THE UNEXPECTED EXPENSES TRAP

How can investment property owners be prepared? As a seasoned landlord, you probably know the regular expenses you need to cover for your property. These expenses might include your management fees, body corporate fees (if you own a unit, apartment or townhouse), and larger jobs such as replacing appliances or refreshing the paint. But what…

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The Upside of Downsizing…

The important things you should know when considering downsizing! The thought of exchanging the maintenance of a larger home for a hassle-free future full of travel, friends and newfound freedom is a common aspirant for downsizers on the move. Given the ideal replacement residence, more than half of Australians aged over 55 are open to…

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To Furnish or Not to Furnish? That is the Question!

Furnishing Blog

Our top 4 tips for renting your property out! Deciding whether to rent your property furnished or unfurnished can set the path for the kind of tenants you attract to your property. Depending on your goals with your property, you may prefer the yields of charging higher rent for a furnished property, but this may…

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Renovating Your Rental Investment on a Budget

Which rooms should I renovate to maximise my rental returns? If you are planning on renovating your rental investment on a budget, it pays to know that updating specific rooms may deliver higher returns than others. There are certain rooms in a home that, when in pristine condition, will maximise your rental returns. Projects such…

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How do I choose the right tenant for my Rental Property?

We navigate the age-old question… We all know there is no guaranteed way to choose the right tenant for your rental investment property. Picking the right tenant can be a tough decision, especially if you’ve experienced the impacts of less than stellar tenants in the past. Whether you had to make significant repairs to the…

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Having Trouble Finding Quality Tenants?

Quality Tenants One Agency Orange

Find out how tenancy databases can help! At One Agency Orange, we know the pain of finding quality tenants for your property. Did you know there are a range of tools and resources available to landlords to help in the process? Databases such as TICA can be a helpful resource to check and determine if…

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Body Corporate Fees in Strata Properties…

Strata Properties One Agency Orange

What you need to know! At One Agency Orange, we understand that added fees and charges can seem like a burden sometimes. Body corporate fees (also sometimes known as levies) are a key part of ensuring strata properties run smoothly. Having a good understanding of how the different fees cover different areas of a property’s…

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The Great Tree Change…

Tree Change One Agency Orange

Why Orange is the perfect location! For many years Orange has been hot on the tree change agenda. Those who have made the journey over the mountains in recent years are well aware of the lifestyle benefits on offer. For those thinking of making a life-changing move to our beautiful region, we thought we should…

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Attracting The Right Rental Property Tenants

Top Tips From One Agency Orange! Housing affordability in sought-after areas is a continuing challenge across Australia. People continue to rent their dream home while they either buy somewhere else (rentvesting) or save to buy a place of their own eventually. For families and those looking to create some roots in a particular area, making…

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What not to do: 8 Ways to send buyers running

It’s true, there’s no right way to sell a house, but you better believe there are wrong ways to go about it. As broad as your pool potential buyers may be, they are still human, so they act like normal humans. This means there’s a “rulebook” when it comes to selling your home. Buyers will…

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