Guides

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property owners to claim depreciation on the structure of any income producing property as well as the fixtures and fittings within the property. Depreciation related to a building’s structure can be claimed using capital works deduction. Claiming property depreciation...

Most people think they have a grasp on what a Property Manager does. If you ask a landlord, they might say: ‘find a tenant, collect the rent and email me a statement’. The truth is, if your Property Manager is an experienced professional; they do a...

Being involved with the finance industry for nearly 15 years and having worked with hundreds of referral partners in accounting, property sales and law during that time, the team at Naritas have seen and heard of some astonishing cons. As such, and set against a backdrop...

Look for an eager vendor A vendor under distress is the most obvious component of a cheap purchase. There is no moral high ground here– often it’s a case that the seller needs a quick disposal and is willing to cut back on the price in...

You may wish to refinance for one of the following reasons: Home improvement purposes - remodelling, refurbishment, renovations, installing a pool or deck, or adding outbuildings. Debt consolidation – which will assist you in paying off credit cards, store cards and other such loans. Saving money - refinancing to a mortgage with a...

Landlord’s insurance is an extremely important purchase for property investors to make. An outlay of only a few hundred dollars per year will cover you against several types of damages, including damage to buildings and contents, damage caused by tenants, and rental default. It is important to...

Here are five tips to capitalise on a renovation opportunity: Finance How the renovation is financed can have a lasting impact on how much profit you make, as well as restrict the scope of works that can be undertaken. There are many different renovation finance options, such...

Step 1: Determine your maximum borrowing amount  Borrowing power is the maximum amount a lender will let you borrow to finance your property purchase.  Your borrowing power is determined by considering your income and financial commitments, as well as your current savings position and your credit...