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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 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 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…

We Love Rentals Rental Bond Money What You Need To Know

Rental Bond Money – What You Need to Know…

When taking on a residential tenancy, typically the owner requires the tenant to pay a security bond upfront which equates to about four weeks’ rent. The purpose of the bond is to provide the owner with an opportunity to mitigate any losses, should they be incurred by the tenant. These losses may include damage to…

We Love Rentals Be A Dream Tenant

Keep this in Mind and You’ll be a Dream Tenant!

If every tenant knew these ten things, life would be a little happier for everyone (especially the landlord!). It is super important to pay your rent on time This isn’t because landlords are greedy – it’s because landlords rely on that rental return for their cash flow to pay the mortgage, the expenses and make…

We Love Rentals Rental Market Update October 2016

Rental Market Update – How Does Perth Compare?

The latest market snapshot reveals that rental markets were mostly flat across all our capital cities over the September quarter with most rents remaining at the levels recorded over the previous June quarter. However, monthly vacancy rates remain tight overall, despite recent high levels of new residential construction. In a nutshell: Perth rents still falling…

Tim Lawless CoreLogic

National Perth Housing Market Update from CoreLogic

Released today, 14th September 2016: Please find below this month’s CoreLogic housing market update, presented by CoreLogic research director Tim Lawless. “The performance of housing markets has been diverse across Australia.  Most capital city housing markets are only showing subtle growth trends, while Sydney and Melbourne have stood out based on their substantially higher rates of capital gains…

We Love Rentals Rental Rates Remain Submerged

Rental Rates Remain Submerged

This article was first published  here at rpmonline.com.au on 16th August 2016.  ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Rental rates showed no signs of lifting last month and are lower still for the 12-month period to July 2016, as the high levels of housing supply begin to take effect. The CoreLogic July Rent Index fell by -0.3 per cent in July to be -0.6 per…