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

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

Tax Tips for Landlords 2021 Instarent’s Top Dos & Don’ts

Tax time can be stressful or exciting time, depending on your situation. But at the end of the day, most of us are trying to do the same thing: increase our tax returns.

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12 July 2021
Jas Cavanough Jas Cavanough in Properties, Real Estate, Property Tax

Sydney house prices rocket up a record amount as Australia shrugs off coronavirus pandemic

Sydney house prices have jumped the most in a quarter since records began as Australia’s economy sprints out of the coronavirus pandemic.

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12 May 2021
Emma Shepherd Emma Shepherd in Properties, Property Technology, Real Estate, Property Trend, Property Sales

How will the rental moratorium ending affect homelessness in Australia

Millions of Australians around the country have feared the worst as the rental moratorium ended and tenants fear they will be left without a roof over their heads.

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29 April 2021
Emma Shepherd Emma Shepherd in Property Management, Property Technology, Rental Eviction, Rental Moratorium, Real Estate, Property Sales