First-time Property Owners: 3 Things You Can Learn from a Pre-purchase Strata Inspection Report

25 July 2016
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Buying real estate units comes with a variety of excellent amenities. These amenities include pools, saunas, and spas, playing courts, steams and function rooms. This is the beauty of communal investing, which make it easy to pool resources and set up certain amenities that would be expensive when you do them alone. However, such communal investing comes with many obligations and it is important that you understand the provisions before you get into a purchase agreement. Read More 

Sound Security | 3 Clever Strategies To Install Better Security In Your Rental

1 July 2016
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If you rent a home, then you'll need to get your landlord's or property manager's approval for pretty much everything, including getting locksmiths to install a new security system or even basic locks. Follow these clever strategies to install better security in your rental.  Ask Your Landlord To Install Deadbolts On Your Front Door And Backdoor Before Moving In The front door is the most likely access point for burglars, so you'll want to ensure that it is properly secured with deadbolt locks. Read More 

Five Tips for Including Your Cleaning Crew in Your Asbestos Management Plan

8 June 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you have asbestos in your facility, an asbestos management plan helps you ensure that the asbestos is not a threat to the people who use your facility. Ideally, everyone should be on board with your plan and understand their responsibilities under it. Even your cleaning crew should be aware of your asbestos management plan. Here are some tips to guide and protect your cleaning crew. 1. Label asbestos risks clearly. Read More 

4 Factors to Consider when Designing and Building a Double-Storey House

11 May 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

One of the most exciting aspects of constructing a new house is choosing the floor layout that places everything exactly where you want it. Selecting your home design is perhaps one of the biggest decisions you'll make, and it must be done with appropriate consultation with experienced professionals, bearing in mind your changing needs over time. Below are the most important things to know and consider if you intend to build a double-storey home. Read More 

Importance of thermal imaging to prospective property buyers

13 April 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Probably you have come across what you refer to a dream house. You can envision your family residing in apparently perfect property. However, are you certain whether the property is a duff or a steal? Only a home building inspection report performed by a certified home inspector can give you the assurance and make sure your dream house doesn't become a nightmare. Remember, a home is a large investment so you don't want any nasty surprises in the future. Read More