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Leases and co-tenants

The Residential Tenancy Agreement (Lease) is a legal contract. If any party wants to change the lease, all parties must agree in writing. This includes the Agent, The Landlord and ALL tenants who are party [...]

January 18th, 2017|

Gumtree rental scam article from REIWA

A Joondalup property manager has reported an incident to REIWA where unauthorised tenants have moved into a vacant property. The property manager said the tenants were scammed after advertising for a rental on Gumtree. Their [...]

November 24th, 2016|

Court Rules On Repairs written by Rent Cover

The Victorian Supreme Court’s ruling on a landlord’s obligation towards repairs may set a precedent. When a tenant in Gippsland sought the intervention of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) into the state of [...]

November 15th, 2016|

Dead Cat Bounce ???

DEAD CAT BOUNCE ?? Is the Perth rental market in a Dead Cat Bounce? Share traders and brokers will often talk about a dead cat bounce where the market appears to drag along at the [...]

October 4th, 2016|

Waterproofing Issues in New Stratas

We are seeing a number of new developments with severe waterproofing issues. Sometimes these only become evident 2-3 years later and in some cases the builder has declared bankruptcy and is no longer around to [...]

September 20th, 2016|

Is the Perth Rental Market Turning

Rental properties advertised on REIWA have dropped to 11,027 from 11,331 4 weeks ago. We have definitely leased more properties over the last 2 weeks and our Saturday home viewing day is seeing a lot [...]

September 14th, 2016|

We Thought Residential Rents Were Stabilizing

2-3 weeks ago our vacancy rates showed a definite improvement and we started to get more enquiries. The last 2 weeks have seen a big jump in tenants vacating. Applicants are asking for extras such [...]

April 18th, 2016|

Perth Rental Rates Still Trending Down

We are still having to drop rents to attract tenants and as a result have had one of our best weeks leasing property last week. However some of our owners still refuse to accept that [...]

October 13th, 2015|

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