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What Is A Lease Renewal Process?

19 February 2020

Hi, Sam here from Templeton Property and today I’d like to discuss – What Is A Lease Renewal Process? This process starts three months out from the end date of the current lease. That’s when we contact both the tenants and the owners to find out what their intentions are. Sometimes the owner says they’re…

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Do I need to arrange insurance before settlement?

04 February 2020

Hi, Sam here from Templeton Property and today we’re going to briefly discuss – Do I need to arrange insurance before settlement? So, you have put in an offer for a property and its been accepted, the agent has now dated the first page of the contract, Congratulations! In Queensland from 5pm the next day,…

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How to work out a Gross Rental Yield

06 November 2019

Hi, Sam here from Templeton Property and today we’re going to briefly discuss – How to work out a Gross Rental Return. The gross rental return or gross yield is a very useful figure in understanding an investment property quickly. When we are out there looking at investment properties as a Brisbane Buyers Agent we…

What does downsizing mean?

What does downsizing mean for Seniors?

31 October 2019

Whilst many seniors who own their own home wish to remain living in their home for as long as possible, there are also a large number of seniors that decide to ‘downsize’ for a variety of reasons ranging from upkeep, financial liquidity, proximity to loved ones and so on. Downsizing gives these seniors an opportunity…

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What is a Rental Bond?

18 February 2019

Hi, I’m Sam Price and today we’re answering the question, “What is a residential bond?” Essentially a residential bond is the financial security paid by the tenants, for the benefit of the landlord and held by the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) for the duration of the lease. The bond, which isn’t essential but highly recommended…