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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 »

Landlord Update from our PM Team

2nd March 2020, During this difficult period we want you to know that we are here to help.  We are working with the Residential Tenancy Authority (RTA) and relevant Government Agencies as quickly as we can to provide you regular updates.  

We have asked all tenants to please keep the communication lines open with us so we … Read more »

You’re Invited to a free event!

Maximise you home’s appeal and its value!
A property information evening hosted by Paula McKie from Coolum Beach Real Estate Sales Team

Imagine being fully informed to make smart property decisions!
If you have had any thoughts about downsizing, upsizing, renovating or refinancing your property, then this event is for you!

Gain local real estate market insights and tips on the A to Z of selling from Paula McKie, plus other key … Read more »

2017 Year in Review

The Sunshine Coast property market in 2017 has continued on from where 2016 left off and we have seen a another strong year across the coast in general with Coolum Beach and our neighboring suburbs being in high demand.
We have also seen good growth in both the permanent and holiday rental market. Many people are opting to rent for six to … Read more »

Smoke Alarm Update

The Queensland Government has just passed the Fire and Emergency Services (Domestic Smoke Alarms) Amendment Bill 2016.

The amendments have been introduced following a coronial inquest on 28 November 2014 in which the State Coroner made two broad recommendations:

That legislative amendments be made to mandate the installation of photoelectric and interconnected smoke alarms in every bedroom, between areas containing bedrooms … Read more »

Would you consider Pets at your rental property?

Property investors have long been hesitant to list their properties as pet friendly. There are fears that animals will damage their property which sometimes prevent landlords from all the potential prospective tenants at the time their property is listed for rent. It is important for landlords to consider all the … Read more »

Happy Landlords say Thanks!

The property management team at Coolum Beach Real Estate were praised on Friday with two separate very happy landlords sending in cards, gift vouchers and flowers of appreciation.

At times it can be tough being a property manager so it is great to know that all the hard work that the PM team put in is worth it.  Keep it up Super k’s!


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Why does your agency have under 1% vacancy rate?

The answer is simple, we treat renting your home like Emergency Repairs! This means that we follow up all tenant enquiry and carry out property viewings as soon as practically possible.  Whether your home is vacant now or vacant in 1 month, it is extremely important that your agency has systems in place to ensure that the … Read more »

We are onto Rent Arrears!

From past experience we have noticed that over the December holiday period some tenants can unexpectedly fall behind in their rental payments – some that have never been in arrears before as they can get caught up in overspending on gifts, christmas functions and holidays.

We do understand that this can apply to landlords as well and our focus is to keep … 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!