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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 Are Holiday Homes a Wise Investment

Are Holiday Homes a Wise Investment?

Are Holiday Homes a Wise Investment? Have you just returned from a trip down south over the Christmas break and wondering if buying a holiday home would make a smart investment for 2018? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons! Pros: Unlimited Access – A big advantage is you can have unlimited access to…

We Love Rentals Rental Yields 101

Rental Yields 101!

If you’ve been looking into property investment, chances are you’ve come across the term “rental yield”.  As an investor, it is an important concept to understand in order to assess the potential income and cash flow of an investment property. Rental yield is the rate of income return over the cost associated with an investment…

We Love Rentals A Look At History

GUEST BLOG: A Look at the History of the Australian Property Market

Interesting article published by Michael Yardney of Property Update as he reflects over the Australian Property Market over the last decade. A lot can happen in a decade. In fact, a lot did happen over the last 10 years. Now the reason for my reflective mood is that the 10th anniversary edition my first book How to Grow a…

We Love Rentals 10 Tips To Maximise Your Rental Income

10 Tips to Maximise Your Rental Income!

In today’s tough market of low rents, it’s more important than ever to get the biggest bang for buck and maximise the return of your assets. Here’s a list of 10 ways to hopefully stack the odds in your favour! 1. Minor facelift Rents need to increase to keep up with inflation. If your rent…

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…

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 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 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 Rent or Sell Your Family Home

Should You Rent or Sell Your Family Home?

Whatever the reason, you may be faced with the decision to move away from your family home. Should you sell or should  you retain the property and rent it out? Everyone’s circumstances are different, so there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, however here is a list of 10 key considerations to help you…