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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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Renting with pets

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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07.02.2017.

Top 5 features tenants look for in a rental property

When putting your property into the rental pool, you want to ensure you are putting forward. You want to tick as many boxes in your potential renter’s wish lists. The more features and benefits your property provides, the greater the number of applicants. And the higher the rental income you can yield. There are influencing […]

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14.12.2016.

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS WITH JUST ONE KEY ITEM

Your hip pocket can definitely take a hit at this time of year. From Christmas parties to presents to decorating and entertaining, it can seem as though more and more is heading out of your wallet than heading in. Thankfully, with the abundance of Christmas blogs, magazines, junk mail and shops adorned with every type […]

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18.11.2016.

Using nature to pretty up your balcony decor this Spring

For unit owners, with the lack of large backyard spaces, we tend to focus our designing efforts into the interiors of our home. Signature pieces to make a bold statement in a room, unique artwork to bring a room to life and sift furnishing for that personal touch and to really make it feel like […]

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