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Investor Property Management News - Brisbane


16

July

2014

Buying your next investment property through your SMSF

Is it a good idea to buy your next investment property through your self-managed super fund? As with most investments, there are always pros and cons to any decision you make about where to spend your hard earned dollars. I always say due diligence and research are the [...]

1

July

2014

Landlord's Insurance

This article is addressed to our office from Terri Scheer Insurance and is worthy of publication for your perusal. Terri Scheer latest premium (which is Tax deductable) is $322/year. Our Landlord Preferred Policy (LPP) is primarily designed to cover tenant related [...]

15

June

2014

Tax Time

It is appropriate to mention a few things about our end of financial year processes. We will be doing our end of year disbursement on the evening of the 30th June 2014. Depending on your Bank, the funds will be in your account the following day or Wednesday the 2nd July [...]

31

May

2014

Tax Depreciation Schedule

I mentioned last newsletter about the cost to own a rental property. Part of the process was to get a depreciation schedule for your investment property whereby you could claim a tax deduction and hence offset some of the costs associated with your property. A [...]

18

May

2014

What does it cost to own an investment property

Many people I speak to are afraid to enter the property market because of 2 main reasons. Firstly they think they can't afford it and secondly they don' know anything about the process. The second problem is easily solved by talking to professionals such as an [...]

2

May

2014

What do tenants want in their Rental Property?

As a landlord, it would make sense to know what a tenant is looking for in a rental property. Why? Well if you tick all the boxes for a tenant, you can most probably expect the maximum rental return as well as a happy and long term tenant. If you are looking for [...]

14

April

2014

How to get into the property market!

Are you trying to save the 10% or 20% deposit to buy your first property? And are property prices rising so that you never seem to get in front with your savings? So this means that unless you can access some sort of equity or get a helping hand from parents or [...]

13

April

2014

We want your other Investment property

Many investors are unhappy with their current property manager but don't want the hassle to terminate the other agent. What if I said that all it takes is 1 phone call and 1 signature and you don't even have to talk to your other agent! This is indeed the [...]

1

April

2014

Tips for the first time Property Investor

Financial independence is something we all dream about, especially in today’s often challenging and uncertain  Financial independence is something we all dream about, especially in today’s often challenging and uncertain economic environment. We become [...]

13

March

2014

Charging Water usage for tenants

There has been some confusion of late with the when, how and why of charging a tenant for water usage. Firstly, as most of you are aware, your Investment Property must be deemed to be water compliant. This can be done in a number of ways, the easiest of which is to contact [...]