QLD homes aren’t following smoke alarm legislation

A surprising number of Queensland households do not have operational smoke alarms installed, a report has revealed.  Research by Queensland's Fire and Emergency Service has...

Managing your investment property over the holidays

The holidays period is a good opportunity to look over your investment property and measure what's working against what needs to change. Are your tenants...

What to do when your tenant can’t pay the rent

A tenant who can’t pay the rent is a key concern for landlords. After all, you have expenses that need paying whether the tenant has paid their rent or not.

How is property depreciation calculated?

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...

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...

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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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...

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...