Strata goes digital

Strata goes digital

A range of software solutions are now available to make strata management and dealing with tenants and suppliers far more efficient.

The saying now goes that “Software is eating the world”. This quote, attributed to Netscape co-founder Marc Andreeson describes the new reality where almost everything is going online.

The state of strata and how to join the industry

The state of strata and how to join the industry

How do you become a strata manager in NSW and Victoria so you can add strata management to your real estate business?

For motivated and proactive real estate agency owners, the addition of property management as a service makes sense. Taking on responsibility for landlords and tenants creates a ‘bread and butter’ income stream, delivering more predictability and more financial stability.

Why you need an independent business valuation for an internal buyout

Why you need an independent business valuation for an internal buyout

Thinking of selling your real estate business? It is important to understand its value first. Take a look at the benefit of having an independent valuation.

Thinking of exiting your business and considering an internal buyer? This can be a win/win as the person already understands your business and the way it works. You can also negotiate a gradual withdrawal from your responsibilities, depending on your preferences.

Leasing specialists vs property managers

Leasing specialists vs property managers

When growing your rent roll, dividing the salespeople and those who are more operations focused can be a winning formula.

Building your business can often be a chicken/egg situation. You would love more clients but the ones you have are taking up almost every waking hour for your property managers. If only they could forget about answering landlord and tenant phone calls to focus on building your rent roll!

Real remote: is opportunity knocking in rural areas?

Real remote: is opportunity knocking in rural areas?

While some of Australia’s regional towns are thriving thanks to local industry, others haven’t had a heydey since gold-rush times. With no tourism drawcards and a landscape ravaged by drought, population numbers in these areas continue to dwindle.

Real estate agency owners in regional Australia are suffering from a drought of their own. Not only is there are lack of property being exchanged, agents who are ready to sell their own businesses are set back by a lack of interest.