property management

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    Property Management Tips For A Successful Investment Property – Part 1

    Whether you have employed the services of a professional property management company or have decided to manage your investment yourself, there are several key items which can either make your experience rewarding or turn it into a nightmare. The majority of people will employ a property manager...
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    Looking for Good PM in Lockridge - WA

    Thought I'd post this in a separate thread. Want to know if anyone can recommend a good Real estate agent in the Lockridge area-WA? Current PM (or lack there of; she went AWOL) is turning out to be extremely unreliable.
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    Vacant apartment by incompetent property managers

    I have an apartment that is managed by Unilodge Realty. The apartment is not allowed to be managed by any other property manager, including oneself. They continuously claim difficulty in finding tenants, so much so that my apartment has been vacant on and off in the last six months I have...
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    Most important Property Management Criteria

    I thought i would open a poll to see what all you property investors consider the most important criteria (and why) when selecting a property management agency: - Fees - Locality - Personality of PM - Personal referral - Specialist PM Agency - Agency name recognition - Other? Thanks
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    Question about notice period

    We recently bought a property as a first home buyer. There were tenants living in the property and we decided to keep them there for a few months. We are currently renting in another place. The owner of the unit we are renting has decided to sell the unit. The real estate called me today...
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    Suing property manager solicitor Syd please

    Suing property manager, any recommendations for a solicitor in western Sydney Parramatta area. My local solicitor suggested a person more specialised in this area of law. Know anyone who manages these cases?
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    Statute of Limitation

    I am preparing a claim for negligence against a real estate agent who managed my property. Could you let me know about the time limits for claims? I believe for damages it is 3 years (or is that only the tenancy division) and have read for services provided it is 10years. What is the time...
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    Negligence claim against agent help please

    Info please re one of the items claimed against real estate negligence in general division OFT. The laundry cabinet (lined internally with white melamine, external hardwood) was full of mould and damp and smelly. On the final inspection report the PM had not mentioned its condition, (along with...
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    Property Manager recommendations for Parramatta (NSW)

    (This is my first post, please be gentle. :) ) Could anyone recommend a good property manager for the Parramatta/Western Sydney region? I've been trawling through some of the recent posts but haven't spotted recommendations for PMs in this region. Thanks!
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    Tenant breaks fixed lease

    We have recently been advised our tenant will be breaking the fixed lease (which has 6 more months to the end of the lease). I am aware that the current tenant would be paying all the fees when finding a new tenant, but I would be obligated to offer a new a full 12 month fixed agreement or...
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    Good Property Manager in Newcastle

    Hi all, can someone recommend a good property manager in Newcastle area. I have come across some real un-professional ones down in Sydney where my son rents (i.e. no inspections in 12 months, would never attend to maintenance issues and treated the tenants like low-lifes - which they are...
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    Tenant Request Replacing of Ridge Capping

    I have a tenant who requested that we have the ridge capping on the roof replaced as they said it is loose and cracked. Having been advise this by the property manager, we went about getting a plumber out to have a look. We were advised by the plummber that this is normal for older homes and 90%...
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    Learn The Inside Secrets On How to Significantly Increase The Return That you Get Fro

    At Rental Express we look after over $1 billion worth of residential property on behalf of owners throughout 234 suburbs in Brisbane. Every year we accommodate approximately 6000 tenants, collect over $30 million in rent and conduct up to 9000 routine inspections. As you can imagine...
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    Mt Sheridan, Cairns - Good PM ?

    We have a couple of properties in Mt Sheridan and the current property managers are basically losing interest (? too busy) and we are looking to move. Has anyone had any experience in the area and can they recommend a good agent? I am not demanding but expect if I highlight a lagging rent...
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    Self Management - Advertising & Tradespeople network

    I am considering dipping my toe in the water of 'self-management' for just one IP initially and see how it goes before I consider it for others. The key areas that have stopped me from trying this historically have been because of; * advertising * tradespeople network Where have people...