Introducing – The Kitchen GP!

Any property manager worth their salt will tell you that one of the biggest factors in costly repairs to an investment property is neglect. What starts out as a minor issue is quickly dismissed—’it’s only a small crack, nothing to worry about’. This month, we are introducing our investors to Geoff Prior. Geoff has been…

First time Renters – Risk or Opportunity?

When faced with the prospect of letting first time renters into their properties, many property owners feel a sense of apprehension. This is somewhat understandable. When people hear the phrase ‘first time renter’, they often think of a group of high school graduates looking for a party house – free from the governance of parental…

Changes in Investment Lending

The following article was kindly provided by Greg Carroll of MTA Finance. To arrange a finance review contact greg@mtafinance.com, or call 07 3849 9822. It has been a testing time for property investors in the last 48 months as lenders have been shifting the goal posts in response to regulatory pressure from the Australian Prudential…

Leasing Report – SEPTEMBER

Leasing numbers for the month of September can be summed up with one word—’affordability’. Many property owners have been offering perks to attract tenants. However, nothing has been as effective as simply adjusting the rental price on properties. The most common property search on our website for the month of September was to sort listings…

Prepare for Summer – Attend to your Air Conditioner!

We often forget that an air conditioner is made up of a complex combination of parts and energy sources that work together to deliver air that is the perfect temperature. Like any complex electrical appliance, air conditioners require servicing from time to time. A thorough, professional service will ensure that your property’s air conditioner is…