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How to maintain your investment property and protect its value

Maintaining your investment property is in your best interests both in terms of attracting and keeping good tenants, and retaining the value of the property over time. 

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5 renovations to increase rent and attract good tenants

Not all renovations are equal in the eyes of your tenants. Some offer more value than others, all of which influences how much they’re willing to pay to rent your property.

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Lodge City Rentals April Update

By David Kneebone: 2019-04-18

The rental market is tight – but don’t let that put you off investing

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Lodge City Rentals February update

By David Kneebone: 2019-02-22

In some ways, February for students isn’t too different to June for dairy farmers; bags are packed and cars loaded up as belongings are shifted from one house to another.                      

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Another year end, but we’re not waiting until the New Year to get anything done

By David Kneebone: 2018-12-13

Congratulations, you’ve made it through the year that was 2018. It was a year of Government proposals and reforms (and not just for the property industry).

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Lodge City Rentals' November update

By David Kneebone: 2018-11-15

Is renting broken? No, but the RTA could use some fine-tuning

By David Kneebone: 2018-09-14

Just another month in the papers for the rental industry

By David Kneebone: 2018-07-16

Lodge City Rentals General Manager David Kneebone takes a look at the recent media coverage of the rental industry and explains why the reality, as usual, paints a somewhat different picture.

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Ban letting fees? I don’t think so

By David Kneebone: 2018-04-20

Housing Minister Phil Twyford wants to ban letting fees. David Kneebone, General Manager of Lodge City Rentals, outlines why that is a bad idea.

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7 top tips for turning your home into a rental

By David Kneebone: 2018-03-27

First time landlord? David Kneebone, General Manager of Lodge City Rentals, shares his advice on stepping onto the property investment ladder.

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