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2024 Suburban Hotspots. The Best Places to Sell Property in Adelaide.

2024 Suburban Hotspots. The Best Places to Sell Property in Adelaide.

11 Adelaide Suburbs Set to Delight Sellers in 2024.   If you're thinking about selling your home in 2024, you might be in luck. And if you’re not? Maybe you should be. The Adelaide property market positively shone in 2023... and 2024 looks set to continue the trend. With house p...

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Buying Property in a New Suburb? Here’s How to Choose.

Buying Property in a New Suburb? Here’s How to Choose.

Here’s How to Choose the Neighbourhood That’s Right for You.   When you're on the hunt to buy a new home in an unfamiliar suburb, the process can feel overwhelming. That’s because you’re not just looking for a roof and four walls; you're searching for a home...

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Should You Rent Out Your Granny Flat?

Should You Rent Out Your Granny Flat?

A Comprehensive Guide for Would-Be Investors in South Australia.   You've likely heard the buzz around granny flats, especially with South Australia's recent legislative changes which allow them to be rented out to anyone. Yep, granny flats have certainly become a hot topic in Adel...

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The Pros & Cons of Investing in Strata Properties

The Pros & Cons of Investing in Strata Properties

Investing in property is a significant financial decision, and understanding the nuances of different types of properties is key to making a wise investment. Strata titled properties in Australia offer a unique investment opportunity, but like anything, they come with their own set of pros a...

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How to Spot an Undervalued Property in a Hot Market.

How to Spot an Undervalued Property in a Hot Market.

Everyone loves a good deal. So finding an undervalued property in a competitive market can feel like striking gold. If you're a potential homebuyer looking for that sweet spot - a great property at a price lower than its true value - you're in the right place. Here, we arm you with the ...

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First Impressions Matter: How to Avoid Turning Homebuyers Off

First Impressions Matter: How to Avoid Turning Homebuyers Off

Here are 9 things that give potential buyers the icks (and could cost you thousands!)   When it comes to selling your home, the devil is in the details. In fact, some of the smallest things you might overlook could be glaring red flags for potential buyers. Understanding what these thing...

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Should You Buy a Home to Live In or Rentvest?

Should You Buy a Home to Live In or Rentvest?

Navigating Your First Property Purchase.   Buying a new property. It’s a big undertaking. And whilst exciting, it’s a decision that’s likely to shape the next 20 – 30 years of your life. So it pays to consider what property ownership looks like for you, and ...

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How Routine Inspections Safeguard Your Investment

How Routine Inspections Safeguard Your Investment

Here's what property investors need to know.   Owning a rental property in Australia is a significant achievement. A huge financial investment, it’s a valuable asset that, like any asset, needs protecting. This is where routine inspections come into play. While they may not sound...

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A Home Seller's Guide to Closing the Deal

A Home Seller's Guide to Closing the Deal

5 Steps To Selling Your Home Once An Offer’s Been Received   You've done it! Your home is on the market, and bam – an offer rolls in that's too good to pass up. Congratulations! But what happens next? While there’s plenty of information out there about how to make su...

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Finding a Good Property Manager

Finding a Good Property Manager

How to Take the Work Out of Owning an Investment Property.   Have you ever felt like owning an investment property is another full-time job? If you’re a landlord nodding along in agreement, you’re not alone. As owners, we cherish the benefits of our investment p...

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11 Ways to Get Your Home Sold Quickly

11 Ways to Get Your Home Sold Quickly

Sometimes selling a home swiftly is necessary. Perhaps you’ve snagged your dream job in another city, your family situation has changed unexpectedly or you need urgent access to healthcare or other lifestyle facilities that require a move interstate. Maybe you just want out of your curren...

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How to Find the Right Property

How to Find the Right Property

7 House Hunting Tips for Home Buyers    Purchasing a home is one of the most significant decisions you'll ever make.   Whether you're a young couple buying your first house or someone looking to grow a profitable investment portfolio - experienced or not, the ...

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Selling a Leased Property

Selling a Leased Property

Selling a house seems straightforward enough, but when you’ve got a tenant living in it, things can get a little tricky. In fact, one common question we often get asked is : can a landlord sell a property during a lease?  While the idea might seem daunting initially, with t...

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What Not to Fix When Selling a House in Australia

What Not to Fix When Selling a House in Australia

Every homeowner wants their property to look its best when they put it on the market.   And in the rush to make their home more appealing to potential buyers, many people jump headfirst into renovations.   But before you pick up that hammer or call the local handym...

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What to Look for at an Open Inspection - The Ultimate Home Buyers Checklist

What to Look for at an Open Inspection - The Ultimate Home Buyers Checklist

Thinking about buying a new home? It’s certainly exciting! But before you dive headfirst into glossy sales brochures, flashy online listings and virtual tours, it pays to remember one thing before any paperwork is signed on that property you just fell in love with. Going along to th...

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Do You Really Need Landlord Insurance?

Do You Really Need Landlord Insurance?

  What it covers, and why it’s important for every property investor.   When it comes to property investment - even in these more uncertain times - Australia is a market ripe with potential. However, as a property investor, you're not simply buying bricks and mortar....

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How to Sell Your Home : The Ultimate Checklist

How to Sell Your Home : The Ultimate Checklist

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, great! Deciding to sell your home is a huge life event, that’s packed full of complexities and considerations. From pinpointing the 'why' and 'when' of selling, to managing costs and legal obligations, the process can seem overwhelmi...

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New To Property Investing? Don’t Make These 4 Rookie Mistakes.

New To Property Investing? Don’t Make These 4 Rookie Mistakes.

When you’re just starting out, the world of property investing can seem a little daunting. And like anything, the longer you’re in the game, the better at it you become. But when it’s all new and things are a little overwhelming, it’s nice to have someone who’s &ls...

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9 Simple Ways to Save a House Deposit

9 Simple Ways to Save a House Deposit

Buying Your First Home? Here’s 9 Simple Ways to Save a House Deposit.   If you've ever dreamt of turning the key in the door of a home that belongs to you, then you already know that, for most of us, it will likely involve some serious financial planning. In particular, it requires...

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How to Market and Sell Your Vacant Land

How to Market and Sell Your Vacant Land

Tips, Tricks and Strategies for Maximising Your Profit. In today's fast-moving real estate market, selling a house can seem like a breeze. But land? That's a whole different ballgame - no matter the market conditions - and tactics need to differ from regular home sales. Understanding the how-...

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How (and Why) to Build Storage into Your Investment Property

How (and Why) to Build Storage into Your Investment Property

A Landlord’s Guide to Happy Tenants.   As a landlord, you want to offer a home that not only looks good but also functions well for tenants. That’s because happy tenants are essential for the long term success and sustainability of your investment. Satisfied tenant...

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Successful Sale

How to Prepare Your Home for a Successful Sale

Sell your home faster (and for more) by mastering the art of depersonalisation.   When the time’s right to sell your home, the first step is to make sure it appeals to potential buyers. After all, that’s the name of the game. And while that may sound easy, how do you actu...

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When Timing is Everything.

When Timing is Everything.

How do you know it’s the ‘right time’ to buy a new home?   With an unprecedented property boom behind us, and uncertainty ahead - think rising interest rates, global unrest and even the ‘r’ word… yes, that’s right… recession… at the ...

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Don't Get Stung: The Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home.

Don't Get Stung: The Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home.

Selling your home can be an exciting time. But don't forget that in reality, it actually costs money to do it! While the focus is usually on profit, the fact is, there are plenty of hidden costs associated with selling property that can add up very quickly. The good news? Forewarned is forearme...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Property Investment (Part 2)

Frequently Asked Questions About Property Investment (Part 2)

Surprising things even seasoned landlords may not know!   As experienced property managers, we understand that being a landlord can be both exciting and daunting. Whether it’s your first foray into property investing, or your fifth, undoubtedly there’s always new questions po...

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The Ultimate First Home Buyer Checklist

The Ultimate First Home Buyer Checklist

Buying your first home is an exciting milestone, but it can also be overwhelming (and just a little stressful)! With so many things to consider and steps to take it's important to have a clear plan of action. So we’ve put together a comprehensive first home buyer checklist to help...

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How (& Why) to Refinance A Home or Investment Loan

How (& Why) to Refinance A Home or Investment Loan

If you’re a homeowner or investor, chances are you have a mortgage one or more of your properties. And in today’s crazy economic times, it’s likely that you’ve also been keeping a close eye on interest rates as they rise (rapidly). It’s understandable - because ...

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Easy Ways to Update Your Kitchen For Sale

Easy Ways to Update Your Kitchen For Sale

When buying a new house, everyone has different priorities to consider. Form some, it’s the location. For many it’s the number of bedrooms. And for a few, it might be whether it’s got some luxury appointments, like a pool, outdoor kitchen or large backyard. But no matter what,...

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Selling Your Property : Does Marketing Make a Difference?

Selling Your Property : Does Marketing Make a Difference?

When it comes to putting your home on the market, how you’re actually going to get it sold isn’t usually the first thing you think about. If you’re like most, the focus is on what price you might get, so you can move forward and start to plan the future. It’s not ...

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Renovating Your Investment Property?

Renovating Your Investment Property?

Here are some do’s and don’ts to remember when renovating to boost returns.   As landlord, it’s sensible to look for ways to maximise your return on investment, and renovating your investment property is a great way to do it. Not only does a renovation add capit...

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Should I Buy An Existing Property or Build a New Home?

Should I Buy An Existing Property or Build a New Home?

When looking to buy a new home, it’s easy to start dreaming. But the question remains - should you consider purchasing an established property or building a new house from scratch? While both options offer enticing opportunity, there are plenty of arguments for and against. If ...

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How to Add Value to Your Home Outdoors Without Blowing the Budget

How to Add Value to Your Home Outdoors Without Blowing the Budget

First impressions play a huge part in the final sales price you get for your home. While a significant component is making sure the property is sound, and that it will meet their needs, it’s the perception potential buyers get when they first view your home that will ultimately go on to...

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Which Real Estate Agent Is Right For You?

Which Real Estate Agent Is Right For You?

Here’s how to find your perfect match when selling your home.   Which real estate agent you use may not sound like the hardest decision to make when time comes to sell your home. But did you know that choosing the right real estate agent not only means you’ll achieve better re...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Property Investment

Frequently Asked Questions About Property Investment

6 surprising things even seasoned landlords may not know!   No matter how long you‘ve been in the property investment game, there’s always something new to learn. And over the years we’ve fielded so many different questions! Here, in our first FAQ instalment, w...

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How to Negotiate When Buying Property

How to Negotiate When Buying Property

What to do when your budget’s set, but your dream home seems just out of reach.   Buying a new home can be a daunting experience. There’s so much advice floating around out there. Do your research. Know your market. Pick a home in the right location. Get all you...

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Is Investing In Property Still Worth It?

Is Investing In Property Still Worth It?

Here are our thoughts, to help you stop you losing sleep over whether to invest in property or not.   It’s been a wild ride these past few years, so it comes as no surprise that the property market has been on its very own rollercoaster. Unless you’ve been holed up in...

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Does a Pool Really Add Value To Your Home?

Does a Pool Really Add Value To Your Home?

And what should you consider before you take the plunge?   We all know that pools are a popular indulgence when it comes to property features. In fact, Australia has the highest rate of swimming pools per capita in the world! And let’s face it - when looking to buy a n...

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The Importance of Financial Health Checks in Property Investing

The Importance of Financial Health Checks in Property Investing

  When was the last time you had a financial health check? Is your mortgage rate the right one for you right now? Join Kate as she talks about the importance of a financial health check for your investment finances. And if you need a great mortgage broker, connect with us for our best rec...

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How often should you replace things in your investment property?

How often should you replace things in your investment property?

One in five Australians own an investment property, but only a third own two or more. If you’re looking to make your first and subsequent investment properties a success, you need to ensure you’re replacing and repairing things right on time. Proactive repairs and maintenance keep you...

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Are Professional Photos really worth it for Your Investment Property?

Are Professional Photos really worth it for Your Investment Property?

You only have one chance to make a good first impression with your investment property. As potential tenants scroll through their favourite real estate sites, your property needs to stand out and get people clicking to view more details. Professional photos are one of the easiest ways to draw gre...

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3 Ways to Make more Money from Your Investment property

3 Ways to Make more Money from Your Investment property

A quality investment property in a great location sets the foundations for success when you’re a landlord. Not only will your property lease faster than less desirable properties, but the capital growth can also make for a nice nest egg in the future. In the meantime, there are a few things...

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What is property depreciation?

What is property depreciation?

Property depreciation is a tax deduction that allows property investors to offset the decline in the value of their investment property (or properties) against their taxable income. After interest, depreciation is the second largest deduction available, so it can make a significant difference to ...

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The 7 Hidden Costs Of Buying A New Home

The 7 Hidden Costs Of Buying A New Home

Make sure the budget’s not blown before you even begin, by considering ALL the costs of buying a new home.   On paper, buying a house seems easy. Find a place you love, in a location you love - with a price tag that works - then go ahead and make an offer. Sounds simple, right? An...

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Top 12 reasons Why Adelaide Investors Move their Property to We Connect Property

Top 12 reasons Why Adelaide Investors Move their Property to We Connect Property

Want to know the top 12 reasons why Adelaide Investors change property managers? Join Kate for this video outlining all 12 reasons. And if you relate to one of these reasons, connect with us today to get an experienced property manager taking care of your Adelaide investment property. ------...

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Is your investment property causing you stress?

Is your investment property causing you stress?

Owning an investment property can be stressful.  Want to save some stress? Join Kate in this video to talk about reducing your stress --------------- Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Just need some solid advice? - We can help! We Connect Property are your local property experts, we&rsq...

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How to Pick the Perfect Tenant for your Adelaide Investment Property

How to Pick the Perfect Tenant for your Adelaide Investment Property

Once you've bought an investment property and got your place ready to lease, the next major thing you need to do is find the perfect tenant. Your property manager will be able to help you position your property to attract the best applicants possible. Once you've got some great potential tenants ...

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What happens if my tenant stops paying rent?

What happens if my tenant stops paying rent?

Having a dream tenant in your property is great. Everything is looked after as if it were their own home, and the rental payments always arrive on time. But what happens when your tenant stops paying rent? Hopefully, this isn’t a situation you’ll ever have to face as a property invest...

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Head vs Heart - Why It’s Important To Invest Time Before Money

Head vs Heart - Why It’s Important To Invest Time Before Money

Here's a few simple things you can do to minimise risks and maximise returns.   Investing can be a lucrative business. Dreams of good returns, and thoughts of doing something financially beneficial to set up your future, are certainly attractive. Once you decide to go down this path, it&...

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Want to Attract (and Keep) a Good Tenant? Here's What They Look For.

Want to Attract (and Keep) a Good Tenant? Here's What They Look For.

If you’ve made the decision to invest in property, it’s likely that you’ll want to maximise your returns AND receive a reliable rental income. And the best way to do this is to attract good tenants.    But what defines a ‘high quality’ tenant? ...

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Are All Renovations Created Equal?

Are All Renovations Created Equal?

Here’s our list of big - and little - upgrades that can skyrocket your home’s value.   When it comes to adding value to your home - especially when you’re thinking about selling - it can be a minefield. Where to start? What to do? How much do I need to spend? And ...

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Are These 5 Real Estate Myths Holding You Back?

Are These 5 Real Estate Myths Holding You Back?

Why it’s important to separate fact from fiction when it comes to real estate. Confusing… complex… overwhelming… mystifying… frustrating… Yep, these are all words sometimes used to describe the real estate industry. We know, because often soon-to-be ven...

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8 Things To Ask BEFORE You Buy...

8 Things To Ask BEFORE You Buy...

... to make sure you’re not left heartbroken.   There’s lots of emotion involved in buying a new home. And it’s easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of scouring real estate websites and attending opens. So it makes sense that when you stumble across the property of y...

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What does a body corporate pay for?

What does a body corporate pay for?

If your investment property is an apartment or unit, body corporate fees are one of your ongoing expenses. In newer developments, these fees will often be higher to cover the maintenance of luxury amenities such as pools and gyms. But the modern luxuries aren’t the only things that a body c...

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Why you need Landlord Insurance on your Adelaide Investment Property

Why you need Landlord Insurance on your Adelaide Investment Property

When you own an investment property, of course you'll have building insurance. But is landlord insurance a worthwhile expense too? Join Kate in this video to discover why landlord insurance is such a valuable investment on your property? Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Just need some solid a...

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What Should an Inspection Report Look Like?

What Should an Inspection Report Look Like?

Regular property inspections help you proactively identify any issues with your property before they turn into bigger costly problems. And not only can it save you money, but it keeps communication open between your tenants and either you or your property manager too. Keep reading for an overview...

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Why Gutter Maintenance is so important in your Investment Property

Why Gutter Maintenance is so important in your Investment Property

Maintaining your gutters can feel like a waste of time and money, but it's actually more important than you'd think. Join Kate in this video to discover why gutter maintenance is so important, especially if you're a property investor. Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Just need some solid advi...

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How to Prevent Mould in Your Adelaide Property

How to Prevent Mould in Your Adelaide Property

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Moving quickly and quietly - slowly destroying your home - often, you won’t even realise until it’s too late. The sinister intruder? Mould.    Mould, mildew and water damage are all certain to cause headaches once discovered.    And the worst part? It’s...

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How to Prepare for Tax Time as a Property Investor in Adelaide

How to Prepare for Tax Time as a Property Investor in Adelaide

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  When it’s time to talk tax, the best thing you can do is get organised. Why? Because it can cost you a pretty penny if you’re not! Here’s how to make tax time easier.    When push comes to shove, there’s two main things to get right when you’re ...

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5 Top Tips for Renovating Your Adelaide Investment Property

5 Top Tips for Renovating Your Adelaide Investment Property

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TV shows like The Block are entertaining not only for the characters but for the inspiration it provides to one day make your renovation dreams a reality. Of course, it can all look like a fun project when it’s produced into a tidy 60-minute episode, and some of the most important lessons d...

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5 Ways to Save Money on Maintaining Your Adelaide Investment Property

5 Ways to Save Money on Maintaining Your Adelaide Investment Property

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When you own an investment property here in Adelaide, one of the highest ongoing costs is maintenance and repairs. From regular pest control to emergencies and larger issues, small unresolved problems can create costly problems in the future. In this article we'll step you through the common mai...

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How often should you inspect your Investment Property?

How often should you inspect your Investment Property?

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Routine inspections are a key part of maintaining the condition of your investment property. Plus, they can also help to ensure open communication with your tenants. Keep reading to learn how often you should inspect your investment property and why.   Balance tenant privacy and regular in...

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What to do if you're self managing your Adelaide Investment Property

What to do if you're self managing your Adelaide Investment Property

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Are you managing your investment property yourself?   Join Kate in this video as she shares her best advice for you if you’re managing a property by yourself.  And if you're looking for a new Property Manager, here's Kate's advice on how to find the right property manager...

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How to choose the right Property Manager for your Adelaide Investment Property

How to choose the right Property Manager for your Adelaide Investment Property

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  Finding the right property manager in Adelaide can make or break your investment property. Join Kate in this video to find out how to find the right property manager for your Adelaide Investment Property. If you're new to property investing in Adelaide, check out this video with Kate ...

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How to Write a Strong Will

How to Write a Strong Will

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In my experience the world is full of people walking around feeling confident they’ve unlocked Adulting Level 7 because they have a cheeky template will safely tucked away in their bank deposit box or stashed in an envelope in the top-draw of their desk.    And rightly so.&n...

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Fixed Term or Periodic Leases?  Which one is better?

Fixed Term or Periodic Leases? Which one is better?

When you're renting your property, there are a few tenancy options you may choose between, and it really depends on your preferences. If you're not doing short term rentals (or AirBnB), it's time to consider your longer-term options. Most property investors rent their place on a fixed-term or per...

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New to Property Investing?

New to Property Investing?

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Are you new to property investing? Not sure how to get the highest returns? Don't take a gamble with your strategy. Join Kate in this video as she talks about the best way to optimise the returns on your investment. Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Just need some solid advice? -&nbsp...

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When should you update your Will?

When should you update your Will?

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One of my favourite stories in the whole world is Charlotte’s Web.  When it comes to crying, I’m not a big fan.  It messes with my eyelashes and makes me feel all itchy inside.  However without fail, every single time I get to the final chapter of Charlotte's Web, the ...

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Everything you need to know about Buying a Strata-Title Property

Everything you need to know about Buying a Strata-Title Property

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Properties like units, townhouses and villas are often purchased under strata-title. Join Natalie in this video to find out more about strata-title properties and the financial implications of owning one. ------------------------ Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Just need some solid advic...

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STAYING ON TOP OF RENT & BILLS - AND WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT

STAYING ON TOP OF RENT & BILLS - AND WHY IT’S SO IMPORTANT

7 Easy Ways to Outsmart the Never-ending Cycle & Stay In Control - For Good.    They say that there’s only two certainties in life - death and taxes. But in reality, rent and bills are right up there too.  And they can often make you feel like you’re livi...

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What to do if you own more than one investment property in Adelaide

What to do if you own more than one investment property in Adelaide

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Do you own more than one investment property in Adelaide? It can be frustrating to have different property managers looking after different properties, and it can often cost you more money in lost rent. Consolidate your properties by appointing We Connect Property to manage all your Adelaide ...

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What to do when it's time to sell or rent your Adelaide property

What to do when it's time to sell or rent your Adelaide property

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If you've decided it's time to sell or rent out your property in Adelaide, you might be wondering what your next step is. Reach out to Natalie, Kate and the team at We Connect Property to discover your next steps.   -----------------------   Looking to buy? Looking to sell? Just ...

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New To Property Investing? Don’t Make These 4 Rookie Mistakes.

New To Property Investing? Don’t Make These 4 Rookie Mistakes.

When you’re just starting out, the world of property investing can seem a little daunting. And like anything, the longer you’re in the game, the better at it you become.     But when it’s all new and things are a little overwhelming, it’s nice to have so...

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Are you a Property Investor?

Are you a Property Investor?

Want to take the stress out of being a property investor? Leave it to us! Offering a full range of tailored property management services, we're the experts you can trust to make sure your investment is looked after... and get the best results (and returns) every time. To find out more, Conne...

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Changing Property Managers is Easy…

Changing Property Managers is Easy…

What do you do if you’re not happy with your current property manager/agency? Are you sick of staff turnover? Have you ever wondered who is managing our property? Are you getting the most out of your investment?   It may be time to transfer to We Connect Property! We specialise in P...

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What to look for in an investment property

What to look for in an investment property

Searching for the right investment property can be a lengthy process. Not only do you need to think about your long-term wealth goals, but you need to make sure the investment property you buy will help you achieve these goals. In this article, we share six tips to help you understand what to loo...

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Top tips for a smooth tax time

Top tips for a smooth tax time

It's almost the end of another financial year, and that means tax time is coming. To make your tax time go smoothly and maximise your return, it's important to get organised now to save any administrative headaches and get your tax return completed as soon as possible. In this article, we outline...

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Negative, neutral, positive gearing: Which is best?

Negative, neutral, positive gearing: Which is best?

Tax law in Australia is inherently complex. As an ever-evolving beast, a change in one area of tax law has implications across many other areas, especially when it comes to people's finances and investing. Negative gearing is one of these areas, and it's been a hot topic in recent years. Deciding...

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How to find the right property manager

How to find the right property manager

One of the most important factors in maintaining a profitable investment property portfolio is having a good property manager. While it might be tempting to manage everything yourself, a property manager not only knows the ins and outs of the market, but they have systems and processes to make su...

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What is a depreciation schedule, and why do you need it?

What is a depreciation schedule, and why do you need it?

Depreciation is often overlooked when it comes to the deductions you make each year at tax time. It's easy to do given depreciation is a non-cash deduction. On average, in the first financial year, investors can expect to claim around $9,000 in depreciation deductions.   There are two type...

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4 Property Investment Tips To Strengthen Your Strategy

4 Property Investment Tips To Strengthen Your Strategy

According to CoreLogic's Profile of the Australian Residential Property Investor, the value of people's wealth held in real estate assets is worth more than superannuation funds and listed stocks. While the economy and property market are in an uncertain place, now is a better time than ever to r...

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Why landlord insurance is an expense you won't regret

Why landlord insurance is an expense you won't regret

Landlord insurance is can be as low as approximately $340pa such a small expense for such a large asset.   In this article, we outline what kinds of scenarios landlord's insurance may cover.   When your tenant's circumstances change You may have experienced this when the COVID-19 pa...

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7 Secrets To Renting Your Investment Property FAST!

7 Secrets To Renting Your Investment Property FAST!

When you are looking to buy (or already own) an investment property, you want it to achieve a few things: 1. The best possible rent 2. An outstanding tenant, to pays the rent on time, stays there for years and looks after it like their own 3. Low vacancy over the years   So we’ve ...

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6 Tips For Preparing your Investment Property For Tenants

6 Tips For Preparing your Investment Property For Tenants

Whether you've just purchased your first investment property, you're moving out of your home to turn it into a rental, or you're an experienced investor looking to improve the type of tenant you attract, preparing your investment property for tenants to move into can feel like an overwhelming tas...

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8 Costly Mistakes Landlords Make When It Comes To Their Investment Property

8 Costly Mistakes Landlords Make When It Comes To Their Investment Property

1. Inadequate Background Checks On Potential Tenant Back ground checks are a must, you need to make sure your prospective tenant can afford your property and that they will look after it. You will need to get the magnifying glass out to check income details, employment detail...

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What is Capital Gains Tax (CGT)?

What is Capital Gains Tax (CGT)?

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a key area of tax that property investors should understand. While CGT may seem daunting, it's not as bad as it may seem once you dig a little deeper. In this article, we detail CGT, including how to calculate it.   CGT defined The CGT is a levy that you need to...

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Your key costs as a landlord...

Your key costs as a landlord...

Property investing is an excellent vehicle for building long term wealth. But you need to factor in the upfront and ongoing costs of being a landlord. Throughout the duration of holding each property, you need to have stable cash flow to cover your key expenses and the regular shortfall (if you'r...

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