Meth screening rental properties: a best-practice approach

17-Apr-2018 12:02:00 Share this:

Meth use is increasing at an alarming rate in Australia and is putting both people and properties at serious risk.

In the rental market, landlords are at risk of having their investments devalued or deemed uninhabitable due to meth contamination. Fixing this can be both costly and time consuming, leaving property owners severely out of pocket and with an unoccupied property on their hands. The only way to ensure a rental property is meth free is with regular screenings, particularly in between tenancies.


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Topics: Rental Property, meth testing, Landlords, Investment Property

Getting Started in Property Investment

21-Feb-2018 14:43:33 Share this:

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still viewed as one of the safest long-term investments.

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Topics: Property Management, Buying, Australia, Property Investment, Investment Property

How To Get Started in Property Investment

16-Jun-2017 10:27:29 Share this:

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still viewed as one of the safest long-term investments.


 If you haven’t dipped your toe into property investment yet, you may be wondering about how to get started and there’s no doubt it can be a bit of a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be! 


There are a few strategies you can go with and what you end up pursuing really depends on what you’re looking for. 

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Topics: Australia, Property Management, Buying, Investment Property, Property Investment, Regional

Add value and increase deductions with an alfresco area

06-Dec-2016 15:12:57 Share this:

Australia is made for outdoor living, so it is little wonder that alfresco areas have become sought after additions in any property. Owners see great value in adding permanent weatherproof structures to an investment property. Creating an indoor-outdoor environment that can be enjoyed all year round not only adds value to the existing property, but can also help to attract tenants and potentially increase the annual rental yield.

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Topics: Investment Property, Advice, Outdoor, Add Value To Your Property

May's edition of Property Focus is out now!

11-May-2016 14:53:44 Share this:
In our May edition of Property Focus we look at:
* Buying a home? Take four breaths for peace of mind
* What about investing in regional Australia?
* Australia market update - state-by-state.

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Topics: Rural, Residential, Buying, Investment Property, Regional

For an affordable investment with solid rental yield, look to regional Australia

09-May-2016 11:00:00 Share this:

Regional Australia presents a range of vibrant, eclectic opportunities for active property investors.

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Topics: Property Investment, Investment Property, Landmark Harcourts, Regional