Property investment: what can I claim in tax?

If you anticipate tax time with a sense of dread, you’re not alone. For property investors, in particular, the end of the financial year can be confusing to navigate. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the various tax … Continued

Capital gains tax tips for investors

Getting into the property investment market is a great long-term investment strategy that could see a significant return on investment. However, there’s a small catch in the form of an investment property tax that occurs upon sale of an asset, … Continued

How to find the perfect tenant

Once you have received the rental application for your Perth rental property, it’s time to start the applicant review process. Finding a long-term, tidy and respectful tenant who will treat your Perth rental property as if it were their own … Continued

A renter’s guide to choosing a home

Are you a first-time renter and in need a little guidance on where, what, and how to apply for a Perth rental property? Choosing your first place out of the family home can be a little daunting and trying to … Continued

How do I get my full bond back?

It’s the burning question on every tenant’s lips: how do I get my full bond back when vacating a Perth rental property? There are multiple factors that could impact your bond return. From property damage to ensuring their rental has … Continued

Benefits of building a granny flat

If you are looking for ways to increase the rental returns on your Perth investment property, you may want to consider building a granny flat. A granny flat describes a secondary dwelling on a property that can be built as … Continued

Top tips for securing a pet-friendly rental

Finding a new rental property can be stressful when you are only able to apply for Perth rental properties with a pet-friendly policy. Researching a property’s policy on pets ahead of time will save you from filling out a lengthy … Continued

Simple ways to increase rental yield

With the Perth property market recovering slowly from a recent downturn, competition for lessors has increased. As an investment property owner, you should be looking for ways to make your property stand out from the competition by increasing its appeal … Continued

A Guide to Negative Gearing

The process of borrowing money or getting a loan to invest is known as ‘gearing’. Owning multiple Perth investment properties or investing in a high value property such as an apartment complex or property in a popular location can lead … Continued

How to handle malicious damage from tenants

Over time, it is commonplace for an investment property to start to show signs of aging. Under standard Australian tenancy laws, it is the landlord’s responsibility to address fair wear and tear and perform regular maintenance of a Perth rental … Continued