Have you ever wondered how Tax Depreciation works on investment properties? Anthony Booth from MCG Quantity Surveyors – Tax Depreciation Experts stopped into Managed by Kate’s offices this morning to explain how tax depreciation works If you would like to order a report or to see if your property is eligible, Contact Anthony on 0417 […]
In this video, we look at the fee structures and break them down explaining how they work.
Selecting a property management agency can be daunting, I have put together a list of questions to ask potential agencies that you may not have thought to ask.
From 23 March 2020, NSW landlords and agents need to ensure that smoke alarms installed in rented properties are in working order. Requirements for landlords and agents Where a smoke alarm is not in working order, landlords and agents must ensure the alarm is repaired (this includes replacing a battery) within 2 business days. […]
With an abundance of agencies, how do you select the right Property Manager for your investment property? Below I have put together some questions you may not have thought to ask your potential agent whilst interviewing them, that will ensure you are going to receive best possible service. Selecting the right Property Manager is key, […]
When it comes to your investment property it is recommended to paint between tenancies every 3-5 years. If you provide a tenant with a well maintained and cared for home, they will look after it. When selecting paint colour’sit is always best to keep it neutral, you may love that Lemon colour however it could […]
When it comes to affordability, the banks have made owning your first and subsequent investments challenging. In most cases you will need a 30% deposit plus costs to purchase an investment. Make sure you have an accountant or financial planner who specialises in investing in property specifically. A good accountant can get you substantial refunds […]
Are you looking at changing Agencies but aren’t to sure what is involved or how to go about the change? Is it difficult or disruptive to my tenants? How much notice do I have to give? How do I advise my current agency I am leaving? These are the most common questions I am asked […]
There are many factors as to why your property may not be performing well, let an expert conduct a Property Viability Check on your property this end of financial year to ensure the next financial year has a more solid outcome. What do we check? Managed by Kate will provide a report to you as […]
In an alarming new trend some agencies are cutting back on the time spent documenting on ingoing condition reports to save on staffing expenses and photocopying costs by business owners. The condition report is imperative to a smooth tenancy and a non-stressful vacating for both Landlord and Tenant. A thorough condition report will document in […]