Tenant

A first time renter’s guide to moving out.

By Brad Minhinnick / July 6, 2020 /

We told you how to get your first rental in our previous article, but now comes the really stressful part, moving out. Often, you will have a very short time between securing your rental and moving in day. In this time, you will have a lot to organise. From signing the lease to setting up…

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How to get a rental property with no rental history.

By Brad Minhinnick / June 29, 2020 /

Moving out of home and landing your first rental can be challenging. Not only do you have to source furniture, save money for the move, and navigate an unfamiliar world of electricity and insurance providers, but you have to secure a property first. Unfortunately for many first time renters they will find landlords tend to…

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5 ways to spend some time improving your garden during COVID-19

By Brad Minhinnick / May 22, 2020 /

While we are all spending more time at home during the pandemic there is a perfect opportunity to get into the garden and showing it some TLC. With the right changes you can turn your garden into a space you love to spend time in, and can show off to guests when the restrictions ease.…

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Save Space And Transform Your Rental Property With A Vertical Garden

By Brad Minhinnick / May 5, 2020 /

Looking for a new way to give your rental property’s outdoor spaces a fresh look but don’t have the space for new landscaping? Vertical gardens are a great option. If you have been following architecture trends over the past 5 or so years you will notice a feature many of these new buildings, which are…

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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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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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How To Get A Rental Property With No Rental History

By Brad Minhinnick / February 24, 2020 /

If you are renting for the first time it is easy to be intimidated, thinking that you don’t have a chance against others with a long and impeccable record. While it is true that you may have to work harder to prove yourself, it is not impossible. There are many great ways you can prove…

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6 tips To Prepare Your Puppy For Apartment Life

By Brad Minhinnick / February 18, 2020 /

Getting a new puppy is an exciting time. Welcoming your new furry best friend into your life is a lot of fun. Of course, there are many challenges you will face in preparing your pup to integrate into your home. Challenges like training, puppy-proofing, and ensuring they get a lot of exercise. For those of…

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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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