More bang for your bathroom buck

More bang for bathroom buck

Updating bathrooms is a key way to attract better tenants and higher sale prices, Jai Breitnauer uncovers the key products to invest in

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Are You Spending Enough On Home Maintenance?

We have a lot of money tied up in properties, but many of us are penny-pinching when it comes to maintaining them. The Reserve Bank estimated at the end of June last year, households collectively owned equity of about $490 billion in housing, making it the largest store of household wealth.

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Love Thy Roof

Careful material selection and good maintenance are the keys to a long, happy relationship with your roof, as Margie Macalister reports.

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When Is A Property Renovation Not An Investment

Investor and renovation expert Mark Trafford shows you what not to do when you renovate your next property.  Whether you are a buy-and-hold investor or you are intending to sell your property at a profit, Mark has some quick and easy tips to share to help maximise the benefits of every single renovation dollar you put into your project.  Mark is the general manager of Maintain To Profit, specialists in rental maintenance and renovation.

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Tips of Winter Wisdom from Seasoned Investors

On adding value, comfort & longevity to your dwellings

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The 6 Biggest Maintenance Mistakes

Read our 6 biggest maintenance mistakes and what they could cost you!

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Clearing the air on home ventilation

Carolyn Brooke explains how you can improve air flow in your rental property and make it drier, even in the middle of winter.

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Have the chimney checked or it could void the insurance

Chill Out: 5 winter must-dos

If you don't attend to seasonal maintenance, you could end up with dampness and disasters later, says Mark Trafford.

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What do landlords actually want?

Creating a maintenance plan for your properties is more important than ever - not just for asset management, but also for the safety and wellbeing of your tenants, writes Mark Trafford.  

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Your maintenance tool box

Mark Trafford explains what you need in your maintenance arsenal in order to avoid costly issues and why a proactive approach is the first step in the right direction.

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