Entries by SonyaM

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→

Smoke Alarms in Rental Properties – What You Need to Know

Smoke alarms in rental properties are serious business.  Indeed, smoke alarms in any properties are serious business!  Smoke alarms save lives. Read our introductory guide here and bookmark the links we’ve provided for you.  Knowing your responsibilities, and what actions you can take with regards to smoke alarms, is everyone’s business. Smoke Alarms in Rental…Read More→

Rental Property Depreciation – Q&A

DISCLAIMER: We are not financial advisors and none of the following information is offered as financial advice.  It is up to you to seek your own independent financial advice.  We do recommend seeking the services of a qualified and experienced Tax Accountant.  They should be an expert in dealing with property portfolios, and ideally is…Read More→

What’s Hot This Christmas in Brisbane?

The festive season is upon us and before we head off and share it with our families, we want to make sure you have everything you need over the break.  Christmas is a time to get together with family or loved ones, and no matter how you like to celebrate, there’s many options of things…Read More→