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Screening questions for past landlords, employers and friends

Don't underestimate the importance of the screening process when filling your vacant property. Being thorough with your potential tenant's references will go a long...

Can I still claim depreciation on my investment property since the...

Reader Question “Does the change in legislation affect your ability to claim depreciation on your investment property this year?" Guest post - Mark Wilkins, Capital Claims Since...

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...

How to add value to your property for less than $1,000

If you are looking to rent out your investment, you'll undoubtedly be keen to lease your property for the most amount of money possible.  Reproduced...

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...

Do landlords have to charge a rental bond?

The rental bond is money paid by a tenant as a form of security in the event they breach their tenancy agreement. But as...

Investing in 2018? Use these 6 New Year’s resolutions

As the year draws to a close it is a good time to re-think and refine your role as a landlord and set your...

New rental laws that will affect new homeowners in 2018

New homeowners are reminded that under recent changes, they cannot claim the cost of inspecting and maintaining rental properties as tax deductible. As part of...

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 a dehumidifier can keep mould at bay in your property

Let’s face it, there is nothing attractive about mould. By Brian Kingsley - Bye Mould  Most tenants visit multiple properties before they choose the one they'd...