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  • What Queensland investors need to know about the end of a tenancy

    In a perfect world, the best tenants would stay in your property forever. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Research from Roy Morgan shows that Queensland has the most mobile occupiers, with only a third of us having lived in one property for more than 10 years – something that … Read more

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  • 3 Signs it’s time to move out.

    Finding your forever home takes time. For most people, circumstances in any given home will eventually align in such a way that it’s time to start looking for a new Alexandra Hills property to move into. In fact, 90 per cent of people living in young households without children report moving at least once … Read more

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  • Do rising stamp duty costs threaten affordability in Queensland?

    According to Google Trends, a free tool that indexes search interest over time, more Australians are looking up ‘housing affordability’ than ever before. This comes as no surprise. Australians are increasingly worried about getting on the property ladder, particularly as home prices climb in nearly every state. In Queensland, however, people … Read more

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  • 6 tips for boosting your rental cash flow

    Property is a fantastic avenue for shrewd investors in Australia. Not only are returns optimistic, but property is a much easier investment concept to grasp than less tangible options such as stocks. It’s simple – property is rented out to tenants at an agreed rate, which forms the landlord’s rental … Read more

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  • Is an interest-only loan right for my investment strategy?

    Experienced Redland City investors know building a strong portfolio isn’t all about finding the dream home – but also the dream finance. For many, this ‘dream’ comes in the form of an interest-only loan, a unique option where you make repayments solely on interest over the term of the loan. Then, when … Read more

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  • Non-Toxic House Cleaning Tips

    Cut down on expensive, toxic cleaning products with 3 safe, non-toxic household items that will do 80% of your cleaning chores. The unique cleaning and disinfecting powers of vinegar, lemons and bi-carb soda achieve amazing cleaning results if used the right way and can save you big dollars over the … Read more

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  • How to make your rental property feel like home

    Have you heard that more Australians than ever are choosing to rent their home instead of buy it? About 31 per cent, to be exact, reported a study conducted by National Shelter and CHOICE. And that’s up from about 25 per cent in the last decade or so. Are you among this so-called … Read more

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  • Why some renters might stick around longer than others

    Attention property managers: right now is a better time than ever to attract renters to your Alexandra Hills rental property. Why? Because 31 per cent of Australians chose to rent instead of buy their own home, reported a study conducted by CHOICE and National Shelter. Worldwide, owning your own home … Read more

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  • A quick guide to working out how much you should pay at auction

    At the end of the day Alexandra Hills property is worth whatever people will pay for it at auction. However, to make sure you don’t lose money when you sell years down the track, it’s worth doing your research and using tried and true methods to work out a rough indicative value to … Read more

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