Property Investor Newsletter July – Aug 2017

In this newsletter we cover important property management topics to keep you informed and maximising your rental income and optimising your capital growth.

What Is Your Net Rental Yield Return?

When buying or owning an investment property, one of the important aspects is to know the net return on the money you have invested, which is also known as the net rental yield.

This is important for investors to take into consideration when determining the viability of an investment.

Does one particular property show a better return than another? How does investing in property compare with bank interest returns?

When considering the comparison of returns on an investment property you also need to look at the long-term capital growth that a property can provide....

Thinking Of Renovating?

It can be possible to renovate and upgrade your property without having to utilise money from your savings account and improve your after tax cash flow.

If you have some equity in your property, a re-draw facility or line-of-credit you may be able to free up funds and upgrade your property...

The Concept Hardship

One of the lesser known aspects of Residential Tenancy law is the concept of Hardship.

Hardship can be used as grounds to end the Tenancy by either the Landlord or the Tenant, so long as they can convince an Adjudicator, Magistrate or Registrar on the grounds of the case.

Settling Disputes VS Arguing Who Is Right?

When any dispute is heard in a tenancy court/tribunal, a determination is made by an Adjudicator, Magistrate or Registrar based solely on the objective facts. Their decision then becomes final. Any avenues to appeal are generally both time-consuming and very costly. Therefore, it is often wise to mediate and discuss the matter before considering legal action...