thirsty replied to the topic Advertising on realestate.com.au if we self-manage? in the forum Help Needed! 12 years, 9 months ago
Hi Marcus, You have also helped me out for any future searching. In the past I have used gumtree and rent.com.au. I think I will start using landlordschoice if I need to from now on.
We had the same thing happen to us and we from Perth too. The tenants built their own home so needed to break their fixed term lease. We told them they needed to pay rent until new tenants were found and also advertising fees (as you have done). In the end, we asked the tenants if they knew anyone that were interested in renting and they did (so…[Read more]
Thanks for replying Ryan and Number 8. I agree with what u are saying and I now think we should keep them. Thank you for putting it into perspective. I know we have heaps of equity to invest more but just a bit nervous with the whole going down to 1 wage thing. I suppose that is where the due dilligence comes in. Ryan, are u saying we shouldn' be…[Read more]
To be honest, we managed ours for a few years, then when the tenant moved out we decided to use a PM. We had an applicant who knew the previous tenants but we had already assigned the PM's so we let them take over the reigns…..it had been over a week that they put their application in and we knew they had and the PM hadn't even told us they had…[Read more]
I agree with fredo on this. I manage my IP in the town where I live. I use a property manager for the IP in another state (for obvious reasons). If I bought more IP's closeby I would gladly manage them myself. IMO if you have a good relationship with the tenants and get any problems fixed, you will find they will be happier to go through you…[Read more]
Well, Im not much of a forumite. I actually enjoy reading the forum (as most people do I would assume looking at the number of guests online compared to online users). I finally joined. And thirsty for beer……among other things