Posts Tagged ‘investment property’

Professional Photography – Is It Worth It?

 

Many agents are now noting marked improvement in the time it takes to lease a property when the landlord has invested in professional photography. INCLUDING US!

Quality tenants are looking for clean, well presented properties with good natural light. Professional photographers are able to capture that, using their specialist equipment and expertise. Professional photography can increase the number of quality inquiries and inspections, securing a … Read more »

Mould & Condensation Prevention

Winter in Melbourne is very damp and wet which attracts mould. Preventing mould is not only important to your home, but also your health as mould can cause reactions in people with allergies or asthma.
Here are our tips on how to best prevent mould in your home:
Find out Why

Mould can appear due to excess moisture, humidity, condensation or a plumbing … Read more »

Depreciation and off-the-plan properties

Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying off-the plan.

Buying off-the-plan essentially means you are entering into a contract to purchase a property prior to, or during the construction phase of a property or a development.

One big benefit of purchasing off-the-plan that investors often fail to consider is the property depreciation benefits available.

There are significant depreciation deductions available to the owner of a property purchased … Read more »

Top 10 tips for tax time      

Preparing your annual tax return is a great opportunity to take stock of how your investment property is performing and to make sure you’re claiming everything you’re entitled to.

We thought we would share our top ten tips to help you get the most from your investment property this tax time.

Claim depreciation to maximise returns
Any investment property that generates income may be eligible for thousands of dollars in depreciation deductions. … Read more »

24 Property Management Secrets to Increasing your Rental Income!

Here are some concepts that may help you improve your cash flow…

Higher Rental Value

Ensure the rental value is assessed on a 6 monthly basis.

Property Depreciation Schedule

As a building gets older, items wear out – they depreciate. The ATO allows property owners to claim this depreciation as a deduction. Claiming all the depreciation property investors are entitled to on an investment property can make a big difference to … Read more »