With a new understanding of property depreciation, you may be wondering how you calculate depreciation on your investment property assets. Sponsored article courtesy of Washington Brown The Process Before feeling intimidated by the following explanation, if you so choose, all you really need to...
Tenants whose homes are at risk of termite infestation or landlords who want preventive measures in place. Some tips to help with termite protection.
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The holiday period is a good opportunity to look over your investment property and measure what's working against what needs to change.
Double glazed windows are highly energy-efficient and allow a property owner to immediately increase their asking weekly rent.
Renovating and cleaning hacks  The time between one tenant moving out and the next arriving is prime time to get into your investment property and make some improvements. By RENT.COM.AU Easy tasks to tackle Redo the kitchen and bath area The kitchen and...
Reader Question:  "As a private landlord, do I need to lodge tenant information to the national tenancy database to let others know about rent defaulters I’ve come across?" We asked Senior Property Manager with Harcourts Integrity, Tim Nickoll for his advice...
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 complaints or disputes. Tenancy disputes in New South Wales As a landlord in New South Wales, you...
Selling an investment property while your tenants are still living in the home can make financial sense if you're an investor. Timing your market move to ensure you are selling at the right time is essential, but also having the...
Are you protected against home emergencies? Home emergencies requiring urgent repairs can become a significant inconvenience – and often a nightmare – for landlords, tenants or homeowners. This article has been sponsored by Mapfre Home Emergency Assistance It can mean hours of...

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