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Inspection tips when buying a holiday home

Inspection tips when buying a holiday home
Date: 20 November 2014

If you are interested in buying a holiday home for investment this summer, you might be worried about potential damage to the property ahead of the purchase. You want to buy a property that is not going to cost you a fortune in repairs, and a good condition holiday home will always appeal more to prospective tenants!

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: buying, buying tips, holiday, holiday home, holiday investment, holiday rental, open for inspection, open homes

Avoiding a scam when renting a holiday home

Avoiding a scam when renting a holiday home
Date: 17 November 2014

Holiday homes are a fantastic place to spend your summer - they can be a pristine getaway for you and the family with great views and only short-term upkeep. They are usually more affordable than hotel holidays, and a great way to discover new nooks in the countryside.

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Making the most of a small living room

Making the most of a small living room
Date: 14 November 2014

Sometimes, upsizing your home is not a viable option when you need more room. Whether it is the market conditions or family requirements, sometimes you have to make do with your current housing situation.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: comfort, family upgrade, running out of space, space, tips, upsizing

3 infrastructure projects to watch out for

3 infrastructure projects to watch out for
Date: 11 November 2014

No matter where you're looking to buy property, infrastructure will be an important factor that informs your decision. Whether it's a new road or perhaps a NBN rollout announcement, these projects identify ways your life can be made easier as well as where you can expect growth.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: , building, buy, buying, cgd, gateway, infrastructure, municipal, new south wales, nsw, project, tips, vic, victoria, wa, west connex, western australia

Depreciation for renovations made easy

Depreciation for renovations made easy
Date: 6 November 2014

Investment property owners often miss out on thousands of dollars due to two main reasons:

  1. They don’t know what depreciation entitlements they can claim for renovations or refurbishments to their investment property
  2. They don’t use a qualified Quantity Surveyor to prepare a tax depreciation schedule

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: bmt, investment property, investors, looking to invest, quantity surveyor, tax depreciation
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