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Do you scare easy? Check your cameras

by Rosie Clarke 29th November, 2017

Nobody wants their property morphing into the set of a horror film, least of all guests looking for a relaxing getaway.   Hotel room invasions are a very real threat and without a security system in [...]

Finding tenants

by Mark Neale, Management Rights Sales 28th November, 2017

As most of you reading this article are well aware it is getting harder to find tenants in Brisbane.   Not only in the CBD though, vacancy rates have been climbing over the last few years in some outer [...]

The inner city market

by Greg Jorgensen, 28th November, 2017

It’s fair to say that if I had 10 off the plans with a net profit of $250k or better and no real estate to buy that I could sell all ten within a week or two!  Demand for off the plans remains strong [...]

Working with your partner… the good, the bad and the ugly (mostly good)

by Mark English, MR Sales 24th November, 2017

My story starts on a cold, wet Melbourne night. While at a friend’s 21st birthday party, I was lucky enough to meet my now wife (Kerry) for the very first time...   ... and here we are, some 30 [...]

Management rights finance

by Steve Burton, Principal, PCS Finance 12th November, 2017

Management Rights Finance Financing management rights purchases get harder and more complex each day.   A buyer needs to realise that the banks have a range of different policies and different [...]

Accounting and taxation aspects of financing management rights

by David Jackson, Hospitality & Strata 12th November, 2017

Financing costs are a significant expense in the operations of a management rights business so it is important they are structured correctly to maximise the potential taxation benefits.    Here are [...]

Ocean Reach family finds what it was looking for!

by Mandy Clarke, Resort News Reporter 12th November, 2017

Ocean Reach is a stunning, waterfront, 100-unit, apartment complex on one of the Sunshine Coast’s most prestigious locales, Kawana Island.   The property has unmatched resort-style facilities and [...]

Esoterically and aesthetically delightful interior design

by Accom Properties 05th November, 2017

How do you feel when you walk into a museum? Specifically, exhibits with artwork and paintings and furnishings from a particular culture on display. Do you feel intrigued? Wow-ed? Impressed? Intimidated? Do you [...]

The worldwide war on bed bugs

by Lauren Butler, Junior Journalist 29th October, 2017

When kids hear ‘don’t let the bed bugs bite’ as their parents turn out the lights, I hardly believe their minds turn to small parasitic insects that feast on human blood but - with reports that [...]

The figures every accom manager needs to guide their business strategy

by JP Robertson, AMG reporter 29th October, 2017

Three high-performing markets (alongside Sydney) that are often overlooked in yearly forecasts: Tropical North Queensland, the Gold Coast and the nation's capital Canberra.    This is [...]