Property Management
Uptick
Vacancy rates across Sydney continue to rise as seasonal factors influence the number of people seeking rental accommodation, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales. ...
Chestnuts being roasted
How many times have you heard these old chestnuts: “My landlord has insurance, that will cover my stuff” and “I don’t have anything worth stealing, so why would I need insurance?” ...
Solar panel
The incidence of solar panel fires could become more frequent as solar power increases in popularity while owners corporations continue to put price over quality, one body corporate management comp...
Growth
A Sydney-based property management company for the short-term rental market has closed a $1.5 million funding deal led by technology private equity firm Asia Principal Capital (APC). ...
Checklist, steps
As rental demand outstrips supply and low vacancy rates show little sign of improving, now is the right time to get investment property spring-ready, according to The Agency national director of prope...
Westpac
Westpac has announced the initial findings of a research that delved into who the average rentvestors are and the difficulties they face. ...
A recent legal loophole that could leave landlords and tenants without the power of disputes should be rectified sooner rather than later, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales. ...
Protect
If you own property in a strata-based community, it’s important to know what steps you need to take in order to put up your property on services such as Airbnb. ...
Housing affordability in Australia continued to decline in the June 2017 quarter, largely due to the significant negative influence made by Sydney. The NSW capital's affordability record has declined ...
During the census, over one million properties, 11.2 per cent of all dwellings, were recorded as vacant. An urban planning firm has analysed these results to figure out why these dwellings are empty. ...
Property
CPI figures for the June quarter this year show the trend of low interest rates continuing into the future. This outlook, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), means good times...
House
The opening of submissions for an options paper on short-term holiday letting has an Airbnb management business approving of the decision, and reiterates how strata and by-laws don’t dictate how you...
Domain Group have released their Domain Metro State of the Market Report, which reveals that median house prices mostly rose over the June quarter, while median house rates mostly held and rental pric...
Fire
Every winter thousands of homes across the country are damaged or destroyed by fire and, worse still, many people lose their lives. Yet, most household fires are accidental – and preventable. ...
Australia
The government’s newest Smart Cities initiative, with the establishment of The National Cities Performance Framework, represents a crucial step in improving the liveability, affordability and econom...
Consultation
The federal government has released draft legislation that provides investors the opportunity to have their say around proposed depreciation deduction changes announced earlier in this year’s budget...
For rent
Rental opportunities in inner Sydney have taken a turn in the last two months, with availability now at its highest level in nearly two years, new data has found. ...
Home loan
Demand for home loans rose in May, although investors are seeing a fall in home loan value. ...
downward
The latest figures released by the ABS show finance approvals for investor housing are on a downward trend, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. ...
Gavel
A landlady who entered a rental property illegally to conduct renovations and change the locks while her elderly tenant of 30 years was in hospital has been ordered to pay a hefty fine. ...
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