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June 2015

Are you claiming depreciation on your investment property?

By |2018-03-12T19:34:15+09:30June 24th, 2015|Adelaide Real Estate, Investment Properties|

As a property investor, chances are you have already engaged the services of an accountant. But have you got a good property surveyor? According to BMT Tax Depreciation chief executive Bradley Beer, about 70-80% of landlords aren't making full use of depreciation in their tax calculations. This means as a property investor, you could be leaving thousands of dollars in the ATO's pockets that is rightfully yours. Just as your car or household items depreciate over time, so does your investment property. It makes sense to only pay tax on the true value of your investment. What can I claim depreciation [...]

Your tenant is your best asset

By |2018-03-12T19:38:27+09:30June 9th, 2015|Adelaide Real Estate, Investment Properties|

When thinking about investment properties, we tend to think of the investment as the house itself - the bricks, mortar and land. But in reality, unless you have the right tenant in your property, it is a liability, not an asset! Finding the right tenant - and keeping them there - is the only way to ensure you see a return on your investment, and keeping a good tenant happy is one of the best investments a landlord can make. Below are some suggestions to help you hold onto great tenants: Think of the tenant as an asset Some property [...]

April 2015

Open Inspections – when is the best time to sell my house?

By |2016-10-15T12:44:01+09:30April 18th, 2015|Adelaide Real Estate, Real Estate Market, Sales|

If you are considering selling your home, chances are you’ve asked either yourself or others “when is the best time to sell?” It’s a valid question for those wanting to ensure that they obtain the maximum sale price. The problem is, however, that you will receive conflicting information depending on who you ask. Some will say spring is the best season to sell in, others will say autumn. Some will say when prices are high, others will say when interest rates are low. But in reality, the best time to sell is when you decide you need to sell. For [...]

March 2015

State of the Market – Adelaide Quarter Review

By |2016-10-15T12:44:01+09:30March 18th, 2015|Adelaide Real Estate, Real Estate Market|

At Lands Real Estate, we believe that all buyers should be informed buyers. Armed with current knowledge on the state of the market, you will be in prime position to make wise choices when it comes to either purchasing or selling property. With this in mind, we are pleased to present the first of our State of the Market Quarter Reviews. The real estate market cycle Source: http://puassets.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/WCurveanimationv2.png The real estate market traditionally follows a flowing cycle – it broadly flows from trough to peak over time, with periods of correction, recovery and expansion – with a generally upwards trend [...]

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