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HOW CAN YOU BE A COMPETITIVE (EDUCATED) FIRST TIME TENANT IN A STRONG MARKET?

As university results are released, and a new year begins many first time tenants will be taking to the streets in search of their First Rental. In a strong market like this, they will not only be challenged when applying for property due to a lack or rental history, credit history, and experience, however may fall into a trap of making silly mistakes as a tenant which could blemish their…

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ZERO TOLERANCE GOES A LONG WAY!

At Astute we receipt rental income daily and so immediately advise tenants who have fallen behind of their arrears and their responsibility in paying rent on time. It is much easier for the tenant to catch up if they are just a few days behind, than having to address it seriously with them with Breach Notices. It is also imperative that as Property Management Specialists, we protect our Landlord’s and…

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LAWN AND GARDEN MAINTENANCE IN A RENTAL PROPERTY

Setting up your Investment Property for renting is a pivotal part of minimising stress, with Lawns and garden maintenance, as well as occasional tree trimming needing to be considered. It is important to state the differences with lawns and gardens, as opposed to tree trimming. Generally speaking, if it is within reach for the Tenants to trim without the assistance of a ladder, then it is something your Tenant can…

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Pool Safety Laws- Do you pass the test?

With Summer heating up, a favourite past time of Queenslanders is swimming in the family pool, however a primary focus for all pool owners should also be to ensure their pool complies with the Pool Safety Laws. The Laws require all new and existing pools to comply with the standards by 30 November 2015, or earlier if sold or leased first. The new laws replaced 11 different pool safety standards…

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Astute Realty is dedicated to education and the community?

Tammy presented to Year 12 at A. B. Paterson College: Property Management and Tenancy is becoming more and more Legislative and Litigative, which unfortunately means that all too often when we take over properties managed by previous agencies, we come across tenants and owners alike who have managed to get themselves into trouble. Astute Realty is dedicated to education with the hope of eliminating unnecessary stress. Last year and late November…

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Carols at the Links Hope Island with Astute

Last night Astute sponsored  Carols at the Links Hope Island Golf Club, which was  fantastic family event enjoyed by all and a great example of the ASTUTE  REALTY ‘s Philosophy: Real Estate is more than Bricks and Mortar, it’s about people, homes, neighbours, and communities. It’s about raising families, creating wealth living comfortably and belonging.       Once again from all the Astute Staff we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy  New…

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MEET OUR DYNAMIC TEAM

The Astute team strive to consistently deliver accountable results for its clients with total integrity and transparency, providing customers and clients with the most up to date and innovative property solutions. Over the next few weeks we would like to introduce our team so stay tuned or come into our Hope Island Office and say hello over a coffee.

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Is Your Property Managing You !

     Do YOU stay awake at night worrying about your rental property?  Do YOU phone your Property Manager and never receive a call back?  Do YOU find out too late that once again, there is no money in your account?  Do YOU need care and attention for your most valuable investment?   If you have answered ‘Yes’ to any of the above, it may be time to ask one…

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