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Do I Need Landlord Insurance?

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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…

Proposed Changes to Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax

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This week Position One Property will discuss the proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax. If Labor win the up and coming election they are proposing to improve housing affordability by reforming negative gearing and capital gains tax arrangements. Firstly this is only if Labor win the election and is then able to pass this legislation through the Senate; but most importantly it will be limited to properties purchased  from 1 January 2020 which means the proposed changes…

Why to Buy in Brisbane Now - Part 1

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Over the next few weeks we will endeavour to answer your questions relating to the property market in Brisbane.  We'll cover Brisbane house prices, negative gearing, rental income and why you should buy in Brisbane now. The media has been filled lately with doom and gloom for home owners and investors.  But at Position One Property we would like to point out that most of this is purely media noise.  Some of it is scare tactics generated by politicians. We…

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…

What is an NRAS Investment Property?

What is an National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) investment property? The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is an Australian Government initiative. It is a commitment to improve the affordability of housing for low to medium income earners. The purpose of raising the NRAS investment property scheme is to increase the supply of affordable housing for those in need. By offering an incentive to property investors, the NRAS scheme is designed to increase the number of affordable homes and reduce the…

NRAS Investment - What is it? How does it work?

What is the National Rental Affordability Scheme and NRAS Investment? The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is an Australian Government initiative to promote the availability of affordable rental properties. The scheme is commonly known as NRAS. It is a plan to address the shortage of affordable rental properties around the country. The NRAS is basically a plan which offers financial incentives to those who invest in rental properties that are suitable for low to medium income earners. By offering incentives…

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…

Not all Property Management Agents in Brisbane Are Created Equal!

At Position One, we aim to be the best Property Management agents Brisbane has seen. We provide exceptional service to our Residents and our Property Owners. Doing this, we can deliver the best outcomes for everyone. And to achieve the best outcomes, we maintain valued relationships. Our relationships with our loyal clients, our existing customers, and those searching for a better deal are of utmost importance to us. We are using the latest tools available, because not all property management…

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