Conversations with a long term Renter

As a third decade renter and having to house hunt again, "I'd like to say, It's not at all a good experience."   Renting as a necessity or desire seems to house little difference for Australia's long term residential renters. With only a twelve-month…

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18 January 2022
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Property Management, Property Technology, Real Estate

A Renters Only Paradise Build to Rent BtR has arrived in Australia.

Australia’s long-term residential renters rejoice; dedicated Build to Rent (BtR) properties now offer a dramatic leasing alternative when seeking a home that provides permanence in a multi-year option on every lease, and that’s just the icing on the…

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12 January 2022
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Property Management, Property Technology, Real Estate

Happy New Year! - The best of Instarent in 2021

Say goodbye to 2021, and a big welcome to the new year! With sincere thanks to all who supported Instarent, we do appreciate it. You allowed us to kick some significant goals, assist more moves into self-managing rental properties and increase the…

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1 January 2022
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Property Management, Property Technology, Real Estate

Are you charging more rent but earning less income?

This year's 8% increase in average income from Aussie rental investment portfolios is the largest since 2008. However, for most, our housing/rental investments did not translate into real money profits for this financial year.  

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21 December 2021
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Property Management, Property Technology, Real Estate

Rent and invest in a residential property at the same time | Instarent

As a renter you’ve probably thought investing in the Aussie residential property market would never be achievable. Many of us that rent if able to invest at all, would likely be into alternatives from shares to crypto or the myriad of other riskier…

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12 December 2021
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Property Management, Property Technology, Real Estate

Why property investors are switching to property management apps.

Have you ever looked at your rental agent and thought, I can do that better myself.

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5 December 2021
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Properties, Property Management, Private Rentals

Rental margins projected to fall in 2022 | Instarent

Bust! Renting your investment property next year will be a whole lot different by Q3, says Christopher’s Boom or Bust Report released today from SQM Research. If you own a residential property investment, this is full of the stats and insights every…

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26 November 2021
Sam Bloch Sam Bloch in Property Management, Property Technology, Real Estate

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