February 2020

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Contributed By: Hynes Legal on

Yes – that’s right.  Chris Irons is starting with us, as reported in the Courier Mail. As the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management for the past five years, Chris has been at the centre of the strata industry in Queensland. Every major issue at the core of strata in Queensland has been across his desk. His move to join Hynes Legal has been gestating for some time because it is a serious step for all concerned. It is not something that has been undertaken without a lot of planning and thought.  The community around strata (and in that we include everyone from lot owners, committees, strata managers andRead More →

Contributed By: Nick Buick on

RealEstate.com.au (REA) recently unveiled a new feature aimed to improve the user experience for prospective tenants. It’s called the HIDE feature, and it’s available on their live portal right now, I’m bringing it up because it has the potential to impact how we go about marketing rentals. The feedback REA received from prospective tenants was they were sick and tired of seeing the same listings over and over again, every time they did a rental search. REA’s rather novel solution, was to create a feature where if ANY listing started to annoy a tenant, they can simply click HIDE and *poof* the listing vanishes fromRead More →

Dear Nick,I posted a listing last week and I can’t find it when I search for it on RealEstate.com.au! Why is it not on there?!Signed,Every Onsite Manager. This is an email I receive several times a day. It happens so often I decided to write an article about it. Firstly, it always pays to provide the LISTING ID for specific issues. It is the number shown on every listing and it will start with a 39xxxx (sometimes 38xxxxx if it’s an older one). This listing ID is like a serial number for your listing. It is unique to every single listing. You can have 200Read More →

Contributed By: Andrea Venz on

The business is solely owned and operated by Andrea. With over 30 years in the Management Rights (MR) industry, she brings vast knowledge, experience and expansive connections within the industry. These specialists include Financier’s, Accountants, Advertising Experts and Lawyers. Her many years in the sales industry focusing solely on the sales and settlements of MR, has given her a very comprehensive list of successful transactions. Andrea was first introduced to the MR industry in 1987 when her family purchased their first MR business. During the 6 years of operation, she became fully conversant with all aspects of the business. Through living and managing this “on siteRead More →