Brad Minhinnick

How to score some cheap or free furniture for your rental

By Brad Minhinnick / August 3, 2022 /

Decorating your new home doesn’t have to be expensive. If you are on a tight budget, there are many great ways to score great deals on furniture and decorations that will make your place feel like home. Plus, if you are extra savvy, you can even get some things for free. There is an ever-growing…

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Top 5 things you must know about landlord insurance

By Brad Minhinnick / June 28, 2022 /

Landlord insurance will save you if things go wrong at your investment property. It is a must-have for any property investor. Despite this, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding landlord insurance. What it can cover, what it can’t cover, and when coverage is applied, are all very common questions. While the finer details can…

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How to remove mould from walls

By Brad Minhinnick / June 1, 2022 /

With all this wet weather we are having lately in Brisbane there is a high chance you have spotted some mould growing on your walls. Mould loves moist environments, and the level of rainfall has often been so high lately that some inevitable leaks between walls or into rooves. This has created the perfect environment…

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Are rental property repairs tax deductible?

By Brad Minhinnick / April 11, 2022 /

There will likely be a few times over the course of owning an investment property that you will need to pay for some repairs. Fortunately, this cost can be offset by some great tax benefits investment property owners can have up their sleeve. These tax benefits can help ease the costs of repairs you may…

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10 common mistakes to avoid when selling your home  

By Brad Minhinnick / March 8, 2022 /

Selling your home can be an emotional experience. If you’re finding the process stressful, confusing, or a downright nightmare, you’re not alone. With so many things to organize, it’s no wonder one in three people cry at some point throughout the experience.  There’s a lot at stake. You want to sell fast at a high…

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Queensland’s stage 1 rental reforms are commencing 1st of October 2022

By Brad Minhinnick / February 28, 2022 /

Stage 1 of Queensland’s major rental reforms is now officially commencing. The reforms designed to end no grounds evictions, and make it easier for renters with pets have received approval from the Governor in Council. Meaning that the 1st of October deadline is now in act and reforms must be followed from that date. The…

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How much does it cost to advertise my property on realestate.com.au? 

By Brad Minhinnick / February 22, 2022 /

Realestate.com.au is one of the most popular platforms to advertise your property on. With a large userbase of renters searching for their perfect property, it is one of the best ways to get more eyes on your property. One of the most common questions we see regarding advertising your property is how much does it…

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Is it a good idea to invest in an apartment?

By Brad Minhinnick / February 14, 2022 /

It wasn’t long ago that houses were believed to be the superior investment opportunity. The value of an investment in property was perceived to be in the land. So, the focus was on buying a property where the value of the land would increase. But since then, the demographics of Australia have shifted. The population…

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How long can a guest stay in my rental property?

By Brad Minhinnick / February 7, 2022 /

It is common for close relatives or friends to need to stay over as guests in your home from time to time. In some cases, they may need to stay for an extended time before moving to other accommodation. The question often comes up then, how long can they stay in my home before it…

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