeowners in 2018

New homeowners are reminded that under recent changes, they cannot claim the cost of inspecting and maintaining rental properties as tax deductible. As part of...