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FIVE Winter Maintenance Tasks to Protect Your Perth Rental

Wondering which tasks will help protect your Perth rental for winter? To help prepare your Perth rental from the next few months of windy weather, here’s our top five maintenance tasks to attend to. In our experience, keeping on top of these tasks can prevent 80% of the common maintenance requests our property managers deal…

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5 Low Maintenance Indoor Plants to Improve Your Mental Health

Feeling a little cooped up due to COVID-19? Try one of these 5 low maintenance indoor plants for your Perth rental and refresh your mental space… Did you know a study from 2015 revealed tending to indoor plants can reduce physical and mental stress? And leave you feeling comfortable, and soothed? Other mental health benefits…

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Perth Property Forecast 2020

Perth property forecast 2020… 2019 brought some welcome relief for Perth landlords, with a surge in interest and applications on properties, faster leasing times, and finally some small rent increases for certain suburbs. So how’s the Perth real estate market expected to fare in 2020? Read the Perth property forecast 2020 below… Key takeaways from…

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Hoping For A Rent Increase In 2020?

Hoping for a rent increase in 2020? Key points: More rent increases in September and October! Perth rental demand is starting to outstrip supply Investor and first home buyer activity is picking up The WA economy is improving Experts predict further rent increase in 2020 Great news for owners! In the months of September and…

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Should I Sell My Investment Property?

  Should I sell my investment property of 5+ years even though it hasn’t earned me any capital gains? The short answer is, no – if you can afford to hang onto it. Why?… “If you can afford to keep your investment property, you could sell for $40,000-$60,000 more in the next two to three…

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The Risks of Allowing Pets and How-to Protect Your Rental.

Thinking of allowing pets at your rental? Doing so can come with great rewards, like leasing your home faster, earning you a higher rent and securing a longer tenancy. But what about the risks of allowing pets? Pets can be messy and disruptive. And if you don’t have the proper precautions in place, they can…

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Three Rewards of Allowing Pets at Your Rental

Thinking of allowing pets at your rental? It’s a decision that comes with both risks and rewards – so it can be hard to know what the best choice is. With a good property manager, allowing pets at your rental can have great benefits – like putting more rent money in your pocket, and attracting a longer term…

Prepare your rental for winter

13 Tips to Prepare Your Rental for Winter

Prepare Your Rental for Winter Perth winter has almost set in! Here’s a list of 13 tips to help you prepare your home or investment property for the colder months… 13 Tips to Winter-Proof Your Rental Roofing: Check the roof and around vents, skylights and chimneys for leaks. A watertight roof will do wonders for keeping…

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How to Create a Gorgeous Garden in a Small Space

We all need green space in our lives, but with nearly 98% of Aussies living in urban areas, that is easier said than done. Studies show that plants can have a positive effect on health and well being, from calming us down to making us feel good.   When space is at a premium, gardens…

Get Your Deposit Back: A Cleaning Checklist

Moving Out? Get Your Deposit Back: A Cleaning Checklist

People who rent tend to move house more often than those who own their own home. Moving is second only to a death in the family when it comes to anxiety-provoking life events, so it’s no wonder many renters are overwhelmed by the challenges of packing their lives up and moving. There’s also the worrying…