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  • Why regular routine inspections are crucial

    When thinking of routine inspections, the general assumption is that the only reason they are carried out is to check up on tenants. But in reality, making sure a tenant is properly looking after a property is only one of the reasons inspections are carried out. One key purpose is … Read more

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  • Why landlord insurance is becoming more important than ever

    Becoming a property investor can be rewarding and as a landlord you expect some sort of financial return on renting your property. As with any investment there is some degree of risk, which can take a variety of forms. A good way for landlords safeguard against potential loss is to … Read more

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  • Is your investment property in best shape?

    What are the Four Types of Property Maintenance Although the days may feel long and dark, there is now only two months until spring begins. This is traditionally a time when savvy investors turn their attention to the condition of their investment properties and how they can be improved to meet … Read more

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  • Breaking a lease, who’s responsible for what?

    The sudden need to move house can happen for a variety of reasons – the loss of a job, getting a new job, a family crisis, financial issues or relationship breakdown, just to name a few. But it’s an urban myth that a tenant handing over the keys to a … Read more

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  • Landlord Insurance – Is your policy current and up to date?

    If you are unsure what level of coverage is best for you, your property manager can give you some guidance. We’ve listed the MUST HAVES in your policy: . Damage from animals to the interior of your property, not including your tenants’ pets or vermin and pests. . The effects … Read more

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  • Warrnambool stores continue to open late in lead up to Christmas

    Retail therapy: Daizy Boutique owner Maree Wills supports the monthly late night shopping initiative which began in Warrnambool in June. Shoppers made the most of late night shopping on Friday night in Warrnambool, taking their time to browse the shops. The initiative is in its third month and is gaining momentum … Read more

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  • Magpie breeding season starts early in Warrnambool

    EARLY: Spring has arrived and the warmer weather means magpies are already actively swooping and protecting their nest In case it has escaped notice, this year’s magpie swooping season has arrived early. Magpies usually nest in spring, and they usually begin swooping to protect their nests and eggs from mid … Read more

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  • Corangamite Shire on the trail for Great Ocean Road tourism dollar

    Government is under pressure to fund tourism projects in the Great Ocean Road region. A multi-million dollar tourism trail that would help ease Great Ocean Road congestion and encourage visitors to stay longer is still languishing on the government funding wait-list more than 15 years since it was first envisioned. The … Read more

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  • Unique Warrnambool and District Food Share model could spread its wings

    Warrnambool and District Food Share’s Dedy Friebe. Picture: Christine Ansorge A rise in south-west soup kitchens and a quick response in times of crisis is proof of how far Warrnambool and District Food Share has come, its leader says. Food Share executive officer Dedy Friebe said it was now time for … Read more

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  • Twelve Apostles in the running for Seven Wonders of Australia title

    Visit: The Experience Oz team encouraging people to vote for the Twelve Apostles as part of a new campaign. The iconic Twelve Apostles have been nominated in a nationwide voting drive to determine the “Seven Wonders of Australia”. The landmark limestone stacks are in the running along with other tourist … Read more

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