Property Management
Renovation
Do any of your clients have a house in their portfolio built in the late 1980s? If so, it's likely to be a part of a new renovation boom, according to a recent report. ...
for rent, rent profitability, investing, property investment
Keeping up to date on the latest trends always pays dividends, and PMs looking after investors' interests are no exception. Here are trends that make profits in the rental space. ...
Rental payment
A leading accounting software company has brought a new rental payment capability that can reduce rent receipting to just five minutes. ...
Sydney house prices fall
The latest State of the Market Report – Metro, released by Domain, details the current state of the property markets in Australia’s capital cities, revealing the first decline in the Sydney house ...
Australia
It’s been predicted that the recent tenancy reforms in Victoria would have a ripple effect outward to the other states and territories. Where does the rest of Australia stand with their comparable l...
Tenancy reforms, property investments, real estate, rental market
The former CEO of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria has commented on the recent legislative changes brought forward by the Victorian government, saying that they “enhance everyone’s experience...
Airbnb-sublet detection service, launched
A new Sydney-based company has launched a service in Australia that monitors properties for unwanted subletting, offering affordable protection against unauthorised activity on popular platforms such ...
Home values
Home values increased in only two capital cities last week, with only Melbourne and Brisbane recording increases, according to the latest CoreLogic data. ...
Investors smarter than owner occupiers
The latest analysis by CoreLogic of ABS data shows how investors are handling debt better than owner-occupiers, as well as how asset wealth is overtaking household debt despite overall spikes in both...
Australia rentvesting, hotest suburbs in Australia
With a third of investors renting while investing, property managers would do well to know which suburbs offer the best returns. Here’s each state and territory’s best suburbs to rentvest into. ...
fire warning to property managers, fire warning, property investments
One of the country’s leading strata industry bodies has issued a stern fire warning to property managers about people living in apartments, following an ugly and unlikely incident in Victoria’s St...
House burning, Sydney housing crisis
One of the largest not-for-profit national community housing providers in Australia has launched a new for-purpose real estate agency.  ...
avoid a DIY disaster, construction DIY fails, do-it-yourself renovations
The rise of property reality television shows is inspiring investors and landlords on do-it-yourself renovations, but one insurance provider warns that such renos could put tenants at risk. ...
Rentvesting, property investments
Rentvesting is generally "more popular" with young Australians, but older Australians should “definitely” consider the strategy as well, Propertyology has said. ...
John Flavell, Mortgage Choice CEO, residential real estate
According to Mortgage Choice CEO John Flavell, residential real estate in Australia has "never been healthier". ...
How to find a gem among the weeds
When you’re looking to add another property to your portfolio, a search online may bring up a shabby-looking house with an unkempt yard and no interior photos. One buyer’s agent shares why those s...
Perth rental properties market drop
For the first time since January 2016, the number of vacant rental properties in Western Australia’s capital has fallen below 10,000, which may be indicative of future rent rises. ...
Properties, rental market, investor, investment
A new report from a property investment consultancy shows what investors can get from regional Western Australia, which provides rental yields as high as 10 per cent, among others. ...
Property
Data from SQM Research has shown that vacancy rates nationwide are generally trending down and asking rates are generally trending up, with Hobart benefiting the most. ...
Strong growth
Queensland's regional property markets are expecting a strong spring 2017 due to significant infrastructure investments, greater affordability and low interest rates, according to Raine & Horne. ...
reb top 100 agents 2017

With a combined sales volume of over $14 billion in 2017, the Top 100 Agents ranking represents the very best sales agents in Australia. Find out what sets them apart and learn their secrets to success.

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New Podcast: Piers van Hamburg reveals why “the relationship” is key in real estate

In this episode of the Secrets of the Top 100 Agents, Tim Neary talks to McGrath Estate Agent, Piers van Hamburg who is ranked 39 about his ...

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