What You Need To Know About Periodic And Fixed Term Tenancies

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Have you just bought your first rental property? Below are some common tenancy agreements that you can select when renting out your property. Fixed Term Tenancies Fixed-term tenancy agreements stipulate the beginning and end of a tenant's stay in your premises. For example, the duration of the tenancy may be half a year from the time the tenant signs the agreement. The agreement often spells out the extent and frequency of any rent increases as well as the terms for extending or renewing the tenancy agreement at the end of the duration.

21 November 2017

Tips to Long-Term Furniture Storage to Ensure Preservation


Moving house can be equal parts exhilarating and stressful. However, when you are downsizing to a smaller space, you will have to contend with the challenge of seeking appropriate storage solutions for belongings you may not be ready to get rid of. Self storage offers you the extra room that you need, but putting items into storage, mainly furniture, is not merely about having the items dropped off and securing the unit.

17 November 2017

Pre-Purchase Inspection: What Exactly Should You Look For?

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Many prospective home buyers are familiar with the concept of having their future homes inspected before signing the purchase contract.  However, most of them don't know what the process should entail. A home inspection is more than looking at the furniture, appliances, electrical systems, flooring, bathroom fixtures, and ascertaining that they are in excellent condition. There are other aspects of the structure that if not checked can lead to costly repairs in the future.

16 November 2017

Preparing your furniture for a move


Moving house means moving everything you own, from clothes and books to dishes and computers. Probably the most challenging aspect of a long move, however, is moving your furniture. Heavy, bulky and often fragile, furniture requires some careful preparation before moving. Fortunately, with the right first steps, you can take a lot of the hassle out of packing and transporting your furniture.  What you'll need Proper furniture packing requires some supplies.

15 November 2017

Considerations before Selecting a Termite Treatment


A typical concern Australian homeowners have is how best can they protect their property from a termite invasion. Thus, they will typically seek out the popular termite treatment options then make a decision usually based on the cost. Although both liquid soil treatments and termite baits are effective measures to take, it should be noted that some factors would need to be considered before you can discern what would be the best solution for your premises.

13 November 2017

Three Points To Remember Before You Buy A House With Your Dad

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Getting into the real estate market seems to be getting tougher as median house prices continue to rise. As someone in their early 20s who does not have a partner at this stage, co-owning a property with dad seems like a great idea right now. You get the advantage of buying a place where your money works for you rather than a landlord, you can hang up pictures on the walls without asking permission, and you get your foot in the property market.

30 October 2017