Feed on
Posts
Comments

Tag Archive 'tenants'

The popularity of global accommodation website, Airbnb continues to grow. In Melbourne alone, the number of properties available to rent via the site has doubled in the past year to more than 6500. As a result, both landlords and tenants alike are wondering where they stand when it comes to leasing out a rental property […]

Read Full Post »

If you reside in or own one of Victoria’s 500,000 rental properties, then it’s likely you’ll be impacted by any changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). The State Government is currently undertaking a comprehensive review of Victoria’s residential tenancy laws, which govern the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords in relation to […]

Read Full Post »

The rental market often starts to go into overdrive in the last few weeks of the year, and into the new year, as tenants look to finalise their residences for 2016. Property Profile Group members are anticipating strong demand for well located, quality properties in desirable locations. As reported by the REIV, across Melbourne, vacancy […]

Read Full Post »

The astute property investor knows the value of good landlord insurance. A first-rate policy can offer peace of mind and assurance that if something does go wrong, the financial costs will be minimised. Whilst most tenants take good care of the property they are leasing, those that don’t may intentionally cause extensive damage. And any […]

Read Full Post »

When a homeowner decides to rent out their property, the process of finding the right property management team to look it can be daunting. This is when an experienced, reputable property manager can make all the difference. Your local PPG property manager will prepare for an appraisal meeting by doing their homework, well before they […]

Read Full Post »

Many rental properties owners across the country are benefiting from depreciation claims. But what does this mean exactly? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) recognises that even though property prices generally rise, the structure and contents of a building lose value over time. It seems counter intuitive but this form of ‘depreciation’ provides a tax break […]

Read Full Post »

Vacancy Rates Tighten

Latest rental market figures show a decrease in the number of vacant rental homes across Victoria. At the end of March the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) figures put the Melbourne vacancy rate at 2.8%, down from 3.6% in January. As a result of the lower vacancy rates in the first quarter of this […]

Read Full Post »

Rental Market Wrap

Latest Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) data indicates that the availability of rental homes across Melbourne continues to improve. A vacancy rate of 2.3% was recorded in Melbourne and 2.6% in Regional Victoria over the month of December 2012. Within Melbourne the highest level of vacancies was in the middle suburbs (those suburbs located […]

Read Full Post »

There aren’t many substantial alterations a tenant can make without written permission from the landlord. There are, however, numerous cosmetic decorating projects for tenants to consider. The following suggestions are quick to complete, inexpensive and allow tenants to reflect their own sense of style. * Changing light shades – this small change can have maximum […]

Read Full Post »

Buying an investment property is a big deal. So once you’ve taken that step it’s imperative you find a knowledgeable and reliable property manager who has your best interests at heart. A good place to start when looking for a property manager is to ask friends and family. A referred property manager can simplify the […]

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »