Archive for August, 2017

A first timer’s guide to moving out on your own

There will always come a time in your life when you decide to move out of home and go it alone in the big wide world for the first time. Regardless of when it happens, or why, you’ll probably feel the same excitement and nerves in equal measure.

Here are some tips to help you fly … Read more »

Having trouble getting people to inspect your home for rent or sale?

Having trouble getting people to inspect your home for rent or sale?

Opening your home to strangers can be daunting. Understandably so, as a group of people touring your personal space, judging its value and asking difficult questions can be stressful even for those who’ve gone through it before.

But what’s worse? Nobody showing up at all.

This can … Read more »

Living Here South Yarra’s Birthday Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Facebook Competition. The winners are:

1st Prize – 2x Gold Class Tickets – Megan Miller
2nd Prize – $50 Bunnings voucher – Sarah Masson
3rd Prize – $50 Coles/Myer voucher – Robyn
4th Prize – 2x Bottles of Wine – Georgia Stanton

A massive thank you to, Detector InspectorProperty Insurance PlusLionheart Consolidated & … Read more »

Tenant Of The Month :: September 2017 :: Sophie & Aaron

Congratulations to Sophie & Aaron on being awarded our Tenant of the Month for September 2017.

Sophie & Aaron have only been with us for three months, however they have certainly impressed us. Congratulations – Enjoy your chocolates.

Multiple owners increase depreciation claims

Split reports help accelerate deductions

An increase in BMT Tax Depreciation Schedules for more than one owner suggests
co-ownership is becoming an increasingly popular trend.

Owning a property with others can provide improved purchasing power. This can be particularly useful in capital cities where it can be difficult to break into the property market.

It can also balance out the expenses of owning an investment property including ongoing repairs, maintenance and fees. Additionally, co-ownership … Read more »

Banish bathroom grime & mould

Cleaning the bathroom is one of those chores that nobody likes doing, but has to be done regularly.

Failure to do so can lead to mould build-up, particularly in areas such as the shower, where the warm, wet conditions make it the perfect breeding ground. Unless you stay on top of cleaning you could be spending hours – and a lot of … Read more »

Video Feature :: Landlords Mark & Joanna

Tenant Of The Month :: August 2017 :: Chris & Isabella

​Congratulations to Chris & Isabella on being awarded our Tenant of the Month for August 2017. We met Chris, Isabella & Max at an open inspection late last year and instantly knew they would make great tenants.

Ever since, they have been friendly, polite and a pleasure to deal with. Chris & Isabella treat the property as if it is their own and we can … Read more »

8 Tips for a great rental application.

Finding a rental property can be a stressful time. Here are eight things to consider when applying for a rental property.

Make sure you have all the correct documentation

Before scheduling inspection times, be sure to have all of your documentation organised. In most instances you’ll need references, the completed application form, pet references if applicable, pay slips and/or proof of employment, photo ID … Read more »

Get To Know Us :: Shelbie Lynch

Meet Shelbie Lynch – our ‘all rounder’.







What is your position at Living Here South Yarra? Office Administrator / Marketing

What football team do you go for? Collingwood – don’t tease me

How long have you worked in the Real Estate Industry? Just over 5.5 years.

What is your dream job? I would love to be a travel blogger! Who wouldn’t?!

What’s your favourite restaurant? Chin Chin

What hobbies do … Read more »