Property Investor Newsletter April-May 2018

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

Keeping Good Tenants

Good Tenants, like good Staff, are worth keeping. Having a high turnover can be costly and significantly reduce your return on investment. You don't want to be finding new Tenants at the end of every 6-month leasing period, so what can you do to attract and keep good Tenants that will maximise your return on investment and ensure that your property is kept in the very best condition?...

How Tax Depreciation Can Maximise Cash Flow

Tax time is fast approaching and claiming depreciation expenses can put a lot of money back in your pocket.
Investment property tax depreciation allows you to claim a tax deduction for the wear and tear of the structural elements (the actual building) and the plant and equipment (fixtures and fittings) of an investment property.
By claiming depreciation as a tax deduction, you can lower your taxable income. This in turn reduces the amount of income tax you need to pay, leaving more cash in your pocket each year. You can use this increased cash flow to pay down debt, create new investments or simply enjoy more disposable income...

Beware... White Ants

When was the last time you had your property inspected?
It is important to us as your managing agent to remind you about annual pest control inspections for white ants...

QLD Population To Hit 5 Million, Driving Housing Demand

Queensland’s population is projected to reach 5 million in a couple of months, according to the ABS today, & this is translating to a strong property market in the Sunshine State.
Queensland grew by 81,000 people last year, & we were the most popular state for internal migration, growing more than any other state in the year to September 2017.
Overseas migration added 31,000 to Queensland’s population, which was almost 40% of all new residents in the year to September 2017...