Are you a tenant thinking of getting a pet?

There are a few basic steps and things to think about when wanting to get a pet. First consider the practicality of the pet in your rental property. Does the property have the room to [...]

July 25th, 2017|

Fair wear and tear vs Damage

At the end of the tenancy fair wear and tear or damage may be an issue at your final bond inspection.  As a tenant you are responsible for any negligent, irresponsible or intentional damage to [...]

July 25th, 2017|

Stabilised Perth Market

The Perth rental market has seen a decrease in vacancies since last year May 2016.  REIWA statistics show vacancies were 11,500 and have decreased to 10,500 currently in WA.  This compares with around 3500 in [...]

July 25th, 2017|

Year End Tax Time Considerations

With tax time fast approaching, property investors may not be prepared. One landlord insurance specialist gives some tips on how to play nice with the tax man. Carolyn Parrella, executive manager of Terri Scheer Insurance and [...]

July 25th, 2017|

Air BnB,Uber,Stayz,Purple Bricks

You will all be familiar with some of these names. They are the new wave of businesses competing for your business and are here to stay. But they are called disruptors and with very good [...]

July 25th, 2017|

NBN roll out and your investment property

Tenants are allowed to have NBN with the Landlord’s permission. NBN Co will need to install equipment on both the inside and outside of the property. If your property is managed by Strata, permission from [...]

January 19th, 2017|

General Dishwasher Maintenance Tips

A dishwasher is generally a low maintenance appliance. Below are some basic tips for keeping your dishwasher running in tip-top shape. • Don’t Get Zapped. Dishwashers have built-in water heaters and motors which can consume [...]

January 18th, 2017|

Changes in the Rental Market in 2016

We have seen an interesting change in the reasons why tenants are vacating. Early in 2016 the majority of tenants vacated due to the down turn in the resource and construction industry. They were being [...]

January 18th, 2017|

As a tenant can I get NBN?

The great news is you may be able to get NBN if you’re renting your property. You will need to ask your Property Manager for permission and keep them informed about connecting your home to the [...]

January 18th, 2017|

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