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How to pick a good tenant

How to pick a good tenant
Date: 24 April 2015

When you're looking to invest in real estate to rent, one of the things you'll need to have a think about is choosing tenants. It's important to fill your vacancies, but often it's equally important to choose the right tenants to suit your property.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: applicants, invest, landlord, property manager, rent, rental, target market, tenant, vacancies, vacancy

How does the cash rate impact your property prospects?

How does the cash rate impact your property prospects?
Date: 21 April 2015

The Reserve Bank of Australia's official cash rate has a lot of impacts across the economy, but what does it do for your property prospects?

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: auctions, first home, first home buyer grants, ocr, offical cash rate, rba, reserve bank of australia

Depreciation differences: old versus new residential properties

Depreciation differences: old versus new residential properties
Date: 10 April 2015

Property depreciation is a non-cash tax deduction available to the owners of income producing properties.

As a building gets older, items wear out – they depreciate. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property owners to claim this depreciation as a tax deduction.

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3 tips to take stress out of downsizing

3 tips to take stress out of downsizing
Date: 7 April 2015

There are many reasons behind the decision to downsize. Wanting a change in lifestyle, heading into retirement, children leaving home and financial gain are just some, but it can a difficult time of your life, not least because of all the happy memories you've had in the big family home.

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3 tips for selling your home this summer

3 tips for selling your home this summer
Date: 4 April 2015

There are an number of things to think about before selling your home. This is a time of big change so you'll want to make the best of the situation to ensure you get the best result possible.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: buyer, clean, cleaning, sell, selling, spacing, summer, tips
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