Budgeting for Property Maintenance: A Landlord’s Guide

Welcome to another insightful episode of the Sutherlands Property Management Group podcast. In this episode, host Adam Bell is joined by Colleen Sutherland to delve deep into the world of budgeting for property maintenance. Let’s uncover the crucial aspects that landlords need to consider to ensure their properties are well-maintained and their investments protected.  Understanding […]

8: Understanding Fixed Term and Periodic Tenancies: A Comprehensive Guide 

Welcome back to another informative episode of the Property Investors Handbook Podcast series. In this episode, we’ll break down the key differences between fixed term and periodic tenancies, their implications for both landlords and tenants, and provide insights into making the right choice for your property.   Understanding Fixed Term and Periodic Tenancies:  Defining the Basics:  […]

7: Exploring Pet Policies in Rental Properties: What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know

Welcome back to another episode of the Property Investors Handbook podcast series. In this episode, your host Adam Bell is joined once again by Colleen Sutherland, the expert behind Sutherland’s Property Management Group. This time, they dive deep into the intricate world of renting with pets – a topic that’s bound to interest both landlords […]

6: Navigating Final Inspections and Bond Claims 

Welcome to another insightful episode of “The Property Investor’s Handbook” podcast series. Your host, Adam Bell, is joined by Colleen Sutherland from Sutherlands Property Management Group to delve into the crucial topic of final inspections and bond claims, an area of interest for both tenants and landlords. This episode provides valuable insights into the bond […]

5: Choosing the Right Tenant for your Investment Property

Welcome to the Property Investors Handbook Podcast! In this episode, property management expert Colleen Sutherland shares valuable insights on choosing the right tenant for your investment property. Selecting the right tenant is crucial for long-term success, and Colleen provides expert guidance on the application process, due diligence, and red flags to watch out for. Why […]

4: Understanding Property Management Fees

In the latest episode of our podcast, “Understanding Property Management Fees,” we delve into the importance of recognising the value behind property management fees. Colleen Sutherland, a seasoned property manager, sheds light on the extensive range of services offered and the impact they have on safeguarding your property investment. When considering property management services, it’s […]

2: The Value of a Property Manager: Ensuring Success and Mitigating Risk

Welcome to the Property Investors Handbook with Colleen Sutherland, where we delve into the world of property management. In this podcast episode, we explore the importance of having a property manager and how to choose the right one. Colleen Sutherland, our expert host, sheds light on the subject, emphasising the significance of a property manager […]

3: Five Essential Tips for Being a Successful Landlord

Welcome to another episode of The Property Investors Handbook with Colleen Sutherland, where we dive into the tips and strategies that can make or break your success as a landlord. In this episode, Colleen shares five fundamental tips that every landlord should know to ensure a smooth and prosperous rental experience. 1. Securing the Right […]

Handyman -v- Contractor

I have just finished reading a very long article about a tenant being injured at a rental property. To save repeating the whole case here, in summary, the tenant lost his footing when coming up the front stairs, tripped and put his arm out to protect himself when falling. As a result his arm went […]