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Strata Titles Act Reform

July 6, 2018

Real Estate

After years of anticipation and hard work, the amendments to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (STA), and the introduction of the Community Titles Bill have been introduced into Parliament. The current Strata Titles Act was passed in 1985 and updates occuring in the mid 90’s therefore its a long time coming for this reform! OVERVIEW […]

38 Tips on Packing your House

May 23, 2018

Property Management Real Estate

Congratulations! You have sold the house and found the new one. Start making lists. Lists will be your friend. Make lists and check them off. Here are some tips to help this crucial step go more smoothly. Reduce your stuff. Obvious I know, but the less you have, the less boxes you need. You probably […]

Tenant of the Month - April 2018

May 23, 2018

Tenant of the Month

Rhiannon was very happy to see that her tenant in Kensington won Tenant of the Month for April 2018. Congratulations Gillian! Thank you for being a wonderful tenant and enjoy the movies on us!

Colour of the Year

February 14, 2018

Renovation Tips

Purple reign Toodle-loo Greenery, bye-bye Rose Quartz and Serenity, in 2018 purple will reign supreme in homes across the globe. Closely associated with royalty[1], politics[2], Prince[3], Fauvists, mysticism, David Bowie, The Phantom and 1970s-era Monaros and Valiants, purple is set to become the hue du jour. Global colour authority Pantone has declared Ultra Violet (18-3838) […]

Proposed amendment to the RTA: furniture affixed to walls

February 7, 2018

Property Management

The Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is drafting amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) so tenants will be permitted to affix furniture to walls in rented premises to protect children from the risk of falling items. You may have seen in the media that a child died from injuries sustained when […]

Tenant of the Month December 2017

December 22, 2017

Tenant of the Month

Congratulations to Matthew & Claire! Enjoy the movies on us!  Thank you for being model tenants!

Christmas Colouring Competition

December 14, 2017

Giveaways

A massive congratulations to our Christmas colouring competition for 2017! Jessica is our artist that put so much time and amazing effort into her drawing and now gets to spend it up large at Toyworld! A great effort and some beautifully coloured in pictures from all the kids who entered the competition, well done to […]

Tenant of the Month November 2017

December 14, 2017

Giveaways Property Management Tenant of the Month

We are super thrilled to announce November’s winners for Tenant of the Month! These tenants moved into our home at the beginning of the year and with a bit of guidance and education they are truly making  an effort to look after this property, we are so happy with these tenants! They have made us […]

19 Unwin Crescent Plans

November 28, 2017

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Christmas Colouring Competition

November 8, 2017

Giveaways

Be in to win $200 to spend at Toyworld! To enter, simply colour in the picture and return to our office with your name and contact details. Our office is located at 5/53 Angelo Street, South Perth (above Coles Supermarket. Return your kids creative artistic skills to our office before Monday 11th December 2017 5pm […]

Tenant of the Month - October 2017

November 7, 2017

Giveaways Property Management Tenant of the Month

Congratulations to Sharon & Karen! These lovely ladies have been long term tenants since September 2011 and are the ultimate “ideal tenants”! It is a wonderful moment when the team come bouncing into the office to advise that they have a nomination for Tenant of the Month  and this is exactly what they did after their […]

Protecting Children

November 6, 2017

Property Management

A recent coronial inquest was held into the death of a 22 month old boy, who tragically died at his family’s Yokine home in October 2013.  Forensic pathologists found that the boy had died of injuries he suffered when the 1.25m tallboy he was climbing on toppled onto him. During the inquest the boy’s mother gave […]

Tenant of the Month - September 2017

October 9, 2017

Giveaways Property Management Tenant of the Month

Congratulations Andrew & Brenda for winning Tenant of the Month for September 2017. It is lovely to see how well you are looking after your home and garden.  Rent has been on time and you are a lovely couple to communicate with. Thanks again for being wonderful tenants Andrew & Brenda……. enjoy a night out at the […]

WA State Budget Good News For Property Owners

September 8, 2017

Real Estate Market

The 2017 Western Australian State Budget left property taxes alone, but introduced a new 4 per cent foreign-owner duty surcharge. The McGowan Government has listened to the concerns of the Western Australian property industry and did not change property taxes in the 2017 State Budget. The treasurer, the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA, said the state government did not consider […]

Is Co-Living The Next Big Thing?

September 5, 2017

Real Estate

Co-living is evolving all around the world, meeting the needs of younger generations who aren’t interested in buying a home and who want to live with less. A new report from Secret Agent examines the phenomenon. Co-living spaces are popping up in major cities all over the world, including London, New York and Tokyo. The […]

10 Questions to Ask your Prospective Agent

September 4, 2017

Real Estate

hen it comes to selling your property, choosing a real estate agent is about much more than asking someone to conduct a transaction. You’re looking for a negotiator, a sales person and an advocate rolled into one. In many ways, you’re looking to develop a relationship – hopefully, a long-term one – in which you’re […]

Tips To Improve Your Backyard

August 31, 2017

Renovation Tips

Your outdoor space can play many roles. It may be an extension of your home and its living space, or it may be a relaxing oasis designed for peace and quiet. Perhaps you picture your backyard as a space for your children to play, or large enough that you can entertain all your family and […]

How To Present Your Rental Property To Gain Tenant Retention

August 28, 2017

Property Management

In today’s rental market we are seeing an all time high currently sitting at 7.3% vacancy rate! Landlords are urged to meet the rental market in terms of rent as well as renovating your rental property for maximum attraction. We’ve put together our Property “TOP TIPS” for renovating/presenting your rental property for maximum tenant attraction and […]

Young Aussies Say "Rentvesting" Is The Only Way To Get Property

August 25, 2017

Real Estate Market

Given the escalating cost of dwellings in Australia’s major cities, cash-strapped house-hunters are trying to find new ways of getting a foothold in the property ladder. New research from non-bank lender State Custodians Home Loans has found that 74 per cent of people now think rentvesting is a good strategy for those struggling to get […]

A Staggering 40% Of Property Investors Have The Wrong Insurance!

August 22, 2017

Property Management

There are more than two million property investors in Australia, owning around 27 per cent of all housing stock in the country and providing homes for almost 31 per cent of the population who are renters. Yet an alarming number of landlords don’t have the right insurance. Figures from the Landlords’ Advisory Service reveal that […]