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September 28, 2017 / Property Management, Renters Guides

Routine inspections explained

As part of the property management service we provide to landlords and tenants, our property management team likes to...

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August 30, 2017 / Property

Doom and gloom…you’re in trouble!

The episode of ABC’s Four Corners on Monday 21 August was about the Australian property market. In summary, they...

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August 3, 2017 / Mortgages & Finance, Property

Your new property purchase is only a hop, skip and a jump away!

Think you’ve found the perfect property? Great! But do you know what happens next? Finding a property is only...

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Fighting condensation and mould this winter

Help! My walls are starting to grow green and there is water dripping from my windows! What is CONDENSATION?...

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Five budgeting tips for first time renters

So you’ve finally decided to join the big wide world of independent living.  You’re looking for your first rental...

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March 27, 2017 / Property Investment

Changes to Stamp Duty Concessions in Victoria

The Victorian Government has proposed changes to current stamp duty charges, to take effect from 1 July 2017, with...

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March 2, 2017 / Property

In reply | ‘’What I wouldn’t buy: Five successful investors share their advice”

Domain recently published an article titled “What I wouldn’t buy: Five successful investors share their advice”. An associate of...

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March 1, 2017 / Property Investment

Q&A | Keys to Success Webinar

On 1 March 2017, The Hopkins Group hosted John’s Keys to Success webinar. We received a couple of interesting questions during...

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November 28, 2016 / Property Management

Ten reasons why you should select The Hopkins Group to manage your investment property

It’s hard to believe the Christmas season is already upon us. Wasn’t it only yesterday we said goodbye to...

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October 25, 2016 / Property Management, Renters Guides

Vacating 101 – The Condition Report

So you’ve reached the end of your tenancy, you’ve given appropriate notice to your property manager and it is...

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September 29, 2016 / Property Investment, Tax & Accounting

Maximising your tax savings with your investment property

One of the most popular strategies for saving on tax is to take advantage of negative gearing – especially...

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September 26, 2016 / Property Management

VCAT demystified

VCAT; a place property managers can sometimes end up but a destination we try to avoid. So what is...

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