Brad Minhinnick

How to keep your rental’s carpets and rugs clean and tidy

By Brad Minhinnick / August 10, 2020 /

If the home you are renting has carpets, you will see how quickly they can get dirty. That is why it is important to gain great daily habits when cleaning your home, especially when cleaning your carpets. There are some simple things you can do that will keep your carpets looking and smelling great. To…

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Costs you should know about when selling your property in Brisbane.

By Brad Minhinnick / July 27, 2020 /

Selling your house or your investment property is a major step, so it is important that you are prepared before you put the property on the market. Your first thought will probably be the price you would like to sell you house for, second thought may be hiring a sales agent, but do you know…

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6 houseplants which are stylish and safe for pets

By Brad Minhinnick / July 20, 2020 /

One of the best ways to spice up your rental, and make it feel more like your space is to add indoor plants. There are heaps of different houseplants to choose from which will make your home look and feel beautiful. But not all houseplants are made equally. If you have a furry little friend,…

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Brisbane rental market snapshot June 2020

By Brad Minhinnick / July 13, 2020 /

A lot has changed in the past 6 months, and this has affected the rental market. However, while COVID is still fresh in our minds, we are beginning to recover from its effects. With lockdowns easing across the majority of the country we are beginning to see some semblance of normality, and this is extending…

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A first time renter’s guide to moving out.

By Brad Minhinnick / July 6, 2020 /

We told you how to get your first rental in our previous article, but now comes the really stressful part, moving out. Often, you will have a very short time between securing your rental and moving in day. In this time, you will have a lot to organise. From signing the lease to setting up…

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How to get a rental property with no rental history.

By Brad Minhinnick / June 29, 2020 /

Moving out of home and landing your first rental can be challenging. Not only do you have to source furniture, save money for the move, and navigate an unfamiliar world of electricity and insurance providers, but you have to secure a property first. Unfortunately for many first time renters they will find landlords tend to…

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How the Demand Index can help you better understand the market.

By Brad Minhinnick / June 22, 2020 /

Despite the pandemic there has still been plenty of demand from high-intent buyers looking for the perfect home or investment property. Realestate.com.au has continued to see record all time high audience metrics with 11.9 million people visiting the site in May. With everyone working from home there has been more time to go online and…

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How much does it cost to keep an investment property?

By Brad Minhinnick / June 15, 2020 /

You may think the big expense is over when you have paid the deposit and budgeted in the mortgage repayments. However, investment properties do have many ongoing costs that should be budgeted for. This is not to say that investment properties are a bad idea, quite the contrary, the issue is many Australian families jump…

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10 tips for buying your first investment property

By Brad Minhinnick / June 8, 2020 /

Investing in property is very popular in Australia due to its high potential returns and relative stability. Of course, there is a first time for everything and property investment is no different. So, to help those looking to get into property investment we have created 10 tips to get you started on the right track.…

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