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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!

Gorgeous Garden In Small Space

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…

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…

Baby Boomer Downsizing Incentive Scheme – How You Can Cash In!

The federal government’s new ‘downsizer’ incentive came into effect on July 1 and experts expect more family homes will hit the market as a result. Haven’t heard about the changes? Read on to find out how you can potentially cash in on your family home. What is the scheme? The scheme allows homeowners over 65…

Do Real Estate Agents Make Good Property Investors (and vice versa)?

It’s no surprise many property investors, at some stage in their lives, have considered becoming selling agents.Probably because much of their time is spent searching for properties, inspecting them, imagining how they would improve them and how much equity they could make in 20 years’ time. With all this time invested, they might as well…

We Love Rentals Mining Towns Collapse Not Reflective of Broader Market

Mining Towns Collapse not Reflective of Broader Market

So why the collapse? Dwindling workforces, coupled with the comparative decrease in the demand for accommodation are the key reasons behind the price drops in Karratha and cities such as Perth and Darwin. So why won’t other major cities suffer similar price drops? Simple; the major city markets are driven by different dynamics which pre-date…

The Struggle Is Real Why Its So Hard For Gen Ys To Get Into The Property Game

The Struggle is Real Why it’s So Hard for Gen Y’s to Get into the Property Game

Whether it’s moving out of the family home or kick-starting a property investment career, here’s some of the obstacles that may leave Gen Y’s in the starting block. 1. Poor spending habits and poor credit – spending money that isn’t yours on stuff you don’t need. Credit card defaults can result in a black mark against your personal credit…

We Love Rentals Leaving Home Tips To Help Survive The Big Move

Leaving Home – Tips to Help Survive the Big Move

There comes a time in most people’s lives where you decide to make the big move away from your parent’s and into a place of your own. There are a few things to consider in order to make the move a successful one. Can you afford it? Ensure you are financially independent and ready to…

We Love Rentals Top 4 Money Myths Busted

Top Four Money Myths – Busted!

Have you ever wondered how some people get rich while others fall short? To get you onto the right track let’s bust the top four money myths. Myth 1 – Is it an investment or merely a gamble? Successful individuals tend to study the financials of any future investment; looking for strengths and weaknesses, as…

We Love Rentals Tips for Selling a Vacant Property

Tips for Selling a Vacant Property

So, the house you’re selling is vacant? Don’t despair! Here’s our top tips for making the sales process for your empty home a more straightforward one. CHECK YOUR HOME INSURANCE POLICY Dust off your home insurance documents and policy to see if your coverage changes when you no longer live in the property. Both your…

NAB Residential Property Survey Q3 2017 Report

NAB Residential Property Survey – Q3 2017

Sentiment rises and confidence lifts among property experts in Q3. NAB expects prices to slow in 2018-19, but not a severe adjustment. Australian housing market sentiment lifted over the third quarter of 2017, supported mainly by a large increase in the number of property experts reporting positive rental growth in the quarter and continued house…

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…