Posts Tagged ‘Real Estate’

Property Investor News | Buying Property with a Friend

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Entering the property market with someone has many perks. You’ve got someone else to help you bear the burden of a deposit and repayments, plus you may have complementary skill sets and knowledge that makes the investment and management process easier. That’s not to say that there aren’t downsides whether it’s a spouse, business partner or friend.

Even if you technically own half … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Pets

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The Benefits of allowing Pets in your Rental Property
It is becoming increasingly common for landlords to allow tenants to have a pet in their property. There can be many advantages and opportunities of allowing pets on the tenancy agreement, but before you decide, make sure you consider the following pros and cons.

Increase your chances of finding a tenant

In recent years, the percentage … Read the full post »

Preston Stewart | Staff News

Welcome Preston Stewart to the Guardian Realty Sales Team!

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An emerging real estate star, Preston Stewart works alongside Joel Green in our Dural office. He provides sales support to Joel, learning the A to Z of real estate from contracts to relationships, managing listings, marketing and servicing vendor needs. Clients find Preston’s communication, calm nature and diligence reassuring as he guides them through … Read the full post »

Can I use my Superannuation to buy a house?

The Answer is Yes, Yes, Yes!
We hear the question, ‘Can I use my Super to buy a house?’, so often, we decided to put together this informative guide to answer that very question.

The good news is there are ways that superannuation can be used to buy a house. But before you jump on the phone to your super fund and demand all your money in crisp $100 notes, we have … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Tax Time

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WANT MORE MONEY IN YOUR POCKET? DEPRECIATION IS THE KEY.

With the end of financial year just around the corner, now is the time to re -visit the tax advantages of owning an investment property. This includes arranging to have a tax depreciation schedule completed on your investment property.

Why is it important to have a tax depreciation schedule completed?
The preparation of a tax … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Tree Disputes

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TREE DISPUTES – WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT?

Neighbourhood disputes are hard enough to deal with at the best of times but when your property is tenanted it makes it a little more difficult as the information is often second or third hand. Tree disputes can vary from minor issues such as a tree/branch overhanging your garden and needing pruning to large branches … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Capital Gain or Cash Flow

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CAPITAL GAIN OR CASH FLOW – WHICH GOAL IS BEST FOR YOU?

There are two main objectives for property investors – cash flow and capital gain. While it’s quite realistic to set out to achieve both of these goals, the two should at least be considered separately and prioritised before making your move.

Capital Gain

There are two … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Landlord Insurance

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LANDLORD INSURANCE

There are many types of landlord insurance available and although you don’t need all of them, it is essential that you know the ones you do need for your investment property (and the ones you don’t).

Standard building and contents insurance – more commonly … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Ingoing Inspections

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AN EXAMPLE OF WHY WE DO INGOING PROPERTY INSPECTION REPORTS

It is not always easy picking the right tenant but it is worth the extra work involved in getting all the necessary checks and references in place before you allow someone to move into your home.

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Daniel Toms | Staff News

We’ve welcomed Daniel Toms to our Sales Team!

 

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Driven by an exceptional work ethic, Daniel Toms is an exemplary member of our sales team. He began his real estate career as a sales assistant. Daniel quickly built his reputation as an exceptionally skilled agent, underpinned by his natural ability to build rapport and determination to succeed. Daniel believes it’s his authenticity in building … Read the full post »

Property Investor News | Convenience is still the Winner

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RENTAL DEMAND: CONVENIENCE IS STILL THE WINNER

What really separates rental properties in the minds of tenants, and what will they actually pay more for? As trends change, the answer to this question changes and as we continue to search for improvements in returns for our owners we’ve been asking tenants at opens about their likes, needs and wants. Here are some of … Read the full post »

A fall-proof guide to selling your home in Autumn

Autumn is the new Spring when it comes to Selling Houses
Ah Autumn! As the leaves are turning and the temperature falls, we start thinking about retiring the cossies in favour of gumboots and enjoy the respite of a spattering of rain. The time has come for toasting marshmallows until they’re gooey and delicious, baking ANZAC cookies and waiting for the bunny with the good chocolate to pay us a visit.

Summer … Read the full post »

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