Should I renovate my investment property?

Should I renovate my investment property?

Are you trying to decide whether to renovate your property or make improvements before the next tenants move in? Is it time your property had a bit of a spruce up but you don’t know if it is worthwhile? If you own a rental, you have probably asked yourself this question each time a tenant […]

Anti-money laundering (AML): Don’t be offended if we ask for ID

Anti-money laundering (AML): Don’t be offended if we ask for ID

You may or may not have heard of the new AML (anti-money laundering) regulations that have come into play for the real estate industry from the 1st of January 2019.  These regulations give agents obligations around information gathering and reporting suspicious activity. Why have these rules been introduced? As the name suggests, the premise behind […]

Should you buy a cross-lease property?

Should you buy a cross-lease property?

I often get asked about cross-lease properties. It can be a confusing form of ownership, especially if you are new to the process of buying a home. The purpose of this article is to provide you with an understanding of whether cross-lease properties will provide a good real estate investment and/or whether you should avoid […]