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$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

Smoke alarms

Is your smoke alarm up to date? Western Australia's Building Regulations require the owner of a dwelling to have compliant smoke alarms installed in their property.   According to the  Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, owners who rent or hire a dwelling are required by law to maintain the smoke alarms. This includes ensuring [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|Commercial News, News, Owner News, September, Tenant News|0 Comments

Meet Jake the footy champ

At Gow Property, we love our footy. That’s why we’re proud supporters of the Wembley Junior Football Club. We’d like to introduce you to Jake Cotes, who is the first coach for WJFC to win the club’s Volunteer Award - sponsored by our Company. Despite a tough season for WJFC’s Year 4 White team, Jake’s [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|Commercial News, News, September, Tenant News|0 Comments

Are you ready for Winter?

Brrr! We hate to sound all Captain Obvious here, but hasn’t this Winter been a bit ch… ch… chilly? Well, for Perth standards anyway. In fact, it has been the wettest June in Perth for five years, thanks to a series of rather impressive storm fronts. So with all of this talk of inclement weather, [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|Commercial News, News, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Why Landlords need Insurance.

Going travelling? You get travel insurance. Buying a car? Car insurance. Why, even hand models have been known to insure their famous fingers. But one insurance that is often overlooked is landlord insurance. Landlord insurance covers a wide range of incidents, which aren’t covered by other types of home and contents insurance: - Loss of [...]

By | June 29th, 2018|Commercial News, News, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

Owning a Rental Property in WA – Building & Maintenance Requirements

Owning a rental property can be a fulfilling and lucrative opportunity but it also comes with a set of responsibilities that you must meet. The condition, security, and ongoing maintenance of your property will be crucial in attracting and retaining desirable tenants.  These factors are also important in maintaining the value of your property and, [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Commercial News, Owner News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buying an Investment Property with a Partner: The Facts!

Buying an investment property with a friend, family member or partner can be a great way to step onto the property ladder. By pooling your combined income, you can make your first residential purchase and start earning a passive income. While investing together can be a great idea, it’s important to get the ownership structure [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Commercial News, Owner News|0 Comments