Archive for September, 2016

The Laws On Residential Noise!

It is helpful for people living in inner city suburbs to understand their legal rights and responsibilities when it comes to noise. This information has been neatly summarised for you.

Prohibited times for residential noise

The Environment Protection (Residential Noise) Regulations 2008 apply to the items and times shown below.

A motor vehicle (except a vehicle moving in or out of premises), lawn mower or … Read more »

Tenant Of The Month :: September :: Kertrina

Congratulations to our lovely tenant Kertrina – you are our tenant of the month!

Thank you for always being kind and pleasant to our staff and most of all, for always paying your rent on time and taking care of the landlord’s property as if it were your own!

You are a valued part of our Living Here family

Meet Shelbie Our Newest Living Here South Yarra Team Member

We would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Living Here South Yarra team member, Shelbie Lynch.

Shelbie recently joined our team as a Property Mananger and will continue Living Here’s proud tradition of providing exceptional customer service & communication to all landlords & tenants!

If you are in the area, please feel free to pop into the office and say hi to Shelbie.

10 Steps For An Enjoyable Property Investment

Investing in property is a long held Australian dream – it’s as if it’s entrenched into our DNA.  We know investors choose property because:

it’s generally less volatile than the share market,
it’s tangible,
there are tax incentives and
you can earn income from tenants.

What’s interesting though is that while many Australians invest in property, few do so with a plan … Read more »

8 Tips For Being A Top Tenant

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Moving into a new property is an exciting time in life and should be an enjoyable experience. Here are our Top 8 Tips to help you make the most out of your renting experience:

Know your rights and responsibilities. Take time to read the tenancy agreement and the … Read more »

Living Here South Yarra Landlord Information Night

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Last Tuesday evening we hosted our inaugural Living Here South Yarra Landlord Information … Read more »

Tenant Of The Month :: August 2016 :: Rick

Congratulations Rick – you are our tenant’s of the month!

You are a model tenant and we would like to thank you for constantly paying your rent on time, keeping the property in good order & always being a delight to work with!

Top Tips To Get Your Rent Paid On Time – Every Time!

Managing rental properties can be a profitable business as long as your cahsflow is well managed. Key to this is your tenants’ ability to pay rent on time.

Here are our tips to ensure your rent is paid on time and methods to handle tenants who have trouble paying rent or pay rent late:

Make Payments Automatic
Requiring tenants to pay rent via direct debit or an automatic monthly direct deposit is the … Read more »

Top 6 Tips To Being An Awesome Landlord

Our top 6 include: 

Be Professional
Know the Laws
Undertake Regular Repairs
Respect their Privacy
Be Accessible

Better landlords attract better tenants. Why? If you consider your rental properties as a business, then your tenants are your customers. You’re providing a service that they are paying for. In that case, wouldn’t you want to keep your best customers for as long as … Read more »

Landlord Night Preview

Meet Chiara Harrington from Living Here South Yarra. Here she talks about what to expect from the upcoming Landlord Information Night, on Tuesday 6 September 2016.

There are still spots available so if you are interested in the latest tips and advice for Landlords then this will be a great information night for you.

Click here to book your seat