Hot off the press key announcements from the NSW Government today. It is a summary of the information provided on the NSW Department of Fair Trading’s website which can be found on this location . 1.Introduction of interim 60 day stop issuing termination notices for non-payment by covid-19 impacted tenants. This is to force landlords
Rent Reduction
Today, I would like to share some tips and prepare landlords for the requests they are about to have – from their tenants – for a rent reduction due to covid-19! Apologies in advance, but… they are coming so you better be prepared! For a lot of tenants it is business as usual. The bottom
NSW Residential Tenancy Amendments
This article outlines all the changes introduced in the 2018 NSW Tenancy Act Amendments and the implications for our Landlords! Note that most of the details below have been derived from the Department of Fair Trading Website, the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Act 2018 No 58 and the Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019.   Here are the changes in no
Today I want to share some of my hard learned lessons – and closely kept secrets – which I have no doubt will help landlords fill their vacant property, a lot quicker. I decided to share these tips, because I am a landlord myself, so I understand fully the pressure of an empty property in
Smoke Alarm Compliance
This is a topic that I feel very passionate about…simply because there is a lot of misinformation out there and landlords have no idea how much risk they may be in! Smoke Alarms background For anyone that is not aware, the NSW State Smoke Alarm legislation came into effect on the 1st of May 2006

Termination of Tenants in NSW!

Today’s topic is about clarifying the notice periods, rules and legislation surrounding termination of tenant(s) in NSW. There is often a lot of confusion around this topic, exacerbated by the fact that each State and Territory has its own rules!!! For those that love reading up law, the rules and stipulation of how, when and
Today, I thought I’d write a post regarding a favourite topic of mine: “rentability” or actually “considering the rentability” of a property as part of the investment property assessment process. This is something I feel is often missed by investors, who in the excitement of securing a property, they don’t really think about the long
Did you know that the safety window measures for strata schemes has been in effect since early 2018? They were introduced to prevent children from falling from windows. According to the requirement and as reported by the NSW Department of Fair Trading, strata building windows must be fitted with safety devices where the internal floor
[Note: Most of the below information is an extract from the Royal Life Saving – “Be Pool Safe” website which can be found by clicking here) Summer is upon us. Before we know it, we will start getting hit with 30 or 40 degree days and for many, the only option will be a pool! That