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  • Ready for Spring

    Ready for Spring

    Posted on September 14, 2018 at 1:30 am

    Spring means that weeds grow quickly.... - read more...

  • It’s a Red Hot Summer in Rentals

    It’s a Red Hot Summer in Rentals

    Posted on January 16, 2018 at 12:02 am

    Typically this time of year is always our busiest when it comes to movement of tenants in rental properties. This is mainly due to relocation for work, wanting to move to another area before school commences, university year commencing and various other reasons. What I have noticed for the Summer of 2018 compared to any summer I have experienced in almost 10 - read more...

  • QUALITY TENANTS REALLY ARE THE KEY TO SUCCESS

    QUALITY TENANTS REALLY ARE THE KEY TO SUCCESS

    Posted on December 12, 2017 at 2:57 am

    A quality, long-term tenant is critical to the performance of any investment property, which is why it is important not to compromise during the application selection process. It can often be a better choice to have a vacant property for a little longer than lower your standards and end up with a troublesome tenant that could cost you money in - read more...

  • The Two Biggest Concerns for Landlords…

    The Two Biggest Concerns for Landlords…

    Posted on November 26, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    Every landlord who owns an investment property has two big concerns. Firstly, that the rent is paid on time and secondly, that the property is well cared for, with no damage. It is our agency’s focus to ensure that we are strict with the tenant selection process and reference checking; however, circumstances can often change during the tenancy. To eliminate these concerns, it - read more...

  • Why we do tenant of the month

    Why we do tenant of the month

    Posted on October 23, 2017 at 12:38 am

    At Woolcock Partners we pride ourselves on attracting quality tenants into the investment properties our landlords entrust us to manage. Therefore, we are excited to announce that we have decided to recognise our outstanding tenants with our “Tenant of the Month” award. We conduct 4 inspections per year for our owners. To be eligible to win the award, the tenant must - read more...

  • PROPERTY MYTHS AND THE TRUTH

    PROPERTY MYTHS AND THE TRUTH

    Posted on September 11, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    The property market rises in 7-10 year cycles Most things in life run in cycles, including the property market, however, there isn’t just one market. Different areas and locations can run in different cycles and can easily vary from the 7-10 years that many investors follow. Some investors are told that real estate is a safe investment because property prices - read more...

  • WHAT IS YOUR NET RENTAL YIELD RETURN?

    WHAT IS YOUR NET RENTAL YIELD RETURN?

    Posted on August 10, 2017 at 6:17 am

    When buying or owning an investment property, one of the important aspects is to know the net return on the money you have invested, which is also known as the net rental yield. This is important for investors to take into consideration when determining the viability of an investment. Does one particular property show a better return than another? How does investing - read more...

  • Preparing your home for winter

    Preparing your home for winter

    Posted on May 31, 2017 at 1:41 am

    Tania, Mary and Naaman share some tips and tricks that will ensure your home is ready for those colder months ahead. Find out more about tenant mould prevention. More videos and information just like this can be found in the Local Propery News section of Launceston Property Managers. More useful downloadable resources. - read more...

  • Why Do Rents Fluctuate?

    Why Do Rents Fluctuate?

    Posted on March 24, 2017 at 2:56 am

    If the rent for every property we owned covered the mortgage payment, we would probably be far more relaxed. But for the majority of investors this is generally not the reality. More investors than not, are relying on the weekly rent to meet payments and expenses and we understand the importance of achieving the highest possible rent. The achievable rent on - read more...

  • Introducing Naaman Fraser to the Property Management team

    Introducing Naaman Fraser to the Property Management team

    Posted on March 3, 2017 at 1:59 am

    Naaman Fraser is our newest Property Manager at Woolcock Partners. Naaman has previous experience in Property Management and looks forward to meeting his owners and tenants. In one of our previous blogs Grace and Rochelle explain the process property managers at Woolcock Partners go through when screening potential tenants, ensuring the landlord only gets the best possible tenants. To find out more - read more...

  • Screening Prospective Tenants with Rochelle & Grace

    Screening Prospective Tenants with Rochelle & Grace

    Posted on January 13, 2017 at 5:00 am

    Rochelle & Grace explain the process property managers at Woolcock Partners go through when screening potential tenants. This ensures that the landlord will only get the best possible tenants. In one of our previous blogs Emily Mitchell talks about our online booking system Inspect Real Estate. To find out more about this system that makes it easier for potential tenants to - read more...

  • Renting Fully Furnished Properties with Mary

    Renting Fully Furnished Properties with Mary

    Posted on January 13, 2017 at 4:33 am

    Thinking of renting out your property fully furnished? Mary Dash has some things for you to consider... If you'd like to speak with Mary, you can contact her here. In our previous blog post Emily Mitchell talks about our 24/7 online booking system, Inspect Real Estate. To view that post click here. - read more...

  • 24/7 Online Booking System with Emily

    24/7 Online Booking System with Emily

    Posted on January 13, 2017 at 4:01 am

    Emily Mitchell of Woolcock Partners explains how their 24/7 online booking system 'Inspect Real Estate' can increase the amount of potential tenants looking at your property. If you wish to speak with Emily, you can contact her here. - read more...

  • Selling a Tenanted Property

    Selling a Tenanted Property

    Posted on December 20, 2016 at 5:51 am

    The holiday season can be a busy time for buyers.  It's a time where many take leave and have the time to look for investment properties. Families also look at this time to move home to be settled for the new school term commencement or relocation/changes to employment. If you're looking to sell your investment property, it's important to have an - read more...

  • Considerations when self managing property…

    Considerations when self managing property…

    Posted on November 18, 2016 at 9:57 am

    How do you know what you don't know when it comes to managing your own investment property? Tania Foley of Woolcock Partners explains a few of the aspects to property management that you may not have considered. If you wish to speak with Tania, you can contact her here. - read more...

  • Top 10 Property Investment Tips with Tania Foley

    Top 10 Property Investment Tips with Tania Foley

    Posted on October 19, 2016 at 3:59 am

    Human nature means we often follow the masses, but in real estate that’s often not the right path to take. Here are some tips to keep in mind when it comes to property investing… 1. Buy, Don’t Sell – Buy a quality property in a blue-chip area and where possible, never sell. Once you have one appreciating asset you can build - read more...

  • Spring Rental Market Update

    Spring Rental Market Update

    Posted on October 5, 2016 at 7:35 am

    How popular are homes that allow pets? Is the demand increasing? How popular is a bath? All these questions answered according to our live trends. Thanks to our property management department manager Tania Foley. - read more...