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What is Landlords Insurance and do I need it?

By Craig / February 9, 2018

If you currently own an investment or are thinking of becoming a landlord, it is important to take note of potential risks present in the industry and how to best protect both yourself and your property against these risks. One of the key considerations to make is whether or not to take out landlords insurance. […]

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Tips for finding a good property manager

By Craig / February 9, 2018

If you want to maximise your property investment returns, then having a good property manager is as important as finding the right loan for your home.   After twenty years investing in Australian property, here are my tips for choosing a good property manager.

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How to ensure your home doesn’t get trashed while living abroad

By Craig / February 8, 2018

One of my biggest concerns when I first started investing in residential property was that the tenants would trash my house.  And if the first time you rent out your own home is when you move overseas, then the stress could be amplified. In this article, I share what I have learned after almost twenty […]

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Capital Gains Tax on Main Residence For Australian Expats – Aussie Expats to Be Hit!

By Craig / August 3, 2017

We reported in May, that as a result of the 2017 Australian federal budget, there would be some pending changes to capital gains tax on the main residence for foreign residents and Australian expats (Australians living abroad). At the time, it wasn’t quite clear from the budget papers exactly how it would work, and who […]

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Rental Property Depreciation – Are You Maximising Your Tax Deductions?

By Craig / August 23, 2016

Are you maximising your tax deductions in Australia by claiming rental property depreciation on your investment properties?  Thousands of Australians are missing out on legitimate tax deductions because they are unaware of their entitlement to rental property depreciation.

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3 Ways to Boost The Rental Returns on Your Home While Living Abroad That Don’t Cost Anything

By Craig / September 8, 2015

Are you getting the rental income you deserve?  There are a number of simple things you can do to boost the rental income from your home or investment property in Australia.  With nearly twenty years experience in investing in property in Australia, I share some of my experiences.