Town Planning Terms Investors & Renovators Should Know

Renovations are a big job, and like all big jobs they require substantial planning before you get the satisfaction of taking a sledgehammer to your walls or begin tearing up the carpets. Councils across Australia are responsible for approving renovations and new building work for residential properties in their district. You’ve likely heard terms like […]

Christmas Gifts For the Renovator In Your Life

Every family has one: the hardcore DIYer. Found pottering in gardens on the weekends, or tinkering away on the tools, this family member is worth their weight in gold when it comes to maintenance around the home. If you’re lucky enough to have a serious DIYer in your life, shop smart at Christmas and stock […]

Who Pays For What?

One of life’s certainties is the presence of bills, and unfortunately whether you are renting a property or leasing your investment property out, your situation offers no exception from this pesky truth. Some bills are easily designated; for example, tenants must cover the costs of utilities. This includes electricity, telephone and gas charges. As you’d […]

How Do Landlords Receive Rent Payments?

One of the big advantages of letting your property through a reputable agency is the fact that you get to sit back, relax, and leave the rent collection to the experts. Leasing without an agent leaves you open to messy financial disputes, and can prove very time consuming when keeping track of rental payments. This […]