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Many tips, interesting news, useful and valuable information for property investors and landlords seeking the best performance from their Property Manager, their investment properties and growth of their property portfolio.

Why chopping and changing property managers is a bad idea

Tennille Mugridge - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
With increased choice and competition, today’s consumer demands greater value for money and excellent customer service. And the rental market is .. More

Regular house cleaning is a key component to successful residential property investment

Tennille Mugridge - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
We had the discussion in the office here at ‘Home Specialist Property Management’ this week about the importance of cleaning a rental  .. More

Yes, the Agency works for the landlord

Tennille Mugridge - Monday, January 30, 2017
Property Managers work for the landlords – not the tenants. It is important for tenants to remember this particularly in the event of tena .. More

Tenants reliant on Centrelink payments can be a great tenant to have with use of Centrepay!

Tennille Mugridge - Thursday, December 15, 2016
If a tenant receives an income from Centrelink, they may be able to use Centrelink’s Centrepay service to pay their rent. This is a free vol .. More

Emergency Repairs & Expectations

Tennille Mugridge - Sunday, October 30, 2016
When it comes to repairs in and around the home, there’s a big difference between repairs and maintenance for normal wear and tear around th .. More

Changing property management agencies is actually very easy

Tennille Mugridge - Thursday, October 27, 2016
Too many landlords stay with their managing agents despite being unhappy with the service they deliver. They put switching property management a .. More

Landlord Insurance – Do you have adequate cover?

Tennille Mugridge - Friday, September 30, 2016
As property managers here at ‘home’ we advise our landlords to secure Landlord Insurance to ensure they are protected from financial r .. More

Major changes to Strata Regulations released this month

Tennille Mugridge - Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Many of our landlords have strata titled investment properties so it is timely that we share new regulations that have been released this month. .. More

Property ‘Entry’ Inspections – Start a new tenancy right with our 4 top tips!

Tennille Mugridge - Monday, July 25, 2016
1. Documenting the Detail: Here at Home Specialist Property Management we take great attention to detail by conducting thorough in .. More

The End of the Financial Year is upon us property investors! Are you ready?

Tennille Mugridge - Thursday, June 16, 2016
If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to review your property investment documentation and records. Ensure that all of your financ .. More