General Tips & Guides


Renovating: How much risk is too much?

Renovating: How much risk is too much? If you’re embarking on a renovation project have you taken the time to work out your risk profile? Confused? ...

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Signs of improvement in areas of Perth’s tough rental market!

Signs of improvement in areas of Perth’s tough rental market! Perth’s rental market continued to feel the impact of slowing migration trends in th...

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Want the right paint? Ask the right questions

Walking into a hardware store to find paint for your home can be daunting. It seems that each colour comes in at least sixteen shades and then there...

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Land Tax

What is depreciable in an investment property?

It won’t cost an investor a cent to claim deductions correctly as even the cost of a depreciation schedule is 100% tax deductible. Around 1.8 mi...

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How to make your investment property stand out to tenants

With rental listings in Perth hovering above the long term average right now, competition to secure tenants has increased. So what can you do to make ...

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Smoke alarms and installation dates

Often the date when a smoke alarm is installed can be several years after the manufacture date, so you may not be able to enjoy the full product life ...

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Paperwork to throw away

Paperwork to throw away It is that time of the year where we are about to start Spring cleaning.  One thing we can tackle is paperwork in our home of...

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Feeling the Chill but scared of BIG Bills?

Feeling the Chill but scared of BIG Bills? Perth is starting to get chilly so you need to know the best way to heat things up so your home is comfort...

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Energy Bills

General tips to save energy & money in your home

In colder weather, embrace your woollen jumpers, sweat pants and fleece-lined boots and try not to turn on the heater until you really need to. Invest...

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How to take the stress out of moving house

Moving house is often cited as one of life’s most stressful events – and complaints to consumer watchdogs reflect this. In the second half of 2013...

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