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What you need to know about renting a property from your self-managed super fund

A strategy some business owners use to improve business while investing in their own future is to rent their business premises from their self-managed super fund (SMSF). The superannuation industry is highly regulated, so how does this work with all the red tape? And how does the business owner and SMSF claim tax deductions for [...]

By | November 26th, 2021|Commercial News|0 Comments

Seven things to look for when choosing a strata manager

Living in a strata complex has many perks, but a lot goes on behind the scenes to ensure that everything runs smoothly, from admin and finance to maintenance and resolving social issues. This is where a strata manager comes in. The difference between a good and bad strata manager can be detrimental to a peaceful [...]

By | November 19th, 2021|Commercial News, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

Using Rental Rate of Return (ROR) to Assess Value

  September quarterly figures show that Perth is generating one of the highest rental “rate of return” (ROR) or “yields”, across the Nation.       A helpful tool to use when considering a suitable rental rate is to consider the rental “rate of return” (ROR) or the rental “yield”. The rate of return is [...]

By | October 29th, 2021|Commercial News, Newsletter Item, October, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

Domain Rent Report: Perth house and unit rents hold steady during September quarter

Perth tenants continue to face record-high house rents with prices remaining at a six-year peak but new data shows the rapid rate of price growth has begun to stabilise. While Perth house rents grew 13.9 per cent during the year to September to $450 a week – the highest annual change recorded since 2015 – [...]

By | October 15th, 2021|Commercial News, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Mould in rental properties

The ongoing cold and wet weather in parts of Western Australia are prolonging the risk of mould developing in a rental property. The damage that mould can cause to the property and a person’s health can be quite costly. The below information and tips may help avoid and reduce the impact of mould in a [...]

By | October 12th, 2021|Commercial News, Newsletter Item, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Workers are still staying at home in virus-free Perth

In Perth, where Premier Mark McGowan says COVID-19 has been “crushed and killed”, there is nothing preventing workers from returning to the office in pre-pandemic numbers.   Yet they are not. Many workers in the Perth CBD are spending at least a day or two every week away from the office and working from home, [...]

By | September 20th, 2021|Commercial News, News, Owner News, September|0 Comments

Latest release of ATO data shows property investors could be under-claiming

  First home buyer schemes, immediate asset write-offs for business owners, Job Keeper; it could appear that the Government stimulus incentives of 2020 were directed at any beneficiary other than property investors. […]

By | August 27th, 2021|Commercial News, Newsletter Item, Owner News|0 Comments

$9K in deductions for investors

Did you know that investing in new properties could hold almost $9000 of tax deductions? Bradley Beerm CEO of BMT Tax Depreciation told Smart Property Investment investors are allowed to claim deductions on capital works, which include the property’s structure and items permanently connected to the property to the total of $5065 per year. He [...]

By | November 7th, 2018|Commercial News, News, Novemeber, Owner News|0 Comments

Strata; Australia’s newest trillion dollar sector

With an insured value of almost $1 trillion, covering 2.6 million lots and directly employing 9000 people nationwide, the strata sector is an important part of the Australian economy (source; Strata Community Association 2018). The Australian National Strata Data Report, prepared by the University of NSW City Futures Research Centre and funded by the Strata [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|Commercial News, News, October, Owner News|0 Comments