Capital Gains Tax (CGT) – What to know before you sell your investment property

If I sell my investment property, how much capital gains tax (CGT) will I pay?  Guest post - Paul Whitelaw, RFE Group There has been a...

I purchased a secondhand property, what can I claim?

With residential depreciation legislation changing in May last year, there has been some confusion amongst property investors and industry professionals. Accordingly, many people have...

6 secrets a building pest inspection report can reveal

You know how our detective side surfaces every time we’re about to make a purchase? We get suspicious and try to analyse whatever we’re...

How to handle tribunal and bond claims

After a peaceful three years without any NCAT hearings, I've had a run of them over the last three months, varying from tenant evictions to simple bond claims. Guest...

An investor’s guide to renovating a rental property

Considering a home renovation? There are two main rules you must consider.  Guest post - Sarah Latham, Latham Cusack Property Services Don’t renovate a rental...
Hidden Risks DIY Renovation

The five hidden risks behind DIY renovating

If you’ve ever renovated your own home or investment properties, even on a small scale, then you know how satisfying it can be to...

What every first-time property investor needs to know

What are the most important things to look for when investing in a property for the first time? It’s a commonly asked question among...

Who is responsible for utility charges, landlords or tenants?

"When it comes to utility and service charges, how do I determine who is responsible for what if the property has a separate meter?"...

Can I have a copy of the keys to my property if I’m not...

"As a landlord in Brisbane, do I have a right to have copies of the keys to my property if it’s managed by an...

Preparing your investment property for summer

If you own one investment property or many, it's important to keep them in good condition, firstly so you attract and retain good tenants...