Pets Are Part of the Family

With changes to the Residential Tenancies Act due to take effect in 2020, now is the time to consider how these changes may affect you as a Landlord. The Victorian Government quotes “We reviewed the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 because renters and landlords need different laws than they did 20 years ago. This review recommended[…..]

Residential Vacancy Rates

Gartland Property, as leaders in the Geelong property market, are currently experiencing residential vacancy rates below the industry average of just 0.4%. The latest statistics provided by the REIV (from participating members), states the average for the Geelong region is 1.7%.   This below-average rate, together with our dynamic team of experienced property professionals means[…..]

It’s a Landlord’s Market!

With vacancy rates dropping in December to 1.9% across Geelong, it’s no wonder that it is currently a Landlord’s market.   The traditional time in the Geelong market for transition between the quantity of leased properties occurs in January and early February; and this is something that is continuing on trend this year. The key[…..]

Choosing the Right Fit for Your Investment

Having a residential investment property can sometimes be a stressful and costly venture. Appointing an experienced Property Manager can not only alleviate the stress, but should be able to guide you in ways of achieving a viable return.   What to Look for in a Property Manager When appointing a Property Manager, look for someone[…..]