First announced last October, changes to legislation concerning rental properties in Victoria have now been passed in Parliament. In today’s blog, C&G explain key aspects of the new legislation and break down what landlords need to know about the reforms
Tax time is almost here, and C&G are here to help landlords navigate the minefield of the new financial year. In today’s blog, we share our top tips for getting your investment property affairs in order for June 30.
When leasing a property, you’re essentially living in someone else’s home – so it’s only fair that you treat it with respect. In today’s blog, C&G unpack the top 4 qualities of a great tenant. You’re Respectful of the Tenancy Agreement…
Whether you’re a landlord looking to keep your investment safe or a tenant wishing to protect your belongings, understanding your insurance options (and obligations) is important. Ever-present risks are overlooked at your peril, especially in winter!…
Estate agents and property managers may have differing ideas about many things in relation to leasing, but if anything is unanimous, it’s the fact that presenting a property well is essential when it comes to securing an optimum rental return. Appealing…
The age-old saying - a pet is for life not just for Christmas - is in fact a true one: particularly worth taking note of if you’re living in a rental property. Today, C&G walk you through the ins and outs of owning a pet whilst renting a property.…
So, you think you can be a landlord? If you’ve kept up with the C&G Facebook page lately, you’ll have noted our focus on the process of becoming a landlord. For those of you who have responded with a resounding head nod to the proposition- those…
It seems like the simplest thing in the world, doesn’t it? You have a vacant property, and a friend or ‘friend of a friend’ who’d like to lease it from you directly. Why bother going to the fuss and cost of using a property manager? Why, indeed?…
A condition report is one of the most vital documents you will complete, regardless of whether you’re a landlord or a tenant. Today on the blog, C&G share why condition reports are so important, offering tips that will ensure both parties are protected.…
When a lease begins, it’s (generally) all beer and skittles: you’re a happy landlord with a great new tenant, you’re a tenant with a wonderful new home. High fives for all. However, it’s likely that there will come a time in your lease when maintenance…

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