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A common question asked by investors is whether to rent their investment property furnished or unfurnished. Brad Beer looks at how furniture can impact depreciation in terms of the deductions which can be claimed, the assets investors may not be aware will be classified as...

Shannon Davis defines the difference between having a strategy and looking for a tax benefit.  He says many investors get confused and why one is a strategy and the other is an outcome.  He talks about the 4 main areas of returns. Transcript: Kevin:  Quite often, we see...

Up to 20,000 extra Melbourne apartments that are currently sitting vacant, could hit the market within a few months. Whether the owners respond to the new 'vacancy tax' starting 1 January 2018 by adding these properties to Melbourne's rental stock or resale stock, either way...

Questions are coming in thick and fast, so today we will answer the second question this time from someone who wants to remain anonymous. The question is “How do I know if it is a buyers or sellers market?” And we have asked Josh Masters...

Carmel has posed an interesting question about negative gearing. She cannot understand what all the fuss is about and Ian Rodrigues tends to agree with her. Transcript: Kevin:  We welcome into the show Ian Rodrigues. Ian is from BishopCollins.com.au. Firstly, hello and welcome to the show, Ian. Nice to...

Brisbane has long been thought of as the bridesmaid but is this south-east Queensland city about to fire up?  Brett Warren looks at what is shaping Brisbane for the future. Transcript: Kevin:  Just like shaping a personality, that’s how we shape our cities for the future. It’s...

The housing markets around the country are moderating so have the APRA interventions been the cause or are there more compelling underlying reasons.  Andrew Mirams gives us his view. Transcript :  Kevin:  We continue to see the housing market moderate around Australia, so I wonder, given that...

Quirin Schwaighofer from Made Comfy joins us to discuss the short term rental revolution and in particular how you can prepare your property to cash in on the Airbnb revolution. Transcript: Kevin:  There’s no doubt in my mind that the popularity of the short-term rental market is absolutely...

Nearly one in every two buyers looking for a new home are currently armed with a property report and increasingly, banks and mortgage brokers are providing their clients with property valuation data to help them get ‘buyer ready’. But how much security does a property...

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