Blog | Benchmark

The vacancy rate has crept up yet again to 5.6% and the median rent is down to $410. Whilst Benchmark's vacancy still sits much lower than the Perth average (21 days vs  29 days), we are more conscious than ever that we must do our best to avoid higher vacancy, especially as we approach the December - mid January lull.

There are a few new changes to the RT Regulations that we would like to make our clients aware of....

One of the controversial decisions a landlord faces is to accept or not accept dogs. From our experience, dogs don't cause as much trouble as you might think and they certainly have positive incentives.