8 05, 2020

Are you thinking of living in your brand new “investment” property? Things to consider

By |2020-05-08T11:17:33+10:00May 8th, 2020|

When an investor purchases or develops a brand new property, they can either rent it out, or choose to live in it. Depending on the choice, there can be different tax rules applied to it. It is paramount that the investor is well informed of the rules and regulations when making their choice. The

15 04, 2020

ATO opening doors to huge instant asset write-off for more businesses than ever

By |2020-04-17T17:19:54+10:00April 15th, 2020|

The federal government has recently enhanced the instant asset write off scheme in response to the coronavirus outbreak which has disrupted the economy. It is now a crucial time for business owners to capitalise on the cash flow benefits available through this scheme as eligible assets under $150,000 can be claimed as an outright

12 03, 2020

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

By |2020-04-17T17:22:53+10:00March 12th, 2020|

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

11 02, 2020

What is considered a repair or improvement and how does that affect my depreciation?

By |2020-04-17T17:23:48+10:00February 11th, 2020|

Investors incur property related expenditures when undergoing renovations, replacements or repairs. These may be required when the building is rundown, 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, a capital or a replacement as the tax

29 01, 2020

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

By |2020-04-17T17:23:55+10:00January 29th, 2020|

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

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