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Renting a Strata Property – Information for Tenants

If you rent a unit, apartment, townhouse or duplex, you’re probably living in a strata-titled property. Strata complexes are known for their common areas, as well as special sets of rules or by-laws that are decided by the body corporate and guided by the Strata Titles Act (1985). As a tenant in a strata property, [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Owning a Rental Property in WA – Building & Maintenance Requirements

Owning a rental property can be a fulfilling and lucrative opportunity but it also comes with a set of responsibilities that you must meet. The condition, security, and ongoing maintenance of your property will be crucial in attracting and retaining desirable tenants.  These factors are also important in maintaining the value of your property and, [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buying an Investment Property with a Partner: The Facts!

Buying an investment property with a friend, family member or partner can be a great way to step onto the property ladder. By pooling your combined income, you can make your first residential purchase and start earning a passive income. While investing together can be a great idea, it’s important to get the ownership structure [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Forecast – the Perth Property Market 2018

Perth's property market has been through a turbulent time in recent years, but most experts agree that it has now reached its lowest point. While this might seem like an alarming consensus, it also means that Perth's property market is preparing to rise. This bright spot for investment properties – as well as a boom [...]

By | January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Going Commercial – Investing in This Sector

Buying commercial property can be a highly lucrative and rewarding prospect, but you need to be prepared for what you'll face. The commercial property landscape works differently to residential investment, meaning there is a range of different factors to consider. If you’re ready to diversify your investment portfolio and jump into the commercial sector, consider [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advertise for Results

Standard web listings are no longer cutting it in this difficult market.  Owners need to consider how much is spent for advertising and how to get the best results. Tenants and buyers rarely use newspaper advertising. To gain the most out of web advertising,  property owners are realising that by paying more to position the [...]

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

Tenants Home & Contents Insurance

Recently the media has been filled with pictures of a house flood in Perth and a submerged car! We are told it was a Water Corporation pipe failure. We understand that Water Corporation have admitted liability and will bear the cost for repairs to the house. The owner is fully insured too.  Sadly the poor [...]

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

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