Managing your property

Landlord rights and responsibilities: Collecting a rental bond

Being a landlord is more than just collecting rents and maintaining property. It’s about relationships, open communication and mutual trust. As a landlord, it's...

What tax deductions can I claim on my rental property?

Knowing what expenses to claim on your investment property at the end of the financial year can be confusing for many landlords and investors. Guest...

Landlords beware: Are you smoke alarm compliant?

WITH just over a week until the official start of winter, it’s a good time for landlords to ensure their smoke alarms are working.

Landlords: The links you need for your next lease agreement

Each state and territory in Australia has its own government agency and regulatory requirements that property owners acting as landlords must comply with. There...

Choosing to appoint a property manager to manage your rental

Deciding to appoint a property manager for your investment portfolio can reduce your time commitment as a landlord. While self-managing a property might appeal to...

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...

An investor’s guide to renovating a rental property

Considering a home renovation? There are two main rules you must consider.  Guest post - Sarah Latham, Latham Cusack Property Services Don’t renovate a rental...

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...

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...

Get the best out of your landlord and tenant relationship

More often than not, tenants and landlords want a well-maintained property that is securely leased, and provides income and return on investment. Both tenants and...