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Looking after your property investment

May 22, 2012

Purchasing a property for investment purposes is a wealth creation choice that has been popular with Australian for decades.

With clever management strategies, a real estate portfolio can offer the mix of sound rewards, growth opportunities and peace of mind that so many investors are searching for.

Of course, it is important to ensure the right mix of amenities, location, care and rates to attract and retain the best possible candidates.

While this is possible to do on a personal basis, sourcing and vetting tenants can be a time consuming task.

The same is true for the maintenance tasks that your rental properties require - they can be carried out by the investor if they so choose, but this may not always be the best use of their time.

Instead, a property management expert can be retained to help ensure that an investment is kept in decent shape all year round, responding to tenant queries and making sure that the nest-egg is providing the returns it is meant to.

This option is ideal for those investors who find themselves stretched for time or who have a range of houses or apartments in their portfolio - leaving them with little energy to focus on the maintenance of their assets.

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