Entries by SonyaM

School Catchment Area Investing

Are you ready to take the plunge and buy an investment property? By now you’ve probably done your research and have looked into property types.  You’re sure to have calculated load repayments, insurance costs and other details of being an investment property owner. It’s an exciting time! One thing that often gets looked past when…Read More→

Investment Property Depreciation

Do you know about the way that depreciation can help to increase the return on property investment?  Yes that’s right! Even though depreciation implies that the value of your asset is going down, this can still save you money!  The important thing to realise is that when it comes to property, the value rarely goes…Read More→

How Tenant Screening Can Make Your Life Easier

All property owners know how much easier and simpler life can be when you have great tenants.  At Position One Property Management, we believe in people.  We believe that it is our interactions with people that shape our future relationship with people.  We believe that if we treat other people well, then those people will…Read More→

Do You Have a Safety Switch in Your Rental Property?

Landlord Alert: Queensland legislation states that owners of domestic rental accommodation must install a safety switch in a rental property if one is not already fitted.   This is so occupants of every property are protected from electric shock.  If your rental property does not have a safety switch installed you must immediately arrange installation…Read More→

Own a Rental Property With a Pool? What to Know.

What happens if you have a rental property with a pool? In case you are uncertain or unaware of the swimming pool laws in Queensland, there have been relatively recent changes.  And there is no longer any excuse for not taking action to make pools safe.  Whether property owner with or tenant in a rental…Read More→

Blind Cords and Curtain Pulls – SAFETY ALERT

Recent changes in the safety requirements for homes have spread the responsibility for home safety to everyone involved.  Whether you own your home, you’re a landlord or a tenant, some responsibility falls to you.  There are now equal responsibilities to ensure that internal window coverings involving curtain and blind cords are safe for children.  Even…Read More→