Average Vacancy Rates for Rental Express Offices (January 20, 2015)

We're specialist property managers and we're focused on the best results for our clients. To prove this isn't just lip-service, we promise to regularly provide a transparent report of our performance against our competitors. The screenshots below are provided by a leading independent real estate and property management website, www.rentfind.com.au. These show our leasing performance against […]

Average Vacancy Rates for Rental Express Offices (January 27, 2015)

We're specialist property managers and we're focused on the best results for our clients. To prove this isn't just lip-service, we promise to regularly provide a transparent report of our performance against our competitors. The screenshots below are provided by a leading independent real estate and property management website, www.rentfind.com.au. These show our leasing performance against […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: 3 Suburbs with English Counterparts

Like it or loathe it, as Australians we can’t completely disassociate ourselves from the old country. Of course, we speak a common language (sort of), and our sense of humour is pretty close. Australians have claimed cricket and rugby, though we would probably have to give them their head in soccer (that said, the last […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: Million Dollar Suburbs

National Property Research Co (NPR) has recently released figures which show Brisbane is fast becoming a hotspot for million dollar properties. Suburbs with easy access to the city, either fronting the river or in more leafy locations, are among the most sought-after in Queensland. New, more expensive property coming onto the market is helping to […]

How Do Tenants REALLY Find Your Property When It’s For Lease?

It’s safe to say that we live in a digital age. Today’s technology gives us the opportunity as consumers to shop for just about anything, anywhere and at any time.   Trawling the weekend classifieds is a dying activity, and when you drill down into various data related to the ever-increasing amount of hours people […]

Rental Market Update (January 2015)

Rising for the third month in a row, vacancy rates in Brisbane’s CBD have ticked up to 4.2%, though gross rental yield remains steady at an average 4.25%. Median house price growth has slipped to around 3.5% over the last 12 months (to an average of $ 547,600), reflecting seasonality rather than lower demand. Meanwhile, […]

The Grey Area: Who Should Pay For All The ‘Small Things’

Property management can be black, white and all shades in between. Enquiries received by the Queensland Civil & Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) when it comes to tenancy disputes, are commonly around aspects of residential agreements that are not specifically referred to in legislation. Or if they do get a mention, the exact nature of who is […]

What CAN be claimed on home owner’s insurance?

Home owner's insurance: are you properly protected? Insurance policies that protect the all important property investment triad – the investor, cashflow and asset – are critical. And all three must function in order to maintain a successful portfolio. Home owner's insurance is particularly important, but not all coverage is created equal. Comparing policies in light […]

Brisbane Suburb Spotlight: a Bright Futre for the Western Suburbs

Brisbane’s western suburbs look set to attract a broader range of buyers than their traditional South African migrant population. In the 2011 census, South Africans were the largest share of migrants. However, by 2013, these numbers had halved. New amenities and infrastructure development are luring buyers, with the new Legacy Way Tunnels set to reduce […]

Average Vacancy Rates for Rental Express Offices (January 12, 2015)

We're specialist property managers and we're focused on the best results for our clients. To prove this isn't just lip-service, we promise to regularly provide a transparent report of our performance against our competitors. The screenshots below are provided by a leading independent real estate and property management website, www.rentfind.com.au. These show our leasing performance against […]