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Rent out Property in Hobart: Location, Location, Location

Rent out Property in Hobart: Location, Location, Location

When it comes to property, location is an important deciding factor that not only determines...

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7 Feb 2018

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Landlords in Hobart: What are Your Obligations?

Landlords in Hobart: What are Your Obligations?

There’s more to being a landlord than just providing a property and raking in the...

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2 Feb 2018

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Your Rights as a Landlord Renting Out Property in Hobart

Your Rights as a Landlord Renting Out Property in Hobart

Renting out a property isn’t something you just go ahead and do on your own...

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1 Feb 2018

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What does a Property Manager Do?

What does a Property Manager Do?

A property manager’s job is a varied one, but what will interest you most is...

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31 Jan 2018

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Creative BBQ Recipes to Try Before Hobart’s Summer Ends

Creative BBQ Recipes to Try Before Hobart’s Summer Ends

Summertime is BBQ time, but although we all love our grilled meats with salads, there...

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30 Jan 2018

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Tempted to try Airbnb on Your Investment Property? Read This First!

Tempted to try Airbnb on Your Investment Property? Read This First!

Getting extra income from your investment property through Airbnb is tempting, and we’re ready to...

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29 Jan 2018

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Will Solar Energy Add Value to Your Investment Property in Hobart?

Will Solar Energy Add Value to Your Investment Property in Hobart?

Australia is buying in to domestic solar energy systems in a big way. But will...

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27 Jan 2018

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Pros and Cons of Coastal Properties to Rent in Hobart

Pros and Cons of Coastal Properties to Rent in Hobart

There’s no denying the allure of a seafront home. Just a short stroll and you’re...

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26 Jan 2018

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Returns from Rental Properties in Hobart: Investment Property Trends

Returns from Rental Properties in Hobart: Investment Property Trends

If you own one or more investment properties in Hobart, or are considering buying one,...

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24 Jan 2018

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Property Management: Seasonal Maintenance for Rentals in Hobart

Property Management: Seasonal Maintenance for Rentals in Hobart

With the summer solstice just passed and a new year just started, there’s no better...

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22 Jan 2018

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Set Some Sustainable Green Goals for 2018

Set Some Sustainable Green Goals for 2018

A New Year always evokes dreams of positive change, and increasingly he focus is on...

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20 Jan 2018

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Is it Worth Installing a Pool on Investment Property in Tasmania?

Is it Worth Installing a Pool on Investment Property in Tasmania?

An investment property is just that: an investment. That means you want to maximise returns...

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18 Jan 2018

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Landlords: Protection against bad tenants

Landlords: Protection against bad tenants

Residential tenancy agreements cover the protection and rights of the tenant, but what about the...

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17 Jan 2018

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10 tips every new landlord should know

10 tips every new landlord should know

Wouldn’t it be great if becoming a landlord meant all you had to do was...

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15 Jan 2018

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Owners: How Far Do You Need To Go When Renovating To Rent?

Owners: How Far Do You Need To Go When Renovating To Rent?

Perhaps the New Year has inspired you to seek an extra income by making your...

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13 Jan 2018

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Tenants in Australia: TAS Tops in Eviction Protection

Tenants in Australia: TAS Tops in Eviction Protection

It may have Australia’s smallest capital city, but Tasmania is definitely ahead of the rest...

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12 Jan 2018

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Rental vacancy level in Hobart even tighter going into 2018

Rental vacancy level in Hobart even tighter going into 2018

Hobart, still booming because of an influx of people drawn to the Tasmanian capital by...

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11 Jan 2018

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Keeping Tenants Happy #3: Repairing Differing Standpoints

Keeping Tenants Happy #3: Repairing Differing Standpoints

Issues regarding repairs are probably at the centre of the tension which mars the relationship...

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8 Jan 2018

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Hobart Tenants: Coming Clean on Dirty Places in Your Rental

Hobart Tenants: Coming Clean on Dirty Places in Your Rental

Which is the dirtiest place in your rental home? Think you know? Chances are a...

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7 Jan 2018

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Rental Agreements in TAS: The Pros and Cons of Fixed vs No-fixed Term

Rental Agreements in TAS: The Pros and Cons of Fixed vs No-fixed Term

So you’ve realised your long-cherished dream of owning rental property to boost your monthly cash...

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6 Jan 2018

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Pet Tenancy in Hobart – What Property Owners Need to Know

Pet Tenancy in Hobart – What Property Owners Need to Know

Like most Aussies, you love animals. So why not let the tenants who rent your...

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5 Jan 2018

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What Kind Of Loan Should You Choose When Investing In Rental Property?

What Kind Of Loan Should You Choose When Investing In Rental Property?

Once you have decided to take the leap and invest in rental property, the biggest...

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4 Jan 2018

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Keeping Tenants Happy #2: Open the Communications Channels

Keeping Tenants Happy #2: Open the Communications Channels

It’s a sad fact that most tenants and landlords only get to talk to each...

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2 Jan 2018

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How to Make Your Own Compost the Easy Way!

How to Make Your Own Compost the Easy Way!

There are almost always multiple ways of doing the same thing – and the proponents...

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1 Jan 2018

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Tiny Gardens for Tenants and Homeowners in Hobart

Tiny Gardens for Tenants and Homeowners in Hobart

Although smaller gardens are a trend these days, we’re not talking about your outdoor space!...

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31 Dec 2017

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Midnight Snacking: The Right Food can Help you Sleep

Midnight Snacking: The Right Food can Help you Sleep

Is it really okay to eat before going to bed? Old wives tales aside, recent...

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29 Dec 2017

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Hobart Tenants: Landlords are People, Too

Hobart Tenants: Landlords are People, Too

In a word ruled by urban legends and the occasional true story of bad experiences,...

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28 Dec 2017

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Hobart Tenants: How Sunlight Affects your Mood and Health

Hobart Tenants: How Sunlight Affects your Mood and Health

Sunny days are here again! If just the word “summer” lifts your mood, it’s not...

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27 Dec 2017

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Property Manager’s Tips for a BBQ Area Your Tenants Will Love

Property Manager’s Tips for a BBQ Area Your Tenants Will Love

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: if you want to attract good...

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26 Dec 2017

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How to Keep Tenants Happy #1: The Tenancy Agreement

How to Keep Tenants Happy #1: The Tenancy Agreement

The landlord/tenant relationship starts with the tenancy agreement, because that’s how both parties know where...

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24 Dec 2017

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The Importance of Your Credit Rating

The Importance of Your Credit Rating

Why is your credit score important? In the money-orientated area of your life, it can...

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23 Dec 2017

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The Best Fences for Security

The Best Fences for Security

Fences are an interesting and important component of any home’s architectural design. They’re the first...

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21 Dec 2017

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Does Building a Basement Make Sense for You?

Does Building a Basement Make Sense for You?

They’re not yet all the rage here in Australia, but they’re gaining popularity. We’re referring...

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20 Dec 2017

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Choosing Paint Colours for Your New Home

Choosing Paint Colours for Your New Home

Turning your house into a home can be an exciting adventure. You’ve signed on the...

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19 Dec 2017

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Rentals in Hobart: Setting New Year Goals for 2018

Rentals in Hobart: Setting New Year Goals for 2018

Why do we make New Year’s resolutions year after year when very few of us...

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18 Dec 2017

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DIY Rental Management: When it’s time for eviction

DIY Rental Management: When it’s time for eviction

All things come to an end. If they’re good, they seem to be over far...

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15 Dec 2017

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Welcome Tenants into your Hobart Rental Home

Welcome Tenants into your Hobart Rental Home

Keeping your grounds clean, adding eco-friendly exterior lighting, and making sure the front door is...

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14 Dec 2017

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Tenants in Hobart: Most Common Cleaning Fails in the Kitchen

Tenants in Hobart: Most Common Cleaning Fails in the Kitchen

Warning: This blog post might give you nightmares! While Baxton Property Management in Hobart has...

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14 Dec 2017

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Tenants in Hobart: 7 Ways to Sleep Better Naturally

Tenants in Hobart: 7 Ways to Sleep Better Naturally

Anyone who has been battling for what seems like forever to get a good and...

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11 Dec 2017

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Choosing a rental in Hobart? Ensure it meets the standards

Choosing a rental in Hobart? Ensure it meets the standards

It’s not easy to find a rental in Hobart at the moment, as the vacancy...

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10 Dec 2017

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Tenants from Hell? A Hobart Property Owner’s Story

Tenants from Hell? A Hobart Property Owner’s Story

When this client told us her story about renting out a property in Hobart, we...

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9 Dec 2017

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DIY Rental Management: What Rent Should you Charge?

DIY Rental Management: What Rent Should you Charge?

Are you a successful gambler? Deciding on the right rent to charge for your rental...

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8 Dec 2017

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What is “Pavement Appeal” and How to Use it to Get the Best Tenants

What is “Pavement Appeal” and How to Use it to Get the Best Tenants

We usually hear the term “pavement appeal” when people sell their houses. But it also...

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7 Dec 2017

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Tenants: Threats that May be Hiding in Your Home

Tenants: Threats that May be Hiding in Your Home

Our homes are supposed to be a safe haven from the threats and stresses of...

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6 Dec 2017

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Rental Investors: What Size Mortgage Bond Can You Get?

Rental Investors: What Size Mortgage Bond Can You Get?

Thinking of investing in rental property in Hobart? Finding finance for your investment property involves...

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5 Dec 2017

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Tenants: Can you stop paying rent if repairs aren’t done?

Tenants: Can you stop paying rent if repairs aren’t done?

There are steps tenants can take in Tasmania’s capital, Hobart, if a landlord fails to...

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2 Dec 2017

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Why Millennials Are Choosing to Rent Over Buying

Why Millennials Are Choosing to Rent Over Buying

Home ownership among young people is at a record low, and the proportion of millennials...

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1 Dec 2017

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Preparing to rent out your home? Tips to keep in mind

Preparing to rent out your home? Tips to keep in mind

There could be any of a number of reasons why you might be considering renting...

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29 Nov 2017

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Why a Cheap Paint Job Devalues Your Property: and What to Do About it

Why a Cheap Paint Job Devalues Your Property: and What to Do About it

You have an investment property in Hobart, and to make regular income, you’re keen on...

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28 Nov 2017

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DIY Rental Management: Running Rental Property Long-term

DIY Rental Management: Running Rental Property Long-term

When do you start to relax and earn a passive rental income? If you’ve invested...

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27 Nov 2017

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Rental Property: How Part-Year Rentals Affect Tax Claims

Rental Property: How Part-Year Rentals Affect Tax Claims

Your tax rental income statement records every dollar you receive, but it doesn’t reflect how...

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24 Nov 2017

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Fencing and Outdoor Entertaining

Fencing and Outdoor Entertaining

With the temperatures rising, we’re sure that many of you are itching to take advantage...

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22 Nov 2017

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What Does Your Home Says About You?

What Does Your Home Says About You?

Experts and customers agree, your home is an extension of you. If you’re someone who...

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21 Nov 2017

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Considerations for your Backyard Renovation

Considerations for your Backyard Renovation

So, you’ve made the brave decision to kick off a backyard renovation. Congratulations! When done...

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20 Nov 2017

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Living in Hobart: Furniture Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

Living in Hobart: Furniture Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

No matter how beautiful it is, a house only becomes a home once its furnished....

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19 Nov 2017

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Rental Property Owners – When Will You Start Seeing a ROI?

Rental Property Owners – When Will You Start Seeing a ROI?

The two main reasons for investing in rental property are to generate extra income in...

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18 Nov 2017

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Looking for Tenants in Hobart? How to Attract the Best

Looking for Tenants in Hobart? How to Attract the Best

Getting an investment property in Hobart is a great idea. But much of the yield...

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17 Nov 2017

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When to Buy and Sell Rental Properties: Understand the Property Cycle

When to Buy and Sell Rental Properties: Understand the Property Cycle

Buying a rental property is generally considered to be a long term investment. However, for...

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16 Nov 2017

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Is There Still Time for Pre-Festive Season Rental Renovations?

Is There Still Time for Pre-Festive Season Rental Renovations?

The Festive season is almost upon us. It’s the time of year when the plans...

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14 Nov 2017

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Rental Properties: How to resolve owner/tenant disputes

Rental Properties: How to resolve owner/tenant disputes

In any contractual agreement there is the potential for dispute. In the majority of cases...

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13 Nov 2017

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Protect Your Property Investment in Hobart: Fire Wise Tips

Protect Your Property Investment in Hobart: Fire Wise Tips

Bush fires are frightening events, and the most important thing is to get all people...

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12 Nov 2017

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Investment Properties: How to Make Co-ownership Work for You

Investment Properties: How to Make Co-ownership Work for You

Rising house prices and stricter lending guidelines, applied after the 2008 meltdown, make it increasingly...

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11 Nov 2017

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DIY Property Management: Collecting the Rent on Time

DIY Property Management: Collecting the Rent on Time

When you have only one or two tenants and the rent is paid on time,...

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10 Nov 2017

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Low Maintenance Gardens Make Property Management in Hobart Easy: Tips and Tricks

Low Maintenance Gardens Make Property Management in Hobart Easy: Tips and Tricks

Property management involves a thousand and one details that are essential to maintaining the value...

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9 Nov 2017

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First-time Property Investors: Picking the Right Partner is Vital

First-time Property Investors: Picking the Right Partner is Vital

Property collectives are not new in the Australian property market. Property partnerships are an excellent...

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7 Nov 2017

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Is Cash Really the Best Way to Finance your Investment Property?

Is Cash Really the Best Way to Finance your Investment Property?

Investing is risky business no matter what vehicle of investment you choose. Even just putting...

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4 Nov 2017

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Property Management Tips on Paint Colours that Work Well

Property Management Tips on Paint Colours that Work Well

Is it time to give your rental property a make-over? Do you want to bring...

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3 Nov 2017

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4 tips to prepare your backyard for summer

4 tips to prepare your backyard for summer

Spring has arrived, which means summer isn’t too far behind. If your outdoor hangout needs...

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2 Nov 2017

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Perma-Renters: Those Who Rent for Life

Perma-Renters: Those Who Rent for Life

To those of us who are over the age of 35, the idea of never...

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31 Oct 2017

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Investment Property: What Renovations Help you Up the Rent?

Investment Property: What Renovations Help you Up the Rent?

There are some basic renovations property owners can make to up their rents in a...

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29 Oct 2017

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Managing your Rental? The process of finding the right tenant

Managing your Rental? The process of finding the right tenant

There’s far more to managing a rental property than counting the money when the rent...

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27 Oct 2017

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DIY Property Management: When Things go Wrong at the Rental

DIY Property Management: When Things go Wrong at the Rental

Your tenants could be the perfect choice, pay their rent regularly, and take good care...

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25 Oct 2017

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DIY Property Management: You’ve found the tenant. What’s next?

DIY Property Management: You’ve found the tenant. What’s next?

You’ve landed the perfect tenant after going through all the processes necessary. You’ve advertised, shown...

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23 Oct 2017

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Rental Property and CGT: What Records you Must Keep

Rental Property and CGT: What Records you Must Keep

“No job is finished until the paperwork is done” goes the old saying. And when...

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22 Oct 2017

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Selling your Rental Property? The Implications of Capital Gains Tax

Selling your Rental Property? The Implications of Capital Gains Tax

Thinking of selling your investment property? You need to be aware of the Capital Gains...

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21 Oct 2017

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Rental Properties: Calculating the Cost Base for CGT Deductions

Rental Properties: Calculating the Cost Base for CGT Deductions

There is generally great excitement when you buy a property to generate rental income. You...

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17 Oct 2017

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Rental Property Tax: No Construction Cost Record? What to do

Rental Property Tax: No Construction Cost Record? What to do

There is a strong possibility that the investment property you buy will not have reliable...

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16 Oct 2017

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Why High Renewal Rates are so Vital for Hobart Property Owners

Why High Renewal Rates are so Vital for Hobart Property Owners

With so many people clamouring for rental property in Hobart, property owners might be pardoned...

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15 Oct 2017

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Rental Property Owners: Capital Works and Your Tax Deductions

Rental Property Owners: Capital Works and Your Tax Deductions

Capital Works Deductions are ways of recouping some of the expenses incurred during certain types...

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14 Oct 2017

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Rental Property and Tax: Capital Works Time Periods and Rates

Rental Property and Tax: Capital Works Time Periods and Rates

When it comes to capital works deductions, the taxman has based the rates of deduction...

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13 Oct 2017

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Energy-Saving Tips for Tenants and Property Owners

Energy-Saving Tips for Tenants and Property Owners

Saving energy means saving money. That’s a great reason to start examining ways to save...

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12 Oct 2017

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Innovative Storage Ideas For Compact Living

Innovative Storage Ideas For Compact Living

Living in a small apartment or a home with very little storage space means you...

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11 Oct 2017

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Rental Property Construction: What Costs Are Tax Deductible?

Rental Property Construction: What Costs Are Tax Deductible?

Are you planning to invest in property to generate a bit of extra income? Have...

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10 Oct 2017

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Why buying rental property in Hobart makes so much sense

Why buying rental property in Hobart makes so much sense

As any smart investor knows, having some exposure to property investments is important in structuring...

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9 Oct 2017

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Tips on Saving Water from Hobart Property Management Experts

Tips on Saving Water from Hobart Property Management Experts

There are times when Hobart experiences severe water-restrictions. In addition, the old law that included...

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6 Oct 2017

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Tax impact of Selling or Buying Second-hand Depreciating Assets

Tax impact of Selling or Buying Second-hand Depreciating Assets

What happens when you sell an asset that still has a taxable value? Or what...

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4 Oct 2017

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Rental Income Tax: Understanding low-cost vs low-value assets

Rental Income Tax: Understanding low-cost vs low-value assets

Not all assets are born or (bought) equal. And they are certainly not treated as...

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3 Oct 2017

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Property Management: Should you furnish your rental or not?

Property Management: Should you furnish your rental or not?

To rent out your property furnished, or unfurnished - that is the question. As always...

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2 Oct 2017

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Is a rental lease one of the casualties of a natural disaster?

Is a rental lease one of the casualties of a natural disaster?

Floods, fire, storms or other natural disasters wreak havoc on the areas that they flood,...

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1 Oct 2017

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Property Management: Making your investment work for you

Property Management: Making your investment work for you

The whole point of buying an investment property is to make it work for you,...

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29 Sep 2017

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Property owners’ tax: Depreciating assets and how to claim on them

Property owners’ tax: Depreciating assets and how to claim on them

Depreciating assets and tax deductions can provide property owners who are not tax experts with...

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27 Sep 2017

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Property Owners’ Tax: How do I claim on borrowing expenses?

Property Owners’ Tax: How do I claim on borrowing expenses?

While some rental property expenses can be claimed straightaway, there are a number of expenses...

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26 Sep 2017

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Property Managers in Hobart: Letting a room in your home

Property Managers in Hobart: Letting a room in your home

If you are in need of extra income, is letting out a room in your...

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25 Sep 2017

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Property Managers in Hobart weigh-up fixer-uppers as an investment

Property Managers in Hobart weigh-up fixer-uppers as an investment

Everyone loves a bargain, but we have all had the experience of one that turns...

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24 Sep 2017

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Cost effective ways to heat and cool your home

Cost effective ways to heat and cool your home

We’ve all seen what both blistering heat and intense cold can do to a home...

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23 Sep 2017

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Bailing on a friend

Bailing on a friend

The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture.  My friend lives out of...

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22 Sep 2017

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Rental property tax: Interest, land tax and other deductibles

Rental property tax: Interest, land tax and other deductibles

In this, the last of a series of three articles examining immediate deductions associated with...

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21 Sep 2017

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Property Management on owners’ tax: What admin fees can be claimed?

Property Management on owners’ tax: What admin fees can be claimed?

Continuing its focus on immediately deductible expenses with regard to rental properties and tax, Baxton...

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20 Sep 2017

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Property Management guide to rental property tax deductibles

Property Management guide to rental property tax deductibles

As investors in rental property you naturally must claim your rental property expenses against your...

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19 Sep 2017

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Property Managers on owners’ tax: Rental business or investment?

Property Managers on owners’ tax: Rental business or investment?

What is the difference between what the tax authority terms an investor, and someone who...

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18 Sep 2017

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Property managers on owners and tax: Co-owners and the income split

Property managers on owners and tax: Co-owners and the income split

When two or more investors own a rental property together, whether it is rented out...

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17 Sep 2017

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How to break the generational debt cycle

How to break the generational debt cycle

Got debt? It is strangely ironic that the freedoms and affluence we enjoy in our...

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15 Sep 2017

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Baxton Property Management: Avoiding investment property mistakes

Baxton Property Management: Avoiding investment property mistakes

According to Baxton Property Management in Hobart, there are a few common mistakes investors can...

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14 Sep 2017

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Hobart property management: 10 tips on choosing investment property

Hobart property management: 10 tips on choosing investment property

For professional property investors, Hobart may seem like a dream. Demand is up, the Tasmanian...

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11 Sep 2017

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Property boom spreads from Hobart into Kingborough

Property boom spreads from Hobart into Kingborough

It had to happen. With Hobart experiencing one of its biggest property upshifts in years,...

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10 Sep 2017

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Property managers in Hobart explains the bond

Property managers in Hobart explains the bond

From the minute you enter the rental property world, the security bond becomes an important...

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9 Sep 2017

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Property managers on owners and tax: Private investors and income

Property managers on owners and tax: Private investors and income

There’s one basic rule when it comes to taxation. What comes in, must go out...

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7 Sep 2017

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Forced to move? The property management slant on breaking a lease

Forced to move? The property management slant on breaking a lease

As the saying goes: “Life is what happens while we are making other plans”. It’s...

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5 Sep 2017

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Property management company in Hobart insists on landlord insurance

Property management company in Hobart insists on landlord insurance

As a landlord your property investment is key to your financial portfolio. Ensuring your investment...

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4 Sep 2017

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First time residential investor? Baxton’s tips on managing your choice

First time residential investor? Baxton’s tips on managing your choice

So you’ve pulled together the money to buy your first investment property. Now the fun...

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3 Sep 2017

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Property managers: Is debugging the owner or tenant’s responsibility?

Property managers: Is debugging the owner or tenant’s responsibility?

Scuttling in the dark, creepy crawlies and jumping fleas – it’s like something in a...

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2 Sep 2017

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Property Management Company in Hobart: Benefits for Property Owners

Property Management Company in Hobart: Benefits for Property Owners

As a property owner or investor looking for hassle-free rental returns, deciding to make use...

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29 Aug 2017

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Tenants in Australia: The importance of the tenancy agreement

Tenants in Australia: The importance of the tenancy agreement

In the excitement of finding and moving into new accommodation, it is hard to imagine...

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21 Aug 2017

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Tips on fighting mould

Tips on fighting mould

If the mention of mould is enough to make you want to put your head...

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17 Aug 2017

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Star energy ratings explained

Star energy ratings explained

The Energy Rating Label was first introduced in 1986 in New South Wales and Victoria,...

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16 Aug 2017

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Young Australians going big in smaller cities

Young Australians going big in smaller cities

Migration patterns are certainly turning upside down Down Under. A decade ago, Australian youth emulated...

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15 Aug 2017

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Investors set Hobart’s property prices on fire!

Investors set Hobart’s property prices on fire!

After years of little growth, Hobart is experiencing high levels of demand from both local...

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13 Aug 2017

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Landlords Beware: The pitfalls of renting to family or friends

Landlords Beware: The pitfalls of renting to family or friends

It seemed like a good idea at the time, home owner Lisa wishes she had...

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11 Aug 2017

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Why landlords change agents

Why landlords change agents

Relationships in life are full of  ‘ups and downs’, a key relationship in the Real...

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9 Aug 2017

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9 things to know about renting to millennials

9 things to know about renting to millennials

The term ‘millennials’ is just a nickname that’s been given to those born between 1980...

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7 Aug 2017

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Landlords: The importance of maintenance

Landlords: The importance of maintenance

When choosing an investment property there are a number of important factors to consider about...

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5 Aug 2017

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Landlords: Avoid tenant issues

Landlords: Avoid tenant issues

Understanding your obligations and rights as a landlord and ensuring your tenants understand their obligations...

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3 Aug 2017

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Compliance: Swimming pool safety

Compliance: Swimming pool safety

Properties with swimming pools are enormously popular and can attract a premium but there are...

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1 Aug 2017

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Landlords: Tips for renovations

Landlords: Tips for renovations

Renovating your property as a landlord can be tricky, so how can you plan a...

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30 Jul 2017

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4 tips to save energy at home

4 tips to save energy at home

Homebuyers are increasingly focusing their property buying attentions on homes that offer good energy efficiency....

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29 Jul 2017

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Landlords: 3 tips to select a tenant

Landlords: 3 tips to select a tenant

It is important to find tenants who will not only pay the rent on time,...

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26 Jul 2017

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3 Property investment tips for beginners

3 Property investment tips for beginners

If you’re thinking about investing in property, it can pay to know the answer to...

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25 Jul 2017

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Top Hobart Property Management Company Expands into Kingborough

Top Hobart Property Management Company Expands into Kingborough

A well-known and fast-growing Tasmanian property management company is spreading its wings, both within Hobart,...

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24 Jul 2017

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5 things tenants will pay more for

5 things tenants will pay more for

Knowing what renters want in a property can give you a competitive edge in the...

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23 Jul 2017

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6 tips when buying your first investment property

6 tips when buying your first investment property

SO you’re taking the plunge and buying your first Investment Property! Many first time investors can...

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20 Jul 2017

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Party goers take the shine off Airbnb

Party goers take the shine off Airbnb

Airbnb is a great solution for people hoping to get cheap accommodation outside of a traditional...

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17 Jul 2017

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7 places you can buy an investment for under $400k

7 places you can buy an investment for under $400k

If you can’t afford an investment property in the capital cities, or just like the...

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15 Jul 2017

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Gen Y the most likely generation to hire cleaners

Gen Y the most likely generation to hire cleaners

When Melbourne wedding photographer Michael Briggs and his florist wife Kelly get home from a long...

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2 Jul 2017

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Tax: Maximising owner benefits?

Tax: Maximising owner benefits?

Savvy investors know it pays to speak to a professional tax accountant to get a...

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30 Jun 2017

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6 things you can claim to maximise tax savings

6 things you can claim to maximise tax savings

Every dollar you can claim on an investment property will benefit your financial well being....

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28 Jun 2017

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6 ways to get your new place feeling like home fast

6 ways to get your new place feeling like home fast

The search is over – you’ve settled on your new address. The movers are booked,...

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26 Jun 2017

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Property Investors: Is self-managing for you?

Property Investors: Is self-managing for you?

For many property owners, the natural step after purchasing an investment property is deciding how they plan...

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24 Jun 2017

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Beware: Are you smoke alarm compliant?

Beware: Are you smoke alarm compliant?

If you own an investment property, it’s a good idea to set a regular reminder...

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22 Jun 2017

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6 simple ways to decide how much rent to charge

6 simple ways to decide how much rent to charge

How do you set the right rental price for your property? 6 Simple Tips It can be...

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20 Jun 2017

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6 ways to terminate pests

6 ways to terminate pests

While there are dozens of nasty pests that can have a negative impact on the...

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18 Jun 2017

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10 tax tips for landlords

10 tax tips for landlords

At tax time, there are a number of considerations which property investors should be aware...

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16 Jun 2017

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4 simple tips to increase your income

4 simple tips to increase your income

The time between one tenant moving out and the next arriving is prime time to get into...

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14 Jun 2017

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10 most common home emergencies – are you covered?

10 most common home emergencies – are you covered?

Home emergencies requiring urgent repairs can become a significant inconvenience – and often a nightmare...

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13 Jun 2017

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Maintenance: 8 tips to preserve your homes value

Maintenance: 8 tips to preserve your homes value

You've made the investment and have the basics of homeownership maintenance under control. You change...

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12 Jun 2017

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Property Investors: 5 tax tips

Property Investors: 5 tax tips

Are you missing out on certain claims and deductions when it comes to tax time?...

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10 Jun 2017

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4 bright ideas to increase your property’s ROI

4 bright ideas to increase your property’s ROI

There are many ways to increase the Return on Investment (ROI) of property assets for...

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8 Jun 2017

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Letting: To furnish or unfurnish?

Letting: To furnish or unfurnish?

Offering a furnished rental property to tenants can demand higher rental yields, but this can...

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6 Jun 2017

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How often should you change the locks?

How often should you change the locks?

Is changing the locks an unreasonable task or a necessary safety precaution? With many tenants potentially...

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4 Jun 2017

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Important tax tips for property investors

Important tax tips for property investors

While property investors are privy to a range of specialised tax breaks, they are also...

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2 Jun 2017

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Beware: Curtains can kill

Beware: Curtains can kill

Recent incidents of near strangulation of a toddlers in a rental property, has prompted the Government...

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1 Jun 2017

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