Entries by Elaine Dittman

Termites love Brisbane’s weather

As much as Queenslanders don’t like the rain, unfortunately termites do. Which isn’t great news for home owners and investors, considering some parts of Brisbane had their wettest June since 1967 according to the Bureau of Meteorology. In fact, Alderley recorded nearly four times the average June rainfall. Combine that with the warmer than average […]

Is your property smoke alarm compliant?

Are you a first time investor and not sure if your smoke alarms are compliant in your rental property? Not to worry, we’re here to help. Currently, property owners are required to install smoke alarms in all domestic dwellings. They must also abide by the following: The smoke alarms must comply with Australian Standard 3786-1993 and […]

When do you book a Building Inspection?

So you’re looking to sell your house – you have engaged an agent, booked the professional photos and approved a marketing plan. You’re good to go right? Wrong. Did you know that vendors who conduct a building and pest inspection prior to listing have a 55 per cent less chance of their contract falling over […]