To rent or not to rent?

With renting prices increasing (again) and the property market booming (again), many are left wondering whether renting is right thing for them to do.

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30 September 2021

Going contactless with your property handover

From taking DIY pictures of your own property to signing digital tenancy agreements, technology has made it easier to go contactless.

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30 September 2021

How to take DIY pics of your rental property during COVID

1. Use the assets you have at your disposal  If you have a smartphone with a good camera, you don’t need to invest in a professional SLR camera. Since you’re probably only shooting for digital (given the constraints of the pandemic), there’s no need to…

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8 September 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Properties, Property Maintenance, Home Repairs, Property Management, Covid19, listing, how to, Real Estate, Property Trend, Property Sales

Where do first home-buyers stand?

At the end of last month, the price cap for the stamp duty waiver for first home-buyers* dropped from $800,000 to $650,000.  

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1 September 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Insider, Properties, Property Management, Property Management Advice, Real Estate, Property Trend, Investing, Property Tax

Is your property pandemic-friendly?

With major cities and regional areas going in and out of lockdown, and with no real end in sight, it’s time for landlords to consider whether their properties are pandemic-friendly enough to endure the next couple of years. Whether you’re looking to buy…

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1 September 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Home Repairs, Property Management, Covid19, how to, Property Management Advice, Real Estate, Property Trend

How a DIY renovation can help you get through COVID

  If you're the owner of a property, it's possible that your property needs a COVID makeover...and with restrictions, you may have to go DIY. Total beginners: fear not! You don’t need to install a brand new kitchen or bathroom in order to make your…

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18 August 2021

Introducing Instarent’s happy customers: Why you should make the switch

We were so happy to sit down with one of our customers, Tarun Goenka, to ask him about his experience with Instarent.  

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30 July 2021

The rental moratorium is back: What does this mean for you?

The rental moratorium is back. But this week, SBS reported on the stress some tenants are experiencing after being asked to leave their homes.

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28 July 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Covid19, Private Rentals, Rental Eviction, Rental Moratorium, Property Management Advice, Real Estate, Property Trend

How *not* to lose a tenant in 10 days (A COVID survival guide)

The pandemic has made it hard to find a paying tenant, and even harder to keep one.

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22 July 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Property Management, Covid19, listing, how to, Private Rentals, Property Management Advice, Real Estate, Property Trend

Instarent Named in KPMG Real Estate Innovation White Paper

Thanks, KPMG. We’re very honoured to have been noticed for the work that we’re doing in order to transform the rental market in Australia and beyond.

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13 July 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Insider, Property Management, Rental Moratorium, Real Estate, Property Trend, Investing