How to get your home ready for Spring

As the flowers begin to bloom, we must not let our house be stuck with the winter blues. Spring cleaning is all about freshening up our homes to get a head start on the always hectic finish to the year.

So get the kitchen gloves ready and follow these steps below:

Cull and declutter

Physical clutter can have an affect on your mental clutter … Read more »


BMT Tax Depreciation – Missed deductions add up

Article provided by BMT Tax Depreciation.
Bradley Beer (B. Con. Mgt, AAIQS, MRICS, AVAA) is the Chief Executive Officer of BMT Tax Depreciation.
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Our system to maximise your claim

Closed circuit television systems, garden watering systems, intercom systems and solar powered generating system assets are all assets which are often missed by property investors when claiming depreciation.

These and other missed … Read more »


A first timer’s guide to moving out on your own

There will always come a time in your life when you decide to move out of home and go it alone in the big wide world for the first time. Regardless of when it happens, or why, you’ll probably feel the same excitement and nerves in equal measure.

Here are some tips to help you fly … Read more »


Having trouble getting people to inspect your home for rent or sale?

Having trouble getting people to inspect your home for rent or sale?

Opening your home to strangers can be daunting. Understandably so, as a group of people touring your personal space, judging its value and asking difficult questions can be stressful even for those who’ve gone through it before.

But what’s worse? Nobody showing up at all.

This can … Read more »


Living Here South Yarra’s Birthday Competition Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Facebook Competition. The winners are:

1st Prize – 2x Gold Class Tickets – Megan Miller
2nd Prize – $50 Bunnings voucher – Sarah Masson
3rd Prize – $50 Coles/Myer voucher – Robyn
4th Prize – 2x Bottles of Wine – Georgia Stanton

A massive thank you to, Detector InspectorProperty Insurance PlusLionheart Consolidated & … Read more »


Tenant Of The Month :: September 2017 :: Sophie & Aaron

Congratulations to Sophie & Aaron on being awarded our Tenant of the Month for September 2017.

Sophie & Aaron have only been with us for three months, however they have certainly impressed us. Congratulations – Enjoy your chocolates.


Multiple owners increase depreciation claims

Split reports help accelerate deductions

An increase in BMT Tax Depreciation Schedules for more than one owner suggests
co-ownership is becoming an increasingly popular trend.

Owning a property with others can provide improved purchasing power. This can be particularly useful in capital cities where it can be difficult to break into the property market.

It can also balance out the expenses of owning an investment property including ongoing repairs, maintenance and fees. Additionally, co-ownership … Read more »


Banish bathroom grime & mould

Cleaning the bathroom is one of those chores that nobody likes doing, but has to be done regularly.

Failure to do so can lead to mould build-up, particularly in areas such as the shower, where the warm, wet conditions make it the perfect breeding ground. Unless you stay on top of cleaning you could be spending hours – and a lot of … Read more »


Video Feature :: Landlords Mark & Joanna


Tenant Of The Month :: August 2017 :: Chris & Isabella

​Congratulations to Chris & Isabella on being awarded our Tenant of the Month for August 2017. We met Chris, Isabella & Max at an open inspection late last year and instantly knew they would make great tenants.

Ever since, they have been friendly, polite and a pleasure to deal with. Chris & Isabella treat the property as if it is their own and we can … Read more »