Archive for March, 2018

10 cost effective tips for adding value to your investment

At Living Here South Yarra, we understand the importance of effectively maintaining a property to ensure the best possible rental return for owners. There are areas where your money is better spent to prevent overcapitalising on your investment and these include:

Window furnishings
Curtains or blinds are another area which reflect the era of a property and can easily date a home. If replacing the window furnishings think about the long term … Read more »

Should you sell your home or Lease it out?

So, you have found your dream home but you’re not sure whether you should sell your existing house to buy the new home or keep your existing house, lease it out and buy the new home.

There’s no right or wrong answer to this question but there are a number of considerations to keep in mind.

The … Read more »

28 Things that are SO Chapel St

Ah Chapel Street, what a weird little darling you are. But you know what’s even weirder? Those of us who live here. Here are a few little things that are just so Chaps, it hurts.

Gym, shower, redress in activewear
Owning, or plan to own a poodle, oodle, staffy, bulldog or italian greyhound
Totally tapping on when you ride the 78 one block, right?
Will walk 2 km from South … Read more »

The nine experts you should include on your Property Investment team

While property investing is one of Australia’s favourite past times, it doesn’t mean it’s always an easy ride. There are ups and down and certainly rewards to reap, but you do have to put in some ground work and planning to become a successful investor.

While this can seem overwhelming at times – especially for first time investors – the good news is that you don’t have to go it alone. … Read more »