End of Financial Year 2020

As property investors, there are a myriad of documents required at the end of the financial year to maximise your cash flow from a tax perspective. Depreciation is the second largest property expense after interest charged by lenders and can translate to a substantial gearing advantage for the life of the property. Thus, it

By |2020-07-09T08:35:34+10:00May 22nd, 2020|

Are you considering knocking down an existing property to build an investment property? Things to consider

Although depreciation is never the primary reason why you build a new investment property, it certainly has quite a bearing on the cash flow of your property that you cannot overlook. A qualified Quantity Surveyor will help assist with all the necessary reports that are involved in the building of an investment property. The

By |2020-07-18T14:21:19+10:00March 12th, 2020|

Repairs vs Improvements vs Maintenance – How It Affects Tax Depreciation

Investors incur property-related expenditures when undergoing renovations, replacements or repairs. These may be required when the building is run down, in need of repairs or as part of the investors 'value-adding' strategy. More often, investors are asking how to differentiate whether it is considered a repair or improvement as the tax treatment differs between

By |2020-07-10T18:14:07+10:00February 11th, 2020|

Has your investment property been affected by the recent bushfires? Some ways a quantity surveyor can help with respect to insurance claims.

Is your property properly insured? Recently, Australia has been hit by a bushfire crisis where thousands of homes have been damaged and even destroyed. Property owners will need insurance in case the worst comes to fruition however, figuring out how much to insure can be tricky. If the insured value is too high, the

By |2020-07-08T15:45:41+10:00January 29th, 2020|