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  • Proposed Residential Tenancy Reforms

    Since 2015, the Victorian Government has been undertaking a review of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 as part of its platform for housing related initiatives entitled ‘Fairer Safer Housing’. The final RTA Options Paper was released in January 2017 and outlined an extensive range of proposed changes. The REIV has been very … Read more

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  • Not Happy with your Property Manager?

    Sometimes in business (& life) its difficult to see why certain things are happening at the time….My theory is that everything happens for a reason and when things don’t go quite to my original plan – I need to take note that a change in direction is necessary. The last … Read more

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  • What’s Happening With The Market This Spring?

    REIV statistics for median house prices were recently released for the September quarter and they show a slight softening of the market, yet still strong overall growth and demand for the Maroondah & Yarra Ranges area. The Spring real estate selling season is well and truly upon us as we … Read more

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  • When YOU KNOW It’s Time to Move!

    There are many reason’s that people choose to move…… maybe you relate to one or more of the reasons below.. When you can no longer close the cupboards because you’re bursting at the seams Your last born child has to sleep in your room as the other rooms are full … Read more

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  • Depreciation, what is it and how does Depreciation work?

    Depreciation, what is it and how does Depreciation work? Depreciation is a reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear or a decline in value of a building and its plant and equipment assets. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) allows property investors who claim … Read more

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  • Tips for buying property Off The Plan

    There are a number of advantages of buying off the plan but often buyers can be understandably a bit hesitant to purchase property without seeing the final product. So, here are some tips and ideas on how you can take advantage of off the plan buying whilst minimising the risk … Read more

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  • Spring into real estate season!!

    Yay it is finally Spring!! Although the weather has not warmed up yet, I know it eventually will. If you are anything like me, you are hanging out for some warmer weather! Other than the promise of days over 20 degrees, Spring also means the real estate market starts to … Read more

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  • How To Be The Best Applicant For A Property

    Our/My top 7 tips to help you stand out from the crowd and get the property you want! Application It’s essential that you fully complete the application form and answer all the questions. The questions we ask are for a good reason, so the more thorough you are, the more seriously … Read more

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  • Vital Information for Sellers

    If you are thinking about selling your home or investment property within the next 12 months it is important that you start putting things in place sooner rather than later. Being prepared and organized will mean you’ll be less stressed and under less pressure when the time comes. You’ll also … Read more

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  • How To Lease Your Rental Property Quickly

    One of the things that can really make a large impact on your return on investment is if your rental property is sitting vacant for weeks on end. At the moment the majority of our properties are vacant for no longer than 2 weeks. If your property is taking longer … Read more

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