Renovate your rental property between tenancies

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...

Double glazed windows and your investment property

Double glazed windows aren’t just a luxury. In fact, they're a pragmatic, forward-thinking option for landlords who want to increase the value and energy savings...

A closer look at the most common home emergencies

Are you protected against home emergencies? Home emergencies requiring urgent repairs can become a significant inconvenience – and often a nightmare – for landlords, tenants...

Do I need to lodge tenant information to the tenancy database?

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...

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...

How to sell your tenanted rental property

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...

Landlords share their tricks of the trade

We recently surveyed Rent.com.au Landlords for their views on what makes a successful landlord to understand their experiences. Landlords were asked to submit the...

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...

Avoiding breaches of tenancy law | Joondanna case study

DID you know tenants must be provided with information prior to their name being posted on a tenancy database?  They must also be given an opportunity to...
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Tax time: 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...