Recent statistics indicate that around 70% of Western Australian homes are owner-occupied while 30% are renter-occupied, which continues to rise as younger generations ..
How Do I Determine the Right Rental Price for my Property?
Even as the world continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, the residential rentals ..
The real estate landscape in Perth and all over the world is changing – and one of the most significant consideration is remote working. According to McKinsey’s ..
Rentvesting has increased in its popularity in recent times in Australia, especially as housing affordability seems to have been a challenge with first-home buyers. ..
The Consumer Protection Division is considering a major review of the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA). They have produced discussion papers covering each of the ..
Paying Utilities in Rental Properties
Understanding and balancing income and outgoing expenses is essential to successful property investment. This usually brings ..
Why hiring an excellent property management company to help is important to optimise your cash-flow. Not only will the best property managers advise you on how to ..
Save money and the environment this summer by incorporating 9 practical and easy to adopt Home Cooling strategies today.
As one of Perth’s most reputable and established property management companies, Time Conti Sheffield have had the privilege of working with hundreds of successful ..
It's almost the end of the year again, time is flying by. There have been some changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, the 2 most significant relate to child ..
Whether you’ve just purchased your first investment property or you’re a seasoned investor with an impressive portfolio, choosing whether to handle the property ..
With the uprise of trends, property investors are considering if it is really worthwhile hiring a property management company or perhaps they should just DIY in ..
Selecting and knowing how to wisely use a Property Management Company will ensure that Investors save precious time and money.
In Western Australia, there are certain mandatory compliance for all rental properties. This useful guide with relevant links will help you ensure that your property ..
Tax Guide: Rental properties 2018 - This guide explains how to treat rental income and expenses,
including how to treat more than 230 residential rental property ..
Each year brings with it a sense of hope and optimism and I believe that even as we have been through a real estate downswing over the last few years, the light ..
Property investment is a proven vehicle for building wealth over the long-term, but financial success takes time and effort - and of course, it depends largely on ..
The Dangers & Risks of Outsourcing Property Management (PM) functions far outweigh its benefits, says research. Explore more in this article.
The Rental Properties 2017 Guide provided by the ATO assists all investment property owners understand over 230 residential property items. A highly recommended ..
Although there is no sure-fire way to protect a break-in for most of us, preventive measures are critical to deter a burglary, aside from an installed security system. ..
Following the recent 2017 Budgets and a recent survey (Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)), this article discusses consideration for downsizing.
A happy tenant is more than just a tenant renting a property who doesn't have any complaints. The smart investor knows that a happy tenant equals a long-term ..
Vacancies are the bane of every property investorâ€™s life. Theyâ€™re costly and time-consuming and if they happen frequently or for an extended period, they can ..
The merits of investing in a residential rental property are well-known, but what is less well-known is the impact - both positive and negative - that a property ..
Everyone makes mistakes - it's just that some are more costly than others. And for first-time landlords, the learning curve can be steep and there can be some ..
In the same way that a healthy lifestyle is an important contributor to our general wellbeing and longevity, proactive steps to protect the health of an investment ..
High-rise living is on the up in Australia. To give you an idea of just how rapidly this property sector is growing - consider this statistic from the biannual crane ..
Property has always been considered to be one of the safest and most rewarding long-term investments, so if you're considering making an investment in property, ..
If you're looking for an investment property which will appeal to families, make sure you're looking in the right suburb. To make things easier, let's ..
Buying property can be an excellent way for people to protect themselves against the impact of inflation, build capital and set themselves up for retirement. However, ..
It only takes one problematic tenant to create significant legal and financial issues for a landlord, most of whom don't have the experience, expertise, resources ..
With nearly 60 per cent of Australiaâ€™s 7.5 million households having a furry, feathered or fishy friend and around a third of Australians renting their homes, ..
A glossary of terms to help you. if you're a newcomer to the world of property investment.
When an outdoor parking space measuring a mere 12m2 sells for $120,000 - what does that say about property investment?
We're often asked the question - what makes Time Conti Sheffield Property Managers different from the rest of the industry?
With an estimated 60% of the Australian population owning a pet and given that around a third of the nation's households rent their accommodation, the numbers ..
While the fundamental aims of property investment have remained the same over the years, the rental property landscape has changed significantly for both landlords ..
Having the right tenant is one of the most crucial contributors to a successful and sustainable property investment.
Second part of our 'Questions To Ask When Buying An Investment Property' series.
Buying an investment property is a big step and doing thorough due diligence before signing the contract is essential.
Whether you're a first-time investor or have an established portfolio, choosing your property manager is one of the most important decisions you will make.
Record low interest rates have given seasoned investors a further incentive to put their cash into property, but for first-timers, making the foray into property ..
Residential property has long been a favourite investment option for many Australians and many investors have been satisfied with their long-term returns.
Cheap is not cheerful when it comes to protecting your very valuable asset and itâ€™s important to choose wisely.
An investment property that is standing empty is one of the most stressful situations for a landlord - but just as there are many reasons for vacancies, there are ..
If you're considering entering the investment property market for the first time, there are some key questions that you should ask before signing an offer document.
Buying an investment property is a huge step, but it's only part of the journey and there are a few more steps that have to be taken.
Tenants from hell, high loan repayments and persistent maintenance problems can conspire to make landlords feel investing in residential property is best left to ..
Choosing the right property management company to manage your investment property can be a daunting prospect.
Our general manager Cindy Knight discusses the top 5 things you need to consider when investing in an area which is popular with families.
Seven ways you can add value to your property.
Things you need to be aware of when you decide to get into the property investment and property management market if you want to be successful.
Looking after your investment can often be a lot more effort than most people realise.