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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 it’s wise to treat lawn and garden maintenance as your responsibility

Tennille Mugridge - Thursday, June 29, 2017
Under a standard Residential Tenancy Agreement, lawn and garden maintenance is the tenant’s responsibility. However, I would suggest that there  .. More

What are your rights when your tenant requests a change in a shared tenancy?

Tennille Mugridge - Tuesday, May 30, 2017
As a Landlord, you would agree with us that it is worth keeping things as simple as possible with the leasing of your investment property. There .. More

Battering Central Coast weather of late calls for diligent gutter and roof maintenance

Tennille Mugridge - Monday, April 24, 2017
March was eventful with the weather producing rainfall that was well above average with many suburbs experiencing record-high numbers of rain days her .. More

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