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Landlords benefiting from improved leasing times

July 16, 2018

Leasing Property Investment

Although winter is normally a more difficult time to be trying to find a tenant, at PLG Realty we have been seeing some shorter vacancies during June and July. With a number of properties leased within the first week, and some that have been vacant for a while receiving fresh interest, the key elements are […]

Are Your Wealth Plans On Track?

January 12, 2015

Personal Finance Property Investment Retirement Planning

I recently attended a property seminar hosted by a Perth investment firm. I’ve been in this industry for more than ten years, but there is always more to learn, and these folks are great at what they do. I really liked the way they presented their information, especially some of the not-so-glossy points, for example, […]

Tenant Damage Claims

January 12, 2015

Tenancy Issues

Even good tenants can accidentally damage something in the home and every investor at some stage has to work with their property manager to decide what deductions to try to claim from the tenant’s bond. Factors affecting the amount include: The extent of the damage. Is the item still usable or does it need to […]

'Effective Life' and how to take advantage of it

January 12, 2015

Tax

If you’re not already aware, ‘effective life’ is the term the Australian Taxation Office uses when talking about how long an item is generally viewed to last. For rental property purposes, this will affect you in a couple of ways – firstly, this will be the number of years over which you can depreciate an […]