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

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

Rental Moratorium Ending

The rental moratorium announced back in April this year was both a relief and a challenge for many tenants and landlords. Every state created its own rules and timeline for the rent relief period, and there have been several extensions and changes since…

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14 October 2020
Aron Akca Aron Akca in Rental Eviction, Property Management Advice