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The amazing tax benefits from rental properties you probably forgot about

Thinking about tax is much more fun when you’re thinking about tax benefits. Property investment is a tricky game to play, but smart investors reap the rewards when they remember to claim on the below items.   Tax depreciation The tested-and-true method, and Deppro’s speciality. Getting a tax depreciation schedule ASAP is a guaranteed way […]

Yield the most from your property portfolio

There’s two main strategies in the investment game: yield vs capital growth. They’re different, but the goal is the same: to make the investor money.   What is yield? This is complicated for the new players in the investment game. Agents will speak about ‘yield’, the percentage of an asset’s market value. There’s gross yield […]

Working as a quantity surveyor; their job in 4 points

“What do you do?” “I’m a quantity surveyor.” It’s common for blank stares to follow this statement. Quantity surveyors don’t get as much of the limelight as accountants, engineers, or architects but their job is a crucial part of any investor’s world. Here’s 10 more things to know about them.   They’re well educated There’s […]

Residential properties that guarantee an ROI

Being selective about what you invest in, whether it’s commercial or residential properties, is a blessing. You invest wisely and earn enough to make your next purchase. When you’re shopping around, you already know the type of tenant you want to target.   Student accommodation University and international students either live on-campus or in suburban […]

Rentvesting: a forgotten way to own and rent at once

You’re serious about getting into the investment game even though you don’t have a home in your own name. Fortunately, this isn’t an obstacle. Investing in property whilst renting at the same time, or ‘rentvesting’, made a splash early last year. It’s still going strong, despite getting less coverage in the headlines.   Why is […]

Ideal tenants for a commercial property

Commercial property is a lucrative investment if you have the right tenant. Early on in your property investment planning, you should’ve given thought to who you want in your space. If you’re just starting out, this can act as a handy reference.   Coworking space agency There’s more gig-workers, digital nomads, and freelancers than ever […]

The great debate | Buy old property or build new?

Are you holding out for a heritage home? Or would you rather build a house that pays homage to era’s past with heritage ‘features’? We’ve gathered articles around the web that compare the pros and cons of buying vs. building for investment purposes.   Buying a house vs. building a house by CanStar Banking, insurance, […]