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Remember Rent Increases? They're Making a Comeback in 2019!

April 26, 2019


Can’t fight market trends!  With vacancy rates decreasing and the local rental market clearly gaining momentum over the last few months, we’ve already begun to see rent increases and are preparing for this to become a market trend.  Whether you’re a landlord or tenant, rent increases will most likely aeffect you and your tenancy in […]


What Do Tenants Want?

November 4, 2018

Landlord Tips Renting

Did you know that adjusting or tweaking some areas of your home will change the target market you will attract?  Whether there’s a buzz about a low Vacancy Rate or if the properties are taking a little longer to rent in a slower Rental Market, it’s great to know what prospective tenants are looking for […]


2018 Half Year Rental Market Overview

August 29, 2018


The first half of 2018 has welcomed a steady rental market with a consistently low vacancy rate in comparison to recent years. We saw some unseasonal tightening of the market through May and June which has carried over to the second half of 2018 and we anticipate an ongoing trend here. A snapshot of the […]


How green is your thumb?

July 27, 2018

Landlord Tips Renting

In a perfect world, we would all love our tenants to have green thumbs.  Sometimes this happens!  But this isn’t always the case.  To cover all bases, we recommend some hard-wearing plants which will still make your home look well presented, but at the same time will be low-maintenance and water-wise.  For those playing along […]


Rent Arrears

June 22, 2018

Landlord Tips Renting

  Even the best tenants can find themselves in the rent arrears trap if they fall into financial stress, for example, sometimes this can be caused by events such as loss of employment or a relationship breakdown. It’s important to begin every tenancy with the end in mind – ensuring your tenant understands what will […]


It’s Reno Season!

May 22, 2018

Landlord Tips Renting

Between Easter and the end of the Financial Year is the time when most investors tend to do their renovating.  No matter how big or small the repairs, it’s all about keeping your property maintained. If you’ve engaged a good property management service, they will provide recommendations and suggestions for upgrades, maintenance and preventative maintenance, […]