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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 »

What is happening on the ground in Coolum Beach?

Recent Local Council projects

New Pathway Projects – Scrub Road- Coolum Beach, Jones Parade- Coolum Beach, Park Crescent- Coolum Beach have all recently been completed
New shade sails to the Yaroomba Birrahl Park Playground
Grove Park, Peregian Springs -New fitness equipment coming!
New drainage and weed maintenance Cinnamon Avenue, Coolum Beach

The Keeper Project
The Keeper Project 2021 takes place in Coolum. It involves over 10 Sunshine Coast based artists and creative … 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 »

Office Renovation

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 »

The Home-Buying Process. In Plain English. With Elizabeth Banks

Below is Episode 1 of a series of an American by the comedian Elizabeth Banks.  Worth a Laugh!






A Friendly Reminder from the Property Management Team

We are often running out the door!
This is a friendly reminder that our property management team are often out of the office conducting inspections or attending appointments. If you would like to meet with a member of our team, please telephone to make an appointment as we know there is … Read more »

Where do I stand as a landlord if the tenant damages the property?

This is not a simple question to answer. Yes, we would like to make the tenant accountable for every scuff mark and chip when vacating the property, but the reality is there are legislated ‘grey area’ guidelines that are taken into consideration.
Firstly, it needs to be determined that it is property damage and not ‘fair wear and tear’. Fair wear and … Read more »

Get Summer Smart for Storm Season

As part of our ongoing commitment to service our team recently completed an online training through the RTA to ensure they are equipped with latest updates for Storm Season – Here is a snapshot from Kate Tomba.
The weather is warming up and the end of year is near. To assist our landlords we have listed some important checks for this time … Read more »

Fast Facts – Lawns, Gardens and Trees!

A common question we get asked is “Who is responsible for gardens”  Kate Tomba provides an update below
As a general rule it is the responsibility of the tenant to look after the yard maintenance such as mowing, edging and weeding, however this should be specified in the tenancy agreement so all parties are clear about who is responsible.
+ Any special arrangements about … Read more »