EPM: Industry News

  • The PPM Group held its annual awards last night at the Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise, QLD. Congratulations to the following list of winners: Support team member of the year Annabel Noonan – Di Jones real estate Leasing Consultant of the year Connie Morton – rental results Client service award of the year McGrath Estate Agents port Macquarie Social media and…

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  • The finalists have been announced for the 2018 PPM National Property Management Awards. The PPM Group received more than 135 submissions across eight categories. The judge’s feedback back was that this year the level of submissions were exceptional with many of the category nominees being very close. Here are the finalists in each of the eight categories: Property Manager of…

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  • The technique of rentvesting has become increasingly popular with property investors around the country. Now new research from LocationScore.com.au shows the suburbs where renters are paying less than homeowners for the same lifestyle. The property research site has identified the top suburbs around the country where renters are paying less than owners to enjoy the same top-notch lifestyle. In NSW…

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  • According to a recent report from Morgan Stanley, as awareness of security issues rises, Airbnb’s growth slows. The third annual AlphaWise survey saw the researcher drop their prediction of Airbnb growth by over 50 per cent, from 29 per cent to 12 per cent, in the EU/US. However, the data in Australia tells a much more concerning story for property…

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  • On the 7th and 8th March, a Winter Olympian, The Urban List and Josh’s Rainbow Eggs will take centre stage at the Property Management Leadership Summit on the Gold Coast. Connecting principals, heads of PM department, BDMs and career property managers with experts from outside the real estate industry, the summit empowers delegates with leading tools, new technologies and bold…

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  • A new payments system has officially launched in Australia, giving consumers and businesses access to a new and modern payments system. Soon, services that use the New Payments Platform’s (NPP) capabilities will commence rolling out from about 60 banks, building societies and credit unions across the country. This will give consumers and businesses the ability to Transfer money instantly between…

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    Property Management Leadership Summit presenter, ireviloution Founder and Managing Director Jo-Anne Oliveri, recently shared her insights on the real impact technology has on the business of property management, and why it is so important for principals to understand. Speaking with Elite Agent, Jo-Anne says technology has changed things but property management has remained the same. “Whilst technology has enabled principals to…

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  • The median house price in most capital cities rose over the December quarter, although different cities continue to record varied rates of growth — according to the December Quarter Domain House Price Report. Weakening investor activity and tightened lending conditions continue to impact Sydney, and although it reported a slight increase over the December quarter, prices in the NSW capital…

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  • businessDEPOT Managing Director, John Knight, said that if you want to lead a successful business, you must know your numbers. “The leaders of great real estate businesses focus on people first but, when it comes to the numbers, they focus on profits, not just sales,” he said. At this year’s Property Management Leadership Summit, John will share the key numbers…

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  • Property investors will welcome news from CoreLogic that although rental yields are flat, rental rates are on the rise. According to the latest CoreLogic Rental Report over the December quarter, all capital cities, excluding Canberra, achieved a stronger annual change in rents over the past year compared to the same period in 2016. Simultaneously, regional markets also earned a rental increase.…

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  • Hosted by ireviloution and businessDEPOT, the two-day summit is designed for principals, heads of department and BDMs who seek inspiration, leadership skills and real-life business examples to help them step up, lead their team, and profitably grow their business. ireviloution and PM Leadership Summit Founder Jo-Anne Oliveri said that this year’s event will inspire leaders to ‘reach the pinnacle’. “20…

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  • Estateagenttoday.co.uk reported that the online agency Housesimple was aiming to sell the three-bedroom semi-detached bungalow in Rainham, east London, valued at between £470,000 and £475,000. The owner, Shanty Helim, staged the Facebook Live viewing herself, and viewers were encouraged to make an offer on the home via the Facebook Messenger application during and following the streaming. Over 20,000 people viewed…

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  • Day Two of PPM Conference 2017 has drawn to a close on a day of talented, respected speakers sharing their insights with delegates, amidst an atmosphere of inclusion and peer to peer support. “Being our 15 year anniversary, I wanted to create something special and memorable for PPM but more so for the overall experience of everyone attending,” said PPM Group Director,…

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  • A sell-out crowd of 200 property managers from around Australia descended on the Marriott at Surfers Paradise yesterday for the 15th annual PPM Conference. The event was jump started with the electric Amanda Gore, who blends the science of EQ, Positive Psychology, Neuroscience, Epigenetics with a frank and hilarious presentation about mindset. Amanda challenged delegates to be more aware of…

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