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To Rent or Buy - That is the question.

May 6, 2019

Property Investment Residential Residential Leasing Uncategorized

With prices cooling in the east coast property market and the Western Australian property market still struggling to build momentum, the process of deciding to buy or rent has never been more relevant. Like any financial decision, there are pros and cons associated with buying or renting. We discuss some of the important considerations when […]

5 Reasons why your agent needs to embrace technology and be paperless.

April 28, 2019

Commercial Property Property Investment Residential Technology in Property

Technology is improving faster than ever before and this is having significant benefits for the property industry, it means agents can provide a more streamlined service and increase the speed in which they can interact with stakeholders. With new technology, there is also new threats which requires agents to remain vigilante and put privacy and […]

What is a make good and why is it important?

April 28, 2019

Commercial Leasing Commercial Property Property Investment

A make good is a critical component of any commercial lease and it is often overlooked when negotiating a Lease. So, what is a make good and why is it so important? What is a Make Good? A ‘Make Good’ is the works and repairs required under the Lease that are to be completed at […]

All-inclusive versus fee-for-service property management

March 22, 2019

Property Investment Residential Residential Leasing

  We explain the difference between an all-inclusive property management fee, a fixed fee property management fee and a fee-for-service property management fee along with the various negatives and positives of each. All-inclusive/Fixed Property Management Fee. An all-inclusive management fee means that property owners are charged an all-inclusive rate that cover’s everything to do with […]

5 Key Considerations When Buying a Commercial Property

December 12, 2018

Commercial Property

Navigating the purchase of a commercial property can be difficult simply due to the amount of considerations required, such as whether the yield is appropriate compared to wider market, its location, whether the property has an existing tenancy and the leasing terms surrounding this lease. For first time buyers, this may cause some stress and […]

Thinking of changing Property Manager?

December 11, 2018

Uncategorized

It is a common misconception that by signing a management authority with a Property Manager or Real Estate Agent that you are contracted to that particular real estate agent or property manager for the term of the tenant’s lease. This is incorrect and a lot of cases you can change real estate agents or property […]

9 Tips to get your property leased

December 7, 2018

Residential Leasing

For any property investors, finding a tenant can seem like a stressful prospect. However, if you break it down into some key steps, the process is simple and will lead to leasing your property quicker and to better tenants, ultimately increasing your investment returns. Ensuring the property is appealing to prospective tenant is obviously important, […]

7 Tips For Negotiating A Commercial Lease

December 3, 2018

Commercial Leasing Commercial Property

Generally speaking, common sense and an experienced property manager, will go a long way in ensuring both parties remain happy throughout a lease term. To really make the process stress free, there are some key steps that to follow that will allow for a mutually beneficial business relationships. 1. Agree on the terms in a […]