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Tackling maintenance as a tenant

Tackling maintenance as a tenant
Date: 18 August 2014

Whether it's a brand new home or an apartment that has seen plenty of renters in the past, property requires maintenance. Paint jobs, floor cleanings, lighting fixture repairs - all this and more comes as part of the deal for property buyers. However, if you're renting a home, you may wonder where you fit in.

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Future-proof your downsizing decision

Future-proof your downsizing decision
Date: 18 August 2014

Downsizing into a smaller property can be an excellent way to save money and become the proud owner of a home that actually suits your current lifestyle. However, making the move from one home to another is a big commitment, and the last thing you want to do is buy a new home that might not fit your needs down the line.

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Becoming a landlord? Make your home more enticing

Becoming a landlord? Make your home more enticing
Date: 16 August 2014

Congratulations, you've just become the proud owner of an investment property!

Chances are you put a lot of thought into the location of your new home, from its proximity to public transport to what amenities are in the area.

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Five depreciation points every investor should know

Five depreciation points every investor should know
Date: 14 August 2014

Any owner of an income producing investment property is eligible for significant taxation benefits.

Despite this fact, according to the Managing Director of BMT Tax Depreciation, Bradley Beer, 80% of property investors are failing to take advantage of property depreciation and are therefore missing out on thousands of dollars in their pockets.

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3 reasons to consider a property manager

3 reasons to consider a property manager
Date: 12 August 2014

There's no rule that says you have to put the running of your investment property in the hands of another. However, there's no denying that hiring a property manager to look after your investment can be a huge help.

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