*Disclaimer: The information in all of our articles is of a general nature only and should not be relied upon as advice. You should seek professional advice for your particular circumstances before entering into any transaction. 


Top Rental Application Tips for Renters

So you turn up to the inspection and, along with 15 others, you jostle for a look.   You’ve already been to 8 open homes and if this dump doesn’t come good for you it’s 3 months on your brother’s couch…   Moving can be stressful so how can you ever get your home of choice?   These Rental Application Tips Will Work in Your Favour Start by taking off your shoes. If 15 people trample dirt through the home…

Tap Into Brisbane’s Largest Rental Market

If life is like a box of chocolates, Brisbane’s inner city is the variety pack! Property investors can choose from modern studio apartments for $140,000 or six-pack style apartments from the 1970s for $350,000. Modern high-rise apartments range from $350,000 to $7 million. Or for those who crave their own piece of dirt, houses are generally priced from $500,000 upwards.   As a property investor do you see yourself as a small business person? You should. Your annual rental income…

Fieritalia Italian Festival

The Fieritalia festival is a celebration of Italian culture in Queensland and there’s a lot of fun and food for everyone to enjoy.   It wouldn’t be an Italian event without authentic cuisine, aromatic pasta dishes, Italian sausages flavoured with fennel, porchetta, arancini, wood-fired gourmet pizzas and other mouthwatering dishes. There can be no comparison to the Italian cakes, pastries and desserts, such as cannoli, tiramisu, crostoli and gelati that will be available on the day.   Throughout the day,…

Heart for the Homeless

Established in 2009 by 23 year old Mr Leighton Walters, Heart for the Homeless is a not-for-profit organisation focussed on empowering industries to be active in reducing poverty.   By implementing cutting edge and innovative initiatives, Heart for the Homeless aims to get resources such as food, clothing and furniture to those who would otherwise go without.   Position One Property proudly supports Heart for the Homeless.

2010 Quest Business Achievers Award

  A big thank you to everyone for your support. We are now finalists for the 2010 Quest Business achievers award.

Temple Organic Skin Care Giveaway

    Like Position One Property     Like our facebook page and enter the draw to win a luxurious gift box of Temple Organic Skin Care drawn on the 30th of June.   Temple is here to rejuvenate you: to support, nurture and honour you; to treat you with respect and reverence. For when you are replenished and strong you are able to give to others.

New Hot Water System Laws

  NEW Hot Water System Laws from January 1 2010

Renovation Tips for Maximising Rental Potential

Renovation Tips
Ever wondered why some rental properties sizzle and others fizzle? Here are some renovation tips that help you get the best rent while pumping up the value of your property. Having a rental property at a time when the market is running low on available lots is every landlord’s dream. However, don’t let the numbers fool you into complacency. Low vacancy rates do not automatically translate to higher rental income if your property is not up to market standard. “An…

Which Way Is North?

Did you know you can locate north using an analogue watch and the sun? Simply hold your watch parallel to the ground and line up the 12 with the sun. Exactly half way between the hour hand and 12 is approximately north.   Try it and see!

Suburb Trivia

Brisbane’s city fringe suburbs are among the city’s most culturally diverse. For example, inner city residents come from more than 20 non-English speaking countries.   The area from South Brisbane to West End was once known as ‘Kurilpa’, meaning ‘place of rats’. The name Fortitude Valley comes from an early shanty town of migrants from the ship ‘Fortitude’.

Sustainability Declaration

A sustainability declaration is a compulsory checklist that must be completed by the seller (vendor) when selling a house, townhouse or unit. There is no need to engage a building professional to complete the form. The sustainability declaration identifies the property’s environmental and social sustainability features in the areas of energy, water, access and safety.   Sustainability features can lower operating costs. Properties with sustainability features use less energy for heating and cooling, generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions, use less…

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