Tenant Of The Month :: September 2018 :: Vijay & Nimi

Congratulations to Vijay & Nimi for being awarded this months Tenants of the Month!

Vijay & Nimi are star tenants and look after the property as if it were their own.

Congratulations and thank you.

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Planning ahead and Financially preparing for Christmas can start NOW

You could be save a fair whack of cash by buying into the Christmas hype early this year. By planning your flights, buying presents and not waiting until the last minute to make a move on prepping for the festive season, your wallet and your sanity might just thank you.

Last year it was reported that more than one third of Australians added to their credit card debt, or dipped into their … Read more »

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Check your Washing Machine

That dreaded moment when you walk inside and there is water EVERYWHERE. The sinking feeling in your stomach, the rush around the house to find what on earth it is… and then the clean-up.

After two separate instances in a matter of months, we urge you all to check your washing machines.

Washing machine floods can originate from various unseen sources beneath and around the base of the appliance or in the … Read more »

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How to freshen up your home this spring, without blowing the budget

Spring has officially sprung, and your home could do with a fresh look. You don’t have to break the bank or spend too much time sprucing it up. Think simple: it’s the little touches that make all the difference.

We’re all aware of the easiest trick in the book, updating cushions, throws and bed linen, but what are some other fast fixes?
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The Importance of Contents Insurance for Tenants

Often, with the stress of looking for a new rental property, packing/unpacking and settling in, insurance is the last thing on your mind.

We would like to stress how important it is for tenants to have contents insurance. It can go a long way with protecting your belongings and providing peace of mind.

The first thing to understand, is that building insurance is the … Read more »

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Professional Photography – Is It Worth It?

 

Many agents are now noting marked improvement in the time it takes to lease a property when the landlord has invested in professional photography. INCLUDING US!

Quality tenants are looking for clean, well presented properties with good natural light. Professional photographers are able to capture that, using their specialist equipment and expertise. Professional photography can increase the number of quality inquiries and inspections, securing a … Read more »

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Always on the back foot?

Have you ever answered a call from your Property Manager or Tenant with “How much this time? What’s next?”  You’re not alone!  

Imagine the tenant’s side… “Another call to report another thing broken down!”  That may not be the case for your property but this is how some tenants feel.

We encourage you to … Read more »

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Mould & Condensation Prevention

Winter in Melbourne is very damp and wet which attracts mould. Preventing mould is not only important to your home, but also your health as mould can cause reactions in people with allergies or asthma.
Here are our tips on how to best prevent mould in your home:
Find out Why

Mould can appear due to excess moisture, humidity, condensation or a plumbing … Read more »

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Depreciation and off-the-plan properties

Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying off-the plan.

Buying off-the-plan essentially means you are entering into a contract to purchase a property prior to, or during the construction phase of a property or a development.

One big benefit of purchasing off-the-plan that investors often fail to consider is the property depreciation benefits available.

There are significant depreciation deductions available to the owner of a property purchased … Read more »

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

We work with Detector Inspector, to ensure our rental properties are compliant with Smoke Detector legislation to protect our owners assets and tenants lives, with smoke alarm installation and replacement.

Detector Inspector is one of the original service providers in the industry, leading the way in the annual servicing and maintenance of smoke detectors in residential rental properties.

Contact us to find out … Read more »

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