Property Management
Fire safety, break glass in case of fire
With discussions of the London Grenfell Tower fire turning to the apartment complex’s cladding as the reason why the fire flared up, a strata company is calling for unit owners to use this incident ...
Investment research house SQM Research has revealed vacancy rates are falling in most capital cities. ...
Tenant
With nearly 50 per cent of tenants recovering their bonds in full in NSW, one bond insurance company is aiming to help raise this number. ...
airbnb
More and more investors are asking about furnished options for their assets as they become aware of the income they can receive through Airbnb, one property manager has said. ...
Sydney
Residential vacancy rates in Sydney are on the rise as the onset of cooler weather slows the market, according to the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales. ...
Young adults holding house keys
Landlords must work harder to retain tenants in today’s apartment market or risk losing them in droves, body corporate experts have warned. ...
Two-thirds of households in Queensland own pets, but only 10 per cent of the state’s rentals are pet friendly. This untapped market of pet owners can be a goldmine, and a landlord insurer gives his ...
Sam Khalil
The Australian property market is changing due to a multitude of forces. Sam Khalil, managing director at DPN, provides his thoughts on the market and reveals the best property investment opportunitie...
Rentvesting
First home buyers are rentvesting to enter the property market. Here are some benefits and costs rentvestors can expect. ...
win or lose
The NSW government’s housing affordability measures could make little difference to first home buyers in Sydney and drive up demand for property in the state, CoreLogic has warned. ...
Stealing money
A property manager who stole rent and bond payments from tenants, and attempted to cover up the theft, has been banned for nine months and fined $3,000. ...
Investors in some Australians are struggling in a market of high rental vacancy rates. The situation is creating a challenge for landlords trying to mininise the number of days their properties sit em...
Holding a house
The state government has announced a raft of measures to improve housing affordability, including scrapping stamp duty for first home buyers and taxing foreign investors. ...
Bush fire
The decision to defer the Fire and Emergency Services Levy by the NSW government has been welcomed by property owners, but it has insurers fuming. ...
boost sales
A decision by the federal government to provide $1.2 billion to Perth’s upcoming infrastructure Metronet will increase property values to areas that surround the railway, according to one agency. ...
A property management training consultancy says low job satisfaction is one of the biggest reasons for high staff turnover, and the problem can easily be fixed with a PM boot camp. ...
Homes with Infinity and Olsent cabling installed between 2010 and 2013 could be at risk of fire or its occupants could be electrocuted, the ACCC has warned. ...
Overpricing is a major issue in Perth, and one expert says it’s causing the property market to go “stale”. ...
The Property Council of Australia has welcomed some proposals put forward by Labor to address housing affordability in Sydney, but it believes adding taxes is counter-intuitive. ...
If you are looking to build wealth through property, outsourcing some of the work to professionals who are experts in their field is one of the best decisions you can make. ...
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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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McGrath agent Peter Starr joins host Tim Neary for this episode of Secrets of the Top 100 Agents to unveil how he jumped a mammoth 57 place...

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