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[VIDEO] NUTSHELL KNOWS: MARRICKVILLE

Marrickville is home to over 25, 000 people and is the Inner West’s largest suburb. It has a rich industrial history, with former steel mills, brickworks and automotive factories. In fact, in 1935, there were over 130 different manufacturers in the area…. Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Owning Commercial Real Estate in Sydney

The April 2017 Economic and Market Outlook Report published by Pitcher Partners shows that the economy is continuing to expand over the calendar year 2017 at a moderate pace (between 2.5% and 3.5%). With an expanding economy and a generally positive outlook for the country, investors are finding that … Read more »

10 Ways Owning Commercial Property Beats Residential Property

Investors know that real estate is a great investment vehicle. It’s tangible, it’s limited, and it’s necessary for the health and strength of communities. When you’re looking to buy real estate, the first question you need to answer is this: commercial or residential?

That’s the question we’re going to explore today, … Read more »

3 THINGS TENANTS LOOK FOR IN A SYDNEY RETAIL PROPERTY

 

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When businesses look for retail property in Sydney, they generally look for a few important qualifications. If you can offer the following three things, you’ll have plenty … Read more »

6 REASONS TO INVEST IN COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN SYDNEY’S INNER…

 

Transcript: Sydney’s Inner West is growing. In fact, it’s quickly becoming one of the most desirable places to live and work in Australia. And from Sydenham’s creative … Read more »

NUTSHELL KNOWS: STANMORE

Welcome back to Nutshell Knows, a series that dives into the past, present, and future of some of Sydney’s thriving Inner West communities. This edition features Stanmore, birthplace of former Prime Minister Harold Holt.

The Basics: Geography, Population, and Demographics

The … Read more »

WHAT INSURANCE DOES MY COMMERCIAL TENANT NEED?

Tenants have lots obligations under a commercial or retail lease. Among these is the obligation to hold insurance. In this video, I’m going to talk about what types insurance your commercial tenant needs. First and foremost is public liability insurance…. Read more »

EVICTING A COMMERCIAL TENANT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

What’s worse than a vacant property? A tenant who has stopped paying rent.

This is the absolute worst-case scenario for any owner or investor. Not only do you have no rental income, as with a vacant property, but you now also have the … Read more »

WHAT IS A BANK GUARANTEE VS. A CASH BOND?

Welcome to this short post addressing a simple question: What is a Bank Guarantee vs. a Cash Bond?

Security Deposits and Commercial Leases

First a quick note on bonds in general. A bond, sometimes called a security deposit, is a form of … Read more »

WHEN DO I NEED TO USE A SOLICITOR FOR A COMMERCIAL LEASE?

When do you need to use a solicitor for a commercial lease? This is a very common question from both new and experienced landlords. When is it appropriate to prepare the lease yourself? Should you get your property manager to do it? … Read more »

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