Move over for a makeover…

Your makeover dreams could become a reality with Living Here Concierge thanks to Insurance Market and Allianz. From now until 28th October 2016 Allianz is giving away $25,000 cash towards a home makeover of a lifetime.

For your chance to win $25,000 cash, simply take out a new Allianz Insurance policy through Insurance Market by 28 October 2016*. Plus, if you buy now, … Read more »

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Summer Bodies Are Built In Winter

I’d like to borrow a phrase from the fitness industry – “Summer bodies are built in winter.”   This can be applied equally to rental properties.  Winter is the ideal time to inspect the condition of your property to see how it can be improved to meet the needs of the more active market place heading into the warmer months.

 

Professional property managers can … Read more »

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You’ve got the nest egg, but which tree to choose?

Are you interested in owning an investment property, but are not sure where to buy?  Don’t just close your eyes and put your finger on the map!

Investment properties don’t have the same constraints as your own home – there’s no need to be close to the right schools or 5 minutes away from work.  You can literally pick anywhere … Read more »

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So You Think You’re Paying Too Much Rent?

Actually, if your rent hasn’t gone up over the last couple of years then I’d be keeping really quiet about it.

Here’s some figures from the Residential Tenancies Authority to show you why….

Change In Median Weekly Rents Per Quarter (April to June)*

Tewantin                        2014         … Read more »

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Is airbnb going to affect our local permanent rental market?

Fascinating article from the Harvard Business Review about Airbnb across the globe – I think it’s going to have more of an effect on the holiday market here and not the permanent rental market. There are 23 current airbnb listings in Tewantin alone, moving across to Noosaville and Noosa Heads that number escalates dramatically. Are our locals going to be edged out by (even more) tourists or … Read more »

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New (Financial) Year Resolutions

Turning over a new leaf

Here’s a few leaves you can turn over to get your financial year off to a great start – and hopefully a fruitful finish!

1)  Check that your interest rate is competitive – with both fixed and variable rates at an all time low, now is a great time to make extra repayments on your … Read more »

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Low vacancy rates a good thing for landlords!

Tewantin shapes up nicely as an Investor Destination – vacancy rates at the end of May were 1.1% as opposed to Brisbane coming in at 2.7% (SQM Research). Proof once again that living here is highly recommended!

Call 07 5449 9688  us if you’d like a more in depth appraisal of the local market or sign up … Read more »

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New Living Here Office Opens in Tewantin

With an innovative and successful career in the real estate industry, former agent and now property manager, Jo Pruss, is branching out and opening her own Living Here office in the beautiful location of Tewantin from 16 June 2016.

With a background across all areas of agency, Jo, who is a Tewantin local, discovered a passion for property management when she realised that the experience for both … Read more »

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