Investors need to use facts and figures to their benefit – provided they know what they’re looking for, and how to use them. A case in point is the humble vacancy rate, a percentage that is often quoted in the media, yet one that is frequently misunderstood. So what is a vacancy rate and what impact can they have on you?
Renting a house is a great a way to live affordably and it’s even better if you split the costs with a few housemates.
However, it’s important to ask the right questions before signing a lease. Renting houses takes practice and can often mean learning from costly mistakes.
When you move into your rental property, the landlord or property manager must have ensured the premises are habitable and in a reasonable state of cleanliness and repair.
Below are the top 5 items you want to make sure are checked when getting a pest and building report conducted. The beauty is if they come back with any of these issues, they all can be fixed by local specialised companies. This is where we can assist. Having seen these issues first hand over the years we can advise you who you need to talk further with and some potential steps to rectify any issues.