Do I Need Landlord Insurance?

landlord insurance
If you are a property owner and investor you have probably asked yourself do I need landlord insurance? Position One Property will help answer this question. If you own property of any sort, whether it be a house, a car, or a boat you should have it insured; but if you own an investment property you also need to consider the addition of  landlord insurance.   What is landlord insurance  Landlord insurance is different to regular home and contents insurance as…

Find a Property Manager - Here's Why it's Worth the Investment

Find a Property Manager
In today's fast paced society most property investors don't have time to do it all - properly.  Managing a property well means having to find good tenants, conduct open homes and  keep track of maintenance requests.  And this is just the start.  Covering the basics is enough, let alone keep track of constant regulatory changes. Do you think you might be ready to find a property manager to work with? Then, read on to discover that you are amongst a…

Investment Property Management is Just Like Time Management!

If you are a serious property investor, you will understand that time is a limited and precious resource. When you have a lot of projects on the go, you need to have excellent time management skills. Else, things can come unstuck. Time doesn’t grow on trees, and neither do good investment properties! The whole purpose of investing in property is to allow time to work for you. And to increase the value of the investment as time passes. Hence, good…

Rental Property Managers Brisbane

Have you ever stopped to consider how many people rent their home in Australia? Have you ever stopped to consider how long people stay in rental property? Or whether they intend to buy a house, or whether they plan to continue renting? Well, here at Positon One Property Management – we ask ourselves these questions all the time! Because that is our job, as leading rental property managers Brisbane knows and trusts. We make it our job to understand the…

DIY Property Management - Here's What NOT To Do!

Are you considering doing DIY Property Management? If so, here’s what not to do!   When it comes to choosing a Property Manager to look after you rental property, you get what you pay for! Yes, it does cost a management fee. To have a trained, experienced and dedicated Brisbane property manager from Position One manage your rental property and tenants on your behalf is a blessing. So we always explain that over the longer term, there is huge benefit…

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 searching for investment properties is the ‘School Catchment Area’ that the property is in. If you don’t have kids, you may not have considered school…

What Do Tenants Look For in a Rental Property? And Why is it Important They Are Happy?

What Do Tenants Look For in a Rental Property? And why is it important that they are happy?   The world of property ownership might seem scary when you’re making a huge financial investment. While you'll be excited, you may be unsure if it’s what tenants will snap up off the rental market. If you have decided to take the plunge and become a landlord - congratulations! If you're seeking some sure-to-be perfect tenants, you will likely be wondering how…

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 down. Unless you buy at an inflated price, or suffer a localised downturn, most properties will appreciate over time. The time period for appreciation can…

Return on Investment Property - How to Get it.

Are you looking to add to your investment portfolio? Want to know what to look for in a good rental property? Want to achieve a good return on investment property?   Without a doubt, one of the best ways to find a good deal on an investment property is to choose a property that is easy to rent out. But how do we find a good rental property from the huge number of properties for sale? To earn a good…

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 treat us in the same way. This is a simple philosophy to find the best tenants for our managed properties, and it works incredibly well.…