Archive for the ‘Property Management’ Category

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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 Realtor.com 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 »

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 »