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Homes could have been saved, new report says

Homes could have been saved, new report says

THE flooding of more than 3000 Townsville homes could have been prevented, More than $1 Billion in losses could have been prevented…THE flooding of more than 3000 Townsville homes could have been prevented by an optimised operating system for Ross River Dam,...
WHAT DOES RENTAL YIELD MEAN?

WHAT DOES RENTAL YIELD MEAN?

Rental Yield is a measure of how much cash [or rent] your property produces each year, as a percentage of the property value. The property investor dream is to secure a high rental yield property, in a location that delivers large capital gains, combined with low...
Increasing the Rent Has a Big Pay Off

Increasing the Rent Has a Big Pay Off

There are obvious benefits to us as investors in making sure we keep increasing the rents on our properties in line with market forces. Putting the rent up at the end of a lease or change of tenant is something we should be diligently trying to achieve in consultation...
Rental Guarantees

Rental Guarantees

From time to time we receive advertising material promoting new developments with the deal “sugar coated” by the offer of a rental guarantee. On the face of it these offers look like a good deal with a guaranteed rental income for a fixed period of time…… but do you...
Benefits Of Allowing Pets In Your Rental Property

Benefits Of Allowing Pets In Your Rental Property

Landlords must work harder than ever to retain tenants in today’s highly competitive rental market or risk losing them in droves, warn many experts. There’s a growing supply of houses and apartments in many of Australia’s capitals. Brisbane has a looming apartment...
Smash Your Property’s Rental Ceiling

Smash Your Property’s Rental Ceiling

TRANSFORMING A property to achieve a higher rental return is well worth the effort. Even simple changes can net $10 to $20 a week more, while adding an extra dwelling could bump up your weekly earnings by hundreds of dollars. What can you expect from a higher rental...