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Leasing in tough times

27 February 2015 | 9 minute read

When was the last time you took stock of what your leasing systems are like?

Around the country, we are hearing reports of the markets becoming much tougher due to stronger sales markets and changes in market influences in some areas.

Some leasing teams are finding it a challenge to get those properties leased.


It is really important to remember that the lean times will come and ensure that you have systems in place to deal with those situations. How do we survive through those times so that we can stay successful, keep our owners happy and keep the money coming through the door? We are finding in some cases, housing interest rates are their lowest, driving a strong sales market, which in turn can have the opposite effect on the rental market.

How do we stay on top and keep on the ball? It’s been said over and over, we don’t know who that person is coming through the door and what impression you are actually giving them.

It could be a friend of the landlord, or a potential investor doing some window shopping.

So let’s look at a few tips that could help with getting those properties leased.

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