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Information for Landlords

Rental reform legislation passes Parliament
Legislation to make renting fairer has passed Queensland’s Parliament today.

Minister for Communities and Housing Leeanne Enoch said the new laws would end ‘without grounds’ evictions and make it easier for Queensland renters to keep a pet.

The new laws will also ensure all Queensland rental properties meet minimum quality standards and extend protections for renters who have experienced domestic and family violence.

“Queenslanders rely on safe, secure and … Read more »

Rental Update

The New Coolum Beach Real Estate Landlord Owner Portal
….makes it easier for owners connected to their investments, and gives you confidence in our service.
– Properties + tenancy status
– Lease information + rent collection​
– Financial information​
– Monthly owner statements​
– Property maintenance​
– Inspection reports
– Agency contact details

Any questions about logging in please call Keona or Cathy 07 5446 1133
Our Recent Leasing Results
4 Coral Place, … Read more »

Important Information for Investors

New smoke alarm legislation will make Queensland households the safest in Australia in relation to fire safety.
The new legislation specifies that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways that connect bedrooms with the rest of the dwelling and on every level.

A 10-year phased rollout of interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in Queensland will happen over three specific periods starting from 1 … Read more »

Landlord Update

Good News
Great to see that in Queensland some restrictions are being lifted,  Here in Coolum we will be able to have a day at the beach, a picnic and be able to travel 50km.  

We have opened our office again after some interesting times working remotely.  We appreciate everyone’s support and patience with us over this time. 
Government Media Statements … Read more »

Landlord Update from the Property Management Team

Everyone matters in real estate – that’s why it’s important everyone is recognised equally when it comes to the Palaszczuk Government’s COVID-19 residential property proposals. For landlords in particular, now is the time for your voice to be heard.

As the peak body for real estate in Queensland, The REIQ supports the … Read more »

Are properties still Leasing during COVID-19?

Are properties still Leasing during COVID-19?
The answer is YES. Whilst we are in negotiation with some tenants regarding payment of rent, we are still finding quality tenants to lease homes and units of all styles.  Some properties have even had multiple applications! 

Snapshot as pictured 

Warrack Street, Mount Coolum $850 per week

The Point, Coolum Beach $310 … Read more »

Tenant Update from the PM Team

During this difficult period we want you to know that we are here to help via phone or email.  We are working with the Residential Tenancy Authority and Government Agencies as quickly as we can to provide you regular updates.  

Please keep the communication lines open with us so we can help keep everyone updated. We have found many … Read more »

Tips to Secure a Rental Property

Our leasing team would love to help you find a new rental home.  Here are our top tips to assist!
Prior Research

Take time to research market conditions.  Start looking 4-5 weeks in advance. Do some research ahead of time to get an idea of what’s available in the market.

Get Online

Head to the two main websites being and … Read more »

Getting to know your local team – Cathy Coles

Cathy Coles leads our property management department.

What is your favourite time of the day and why?
I’d love to say 5pm which it is occasionally – but mornings.  That daily walk with the dog at Peregian Beach clears your head and set you up for the rest of the day.  I solve a lot of problems on that … Read more »

Selling your investment property?

Investment Property Tips
Here is some important information you should know if you are considering selling your local Coolum Real Estate.

Relationships:  Advise your property manager about your intentions to sell.  They have great relationships with tenants and can communicate effectively with them to ensure the selling process goes smoothly.  There is nothing worse than … Read more »