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What is residential rental provider insurance and why do I need it?!
Many residential rental providers believe that the cost of residential rental provider insurance might outweigh the peace of mind, protection and financial security benefits it can provide. This is not the case. Whilst all care is taken when choosing your renter and managing your property, unforeseen situations can arise.
02 Oct 2020
REIV strikes back as continued restrictions threaten Metro Melbourne's property sector
As a result of unacceptably high COVID-19 case numbers, the Victorian Government has made the decision to extend emergency powers for six months, revealing that physical inspections will not be allowed until at least 26 October 2020.
18 Sep 2020
Simple tips to help get your investment property spring-ready!
With spring around the corner, it is likely your renters will be drawn to the outdoors – ready to enjoy the fresh air once again. Now is the perfect opportunity to tick off seasonal maintenance tasks to get your property in shape after winter and prepare it for the warmer months ahead.
25 Aug 2020
What Stage 4 restrictions mean for Metro Melbourne's property sector
In response to the exponential growth in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Victorian Government has declared a State of Disaster. As a result, Stage 4 Stay at Home restrictions have been imposed across Metropolitan Melbourne from Sunday, 2 August 2020 and will be in place until Sunday, 13 September 2020.
09 Aug 2020
Protecting your property investment from the threats of condensation
Renters should be considered one of the most important aspects of your property investment, as they are essentially providing you with a consistent income stream. That being said, there is one renter you should avoid at all costs - condensation.
31 Jul 2020
A snapshot of the residential rental market: Melbourne CBD, 2020
Damage inflicted by the COVID-19 outbreak has undoubtedly affected the residential rental market in Melbourne CBD, with rent prices having dropped 21% compared to this time last year due to a surge in vacancy rates.
17 Jul 2020
In-person auctions and open for inspections banned as restrictions return to Melbourne's COVID-19 hotspots
In line with advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer, the Victorian Government has announced that 10 "hotspot” postcodes will return to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions from 11.59pm on Wednesday, 1 July 2020.
02 Jul 2020
The status of in-person auctions and open houses across Australia
As COVID-19 restrictions gradually ease, each of Australia's states and territories have established their own roadmap back to some semblance of normality in the real estate industry.
26 Jun 2020
Victorian rental law reforms postponed to 1 January 2021
After careful consideration, the Victorian Government has stated it will postpone the commencement date of rental law reforms to 1 January 2021.
27 Apr 2020
Simple tips to ensure your home office maximizes productivity and professionalism
Working effectively from work requires creating an office space that promotes efficiency and productivity in a non-traditional work environment. But how can you set up a comfortable and functional working space at home?
20 Apr 2020
How to maximise your rental return
As an investor, it is beneficial to seek ways that will help you achieve maximum return on your investment and thus optimise your property investment journey.
08 Apr 2020
How Ironfish have adapted to real estate's “new norm”
As you're aware, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has heavily disrupted the way in which we live and work, forcing society to adjust to a new reality. It is an everchanging situation that we will continue to monitor on a daily basis to ensure that our operations and policies comply with the recommended guidelines issued by the Australian Government.
27 Mar 2020
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