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Buying at Auction: Things to Consider Before The Day

May 13, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Buying Tips Feature Article Hawthorne Inner East Brisbane Negotiation Tips New Farm

So you’re looking to buy a property! That’s such an exciting decision and it’s a process you’ll remember forever. Purchasing a property at auction can be an overwhelming process. However, there are so many benefits to doing it this way. Firstly, you can gauge the competition as you know who else will be bidding. You […]

What Does A Property Manager Do?

April 24, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords Property Management

Your property is important to you. No one understands that better than the team at Hutton & Hutton. We know that when you’re leasing your property out, you want to know it’s in good hands. That’s where we come in. Our property management team is pretty amazing and they respect your property as if it […]

The Top 10 Brisbane Suburbs To Have a Rental Property

April 23, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Buying Tips Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords Market News

As we have already established, Brisbane is the greatest city in Australia. It is currently the third largest city in Australia with a total population of about 2.5 million. As of 2016, 34.5% of these people were renting. The growth of population in Australia shows no signs of slowing. Therefore, we can expect to see […]

How Much Is My Home Worth?

April 22, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Selling Tips

So, you’re thinking about selling. You’ve seen a few signs popping up in your street and in the surrounding area and you’re intrigued. You’re wondering how much they’re selling for, which leads you to wonder how much your property would sell for. The property market is ever-changing, and whatever your property was worth last year […]

What Is Normal Wear & Tear?

April 19, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

Life can be messy. Sometimes, the excitement of bringing a new 65-inch smart TV into the living room results in small scrapes along formerly unmarked ivory walls. Other times, we love having the morning sun flooding into the living room every morning while we drink our coffee. So much so, that we don’t notice the […]

Attracting Long-Term Tenants (And Keeping Them!)

April 17, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords Sustainable Living

Unless you require your tenants on a short-term lease, every landlord wants the stability and certainty of long-term tenants. The question is; how do you attract them to your property? And perhaps more importantly; how do you get them to stay? In this article, we provide you with some helpful tips to attract and retain […]

Easter 2019: Your Long Weekend Sorted

April 15, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Local News

If you’ve got young kids or grandkids this weekend and are struggling to think of things to do with them, struggle no more. Hutton & Hutton have done the research for you and found some egg-cellent Brisbane-based activities for the whole family. We’d better hop to it then! April 19 (Good Friday) VIRTUAL REALITY BUNNY […]

Why Brisbane is the New Melbourne

April 8, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Local News

It’s no secret; Brisbane is the best city in Australia. Well, in our humble opinion it is. Sure, it doesn’t have the iconic Sydney Harbour or the renowned cultural scene of Melbourne, but Brisbane is unique and special in its own right. By the end of this article, you’ll have no doubts that Brisbane will […]

5 Reasons To Hire A Stylist When Selling Your Home

April 1, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Feature Home Selling Tip Home Presentation Tips Inner East Brisbane Selling Tips Style

It’s no secret that first impressions of a home rely on their ability to picture themselves living within it. A well-styled house could be the difference between getting you an okay price with and getting you the ‘Love Price’. Therefore, it’s important to get it right. However, some people overlook hiring a professional altogether by […]

Which Repairs Are Your Tenants Responsible For?

March 27, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

Sometimes things break in your rental property. It’s just the way of the world. However, do you know which repairs are your responsibility and which are your tenants’ responsibility? We’ve prepared this handy little guide to help you differentiate what’s your problem and what’s your tenants’ problem. The first question you need to ask yourself […]

To Furnish or Not To Furnish?

March 27, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords Style

There is an answer to this question; furnish only if it will profit you long-term. However, that’s a very simplified answer to a question that has a lot of variables to consider. There are pros and cons to evaluate and better questions to ask yourself before putting a suite of furniture in your property. The […]

What Happens When Your Tenants Break The Lease?

March 26, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

Sometimes, the unexpected happens. When you rent your property to someone, you have him or her sign a contract to ensure they’ll pay rent for a set time period. However, sometimes things just don’t work like that and your tenant will need to leave early. At Hutton & Hutton, we understand that sometimes these things […]

Termites, and Bedbugs, and Roaches, Oh My!

March 26, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords

Bugs are gross. If you’re anything like us then you too believe cockroaches are alien little creatures sent to creep you out with their twitchy little heads and their unpredictable tendency to take flight. Bugs are annoying, give off the impression of uncleanliness, and usually where there’s one, there are 100 more of his little […]

What Makes Boutique Real Estate Agencies Better?

March 18, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane New Farm Selling Tips

There are a lot of options out there when it comes to selecting a real estate agency through which to sell your home. While it can be overwhelming, it’s good you have plenty of options. After all, this is the most important sale of your life, so you want to make sure you’ve got plenty […]

Hardy Houseplants

March 4, 2019

Feature Article Hawthorne Inner East Brisbane Style

Here at Hutton & Hutton, we love plants. They brighten up space, they make you feel more relaxed, they produce oxygen to help you sleep better, and they’re just so darn pretty to look at! If you’re selling your home, it’s important to consider styling. Ultimately the presentation of your home will make the difference […]

When To Increase Rent

February 25, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

It’s a tale as old as renting; a landlord is unsure as to whether they’re asking enough for their property. Do you think you’re getting undercut? How do you go about finding out whether you should ask for more? Most importantly, how do you actually raise the rent? At Hutton & Hutton, we like to […]

Utilities

February 25, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

It’s a common sight nowadays for online listings. “Spacious 2 bedroom apartment – Wi-Fi included” “Furnished apartment with utilities included!” “Student apartment with Wi-Fi and utilities inclusive!” As with most decisions in life, there are pros and cons to including utilities with the rent. We’ll list them below so you can make an informed decision […]

Renting to Tenants with Pets

February 25, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords

In the past, renting with pets was taboo. People understood that having a pet would limit their choices in finding a property to rent. In recent times, however, owning a pet has taken on a whole new meaning. No longer are pets just an animal that sleeps outside and eats processed food from a tin. […]

Renting to Young Professionals

February 25, 2019

Inner East Brisbane Landlords New Farm

Generation Y (born between 1980-1994) and Generation Z (born between 1995-2009) are also known as Millennials. They comprise 41% of Australians and they make up 49% of Australia’s professional workforce. These generations also make up the vast majority of the rental market. Some 18-39 year-olds rent out of necessity, but many of these young professionals […]