{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 ...

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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...