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Northern Tasmania Real Estate Market Update: September 2023

Northern Tasmania's real estate market is experiencing a notable slowdown. Several factors have contributed to this deceleration, including rising interest rates, an increased cost of living, geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, local economic uncertainties, and political instability

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Seeking a Property Manager in Launceston, Tasmania?

Here are the Key Things to Consider! 🗝️

Are you a property owner looking for a reliable and efficient property manager? Choosing the right one is crucial to ensure your investment thrives and you enjoy peace of mind. Here are some key factors to consider when selecting a property manager:


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The Hidden Extra's in Property Management

As a property owner, you may have heard of property management services that promise to take care of everything for you and the management percentage seems competitive and fair. However, you may not know that hidden fees can be involved that may not be immediately apparent.

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The Rental Market in Launceston, Tasmania: Trends and Insights

Launceston, Tasmania's second-largest city, has experienced significant growth in both sale values and rents in recent years. Launceston has become a popular choice for young professionals and families with its charming heritage buildings, vibrant arts scene, and natural beauty. Let's take a closer look at the rental market in Launceston, Tasmania.

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Understanding discount property management fees

The familiar saying ‘you get what you pay for’ is true. In property management, there is a vast difference in the quality of service that is given, which can be as varied and different as the fees charged.

Here is a simple step-by-step analysis of how cheap fees convert to poor service levels.

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Three key triggers telling you to get a depreciation schedule

Every year people complain about Easter eggs being in the shops already in February, it’s one of those perennial water cooler topics like the magpie swooping season. Tax time is no different and for my part, I wish I wasn’t droning on about the end of the financial year approaching every year, but my insatiable thirst for saving people money takes precedence.

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The cost of self-managing your investment

Managing your own property investments can seem like a good idea if you are thinking purely about the 'cost of management', but have you considered the cost of self management? It may appear to be a bit of a no-brainer if you have only considered the fee for a property manager, however, self-managing property investments can prove to be a lot more costly than you think.

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The upside to considering pets

When it comes to allowing pets into their investment properties, many property owners say no out of concern. Here's why.

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Boundary Fences - Who is responsible?

Replacement, disputes and other possible scenarios