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Moving Homes Made Easier

Moving Homes Made Easier Moving day – the long awaited (and dreaded) day where you finally get to live in your new home! Right after you pack a gazillion things, go through stuff you forgot you had, load up a truck and drive back and forth between homes until all of your belongings are completely transferred and you’re utterly exhausted. And then you get to ...

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Online Real Estate Business

Welcome firstly, to our brand new website, and secondly to our new blog page! Allure Realty is undergoing some massive changes in 2016, some of which you may have already noticed. In December 2015 the team made the decision to shift Allure to an online platform, and become an online-based business. With an overwhelming amount of our enquiry originating online, we were faced with the decision o...

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Property Manager VS DIY Landlord

One of the first things to consider when you have an investment property is whether to manage the property yourself, or hire a professional Property Manager to do so. DIY landlords should consider the following before making this decision: -Do I know all my obligations as a Landlord? -Do I have the time to manage my property efficiently? -Do I have the resources to find a quality tenant? -...

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The Importance of an Entry Report

The Entry Condition Report is arguably one of the most important documents of a tenancy. This document is completed at the beginning of the tenancy by the Lessor/Agent, and then the tenant; it records the exact condition of the property before the new tenant has moved in. At the end of the tenancy, the tenant is required to leave the property in the same condition it was given to them, accordin...

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How important is Landlords’ Insurance?

Some Investors think because they have a Property Manager, they don’t need Landlords’ Insurance, however it is one of the most important purchases an Investor can make. What is Landlords’ Insurance? Landlords’ insurance covers you for tenant related risks, including loss of rental income, and loss or damage by tenants to your building or contents. At any time the tenan...

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Big Dreams

I promise that my blog will not just be filled with stories about me, matter of fact I plan on creating a hub of useful information for Investors as well as some interesting stories and case studies. However, to start my blog off I would like to share the inspiration behind why I am a Property Manager and why I see it as so much more than just a ‘job’. Growing up, my dad owned sev...

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Be prepared this tax time

  We have 4 quick tips to assist you this tax time…. 1 – Get a good accountant Call around, and find an accountant who specialises in real estate and property investments. It’s a niche area and you want to be sure your accountant knows exactly how to help you get the most return out of your investment property, they will also be able to answer any questions you may ha...

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Should I allow pets in my rental property?

Should you allow your tenants to keep a pet at your investment property? Everyone has a different opinion on this topic.  Here are some tips on what to consider before accepting a pet in your rental property. Did you know that 62% of Australian’s or 2/3rds have pets? 10% of rentals properties allow for pets. Which means properties that do NOT allow pets, may take longer to rent out....