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Renovating to maximise your rental returns

When it comes to renovating specific rooms in your rental property for higher returns, some rooms will deliver better results than others. There are certain rooms in a home that, when in pristine condition, will maximise your rental returns. Projects such as updating a kitchen are a relatively large investment, while things like freshening up […]

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Using databases to help with finding quality renters

There are a range of tools and resources available to rental providers to help them find quality renters. Databases such as NTD or TICA can be a helpful resource to check and determine if prospective renters have any “black marks” against their names. This article provides an overview of tenancy databases and how they can […]

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How to make a garden “renter friendly”

Gardens are a great feature to add to a property. Not only does it give a home curb appeal and create a sense of tranquillity in a backyard or courtyard, but it can be another feature that attracts prospective renters. While a beautiful garden can attract quality renters, you need to make sure the garden […]

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Should you allow pets in your investment property?

Does the idea of having pets at your rental property send a shiver up your spine? You maybe asking yourself, what if the pet damages our property? or what if a noisy bark upsets the neighbours? There’s a few things to think about, and it may seem easier to just not want pets at your […]

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How to renovate an investment property

If you’re thinking about renovating your investment property, there are a few things you need to consider. From creating a budget to picking the right fixtures and fittings plus getting the project management and time lines right are key. We have put together a list of the main things to consider when you renovate an […]

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Top tips for a smooth tax time

It’s almost the end of another financial year, and that means tax time is coming. To make sure your tax time runs smoothly and you maximise your return, it’s important to start getting organised now. Check out our latest article about things you should be doing now to get organised for tax time. Double-check and […]

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How to find the right property manager

One of the most important factors in maintaining a profitable investment property portfolio, is having the right property manager. While it might be tempting to manage everything yourself, a property manager not only knows the ins and outs of the market, but they have systems and processes to make sure everything is running smoothly. In […]

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Negative, neutral, positive gearing: Which is best?

Tax law in Australia is inherently complex. As an ever-evolving beast, a change in one area of tax law has implications across many other areas, especially when it comes to people’s finances and investing. Negative gearing is one of these areas, and it’s been a hot topic in recent years. Deciding whether your property will […]

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Common property investor mistakes to avoid

There are lots of things to remember when you’re a property investor. From interest rate changes to the ups and downs of property prices, it’s important you remember a few key things to maximise the value you get from your investment properties. In this article, we share a few of the common mistakes you should […]

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