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15

June

2016

How to find the next property hotspot

There are many factors to consider when purchasing a property for investment. Whilst the majority of investors purchase for the long term capital growth, there are a few who want the positive cash flow to be the redeeming quality of their investment property. Either [...]

31

May

2016

10 questions to ask your property manager

So you have bought an investment property. The next step is to engage a property manager that you can trust to look after your valuable asset. Below are some questions that the astute investor will ask of their property manager. 1. What value does the agency place on [...]

15

May

2016

Low interest rates, what now?

We all know by now that the RBA recently dropped the official cash rate to a historic low of 1.75%. Market analysts are also predicting another rate cut later this year. So why is this happening and what does it mean for the property investor? The [...]

1

May

2016

Some tips for the property investor

Whether you are an experienced investor or buying your first rental property, the following tips are useful for all property investors. It is also important as an investor to understand that you are competing with other investors both on the price and the quality of your [...]

16

April

2016

What is Tax depreciation?

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) allows owners of income producing properties to claim a tax deduction called depreciation, on a building's structure and plant and equipment assets contained within it.  The first of these is called Capital works deduction and [...]

1

April

2016

5 investment tips to ignore

1. If it sounds too good to be true it probably is! Many investment companies quote unrealistic rental prices that cannot be achieved in the current market. The typical guaranteed rental return is a classic. Avoid this like the plague. The price to cover this guarantee is [...]

16

March

2016

Buying a tenanted investment property

Is this a good idea? On the surface it sounds like it is however as always an astute investor will weigh up the pros and cons of such a move. Firstly and most importantly the obvious advantage of such a purchase is that the property is tax deductible and receiving rent [...]

1

March

2016

Brisbane to grow in the next 15 years

Australia's pre-eminent infrastructure body has recently stated that the south east corner of Queensland will grow approximately 1.4 million people over the next 15 years. This equates to an extra 700,000 homes having to be built to support this growth. Supporting [...]

15

February

2016

The negative gearing debate

Well the negative gearing debate is raging again. Will they or won't they? There has been a lot of conjecture in recent days of whether to cease all deduction claims for investment rental properties or partly curtail the current arrangement. Before [...]

3

February

2016

The property market for 2016

If we all had a crystal ball to foresee where the property market will be by the end of 2016, I think we all might be a bit wealthier. Unfortunately we don't, so as property investors, we have to make informed decisions and research the Cities and [...]