Property Management - Investment Strategies

    • The latest vacancy rate figures suggest that some of our cities are facing extreme shortages of rental properties. In other cities, however, it looks as if renters may be starting to get an upper hand. read more

    • Bad tenants can turn your property investment dream into a nightmare. Your Investment Property investigates how to evict them legally and quickly to get your portfolio back on track. read more

    • A landlord who sneaks into tenants' beers, a landlady who sings outside her tenant’s window – we surveyed Aussies who broke their leases early and found out what bothered them most about their landlords read more

    • If you’re considering treating your tenants like best mates, you might be in for a surprise: you’re setting yourself up to be taken advantage of. This is just one of many blunders that new landlords make. read more

    • Is your investment property located in a quiet neighbourhood, hidden behind large fences or dense foliage, where no windows are visible from the street? It just might be the perfect location to run an illegal drug lab. read more

    • Being a landlord involves more than just collecting rents and maintaining the property. Pamela Yardney, director with Metropole Properties, outlines what every landlord needs to know about their rights and responsibilities. read more

    • There are many reasons why homeowners may choose to change their current principal place of residence (PPOR) into an investment property. Regardless of the reason, there are numerous factors that homeowners, and subsequent investors, should be aware of when making the switch, especially in regards to tax. read more

    • Thinking of making some extra cash by renting out your spare room? Make sure you consider these things before you open the door to your home. read more

    • Think that your landlord insurance covers you for all eventualities? Think again. Robin Christie delves into the fine print, explores how to cover your back and how to make a successful claim. read more