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Insurance: why bother?

If you own investment properties, chances are you have insurance on your assets. If, for whatever reason, you suddenly chose to disregard its importance, it is highly like that it would... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 14 Jan, 2019

Thinking ahead.

For many people, this time of year is one of the busiest. Weekends seem to be filled with activities and celebrations, with seldom chance to sit back and relax. But... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 18 Dec, 2018

Does your property appeal to the right tenant?

When you are on the lookout for that perfect tenant, the way in which your property is being marketed can make a huge difference to reducing the time the property... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 12 Oct, 2018

The full circle of the real estate market

Just like employment figures, petrol prices and home loan rates, the real estate market is not static. Nor is the market singular. Rather, the real estate scene is made up... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 5 Oct, 2018

Should you fix and if so for how long?

  The thing about interest rates is that there is no right or wrong answer. What we know is that interest rates have remained historically low for some considerable time, often... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 1 Oct, 2018

The Rental Generation

Would you consider renting for life? That may well be your tenant’s expectation. Historically, the most common path to a comfortable retirement had three key steps: buy a house, pay it... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 20 Sep, 2018

Why your future looks rosy

When you are feeling bombarded by noise about ‘scary technology’ and a futuristic Agent Rosie (her career has advanced since The Jetsons), consider these take-aways from an article by Brad... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 15 Sep, 2018


Jennifer E Kent talks with Dene Tucker, Director, RE/MAX Auction Services   Having worked in real estate for over 28 years, Dene Tucker’s knowledge of all things auctions is invaluable. While Dene’s... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 10 Sep, 2018

Giving them a helping hand into investment

If you remember back to the process of buying your very first investment property, ‘stress-free’ probably doesn’t come to mind; and whether you now own one or multiple investment properties,... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 9 Sep, 2018

A property manager’s many hats

The day in the life of a property manager is almost impossible to capture.  Priorities shift and change with every email and phone call. Each property manager works differently, with... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 3 Sep, 2018

Expanding your property portfolio: Why stop at #1?

Everyone has a different reason for delving into property investment. For some it may be a way to spread assets and build equity, for others it may be to secure... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 24 Aug, 2018

The house-proud tenant

When talking about the attraction of a rental property to tenants, a lot of emphasis is often put on the investment property’s location; but, when it comes to attracting suitable... [Read more]
Posted in Uncategorized on 20 Aug, 2018