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Self-care strategies for the property investor

Burnout isn’t fun. It’s a result of investing in everything except yourself. As a property investor, you must be on the top of your game if you want to grow your portfolio and increase chances of financial freedom. Not all of these tips are based on financial success. They’re about investing in yourself and your […]

Read this to improve the cash flow from your rental property

Your rental property won’t earn you income straight away, but there’s ways  to get to that  point a bit faster.   Depreciate 80% of property investors are unaware of the tax benefits they can claim through depreciation. Imagine getting back thousands of dollars every year, on top of your (still meagre) rental income. The value […]

Read this before using your investment property as an Airbnb

Leasing your investment property on Airbnb is a risk. You dream about earning extra income, and it’s wise to find a few extra streams to boost your bank balance. But is it worth the extra work we’re about to remind you of below?   Rules and regulations And there’s a lot of them. There’s zoning […]

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 […]