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What do I do now?

We have been though very difficult trading the last few months, and unfortunately there is still pain ahead for some agents. So how do I recover from this? First, we ...

Benchmarking Aquasitions

This month I want to show you why you should be building your rent roll, even in these difficult and trying times. When things get difficult most of us take ...

Do you have a Balanced Agency?

In todays market we have real estate agents specialising in just sales, or property management or even strata management, however, as agency principals we need to understand that there are ...

Win and keep your landlords

How often do agents spend pots of money on getting new landlords while we neglect the ones they already have under management? Here are some practical ideas on how to ...

5 traps when buying a rent roll

There are many traps in purchasing a rent roll, but there are successful agents using the aquisition of portfolios to develop and build their business. Here are 5 traps to ...

Market Review for 2018

As we draw to the close of another year we are starting to plan for 2019, and thought we’d keep in touch and give you a brief update as to ...

Buy or build a rent roll

There has been a lot of discussion about building your rent roll organically as being better than spending the money in purchasing a portfolio. So what is the right answer? ...

Hints for selling a rent roll

Janet recently sold her rent roll and gives us some great insight into what needs to be done in preparation. So trust you enjoy these hints.

What makes a rent roll valuable?

There is a lot of publicity today about the need for exercise, and how it can assist in extending your life span if undertaken regularly. But despite this, many of ...

Should I charge inclusive management fees?

Over the last few years, we have seen some agents moving to build their rent rolls on an all-inclusive management fee income. In other words, instead of charging management fees ...

Technology - Is it worth the investment?

Does the cost of all this latest technology genuinely provide move efficiency and savings within your agency? After all what we purchase today can be obsolete in a few years ...

What is your biggest Asset?

Two company executives were discussing the considerable cost of training and developing people within their organisation. The chief financial officer asked the CEO, "What happens if we invest in people ...

Save money on property inspections

For those agents that have been in business for a while and have built up their rent roll, you would have invariably taken properties in locations that are not always ...

Getting over the Black Spots

It can be so frustrating when working to build a rent roll when you seem to hit a plateau, growth stops, and no matter what you do, you seem to ...