Maintenance

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 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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Routine Inspection Checklist: How To Prepare For An Inspection

By Brad Minhinnick / February 3, 2020 /

Routine inspections can seem intimidating. A property manager coming around to your home, looking through each room and judging the state of the property seems nerve-racking. But, if you follow our checklist the whole process will be very smooth, and easy. How often can I expect an inspection? Inspections generally only happen once every three…

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How to Travel Overseas and Rent out Your Home Without a Hitch

By Brad Minhinnick / December 2, 2019 /

Renting out your property can be an excellent way to help fund overseas travel. It can also be the catalyst for increased financial and emotional stress. However, if you take the time to address a few key areas of concern before you jet off, it can make a world of difference to your renting experience.…

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Quick Tips For A More Desirable Rental Property: Air-Conditioning

By Brad Minhinnick / October 22, 2019 /

Here in Brisbane we love our air-conditioners. When summer gets to its sweltering highs and the humidity sets in, the air-conditioner is what keeps us going. The Brisbane climate makes them essential for almost every home. If you find that you are missing out on great tenants or have had your property on the market…

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Is Your Business Compliant?

By Brad Minhinnick / September 24, 2019 /

Prepared in an emergency In Australia we have some of the strictest emergency light and RCD testing standards and in the world. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to ensure that these standards are continually being met. We could sit here and bore you with lengthy references from Australian Standards but ultimately the most…

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A Quick Tip To Making Your Investment Property More Desirable: Lighting

By Brad Minhinnick / September 16, 2019 /

Getting the best tenants is incredibly important to any great investment property. It can be tough; the rental market is very competitive, and you need to do everything you can to make your property stand out. While some changes could cost a fortune, there are some great additions you can make, at a reasonable cost,…

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Who Is Responsible For Maintenance And Repairs?

By Brad Minhinnick / September 9, 2019 /

Keeping a property in great condition through maintenance and repairs can be hard work. But, with the tenant, landlord and property manager all working together the property will remain in excellent condition. There are many different elements to a property that needs maintenance and occasional repairs. Whether this is the gardens, drains, gutters, plumbing, air…

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