Rockingham Blog


Political certainty good news for WA property markets

Published 12 days ago

The affordability of properties in Perth’s southwest is attracting decent buyer numbers, a trend that is expected to continue in the springtime, according to Paul Curran, Principal of Raine & Horne Rockingham. “It is possible to buy a three-bedroom house for $220,000 and less in Rockingham. This...


What are my rights and responsibilities as a tenant?

Published 22 days ago

As a tenant, you have the right to live in a safe, secure, and quiet environment. This means the landlord, or a property manager are not permitted to enter your property without your consent or without sending the correct notice, which includes adhering to the correct notice period. You also hav...


Top Tips to Make Sure You Get Your Bond Back

Published 28 days ago

  Top Tips to Make Sure You Get Your Bond Back You paid a lot when you moved in, and you want to make sure you get reimbursed the full amount of bond that you paid when you move out, so we’ve got some tips for you so you can have the best chance of getting your bond back. READ YOUR LEASE Read...


Why do I need a Property Manager?

Published 28 days ago

Why do I need a Property Manager? As a landlord, you can cut costs by managing your property yourself as you don’t need to pay management fees. However, if you lead a busy lifestyle, and don’t reside close to your investment property, hiring a good property manager can end up freeing up your tim...


Inspection Hacks

Published about 1 month ago

Learning to go over your property with a critical eye will help you get the most out of your next property inspection.  To help you succeed at your next rental inspection, check out this handy checklist for your use. Your living room Lights: Do all your lights work? Switch them on and off to...


Streamline Your Move

Published about 1 month ago

Streamline your move: Five things to do before moving day Moving house can be an incredibly stressful experience. We asked the experts how to make your move, if not entirely stress-free, then as smooth as it can possibly be. Breathe Deep breaths, you’ll get through this. Moving is often stress...


Watering Lawn Is Simple

Published about 1 month ago

Watering Lawns Is Simple On the surface, watering lawns can seem like a very easy and straight forward task, put the sprinkler on the lawn, turn of the tap, and switch it off after a while. Unfortunately this is a very wrong assumption. There are only a few simple rules to watering and the diff...


Raine & Horne’s exclusive new social media marketing platform scores network additional exposure, reports REB

Published about 1 month ago

An exclusive social media marketing platform has proven to be a success for the Raine & Horne network, allowing it to significantly increase its online presence, according to a report by property website REB, with vendors sure to be the big winners. Raine & Horne launched Amplify, a social media...


Ways to Boost Your Investment Property Appeal

Published about 2 months ago

Street Appeal – First Impressions are everything! Does your property look appealing from the street? Prospective tenants will often drive by the property before the viewing to have a closer look. Ensure the lawns and gardens are mowed and edged regularly whilst the property is vacant, this also...


Self Managing VS Property Manager

Published about 2 months ago

Self Managing V’s Using a Professional – Why using a Property Manager is a smart choice! Would you trust your vehicle service to a chef or a brick layer? If you are considering self-managing your investment property, you need to consider all the pros and cons before taking on this mammoth task ...


How to ace a rent inspection

Published about 2 months ago

The life of a tenant can be somewhat precarious, especially when it comes to rent inspections, which can cause a lot of unprecedented stress and leave you feeling insecure in your rental.  But this doesn't need to be the case. If you actively make an effort to look after your rental property, yo...


Looking for a Property Manager? For 90 days FREE*

Published 2 months ago

Is your investment in the best hands? With a qualified team of Property Managers, rest assured that y our investment is in the very best hands. Your property will be managed efficiently by Raine & Horne Rockingham Beach. You, or your representative, will be informed of every decision, no matter ...