3 spring cleaning tips for tenants

30

Aug

Welcome to spring! Hopefully everything is warming up for you, and you're enjoying getting out and about a bit more…

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Tenants: What do you need to know about condition report changes?

30

Aug

Traditionally, a condition report is done when you first move into a rental property, taking stock of the home and…

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Landlords: Incoming changes for your rental property

30

Aug

The ACT Government has been reviewing its residential tenancies legislation, and several changes are being discussed at parliamentary level. The…

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Investors Market update: Canberra remains a steady ship

30

Aug

How is your investment property performing? While Canberra's real estate market doesn't hit the lofty heights that Sydney and Melbourne…

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Canberra values have a growth spurt

01

Aug

While the long term capital gains will be the main focus for many Canberra investors, any short term hikes in…

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What do you have in common with the average property investor?

01

Aug

How many fellow investors do you know? Do you see yourself as the everyday example of someone who has bought…

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What are the most popular pets in Australia?

01

Aug

Whether you own a pet or not is often something you have to work out with your landlord. But for…

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What makes Canberra such a great place to live?

01

Aug

What did you look at when you decided where to live? Rental rates, proximity to work and how much sunlight…

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Ray White Canberra Charity Trivia Night - 25 August 2016

12

Jul

Ray White Canberra a proud to be holding our annual TRIVIA NIGHT to raise funds for our Charity partner "The…

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3 down and dirty jobs your property manager deals with...

07

Jul

Handing control of the day-to-day operations of your property over to someone else means getting rid of a few of…

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What do you need to know about ending a tenancy?

07

Jul

When it comes to having your tenancy end early, there are three main options through which this can occur -…

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Furnish your pockets with the funds claimed from depreciation

06

Jul

Often property investors rent out their property fully furnished. Depreciating furniture can add thousands of dollars to the owners depreciation…

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How to style for a quick sale

06

Jul

When you decide to sell your home, it can often take a long time to get the process underway. After…

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What's the Canberra market showing to buyers?

06

Jul

If you're looking to get into a great new piece of real estate in the lovely city of Canberra, there…

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What does the Budget tell investors about who's buying homes?

21

Jun

Investors thrive on the fact that there is demand for their properties - when vacancy rates are low, investors are…

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What's happening with property buying in Canberra?

21

Jun

When property investors look at what regions to buy in, typically the first thing they research is where the best…

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Why should tenants be moving to Canberra?

21

Jun

One of the most important aspects of finding a suitable rental property is the quality of life you'll experience in…

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Is construction on the rise?

17

May

Any tenants sitting pretty in a Canberra rental might be excited by the latest data on residential construction from the…

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How can you minimise power bills in winter?

16

May

As it starts to get a bit colder, we're going to see those power bills creep higher and higher. The…

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Capital Growth Continues for Canberra Real Estate

12

May

The latest figures on capital growth paint a pretty picture for investors in the territory. While powerhouses like Sydney and…

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Lower interest rates on the way

12

May

The opportunity to secure a lower interest rate on your investment home loan isn't something that comes around all too…

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Claim more from older properties

05

Apr

No matter the age, no property is too old to claim depreciation 61 percent of depreciation schedules prepared by BMT…

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What's the 2016 outlook for rental growth?

05

Apr

When you want the most out of your investment property, it's important to set the right rental rate. Keeping in…

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How often are you cooking at home?

05

Apr

When you're looking to cut down on weekly costs, one of the first places you can look is the kitchen.…

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Canberra's property market continues it's rise

05

Apr

At a time when powerhouse markets like Sydney are running out of steam, the local real estate landscape looks like…

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Are Investors Down and Out?

05

Apr

The amount of lending given out to home buyers only continues to grow, albeit at a slower rate than we…

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Want the secret to future cash flow success?

03

Mar

Calculate depreciation deductions before purchasing your next property Investors often question the ongoing costs associated with a potential purchase. When…

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Is negative gearing going to change?

03

Mar

Negative gearing is a popular way of working an investment for Canberra landlords, but changes floated for legislation could impact…

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Transport concessions have arrived!

03

Mar

Tertiary students renting in Canberra will now find it a lot easier to get from A to B using the…

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How do you remove oil stains in your parking space?

03

Mar

Leaks from your car aren't just annoying for you, they can be something which impacts your rental property too. Oil…

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3 things that are cheaper today than in 1968

01

Feb

While rent increases are part and parcel of the current economy, not everything increases in price over time. In fact,…

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How to ensure your bond is returned to you in full

22

Jan

Renting a home can be a great option for all sorts of situations. Maybe you’re particularly mobile and rarely stay…

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Depreciation for renovations made easy

21

Jan

Investment property owners often miss out on thousands of dollars due to two main reasons: 1. They don’t know what…

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Will Canberra Property Grow in 2016?

19

Jan

Wondering how your rental property will do in the coming year? It's nigh-impossible to know for certain how much capital…

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Tenants unveil their most sought-after features

19

Jan

With around 30 per cent of Australians renting, according to McCrindle, there's a huge audience for us to choose from…

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Cancer Support Group - 2016 Convoy for Cancer Families

15

Jan

Ray White Canberra and our Property Management team are very proud to be supporting the 2016 Convoy for Cancer Families.…

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Earn more from your holiday rental

16

Dec

It’s that time of year when many investors take a well earned break by booking a holiday away from home…

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A stable year for Canberra rent

16

Dec

Worried about rents increasing dramatically? According to the latest data, you shouldn't be. SQM Research recently released its asking rental…

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Is 2016 a year of growth for your rental property?

16

Dec

While we handle the day-to-day management of the tenancy, it's always good for you to have an eye on the…

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Canberra rounds out a good year for value

16

Dec

Sydney and Melbourne have dominated the 2015 headlines with their capital growth, but dwelling values in Canberra ended up in…

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Canberra went into Christmas on a high note

16

Dec

Now that we're past the Christmas rush and the property market is getting back into the swing of things, we…

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LEAP INTO AUCTION and receive $500 off the cost of your marketing package!

03

Dec

The Ray White Canberra team, along with Ray White Tuggeranong and Ray White Queanbeyan are celebrating the new leap year…

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Song remains the same for rental yields

02

Dec

When it comes to rental yields, Canberra's performance isn't among the best in the country. However, there's a certain stability…

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Tenants: How to protect your home this holidays!

24

Nov

Are you heading away for the holidays? Whether it's to go on an overseas vacation or perhaps visit family elsewhere,…

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Purchasing an investment property off-the-plan

24

Nov

Consider the depreciation deductions you can claim Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying…

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Tenants: Are you ready to rideshare?

21

Oct

When you move to rent property in Canberra, it isn't always easy to find a home exactly where you want…

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Landlords enjoy steady rental growth

21

Oct

Common sense would dictate that when the supply of rental property in Canberra goes up, the amount charged goes down…

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What happens when tenants don't pay?

21

Oct

While the ideal rental situation sees tenants paying on time and in full, it doesn't always happen and circumstances change.…

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Property Affordability Update - June Quarter 2015

07

Oct

The latest REIACT/Adelaide Bank report shows an overall improvement in housing affordability over the June quarter. The ACT remains the…

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Construction Costs in Canberra

07

Oct

The cost of constructing a new dwelling remains high across the ACT and surrounding regions compared to other major markets…

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Commercial: Yields pushing closer to new records

07

Oct

One of the benefits of investing in commercial real estate in Canberra is that you can often enjoy greater rental…

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What is the true return on your investment?

06

Oct

Multiple factors have to be taken into account when calculating the benefits of having an investment property and these will…

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Looking to buy a house in Canberra?

24

Sep

New data suggests that you might have to go to an auction to secure your dream property. Research from CoreLogic…

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Make some money with your spring cleaning!

23

Sep

As the sun shines a little brighter and we emerge from the depths of the colder months, it might be…

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Rental returns remain relatively steady

27

Aug

As an investor, rental yields are never going to be far from your mind. Whether you have negatively geared property…

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Simple renovations can add value and appeal

26

Aug

As a landlord, you're probably hoping at some distant point to be able to sell off your Canberra investment property…

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What are the noise levels for Tenants?

26

Aug

When you have taken up residence in a rental property in Canberra, be it an apartment or a detached home,…

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What are the costs of moving out of your rental?

12

Aug

The spring selling season isn't just an active time for buyers and sellers of property in Canberra - tenants might…

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How do I save for my first home?

04

Aug

Do you want to achieve the great Australian dream of owning your own home? Where you can change things and…

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Five marketing tips you shouldn't ignore

29

Jul

Top 5 ways house sale ready There’s one thing that’s common to all houses for sale – the owners are…

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How to negotiate with housemates

22

Jul

Renting in Canberra can sometimes mean you'll be sharing the tenancy with other people. The laws in Canberra mean that…

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Units Vs houses: What should you choose?

22

Jul

The array of superb property in Canberra offers an abundance of opportunities, especially for investment. Whether you're expanding your portfolio…

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Tips for the first time investor

22

Jul

There's been no shortage of investors who strike the pot of gold at the end of the real estate rainbow.…

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Auction Results Across Australia

20

Jul

There are very few things that get the adrenaline rushing more than a good auction. Properties are often sold in…

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July 2015 - Projects Update

13

Jul

Despite suggestions of an oversupply of units across the ACT, market data collected by local researchers suggest the median unit…

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What does the federal budget have in store for property owners in Canberra?

08

Jul

Budget has been the word of the moment nationwide and the Australian Capital Territory is no exception. If you were…

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Should you buy or lease commercial property in Canberra?

24

Jun

If you're a young company with a bright future, the flexibility of leasing commercial property in Canberra could appeal. If…

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Top Advantages of Commercial Property Investment

24

Jun

You're probably well aware of all the advantages of investing in residential real estate, but what about buying commercial property…

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Tenants: Top tips to get ready for a rental inspection

19

Jun

A rental inspection is the easiest way for a property manager in Canberra to check the condition of the home…

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Landlords: What are families looking for in a rental?

19

Jun

Rental properties aren't just a stopover anymore. Once relegated to young couples and groups in their early-twenties, more and more…

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Vendors: Getting your home ready for open inspection

17

Jun

In life as in real estate, first impressions are everything. An open inspection can be a great way to show…

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Tenants: Reporting Maintenance Issues

15

Jun

Australian tenants are renowned to be the least assertive in the developing world. Many tenants put their rights aside at…

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Landlords: How to prepare your rental for winter

05

Jun

Canberra is part of a unique and beautiful landscape that really comes into its own during the cooler months. From…

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Landlords: What makes a good investment?

05

Jun

It's little wonder people choose to invest in property in Canberra. With interest rates slipping to record lows and a…

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Tenants: Maintenance tips for tenants

05

Jun

If you're after a flexible lifestyle while enjoying all that Canberra has to offer, renting can be a great option.…

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Tenants: Keeping a clean rental record

05

Jun

Whether you're a seasoned tenant or freshly in the market, your tenancy history can play a big part in the…

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Landlords: Are changes to negative gearing off the table?

04

May

When you invest in property, it pays to consult your accountant to have a strategy that benefits you the most.…

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Landlords: How do I choose reliable tenants?

04

May

There's one crucial ingredient when you invest in property to create future wealth: Tenants. Tenants are your source of income…

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Commerical: ACT Business Confidence Grows

04

May

For those of you looking for another reason to buy commercial property in Canberra, just one look at the latest…

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Commercial Buyers, Landlords: Things to think about when investing in commercial property

04

May

Have you thought about investing in commercial property in Canberra? The city's vibrant atmosphere and growing economy draws people into…

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Residential Vendors: What to think about when selling your home

01

May

There are a number of things to weigh up when listing your property for sale in Canberra. Start to take…

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Residential Vendors: Tips for Selling your Home at Auction

01

May

Selling your property can often be an exciting experience denoting a change in life and often moving on to bigger…

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Landlords: Tips for Choosing a Property Manager

20

Apr

Australians already know about the current low interest rates, which have made home loans a lot more attractive. And because…

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Tenants: Do Tenants Require Contents Insurance?

31

Mar

The answer is yes!  Renting a home comes with responsibilities. Tenants obviously have to pay the rent and most of…

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Tenants: Important Reasons Why You Should Pay Your Rent On Time

31

Mar

Does paying your rent a few days late really matter?   The simple answer is yes. There are many tenants…

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Landlords: Lease Renewals

30

Mar

Offering renewals to your tenants makes commercial sense in many ways; *  It can reduce vacancy periods and lost rental…

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Landlords: Is there a need to take out Landlords Insurance?

30

Mar

Some landlords have asked why there is a need for landlord insurance. The reality is that circumstances change for everyone,…

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What Makes Ray White Market Leaders in 2015?

10

Mar

CLICK TO VIEW THE RAY WHITE FACTS VIDEO  

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Residential Vendors: Autumn is the Season to Sell!

10

Mar

Spring time was always considered the best time to sell as the footy season was over and more people would…

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Residential | Commercial: Ray White Expands in Beijing

10

Mar

Ray White has announced that it will collaborate with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and…

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Doug & Col go to EVEREST (Base Camp)!

01

Oct

If you haven’t already heard, Doug and Col of Ray White Canberra are putting their pride and health on the…

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Ray White Canberra Camp Quality Trivia Night!

02

Sep

Its an interesting sight to see over 420 Canberran’s doing the ‘Gangnam Style’ dance, but that’s exactly what happened at…

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Ray White Canberra Camp Quality Trivia Night!

24

Jul

Ray White Canberra is proud to host the 2013 Camp Quality Trivia Night! A night sure to give you the…

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Ray White Canberra's Tenniversary

08

Jul

Ray White Canberra celebrated its “tenniversary” (or 10th birthday) last week in style with staff, family, friends and clients at…

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Ray White Canberra Movie Night - The Great Gatsby

04

Jun

This years Annual Ray White Canberra Movie Night, the premier screening of The Great Gatsby, proved to be yet again another…

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Ray White Canberra Raise Over $20,000 for Camp Quality!

21

May

The Ray White Canberra Camp Quality Golf Day was held on the bitterly cold 16th May at Federal Golf Club,…

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Ray White Canberra & Camp Quality!

23

Apr

Ray White Canberra was pleased to have entered 6 teams in the Annual Camp Quality Verti-Cool Challenge taking place at…

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Ray White Canberra Auction Event - 18th June 2013

10

Apr

Ray White Canberra are doing it again! Following a fantastic Auction Event in the second half of last year, we…

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Ray White Canberra Partners With Camp Quality!

27

Mar

Ray White Canberra is please to announce that we have partnered with Camp Quality to help make a difference in…

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Ray White Canberra's The Auction Event Wrap Up

15

Nov

Over the course of the last five weeks, the Ray White Canberra network took 27 properties to market, all to…

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Ray White Canberra's The Auction Event

16

Oct

Ray White Canberra are doing it again, the aptly named ‘The Auction Event’ will be the auction event of the…

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Investor Night

03

Oct

On Thursday 27th September, Ray White Canberra held the first (of many to come) Investment Information Evening at the Woden…

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Importance of Smoke Detectors/Alarms in your Rental Property

12

Sep

Gone are the days where we emphasise the need for smoke alarms during the winter months.   In this day…

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Investor Night

10

Sep

Ray White Canberra is proud to offer to those who are wanting to find out a more about investing in…

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The Auction Event 2012

29

Aug

Ray White Canberra is please to announce the launch of The Auction Event 2012!   Click here to watch the…

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Win a Trip to New York for 2!

03

Aug

By attending a free appointment with a Loan Market broker you could… WIN A TRIP FOR 2 TO NEW YORK* worth…

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The Dark Knight Rises - Ray White Canberra 2012 Movie Night

30

Jul

This years Annual Ray White Canberra Movie Night, the premier screening of The Dark Knight Rises, was a phenomenal success.  …

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Ben Faulks is recognised in the Top 100 Real Estate Agents

18

Jun

A relative newcomer to the real estate industry has trumped more experienced rivals to be recognised as one of the…

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St Vincent de Paul Society's CEO Sleepout

30

May

On what is typically the coldest night, June 21st, Doug O’Mara CEO of Ray White Canberra, will be taking part…

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Ray White Canberra Climbs to New Heights

28

Feb

Last Friday the 24th February, Ray White Canberra entered two teams in to Verti-COOL challenge at Black Mountain Tower to…

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Ray White Belconnen & Gungahlin Update

23

Feb

At the recent Ray White Canberra Awards night, the team from Belconnen and Gungahlin scooped the pools, securing the Top…

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Verti-COOL challenge

31

Jan

The Northside Ray White team have entered in the Verti-COOL challenge, which is a 403 stair climb up Black Mountain to…

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PINK!

02

Dec

Over the month of October, Ray White Canberra got behind Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Day, raising awareness about breast cancer,…

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Ray White Canberra Race Day 2011

11

Nov

We are very excited for our Annual Ray White Canberra Race Day, looking forward to a great day with our…

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LAUNCH OF RAY WHITE QUEANBEYAN

21

Mar

Having rebranded it's doors for business in March, Raine & Horne Queanbeyan | Jerrabomberra is pleased to announce that it…

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2011 RAY WHITE COMMERCIAL NATIONAL AWARDS

10

Mar

Congratulations to the Ray White Commercial Canberra team for coming in 10th at the Ray White Commercial National Awards held…

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2011 NSW RESIDENTIAL AWARDS

04

Mar

Please all join me n congratulating the Woden sales team who came 3rd in regional NSW for sales turnover, Grant…

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LAUNCH OF RAY WHITE GUNGAHLIN

28

Feb

Having opened it's doors for business in September, Ray White Gungahlin was officially launched today by the CEO Canberra Business Council, Chris…

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LAUNCH OF RAY WHITE BELCONNEN

11

Jun

PRESS RELEASEFrom: Ben FaulksContact: 0432 028 645 or ben.faulks@rwcanberra.com.auLAUNCH OF RAY WHITE BELCONNENOn the 1st March 2010, Ray White Belconnen…

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