Brad Minhinnick

What to do if your tenant can’t pay the rent

By Brad Minhinnick / June 8, 2021 /

A tenant being unable to pay the rent is not a position any landlord wants to end up in. However, if it does happen it is important to follow the correct procedures to reduce risk on yourself and your investment. Having a tenant pay on time is important for most property owners. This is because…

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New tenant? Never underestimate the importance of the screening process

By Brad Minhinnick / June 2, 2021 /

If you have a prospective new tenant, it is vital that you do a thorough screening before signing anything. This process can help in the decision making process, allowing you to feel more confident in choosing this tenant. A part of this is going through and contacting the tenant’s references. By being thorough here you…

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10 FOMO errors you should avoid when the property market is running hot

By Brad Minhinnick / May 24, 2021 /

With the property market in Brisbane seeing massive levels of growth recently, it can be very tempting to rush out and buy a property. The property market works in cycles, and often as it starts to grow, more people jump onto the rise to avoid having to pay potentially even higher prices in the future.…

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5 Brisbane Suburbs That You Should Invest In This Year

By Brad Minhinnick / May 17, 2021 /

After a tumultuous 2020, the Brisbane property market is expected to make a rapid recovery this year. This is the general consensus among some of the biggest financial institutions in the country, with reports from ANZ and AMP Capital both predicting a near 10% increase in median housing prices. This surge is anticipated due to…

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What do tenants look for in a rental?

By Brad Minhinnick / May 10, 2021 /

With demand for Australian rental properties nearing an all-time high, many property owners are living the dream. The national vacancy rate is hovering around a 10-year low, and due to the excessive rate of demand, many prospective tenants are offering to pay up to $100 more per week in order to secure a property. However,…

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Capital Growth v Rental Yield – Which strategy is better for you?

By Brad Minhinnick / May 5, 2021 /

Should you invest for capital growth or rental yield? It is the age-old property question that has never actually been answered. However, as cliché as it may sound, there is no right or wrong investment strategy. Instead, it is completely dependent on the psychological makeup of the individual; At the end of the day, one…

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Brisbane market snapshot – March 2021

By Brad Minhinnick / April 27, 2021 /

Demand for housing in Queensland has skyrocketed. There has been a massive reduction in rental listings month-on-month as the supply of rental homes struggles to keep pace with demand. This is great news for property owners in Brisbane, as the city experiences a boom. Brisbane has become an extremely attractive city for interstate movers due…

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A step-by-step guide for when your tenant gives notice to vacate

By Brad Minhinnick / April 19, 2021 /

When your tenant provides their notice to vacate the property, timing is important. It is vital that you take the necessary steps to ensure the handover goes smoothly, and your next tenant can be sourced as soon as possible. By making this process smooth you will be able to reduce confrontations and avoid losing many…

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Market recap April 2021 – Fortitude Valley

By Brad Minhinnick / April 13, 2021 /

Fortitude Valley is Brisbane’s grungy, hip, nightlife, and food center. Filled with exciting entertainment possibilities, hidden laneways, and creative eateries, Fortitude Valley is sure to provide a great day or night out. Referred to as “The Valley” by locals, this part of the city has been constantly transforming itself, allowing it to retains its place…

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