Real savings with DHA Property Care

A comprehensive report by Oxford Economics has concluded that the all-inclusive service fee, on average, saves our investors $3,913 per year over a nine-year term when compared to the real cost associated with typical residential property investment.1

Save $3,913 per year investing in a DHA house1

 Item
Traditional agent DHA
Weekly rent
(52.18 weeks)
$450 $450
Gross rent per annum $23,480 $23,480
Management fee $1,937
(8.25%)
$3,874
(16.5%)
Vacancy cost
(1.4 weeks p.a.)
$662 $0
Admin fee
($5.50 per month)
$66 $0
Letting fee $371 $0
Tenant protection insurance $350 $0
Repairs and maintenance
(Nine issues annually)
$2,661 $0
Nine-year make-good
(Internal and external repaint and flooring)
$1,248 $0
Hassle
(12 hrs per annum at full time average hourly wage)
$491 $0
Real cost of property management $7,787 $3,874
Proportion of rental income
33.2% 16.5%

Save $3,269 per year investing in a DHA unit, apartment or townhouse1

Item
Traditional agent
DHA
Weekly rent
(52.18 weeks)
$550 $550
Gross rent per annum $28,698 $28,698
Management fee $2,368
(8.25%)
$3,731
(13%)
Vacancy cost
(1.4 weeks p.a.)
$809 $0
Admin fee
($5.50 per month)
$66 $0
Letting fee $454 $0
Tenant protection insurance $350 $0
Repairs and maintenance
(Nine issues annually)
$1,677 $0
Nine-year make-good
(Internal and external repaint and flooring)
$786 $0
Hassle
(12 hrs per annum at full time average hourly wage)
$491 $0
Real cost of property management $7,000 $3,731
Proportion of rental income
24.4% 13%

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This page is intended for information only. Prospective investors should seek independent advice. DHA does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracy or actions taken in reliance upon this information. Investment is subject to DHA’s lease terms and conditions of sale. Investors retain some responsibilities and risks including property market fluctuations. 1. Figures based on the most likely medium cost scenario as reported by Oxford Economics (September 2017). See full reports for more information.