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Welcome to our blog. Here we will keep you up to date with what's happening in the Australian Rental Market, with a special focus on the Perth Metro Area, as well as tips relating to investing in property and property management. Enjoy!

We Love Rentals How to Create Positive Gearing and Cashflow

How to Create Positive Gearing & Cashflow

Positive gearing an investment property should be the end goal for every investor given it means that you are not outlaying any of your own funds, while the property also grows in value over time. What does positive gearing mean? Put simply, positive gearing occurs when the gross income generated by the investment is less…

We Love Rentals Productive vs Unproductive Debt

Productive VS. Unproductive Debt

Do you know the difference between productive and unproductive debt? A great number of people tend to have too much unproductive debt, and not enough debt that actually works for them productively to increase their wealth over time. The debt equation Let’s take a look at a scenario – say you have excess funds each…

We Love Rentals CoreLogic September 2017 Market Update

CoreLogic – Monthly Housing Market Update

Released, 14th September 2017: Watch the latest Housing Market Update for Perth. The housing and economic data is derived from the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for the month of September 2017. “This month we launched the new generation CoreLogic hedonic indices, which provide a further improvement on the market leading hedonic valuation model that CoreLogic…

We Love Rentals How To Spot A Bad Property Manager

How to Spot a Bad Property Manager…

Successful property investors understand that they need to treat their portfolios like a business, so they employ professionals to manage their properties on their behalf. Like any industry, however, not all property managers are created equal, so how can you recognise a not-so-great one? The following five “signs” or behaviours are clear indicators of a…

We Love Rentals Can You Ever Be To Old To Invest in Property

Can you ever be “Too Old” to Invest in Property?

Have you missed the boat? Is there ever a time when you’re just too old to invest in property? The general response would be no, but there’s a caveat: you’ll be far more limited and your strategy will be very different the later you start. That said, generating income from real estate should never be out…

We Love Rentals How To Get On The Property Ladder

How to Get on the Property Ladder

In many parts of Australia it is now much easier for an existing homeowner to “afford” their mortgage because interest rates are historically low. Homeowners and investors have experienced vastly reduced mortgage repayments over the past seven years as interest rates fell from more than seven per cent to just four per cent or lower…

We Love Rentals Pros Cons For Buying A Tenanted Property

Pros and Cons of Buying a Tenanted Property

After securing finance, spending months searching the property market, scouring the internet and attending countless home opens, you’ve finally found a property that meets your requirements and budget. But then you’re told the property is tenanted. Depending on your situation and your intentions for the property, this can prove to be either a help or…

We Love Rentals First Home Buyers 10 Tips

First Home Buyers – 10 Hot Tips!

If you are ready to purchase your first home consider these 10 hot tips! 1. Rentvesting While the thought of living in your first home is a tempting one, there is a financial incentive to making your first house an investment property. In doing so, all costs become a tax deduction and therefore up to…

We Love Rentals 6 Tips to Understand Property Investment Cash Flow

Property Investment Cashflow – 6 Tips to a Better Understanding

Along your investment journey, it’s cash flow that will keep you floating, until you have a big enough asset base to get out of the rat race. This means as a property investor, it’s vitally important to understand and maximise your net cash flow position. While most people just think of the rent coming in,…

We Love Rentals 12 Tips to Succeed in Property Investment

12 Tips to Help You Succeed in Property Investment

Property investment (and in that case nearly everything in life) can be a matter of trial and error, so wouldn’t it be great to have the beauty of hindsight now? Here are 12 simple tips that can help you become a smarter property investor and hopefully avoid some of the pitfalls. 1. Be in the…

We Love Rentals Invest Where You Live

Should You Invest Where You Live?

We choose to rent or own homes in particular suburbs because it’s close to where we work, it may have an exciting entertainment scene, or perhaps it’s in the right school zone for our children. But does that mean that you should invest in your own backyard, too? Make a distinction between where you live…

We Love Rentals Why An Investment Might Not Be The Right Thing

Why Buying an Investment Property Might not be the Right Thing to do…

While property investment is an excellent vehicle for growing lasting wealth, occasionally it’s the wrong fit for certain people and their expectations. You shouldn’t buy an investment property if: 1. You’re buying a property to pay less tax Many naive investors think negative gearing is an investment strategy. Their accountant tells them they need to…