Landlord Insurance - Is it necessary?
Landlord’s Insurance is one of the most important purchases a property investor can make, so why do so many landlords assume they don’t need it? For a few hundred dollars a year, you can cover yourself and your property to not only buildings and c..
Challenges for first time investors & how to overcome them - with Effie Nicol, YBR
With inflated prices and tighter lending, the hurdles first-time investors have to jump are getting higher. Thom Richards chats with Effie Nicol from Yellow Brick Road about some options for those looking to kick off their investment portfolio. ..
Landlord & Tenant Q&A
I have decided to build a database of Landlord FAQs to help Managed clients & Property Mangers share their tips, ideas, concerns & curiosities. We will launch this on our website in the coming months but for now, here are some of the most common..
Tackling maintenance and repairs in your investment property
An investment property is a business. Your job (or your property manager’s job) is to maximise income and minimise expenses. Some of the largest expenses for a rental property are associated with repairs and maintenance however there are measures to ..
Finding and keeping good tenants
Good tenants make owning a rental property a dream. Bad tenants make it a nightmare. Finding a great tenant & keeping them for as long as possible will ensure you have consistent rental income with minimal fuss. So how do you ensure that the tenan..
Christmas time is bargain time in the property market!
So the Domain stats hit my inbox this morning and clearance rates in Sydney this week were 58%, down from 65% on the previous week’s numbers. Whilst we’ve definitely seen the market decline over the last 6 months, some credit has to be given to seaso..
Unlocking equity - Q&A with Yellow Brick Road’s Matt Dimos
Our Managed Chief Exec Thom Richards chats with Matt Dimos, one of Yellow Brick Road’s leading brokers, about accessing existing equity to grow your property portfolio. TR - At Managed, we find many of our new clients come to us not really knowing..
When, why & how to renovate your investment property
Renovating is key to a healthy property portfolio but many owner’s shy away due to the headache, disruption to income and general lack of education about what rewards it can reap. Saying that, it's a minefield of angry owners corporations, nosey neig..
How to maximise your property portfolio and boost cashflow
You’ve found a great property that you’ve secured under market value, one that shows all the fundamentals for delivering sustainable growth over time, offers upsides for renovation or development potential, and on paper, should deliver a healt..