Entries by Elaine

How To Start Investing in the Darwin Property Market

If you’ve have intended to start investing by buying property in Darwin, but have never actually gone ahead, then you’re not alone. But at Elaine Mills Property Management, we can help you to get your investment portfolio off the ground. Start with our handy tips for getting started in the local property market. First, Make…Read More→

Getting Property Maintenance for Rentals in Darwin

If your house for rent in Darwin needs repairs or maintenance, it’s important you know who to contact so that the problem can be resolved quickly. It is your landlord or property manager’s responsibility to keep a rental property in an acceptable condition of repair throughout a tenancy, taking wear and tear into account. How…Read More→

Average Lease Lengths for Rental Properties in Darwin

If you’re looking for rental properties in Darwin, you may need to know about average lease lengths and what each type of rental agreement means. At Elaine Mills Property Management, we will provide you with all the information you need to understand the type of contract you are entering into. Read on to find out…Read More→

How Much Can I Decorate My Darwin Rental Property?

You might think that renting a home means you can’t decorate. But there are so many ways to add your personal stamp to a rented property. Elaine Mills Property Management specialises in rentals in Darwin and have some useful advice for tenants looking to make their house a home. Let There Be Light Decorating isn’t…Read More→

Property Management Services: A Real Estate Investor’s Best Friend

Acting as both the landlord and property manager for your Darwin property investment can be demanding. Tenants have varying needs from queries to requests for maintenance issues. Dealing with tenants can be stressful and time-consuming, especially if conflicts or disagreements arise. A property manager eliminates that stress, removing yourself from the day-to-day dealings of the…Read More→

What to Ask When Looking for a Good Property Manager

Your property manager is an essential partner in managing and maximising the returns generated from your investment property. Elaine Mills Property Management specialises in selling property in Darwin, Palmerston and rural areas, as well as offering property management Darwin landlords can rely on. Here are some key questions to ask when looking for a good…Read More→

6 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale in Darwin

From cleaning your home to organising an appraisal, there’s a lot to do when preparing your house for sale. While certain aspects like location, size and type of property can’t be changed, there’s still plenty you can do to get the best possible outcome in a sale. At Elaine Mills Property Management, we often get…Read More→

Houses for Sale: 5 Ways to Get Buyers Interested

When you’ve got a house for sale Darwin buyers will be interested, depending on how you approach the process. If you’re thinking “I need help selling my house”, the experienced team at Elaine Mills Property Management can help. We specialise in Darwin property, Palmerston property and homes across the Northern Territory. Below are some tips…Read More→

Most popular rental suburbs in Darwin

The Darwin housing market is hot, with rentals and sales in high demand. After all, Darwin is one of the most affordable major cities to live in across Australia, with some beautiful rental suburbs popular for their amenities and proximity to the CBD. Let’s take a look at the most popular suburbs for rental properties Darwin….Read More→

Top Tips for Darwin Landlords and Tenants

Landlords in Darwin are getting impressive rental returns, with weekly rent averaging $421 for units and $567 for houses, according to the NT Department of Treasury and Finance. There’s growing demand for Darwin property rentals, which is why expert property management is so important. A professional property manager bridges the gap between landlords and tenants,…Read More→

How Much Should You Spend on Buying Property in Darwin?

If you’re looking at houses or units for sale in and around Darwin, you’re certainly not alone, with both first-time homebuyers and seasoned real estate investors interested in the flourishing NT housing market. Darwin is an attractive place to buy because of the value for money. The median price of a unit is $400,000, while…Read More→

A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying Property in Darwin

Australia’s booming housing market has contributed to an increase in Darwin’s median unit price of $400,000 and median house price of $592,500. The NT property market is on its way up, and there is some amazing property for sale in and around Darwin. Now is a good time to buy, thanks to growing demand and…Read More→