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 to property investors. Your investment property earns an income (in the form of rent from your tenants)....
"Should I have my property checked regularly for termites? Is it worth the expense?" We asked Kyla Dawson at K&C Real Estate for her advice.
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 best thing they've learned about managing a good tenant / landlord relationship. Here's what the...
If you’ve just bought an investment property, you might be looking into hiring a property manager.
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 challenge the accuracy or fairness of the proposed listing, said David Hillyard, Acting Commissioner for...
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 update aimed at property owners came in a message conveyed by Taxation Commissioner Chris Jordan...
Australia’s burgeoning illicit drug epidemic means clandestine drug laboratories (clan labs) are a growing concern for landlords and property managers. Recognise the drug lab signs Hundreds of labs are busted by police each year and while the value of the seized...
Everyone has jobs on their list that never seem to get done and keep getting pushed further down the list. It is time to make summer 2020 the year these items are ticked off.
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 post – Sarah Latham, Latham Cusack Property Services It never rains, but it pours - although it was interesting...
LJ Hooker offers the following good habits to help property investors navigate tax time. Which of these points are most relevant to you? Article reproduced with permission of LJ Hooker. LJ Hooker is one of the largest residential and commercial sales...

You might also like

Can I afford a house? How much should I spend on...

Buying your first home is an exciting prospect, but before you start looking, it's important to answer one fundamental question: How much can you afford to spend?