What is Yield and How to Calculate

For anyone who is considering buying an investment property, you will surely be interested in what return the property will give you – in other words, its yield. Before seriously considering a property and adding it to a shortlist, most investors work out the yield on the property first. Yield refers to the measurement of […]

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How to Avoid Paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) When Selling a Property?

While capital gains tax might sound overwhelming at first thought, with a bit of knowledge and planning, it’s possible to substantially reduce how much of it you pay – or even avoid it altogether. Capital gains tax (CGT), for those who are new to this, is the levy you pay on the capital gain made […]

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How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

As with most financial matters, capital gains tax can look daunting from afar. But edge a little closer and you begin to see it’s not quite as confusing as you initially thought.  Here’s what you need to know to get your finances in order. What is Capital Gains Tax?  Capital gain is the difference between […]

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7 Hassles of Managing Your Own Investment Property

Building wealth by investing in property sounds brilliant on paper. But, if you plan to manage the property yourself, it’s not quite as easy as watching the rent roll in. With share market volatility and interest rates at an all-time low, many investors are casting an eye at property as a lower-risk alternative. However, buying […]

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What you Need to Know about Being a Landlord in 2020

Property is a top investment choice for many Australians, and so it makes sense that more of us are becoming landlords. It’s a great achievement to get on the property ladder and become a landlord but it doesn’t end there; there is more to it than setting the place up, sitting back, collecting rent and […]

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5 Top Tips for Landlords in the Current Property Market

Recently purchased a property, and unsure how to navigate your new status as a landlord? Already have a few properties but not sure if you’re bringing your landlord A-game to the table?  You’ve come to the right place. But first, why is nailing the landlord role so important? “As a landlord, you’re basically running a […]

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9 Unexpected Costs Landlords Often Don’t See Coming

We’ve heard about tenant damage before but what can landlords actually claim on insurance and how strange can it get? If you suddenly discover your investment property has turned into a den of your worst fears, you’ll need a game plan to get things back on track. If you’re not sure what to account for […]

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Top 10 Questions Landlords Should Ask Tenants

These questions can help you screen tenants before taking the time to check up on references and will give you an insight into each individual, letting identify potential issues before they arise. As a landlord, it goes without saying that you’re going to want to find the best possible tenant for your property. To do […]

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