Is your property ready for 2022 Smoke Alarm Legislation ?

From 1 January 2022, smoke alarm 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, in all domestic dwellings leased and sold. Read more
Is your property ready for 2022 Smoke Alarm Legislation ?


Should I Allow Pets In My Rental Property?

By Michael Mata | Source: Your Investment PropertyThere’s a growing supply of houses and apartments in many of Australia’s capitals. Brisbane has a looming apartment glut, and the city’s vacancy rate now sits at 2.7% for houses and 3.1% for units, according to the Domain Group. To compound the problem, rents are on the decline. To attract quality tenants, Andrew Stae... Read more
Should I Allow Pets In My Rental Property?


When should you change managing agents ?

If you are not happy with your current managing agent or property manager, and have communicated your concerns, and your concerns have not been addressed, then it may be time to switch managing agents.Can I change managing agents mid tenancy / mid lease ?Your tenants lease will remain valid even if you change agents mid term. In fact, we find that most tenants are happy when landlords make the ... Read more
When should you change managing agents ?


Blind and Curtain Cord Safety Queensland

Apr - May 2014 | Residential Tenancies AuthorityLessors are obliged to ensure a rental property is in a good state of repair and fit for the tenant to live in.To minimise the risk to children, all new corded blinds, curtains and window coverings must comply with a national safety standard.Blind and curtain cords have the potential to harm babies and children, who can be easily entangled in... Read more
Blind and Curtain Cord Safety Queensland