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Claiming depreciation on your investment property

20.03.2017.

Preparing Early for End of Financial Year with Depreciation Schedules

As property investors, we are always happy to stumble across ways to increase our tax return and consequently, our bottom line. So when there are simple techniques and actions you can take to ensure your investment is working its hardest for you – we want you to know about it. This week it is depreciation […]

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Happy tenants in rental home

07.02.2017.

Top 5 features tenants look for in a rental property

When putting your property into the rental pool, you want to ensure you are putting forward. You want to tick as many boxes in your potential renter’s wish lists. The more features and benefits your property provides, the greater the number of applicants. And the higher the rental income you can yield. There are influencing […]

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14.12.2016.

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS WITH JUST ONE KEY ITEM

Your hip pocket can definitely take a hit at this time of year. From Christmas parties to presents to decorating and entertaining, it can seem as though more and more is heading out of your wallet than heading in. Thankfully, with the abundance of Christmas blogs, magazines, junk mail and shops adorned with every type […]

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18.11.2016.

Using nature to pretty up your balcony decor this Spring

For unit owners, with the lack of large backyard spaces, we tend to focus our designing efforts into the interiors of our home. Signature pieces to make a bold statement in a room, unique artwork to bring a room to life and sift furnishing for that personal touch and to really make it feel like […]

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26.10.2016.

HOW TO BOOST YOUR CHANCES OF RENTAL APPLICATION APPROVAL

Let’s be honest – the rental game can be brutal. Especially in areas of high demand, it may seem as though you need to know someone on the inside and that scoring your dream rental seems less likely than stumbling upon a gold bullion at the beach. But rest assured, there are some sweet and […]

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Couple painting rental home

15.09.2016.

QUICK I NEED A MAKEOVER!

The Top 5 Cosmetic Makeover Tricks for your Rental Property Is your property starting to look a little worse for wear? Maybe it is a little rough around the edges and in need of some TLC? If you are looking to put your property on the leasing market, or are inbetween tenants, one of the […]

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End of lease clean

18.08.2016.

AVOID THE GRIME AND ENLIST A PROFESSIONAL CLEAN

One of the main things on the top of your to-do list when preparing your property for lease, or if you are a tenant and moving on from your current property is the big C – Cleaning. The end of lease clean. It’s as inevitable as the end of a good cup of coffee, just […]

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Smoke alarm responsibilities

20.07.2016.

THE BOTTOM LINE IN SMOKE ALARMS

Despite the regular and devastating deaths across Australia due to house fires, the message of smoke alarms still appears to not be getting through. Smoke Alarm Statistics Victoria University conducted a survey in Victoria amongst 500 Melbournians that resulted in a frightening statistics. Less than one-twenty properly maintain their smoke alarms. They found that less […]

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The lens and another lens, a professional tool and hobbies

14.06.2016.

5 Benefits of Professional Photography when Leasing your Property

When marketing your property for lease, your photos speak a thousand words. They are the first impression potential tenants have of your property. In those few moments it takes to scan a photograph, multiple decisions are made. It’s from these photos that potential tenants will decide if they can see themselves living in your property […]

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Aspect Estate Agents

16.05.2016.

THE END OF UNDERQUOTING AS WE KNOW IT

One of the real frustrations in the industry for buyers is underquoting property prices. All it leads to is dissatisfied and disappointed clients left high and dry due to agent mismanagement. Thanks to new legislation, the end of underquoting property prices is here. As of January 1st 2016, important reforms were made to the Property […]

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