Landlord

6 tips for a stress free time with your tenants

By Brad Minhinnick / November 23, 2020 /

Property is one of the most popular investments for Australian families to make. Out of this most Australians aim to achieve a passive boost to their income, without having to spend much time focusing on their investment. However, sometimes property investment can be stressful, especially if you get bad tenants. But there are certain things…

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Top 7 renovations you can make to increase the rent

By Brad Minhinnick / November 16, 2020 /

Renovating your investment property to give it a fresh look is a great place to start for some property investors looking to improve their rent. However, renovating a home isn’t a cheap process so it is important that you get highest output from the smallest investment possible. A part of achieving this is understanding the…

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5 tips for ensuring your tenants are safe

By Brad Minhinnick / November 6, 2020 /

As a landlord, you have a duty of care and are expected to provide a sense of security for your tenant, ensuring the rental premises are safe to live within. While certain safety features are required by law, you should introduce a set of effective measures to further protect your tenant from situations that may…

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See what major developments are happening near you in Brisbane with this simple tool

By Brad Minhinnick / September 28, 2020 /

Brisbane is a growing city with lots of new developments being proposed, and many under construction. It is exciting to see many of these great changes happening in the city, many of which will offer great new precincts for locals and visitors to explore. Of course, developments can also be disruptive, and if you are…

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Brisbane rental market snapshot August 2020

By Brad Minhinnick / September 21, 2020 /

A lot has happened in Australia since our last market snapshot. We are officially in a recession, seeing over a 7% drop in the country’s GDP, stage 4 COVID restrictions got applied in Melbourne, putting the city into total lockdown, New South Wales saw a flare up in cases, and here in Queensland we had…

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How to manage your rental property during COVID-19

By Brad Minhinnick / September 7, 2020 /

There is a lot of help out there for property owners who have been hit the hardest financially by COVID. If you are in this boat it is quite common, so you are not alone. If your tenants have been struggling suddenly and their ability to pay the rent on time has been diminished you…

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Why walk score matters when looking for a rental property.

By Brad Minhinnick / August 17, 2020 /

If there is one thing COVID has encouraged us to do it is to get out for a walk in our neighbourhood. We have been spending time getting to know our neighbourhoods again, finding hidden beauty, while supporting our local shops and restaurants. Now, there are a few things you may have discovered on your…

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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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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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