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Don't Be A Fool - Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery April 1st

April 1, 2019

Landlord Maintenance Property Management Tenant

1 April 2019 Written  by: Brad Minhinnick Smoke alarms are extremely important safety devices. Without a smoke alarm the risk of death, caused by fire in your home, is THREE TIMES greater than if you do have one installed. In Queensland around three-quarters of all home fire deaths occur in homes that do not have […]

Why Skimping on Marketing Costs You More

March 12, 2019

Finance Landlord Property Management

Brad Minhinnick 12/03/2019   Marketing is quite often one of those things that feel like another hit to the pocket, an unnecessary expense. Let’s compare a common ‘free’ advertising package to a Link Living premium advertising package. We know the power of quality marketing when it comes to renting an investment property fast so we […]

Maximising the Return on Your Rental Property

March 1, 2019

Finance Landlord Maintenance Property Management

Brad Minhinnick 01/03/2019 When you purchase an investment property, you’re not buying it in the hopes of barely scraping by. It’s exactly what it says it is… an INVESTMENT. You want to make money from it and you’re most likely wanting to grow your property portfolio to enjoy now and in your retirement. You have […]

Signs They Are a Bad Tenant

February 15, 2019

Applications Landlord Maintenance Property Management Tenant

Signs They’re a Bad Tenant Great tenants pay on time, keep the property well-maintained, and don’t bother the neighbours. Bad tenants will give you endless reasons for delayed payments, let the property deteriorate and are an annoyance to the neighbours. Finding a good tenant is a blessing, while being hooked with the latter means endless […]

Tenant Advice: How To Secure A Rental Property

February 5, 2019

Applications Property Management Tenant

Brad Minhinnick 05/02/2019 Imagine you have spent countless evenings scrolling through realestate.com.au and domain.com.au on the hunt for the perfect new place to move into. You’ve narrowed your search down to a handful of properties and have arranged inspections with each of the property managers. After the inspections, you’ve found a property you love and […]

Landlord's Guide To Avoiding Tenant Issues

July 30, 2018

Maintenance Property Management

Brad Minhinnick 30/07/2018   Renting out property investments is a great option to create a steady passive income. However, landlords have to take care of their property and their tenants. They have to be compliant with housing laws and regulations. Failure to do so could put your investment and rental returns at risk. Here are […]

Investment Property Health Check

July 17, 2018

Finance Maintenance Property Management

Brad Minhinnick  17/07/2018 Despite its comparatively lower rate of returns, real estate investment is still the most preferred investment by many. This is evident in the saying – ‘It’s as safe as houses”. It makes sense, as real estate is a tangible asset, with a long-term track record of generally steady gains – whilst also […]