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Vacancy rates falling, but so are rents in some areas
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Vacancy rates falling, but so are rents in some areas

Figures released by SQM Research this week have revealed that the number of residential vacancies nationally has fallen during February, recording a vacancy rate of 2.3%, and 70,161 vacancies. Year-on-year results demonstrate that national vacancies appear to be slightly above the common seasonal trends expected at this time of year. Melbourne recorded the largest monthly…

Shower yourself with $2,210 in bathroom and laundry deductions
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Shower yourself with $2,210 in bathroom and laundry deductions

When it comes to depreciation, the bathroom and laundry areas of a rental property contain some of the items most often missed by investors when claiming deductions.    While shower curtains and bathroom accessories such as toilet brushes, soap dispensers and hampers have relatively low depreciable values, it is items like these which can provide…

Crash calls for the Australian property market – how valid are they?
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Crash calls for the Australian property market – how valid are they?

In the most recent Oliver’s Insight, Dr. Shane Oliver, chief economist of AMP Capital, addresses the recent media scare claiming that the Australian Property Market is heading for a crash, and looking at its validity. Here’s what he had to say: To modify Benjamin Franklin, it seems that in Australia nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes and endless debate about property…

The pluses & pitfalls of DIY renovations
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The pluses & pitfalls of DIY renovations

Have you considered renovating your investment property to increase your returns? Well..in one of  his columns in Switzer last year,  John McGrath gave an interesting take on the advantages and challenges of DIY renovation. He makes some interesting points I hadn’t heard discussed in this context before, so here’s what he said… Countless TV renovation shows and magazine articles…

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