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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|Commercial News, Owner News, 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

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