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Careful approach to leasing vital for landlords

Landlords have been urged to be meticulous in the way they manage residential tenancy leases as Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions ease.... View more

Financial housekeeping at tax time: 5 smart tax tips for property owners

EOFY is fast approaching, which means it's time for homeowners and real estate investors to do to a little financial housekeeping. Consider these tax tips.... View more

What you need to know about the revamped Residential Tenancies Act

The State Government’s revamped Residential Tenancies Act, will be fully enacted by July 2020, includes more than 130 reforms. Here's what you need to know.... View more

Investor insights: Looking past rental yield and capital gains

Successfully investing in Melbourne property can be challenging. We've discussed how looking at the bigger picture can make succeeding easier.... View more

Tenant selection processes in the spotlight as tenancy laws are tightened

Finding quality, reliable tenants is always important and under the proposed new tenancy laws, using a professional property manager will be crucial.... View more

Rise of 'professional tenants' a game changer for landlords

Melbourne is attracting a flourishing ‘professional tenants’ population, stimulated by strong interstate and overseas migration, in addition to locals who haven’t yet climbed onto the property ladder.... View more

Property Investors: How to maximise your returns

Most property investors play a long game. It’s a golden rule of real estate that retaining ownership of a property for 10 years or more sharply increases the likelihood you will double your money, reg... View more

Setting the right rent – how high-grade data networks assist landlords

Landlords can easily make mistakes when setting rents for tenants, leading to costly errors. Go to the rental market with an asking rent that’s above the going rate for comparable properties and you ... View more

5 steps landlords should take to prepare a property for tenants

You've just become a landlord - congratulations! Make sure you prepare your property for your new tenants before they move in by following these five steps.... View more

How to maintain a great relationship with your property manager

Do you know what level of communication to expect in your relationship with a property manager? Here are some tips to understand it better.... View more

It's your turn to have a say on Victoria's renting laws

The Victorian Government has put forward an options paper for the Residential Tenancies Act, with many significant changes in the pipeline.... View more

Landlords need to be on the inside track in the north’s crowded apartment market

Hot demand from tenants is absorbing a sharp increase in the supply of new apartments in Melbourne’s north. Young couples seeking an “urban edge” lifestyle close to transport hubs are the leading demo... View more

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