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06.11.2018.

Rental Property Wear and Tear vs Damage

Where Do You Draw The Line? When renting out a property, the discussion around general  rental property wear and tear and damage may crop up. From this discussion may come the financial delegation of who is responsible for paying for what. So let’s set the record straight. Rental Property Wear and Tear General wear and […]

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26.09.2018.

Top 8 Common Tenant Maintenance Issues

As a landlord, you will be the recipient of no doubt many tenant maintenance issues and repairs over the life of your investment. It is just part and parcel of the job. Homes have issues. Things break. Appliances wear out. Taps leak and fittings come loose. It’s just the name of the game. So for […]

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30.08.2018.

How to Report a Rental Repair and Maintenance Job

There is no doubt as you cruise through the weeks and months of your tenancy, the odd rental repair will crop up. Whether it be a leaking tap, broken front door latch, broken window, fan that stops working or an air con malfunction… the list goes on. Repairs and Maintenance Policy Your Property Manager will […]

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26.07.2018.

DIY Property Management – The Pros and Cons

We love DIY. It’s intrinsically Australian. We are a nation that loves Bunnings as if it were our own. Thousands upon thousands of Australians spend their well-earned weekends and pay checks on DIY projects in and around the house. Yet, when it comes to managing your investment property, sometimes DIY is not all it is […]

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28.06.2018.

Keeping Condensation and Mould in your Unit at Bay

Stop Mould From Taking Over Your Unit It is a common sight to wake up in winter and see a thick layer of condensation on your windows. Same as getting an icy cold bottle out of the fridge and leaving it on your tabletop for a good half hour. Condensation occurs when water vapour in the air […]

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31.05.2018.

Get Your Home Winter-Ready

A Winter Checklist for Your Home Winter is knocking on our doors. As the cooler months approach, there are a number of things you can do to prepare your home for the cooler temperatures that lay in waiting. To keep things interesting and not all about cleaning and maintenance (yay!), we’ve mixed up a combination of […]

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24.04.2018.

Is it Time to Replace Your Smoke Alarm Battery?

There are certain jobs we procrastinate on. Taking out the rubbish, cleaning our ovens or those pesky wardrobe runners. However, there are some jobs that have far worse consequences than a little built-up dust. And that is to replace your smoke alarm battery. Regular checks of your smoke alarm battery doesn’t just stop that constant beeping from […]

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27.03.2018.

Simple Home Styling Tips on any Budget

Styling your home doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. With some simple yet effective home styling tips, you can have your home looking like the inside pages of a magazine. All it takes is a little know-how, a little imagination and a splash of colour. To begin with, it is important […]

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19.02.2018.

Top 3 Final Inspection Cleaning Hacks

The dreaded final inspection. When your cleaning prowess really needs to be at the top of its game. Well, we are here to help. We have chosen the top 3 dreaded final inspection cleaning jobs and some simple hacks to make cleaning them a breeze (well, easier anyway). So before your stress levels fly right out […]

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05.02.2018.

TOP 5 INDOOR PLANTS FOR LIMITED SPACE

One of the challenges of unit living is incorporating greenery into your living spaces. For those with limited space and the absence of large backyards to work with, bringing in selected indoor plants can have a dramatic uplifting effect. They can bring both a vivid splash of colour and life to key living areas. The […]

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