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Protecting children in rental properties

A recent coronial inquest was held into the death of a 22 month old boy, who tragically died at the family's Yokine home in October 2013.  Forensic pathologists found that the boy had died of injuries suffered when the 1.25m tallboy he was climbing on toppled onto him. During the inquest the boys mother gave [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Property investment still makes sense in WA

Author: REIWA President Hayden Groves Much has been made in recent times about the WA rental market favouring tenants. While it certainly is a good time to rent and tenants do have a healthy supply of stock to choose from, this does not mean prospective investors should be deterred from utilising property investment to help [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Buying or Renting

The positives of renting Financial institutions are offering an 80% mortgage loan and many cannot afford it and renting is the viable alternative. Renting gives you flexibility to move easily You are not responsible for the costs of maintenance You can rent in an area you may not afford to purchase You will have extra [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s the Difference Between a Property Manager and a Real Estate Agent?

Property management and real estate are actually two separate industries which are often confused and lumped together by some outsiders. While there are some areas of overlap and both deal with housing, the similarities are minute. Property managers find tenants but don’t buy or sell properties What is a Real Estate Agent? A [...]

By | October 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Defining Good Strata Management

Good strata management involves working closely with the Council of Owners and having quality accounting systems to assist with the multitude of tasks involved. It’s an important job that involves ensuring legal and insurance compliance, maintenance and that all administration is kept accurate and up to date. Many strata complexes suffer from poor management however, [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Why Maintenance Standards are Critical for Good Returns on Rental Properties

Property investors tend to spend a lot of time researching a suitable property to purchase in order to maximise their returns. However, this is only one aspect of successful real estate investment. The other, often overlooked factor is keeping the property in good condition. Experienced real estate investors and industry professionals know that spending money [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

3 Bluegum Road, MORLEY WA 6062

Main bedroom and living room has a relaxing outlook over Mahogany Park. The kitchen is a chef's delight with double oven, gas stove, dishwasher and lots of cupboard space. Joint open plan dining and living room that opens onto a secure alfresco area. The main bedroom has air-conditioning and each bedroom is well sized and [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 3 Bluegum Road, MORLEY WA 6062

What to Look for in a Property Management Firm

Excellent management is crucial for any successful investment and for most people, property is the biggest financial investment they will make. Property has a proven   reputation as a strong long term asset, but no matter how strong an asset is, poor management will compromise its viability as a high performance investment. Property investors must think [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments