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22.11.2017.

WASTE REDUCTION TIPS FOR UNIT LIVING

Worms Farms or Portable Compost Units – the Choice is Yours… The absence of a backyard does not need to mean the end for effective waste reduction strategies in your home. Sure, the abundance of exterior turf, soil and garden space sure does make the job easier. The proximity of your neighbours in unit living is […]

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19.10.2017.

Timing Investment Property Renovations

When is the best time to renovate your investment property? The reality of owning on investment property is that there will be maintenance requirements at some stage. The question arises, when is the best time to schedule investment property renovations? What is the best way to carry out works without putting out your tenants and losing […]

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27.09.2017.

THE 10 TOP SPRING CLEANING TIPS FOR YOUR HOME

Spring is upon us and with it comes the need to dust off those winter blues and breathe some live back into your home. Now if spring cleaning isn’t your thing, then we narrowed it down to the 10 top spring cleaning tasks you can do that will most benefit your home and banish those […]

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18.08.2017.

THE 5 GOLDEN RULES TO STRESS FREE RENTING WITH PETS

When it comes to renting with pets, there are 5 golden rules to obey. Following these rules will ensure you and your pet have a long and harmonious tenancy agreement with your landlord. When it comes down to it, it is really just commonsense. The same rules apply to renting with pets as it would […]

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18.07.2017.

Renting with pets – putting your best paw forward

Renting with pets doesn’t need to be impossible! For pet owners, finding a rental property that accepts pets can be a nightmare. Unfortunately, it only takes a few bad apples to ruin the whole bunch. All one landlord needs is a single irresponsible pet owner as a tenant to put them off for life. But […]

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20.06.2017.

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR TENANT RETENTION IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Improving your Focus on Tenant Retention As a landlord, finding good tenants is half the battle. But sometimes, once the perfect tenant is found, there is the tendency to sit back and hope the tenancy continues on without any hitches. The other half of the battle is keeping good tenants. As landlords, we can fail […]

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23.05.2017.

BENEFITS OF THE NEW ONLINE RENTAL BONDS SYSTEM

The Introduction of Rental Bonds Online As of 30th January this year, new changes came to the Residential Tenancy Act 2010 came into place with the introduction of Rental Bonds Online. The introduction of the new online rental bonds system has created a secure and reliable method for tenants, agencies and landlords to lodge, manage […]

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20.04.2017.

HOW TO REPORT REGULAR AND URGENT MAINTENANCE ON YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY

Keeping your Maintenance Reporting Spot On As a tenant, you are no doubt going to come across the need for maintenance on your leased property. Whether for a broken window latch, a wobbly fan, leaking tap or something more serious like a burst pipe or gas leak. It is more than likely going to happen. […]

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How to prevent mould in your house

22.03.2017.

HOW TO PREVENT MOULD FROM MOVING IN AT YOUR PLACE

There is nothing like spotting a big patch of spreading mould on your bathroom ceiling when you are relaxing in a nice, well deserved warm bath at the end of a hard working week. Or the terrible realisation that mould is spreading through your wardrobe quicker than you can say end of season sale. WHAT […]

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Claiming depreciation on your investment property

20.03.2017.

Preparing Early for End of Financial Year with Depreciation Schedules

As property investors, we are always happy to stumble across ways to increase our tax return and consequently, our bottom line. So when there are simple techniques and actions you can take to ensure your investment is working its hardest for you – we want you to know about it. This week it is depreciation […]

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