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4 Reasons to Invest in a Declining Market

The market over the past few months has been…well, in a state of decline. As many investors are looking to leave the market, I want to give you 4 reasons you should stay in or get in. The Market Tends To Be Resilient History is on our side. The market tends to be very buoyant. Some recoveries take longer than others, but that is why investing needs to be a long-term approach. Now remember that past performance doesn’t guarantee future performance. Its true there are no guarantees, the market may not come back up to what it has historically been...
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Property Repairs – who is responsible for what?

We previously discussed property repairs and why maintenance matters when it comes to your investment property (if you missed this article please refer here. Both landlords and tenants have the responsibility of maintaining a rental property. But who’s responsible for what? General Repairs and Maintenance Prior to the tenant moving in the landlord should ensure the property is in good condition at the start of tenancy. The property must be safe and suitable for tenants, but what is considered as acceptable and what meets a tenants standard of living could differ. Ensure that all house repairs are carried out in...
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Property Maintenance Matters to Gladstone renters!

If you’ve been putting off replacing the kitchen or installing an air conditioner in an investment property, now might be the time to look at your competitive position. Property Maintenance is a must do! Invest in your Property Maintenance Rental prices in the Gladstone Region have stabilised, rents have fallen, and vacancy rates across region are starting to increase. Tenants now have the luxury to be a little bit fussy with a saturated market and landlords need to be ready to spend on upgrades to maintain their tenants or attract new ones. Property Maintenance doesn’t have to mean a huge...
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Are you looking to start an investment portfolio?

Investing is a choice many people make in the hope of bringing wealth to their lives. Whilst there are many investment alternatives, property investment tends to be viewed as one of the safest and easiest options. Get smart about your Investment Portfolio If you are new to the property investment scene you probably have a lot of questions on where to start! Buying an investment property can be an overwhelming decision. This blog is here to provide some sound advice on how to start and grow your investment portfolio. To help you begin your investment journey, here’s some valuable steps...
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Investment and Property Tax!

The following section should only be used as a guide. We recommend you contact your financial advisor for advice on matters related to your personal taxes, especially property tax. One of the most popular methods Australians use to reduce tax is to buy an investment property. Property Investment allows buyers to have the bonus of certain tax benefits; however when it comes to property investment and tax there are a number of things to be aware of. Know the risks of property tax As popular as it may be, property investment is not without risk. Investors reduce their tax through...
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