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 / 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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How To Ensure Your Investment Property’s Pool Reaches Safety Requirements

By Brad Minhinnick / March 2, 2020 /

Everyone loves a pool. With our hot weather, it makes for a great way to cool off, exercise in, and entertain the kids with. Pools form a part of our culture, offering a great place to have fun with the family during a BBQ. They are also a feature that can increase rental returns from…

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How To Prepare Your Investment Property For Summer

By Brad Minhinnick / February 10, 2020 /

Keeping your investment property in good condition is an important aspect of owning an investment property. Not only does it attract and retain great tenants, but it also ensures that your property is well looked after. A part of this is preparing your property for the different seasons it will face. Across the 2019-2020 summertime,…

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Brisbane Rental Market Snapshot December 2019

By Brad Minhinnick / January 13, 2020 /

Edging into the New Year, Brisbane has set itself up for a positive 2020, finishing 2019 on stable footings. Having weathered through the housing bubble crash of southern states in 2019, Brisbane’s recent stability has led it to become a popular spot for investors and interstate migrants, boosting the state’s housing market. Despite the price…

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What To Do With Animals In An Emergency

By Brad Minhinnick / December 23, 2019 /

Natural disasters can happen at any time. While it is important for us to have a plan on how we defend our homes and property, it is equally important to have a plan regarding our animals. Floods and fires are common across Queensland. So, knowing what disaster management plans are in place and how that…

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Keeping Your Pets Cool This Summer

By Brad Minhinnick / December 16, 2019 /

As the weather continues to get hotter it is important to look out for the furry member of the family. Like humans, cats and dogs need to keep cool during the summer months. Fortunately, there are many great, creative, ways to keep your pets cool and prevent heatstroke. To help your furry friend here are…

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Brisbane Rental Market Report November 2019

By Brad Minhinnick / December 9, 2019 /

Brisbane has continued its run of stable rent prices across 2019 well into November. With summer setting in and parts of the country facing natural disasters, seeing stability in the housing market is a relief to many. But not every measure has flatlined, Brisbane is still seeing steady improvements in other major areas. That is,…

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