Landlord rights and responsibilities – final inspection

To avoid disputes and potentially save time and money, it's important to understand your rights and responsibilities when it comes to a final property...

Back to basics on property depreciation

How does investment property depreciation work? Sponsored article courtesy of Washington Brown What is depreciation? Let’s start right at the beginning. Depreciation is basically a tax deduction available...

Support for landlords: Resolving tenancy disputes in Australia

If an issue with your tenant can't be resolved, there are many support services in each Australian state which can assist with residential tenancy...

Opinion: Finally, some clarity on depreciation deductions

The property market has finally received some clarity in relation to the Government’s plan to reduce depreciation deductions for residential properties. It’s good news...

Landlord tips to help tenants with termite protection

If you have tenants whose homes are at risk of termite infestation or if your landlords want to put preventive measures in place, here are...

Perth landlord fined for treatment of elderly tenant

A landlady who entered a rental property illegally to conduct renovations and change the locks while the elderly tenant was in hospital has been...
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Property owners urged to get deductions right, ATO

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) says too many individuals and small businesses are making excessive tax deductions and has threatened to come after them. The...

7 habits of tax-smart property investors

LJ Hooker offers the following tips to help property investors navigate tax time. Which of these points are most relevant to you? Article reproduced with...

What rooms add value to your home?

How much could fixing up one room add to your home's value? Article republished with permission of LJ Hooker We've had a look at some...

Should my property be checked for termites?

Reader Question "Should I have my property checked regularly for termites? Is it worth the expense?" Licensee at K&C Real Estate, Kyla Dawson offered advice to...