Real Estate Blog

LOOKING TO PURCHASE AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY? ASK YOURSELF THESE QUESTIONS

If you are looking to purchase your first investment property or acquire additional residential property to add to your current portfolio then it is important to ask yourself these questions prior to deciding to purchase.

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SHOULD YOU ALLOW YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY TO BE PET-FRIENDLY?

As property management real estate specialists in the Mornington Peninsula areas, we are often asked about whether to allow pets in rental properties.

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THE MAJOR FACTORS AFFECTING TENANT SELECTION FOR A RENTAL PROPERTY

When property management real estate agents select tenants for a property, the screening process is, of necessity, extremely thorough and strict. There are good tenants and bad tenants, and selecting the wrong tenant can lead to unnecessary expense and problems.

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THE CURRENT PROPERTY MARKET IN MORNINGTON PENINSULA & SURROUNDING AREAS

Melbourne is notorious for its continued property growth. We have lived through times when house prices were doubling as quickly as every 7-10 years. If you were one of the ones who were savvy enough to invest in property in the 80’s or 90’s, chances are you’ve seen a great return on your investment.

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SELECTING A RENTAL PROPERTY MANAGER

Selecting the right rental Property Manager to manage your investment property is an important decision. You are trusting that person to market your property, screen prospective tenants, set the rental amount, collect rent,deal with complaints, attend to maintenance issues and much more!

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WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROPERTY MANAGER?

Twin Waters Estate Agents we specialize in property management. We are knowledgeable and experienced in dealing with real estate investments. We love what we do, and have a wealth of knowledge about the industry. Our day to day responsibilities

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THE TOP 5 BENEFITS OF USING A PROPERTY MANAGER

Using good property management specialists will see you receiving a sound return on your real estate investment. Here are the top 5 benefits of using a property manager

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LEARNING THE REAL ESTATE JARGON CAN HELP YOU THROUGH THE BUYING PROCESS

When purchasing a new home, whether it is your first home, an investment property or another home, you will start to hear a lot of Real Estate jargon that can often make the experience very daunting. Here’s a quick guide to help you understand some of the lingo.

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LOOKING FOR A SEA CHANGE? LET TWIN WATERS ESTATE AGENTS GUIDE YOU

The Mornington Peninsula has always been a top location for Victorian families, couples and retirees wanting a sea change. To breathe in the sea air each morning and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, without feeling like you’re too far out.

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FIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR PROPERTY’S CURB APPEAL

Curb appeal is the impression your property makes from the road and it can be a big factor as to whether potential buyers decide to look further into possibly purchasing your home. For this reason, it is absolutely essential to put your homes best foot forward the moment someone arrives at your property.

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SIX REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE TO AUCTION YOUR HOME

When it comes to selling your home you may be wondering whether selling the property at auction is the best choice. Here are six reasons why an auction can be the best option for you.

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A REAL ESTATE AGENT

Choosing the right Real Estate Agent to sell your property should never be an impulsive decision, you want to really do your research. Selling your property is often the biggest transaction you’ll ever make, so you want to make sure that you have the best Agent to help you out at every stage in the process.

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6 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO INCREASE YOUR PROPERTY’S VALUE

If you want to get the highest possible sale price for your property, doing some research and following a few simple tips can add thousands to the value of your home.

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INFORMATION ON PURCHASING AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN MORNINGTON

The Mornington Peninsula is one of Victoria’s most idyllic locations to live, retire and to purchase an investment property. Not just because of its natural beauty, relaxed and laidback living, but because Melbourne’s Mornington Peninsula has a proven history of property value growth, yielding many positive-gearing properties for investors.

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4 REASONS TO CHOOSE A LOCAL REAL ESTATE AGENT

Having a Real Estate Agent that lives and works in your local area means they know the schools, bus routes, trains and shopping facilities around your property. These location factors can greatly affect the value and appeal of your home, so it is extremely important your agent knows the local area.

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5 KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF A GREAT PROPERTY MANAGER

A great Property Manager is a difference between an investor having a rewarding stress-free investment or a constant time-consuming hassle. Often investors underestimate the complex nature of property management and it requires comprehensive knowledge of the legislation and experience to elevate a property manager from adequate to exceptional.

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5 REASONS YOUR PROPERTY HAS NOT LEASED

The number one question we get as Property Managers from investors looking to lease a property is “How long will it take to lease?”. With the right Marketing Strategy, Price Point and Presentation a property should generally take no longer than 3 weeks to lease in the current market.

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5 STEP BUYER’S GUIDE TO PROPERTY ON MORNINGTON PENINSULA

Easily find properties online through major real estate websites and localMornington Real Estate Agent’s websites, such as Twin Waters Estate Agents.Thanks to this, you have all of the property listings for Mornington at the tip of your fingers.

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RISING RENTAL LISTINGS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR INVESTORS AND TENANTS

A great little article on the rising rental listings or in the case of the Mornington Peninsula a decline in rental listings. The current economic climate indicates we may be at the end of the low-interest rate era with higher interest rates being applied to investor loans.

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IMPORTANCE OF LANDLORDS SIGNING THE LEASE

When a property is leased or released it is extremely important the landlord returns their executed copy to the managing agent. We will explore this issue using a real-life case of Herron Vs Agent. We inherited this property after the landlord became unhappy with their current agent and we were appointed to represent the landlord.

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