Brad Minhinnick

COVID-19 Impacts On Property Management Survey Results

By Brad Minhinnick / April 27, 2020 /

COVID-19 has had a major impact on many industries across Australia, and property management is no exception. To see how far-reaching the impact has been, rent.com.au surveyed property managers to see how their workload has changed, how tenants have been affected and more. Now, these results have been revealed so we can see the true…

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All You Need To Know About Bond Loans

By Brad Minhinnick / April 20, 2020 /

Need to suddenly move but don’t have the cash for both the move and the bond? A bond loan can help you out. Through this you can pay your bond back in instalments instead of a large lump sum, giving you or your family much needed cash to complete the move. While often the bond…

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Open Letter to Landlords – REIQ

By Brad Minhinnick / April 17, 2020 /

14 April 2020 An Open Letter to Landlords from The Real Estate Institute of Queensland Will the Palaszczuk Government’s Special COVID-19 Protections for Residential Tenants protect you? As the owner of an investment property in Queensland, if you are not already aware of the Palaszczuk Government’s proposed Special COVID-19 Protections for residential tenants and landlords,…

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Who Is Responsible For Pest Control – Landlords Or Tenants?

By Brad Minhinnick / April 14, 2020 /

A pest infestation at a rental property can cause headaches for both tenants and landlords. A lot of work needs to go into managing the infestation, or pest control will need to be called. Often, at this time, pest issues can cause conflicts between tenants and landlords as to who is responsible for dealing with…

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How The Real Estate Industry Is Innovating During COVID-19 Restrictions

By Brad Minhinnick / April 6, 2020 /

The property industry has been forced to innovate fast very recently. As a traditionally slow adopter to new technologies, the COVID-19 crisis has really brought the hammer down, forcing the entire industry to race ahead. As the crisis continues and the lockdowns become stricter across the country, the entire industry has been forced to find…

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Top 5 Tips for Maximising Your Investment Property In 2020

By Brad Minhinnick / April 1, 2020 /

In Australia, real estate is a common and generally safe investment, but few people know how to get the most out of it. Whether you’re long-term renting or waiting to sell, we will provide you with 5 tips to get the most out of your investment property.  1. Be smart about renovations  Renovating your property can be an effective way…

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Renter Or Property Investor During The COVID-19 Crisis, What Can You Do?

By Brad Minhinnick / March 23, 2020 /

The current crisis surrounding COVID-19 and its economic impact are affecting Australians across the country. Both renters and property investors are experiencing these impacts, or the uncertainty as to whether they will in the future. It is during this time that what is legislated and what is right and fair comes under stress, and puts…

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Failure To Check These Key Issues Are Causing Headaches For Investors

By Brad Minhinnick / March 16, 2020 /

Australian buyers know what they want from a property. We know that we want quality finishes, lots of storage space, bench space, and solar panels. Investors know that the more boxes they tick the more applications they will receive, and the higher rental yield they could receive. Afterall, high quality kitchen benches, modern flooring, and…

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What Do Australian Renters Want To See In A Property?

By Brad Minhinnick / March 9, 2020 /

Realestate.com.au recently conducted a poll on Instagram, asking Australian renters what their must haves are when it comes to choosing a rental property. This was an interesting experiment that revealed, at least according to their audience, what some of Aussie renters’ pet peeves are with the homes they have rented or viewed. While a bit…

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