Have you just found out there is an increase to your strata levies? Nobody likes paying levies, but how high is too high when it comes to levies? And what is the money used for, anyway? The following will help demystify the world of strata’s and the levies attached to them.
It’s important to read through the rental application form first, not only to understand what is required from you but also so you have an understanding of what you are signing. REIWA’s Application to Rent Residential Premises will be the standard form used by most real estate agencies in Perth and the covering page will normally be customised for that specific agency. The cover page will list everything they need to process your application.
We don’t think about insurance until we need it! Do you need building insurance or landlord insurance? Deciding on the type of insurance to take out would have to be one of the most important decisions a property owner has to make.
At Empire Estate Agents we’ve been undergoing staff core training sessions where we learn about our own individual communication profiles and ways we could and should be communicating with others. Why? There are a number of reasons and each one helps us to help you.
Although it is not pleasant to speak about, sometimes death during a tenancy does occur. When a tenant passes away there can be heightened emotions and stress for all involved. I hope this article assists in understanding the process of what happens if someone passes away while living in your investment property.
Nobody wants their rental property empty for that long so here are my recommendations on how to get your property market ready.
Wouldn’t it be great if this photo was of tenants and the media enquiry for a property being available for rent in Perth? Unfortunately its a warning from Consumer Protection WA about Cannabis growing crime gangs targeting Perth landlords. Alarmingly there are also a large number of reports in the media lately on Drug Labs in WA including meth and cannabis labs.
Do you have a water leak at your property? Leaks can be extremely wasteful and costly. Regularly checking taps, pipes and fittings around your property could save precious water and precious money!