Responsibilities of Owners Corporations

Responsibilities of Owners Corporations

(The below information and advice is general in nature and is in line with the current legislation as at 18/10/2017) An owner’s corporation (formerly body corporate) manages the common/shared sections of a property. They are governed by the legislation set out in the Owner’s Corporation Act 2006 and the Owners Corporation Regulations 2007. It’s often […]

20 Queen Street Blackburn

20 Queen Street Blackburn

Designed by the Hayball design studios and completed in 2015, 20 Queen Street, Blackburn comprises of 51 apartments, both 1 and 2 bedroom. A beautiful maroon exterior makes it a stand out in the street while the gardens that surround it keep the building looking private and clean. In a prime position in Blackburn, it’s […]

Pets and Renting

Pets and Renting

Pets in rental properties are always a problem area for landlords and tenants in Victoria. Here is all the details you need to know about pets and renting. First off, in 5 years of property management I’ve had pet damage once in a property. The tenants used the shower to wash the dog. It became […]

Covering Your Investment, An Assessment

Covering Your Investment, An Assessment

This article covers a number of topics to ensure your investment property liability and cost is minimised. Making sure you have the best insurance cover, are claiming depreciation on your property via your tax, having compliant smoke alarms and gas appliances and keeping your mortgage interest rate low are all methods to ensure maximum return, […]

Preparing Your Property For Lease

Preparing Your Property For Lease

How your property is presented to potential tenants greatly influences the return you can get on your investment. This article discusses the best strategies to market your property for maximum return and to attract the perfect tenant. Pricing It’s important to be realistic about the price per week you advertise your investment at. Too high […]