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INGOING INSPECTIONS

An ingoing inspection report is an important document for tenants, owners and agents to decipher how a tenant should leave a property at the end of a tenancy. It provides transparency and an opportunity for the tenant to correct or amend anything (within the first 7 days it should be returned) that they see different

OPEN FOR INSPECTION

After a prospective tenant or purchaser comes through, why is it so important to know what they are thinking? As an agent, we want to know… Are they genuinely interested? What aspects can be improved to the campaign – is it pricing or presentation?  Are we targeting the right market? Anything else? Question for you

LANDLORD INSURANCE – JUST DO IT.

Found a tenant? Great. What sort of tenant are they? You may have a pretty good idea, as you should have done the reference checking as below… Employment checks? tick Rental history? tick Social Media check? tick 100 points of ID? tick Character check? tick Other relevant documents (bank statements, written references, + more) tick

WHAT MAKES A GOOD TENANT? (RESIDENTIAL)

At Elevate, we look at 5 (five) key areas to determine what makes a quality tenant to put forward to our property owners. Financial capacity We need to ensure the capacity to pay for the rent is possible. i.e having more than 30% of income going to rent can cause concern, creating potential future stress levels, non

WHERE DO WE ADVERTISE PROPERTIES FOR RENT?

Some of the traditional methods are known… The paper/magazines? – not with us, not for rentals. For sales…maybe, but unlikely in this day and age. We like to promote the property, not the brand! (yes, that is a dig at our general competition) The internet – yes, more about this below Database/Newsletter – yes, this

WHERE DID JANUARY GO?! A RENTAL UPDATE

Ever since January 1, 2019 ticked over, here at Elevate we have been inundated with vacate notices and trying to re let properties or lease out new properties we have secured. It seems like a lot of people made their New Year’s resolution to find a new home, rent out their property or make a change of

HOW TO LEASE A PROPERTY WITHIN 7 DAYS

Last week we listed a new property for lease. What’s so special about that you ask? Well, it was a timely reminder about the 7 p’s: Proper Preparation, with Professional Photography Provides Peak Performance. Ok, well I made that up just now, but to us, I believe it rings true. This is the timeline in

HOW TO GROW YOUR PORTFOLIO?

At Elevate Property Group we are faithful to our tag-line, “Your Investment. Our Priority.” With this in mind, we are excited to introduce you to Strategic Investor Group who are the experts at creating wealth through property.  As a valued client or as a member of our database, we believe that they can help you

Q) WHAT IS THE RENTAL MARKET LIKE IN SYDNEY AT THE MOMENT?

Q) WHAT IS THE RENTAL MARKET LIKE IN SYDNEY AT THE MOMENT? A) TOUGH! Every year, Winter brings its challenges, people are hibernating and inspections are not as well attended as the warmer seasons – especially when weekends are wet.  This year, having 1-2 people coming through an open is becoming ‘the norm’ and there

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