AUSTRALIAN COMMON SENSE
Australian Property Investor Magazine
As a landlord, it can be both stressful and frustrating when your tenants move out and your investment property sits vacant for a long period of time. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to minimise the vacancy period.
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