Changing Managing Agents

    Does the idea of changing property managers make you feel stressed? Let us help you by elevating the stress and making the transition as seamless as possible.    In todays video we are going to discuss the process of changing property managers for your investment property.    As landlords ourselves we understand the idea to change managing agents is never...

Hot Sales Market

Local agent Renae Duff is reporting great sales at the moment. March, April, and May saw the  normal amount of sales once the fear of Covid 19 subsided but June 2020 saw 18 properties go under contract and July 2020 has seen 6 already under contract.     Renae is finding that buyers are not hesitating, with some buyers paying more than asking price just so they can secure a ho...

Blog ~ Review Planning For The Year Ahead With Your Investment Property

Review Planning For The Year Ahead With Your Investment Property The beginning of a new financial year brings an opportunity to review your investment over the last 12 months.   The key to successful property investment is not just getting the highest rent or appointing a property manager to do the job for the lowest fee. There are a number of factors that prudent property investors tak...

Top Tip - Investors and Tax Time

Top Tip Tuesday - Investors and Tax time     Welcome to our Top Tip Tuesday With End of Financial year upon us the ATO have provided the following 5 Tax Time Tips. Being tax-smart when investing in property means more than making the right property choices.  If you use your property to earn income at any time, you will have tax obligations and entitlements.   So her...

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June Newsletter ~ Landlords

|| June Newsletter ||    Welcome to our June Newsletter I am very pleased to say June has shown to be positive with a lot of interest from renters throughout our region   Find out more here: https://bit.ly/2YD4cKz

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Openn Negotiation Certificate Is Complete!

Sandy has been taking part in the Elite Agent Transform 2020 program and has successfully completed the Openn Negotiation Certificate - this is an amazing platform for both Sellers and Buyers is the property purchase/selling process. We look forward to being able to use these skills for our Buyers Agent clients!  If you would like to know more please do not hesitate to contact the office ...

{JUNE BLOG} ~ A PROPERTY DEPRECIATION FACT SHEET

What is property tax depreciation? Buildings and their contents that are used for income producing purposes are eligible to be depreciated. Similar to capital assets owned and used for income producing purposes, such as machinery, which can be depreciated over time. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows owners of income producing properties to claim this depreciation as a deduct...

{MAY BLOG} ~ CLAIM PROPERTY DEDUCTIONS THIS FINANCIAL YEAR

Property depreciation deductions can make a big difference to a property owner’s cash flow. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property owners to claim depreciation, or decline in value, as a deduction. As a non-cash deduction, depreciation is often missed. With tax time approaching, property owners should be sure they are claiming all the deductions to which they are en...

Update on last weeks announcement regarding tenancies and COVID19

See Sandy's video here for an overview: https://youtu.be/SveGEafwzlU   An Open Letter to Landlords from The Real Estate Institute of QueenslandWill the Palaszczuk Government’s Special COVID-19 Protections for Residential Tenants protect you? As the owner of an investment property in Queensland, if you are not already aware of the Palaszczuk Government’s proposed Specia...

QLD Government Special COVID-19 Protections for residential tenants and owners Queensland

    JOINT STATEMENT Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PartnershipsThe Honourable Jackie Trad Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for SportThe Honourable Mick de Brenni Special COVID-19 Protections for residential tenants and owners The Palaszczuk...

How are the Big Four helping mortgage holders?

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to hit the hip pockets of Australians, the big four banks are coming to the table with relief measures for existing customers. Business closures and job losses have had a flow-on effect for many Australians who are now struggling to manage their home loan repayments. This has prompted the major banks to throw a lifeline to mortgage holders. The big four banks ...

HOW SAFE IS YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY?

Today, there are a host of compliance issues that a property investor must address in order to hand over a property in safe order to a tenant. The property must comply with various safety standards required by legislation.Tenancy and other legislation demands that your property be safe for a tenant to live in. This relates to every aspect of the property including the operation of door and wind...