Real Estate Advisory

What makes a good owners’ corporation manager?

What makes a good owners’ corporation manager?

The essential role of an owners’ corporation manager is to help lot owners with the financial, administrative...
What you need to know about the commercial landlord hardship grant

What you need to know about the commercial landlord hardship grant

A fund has been established to support small private commercial landlords who have been impacted by the...
Victorian ban on evictions and rental property increases extended

Victorian ban on evictions and rental property increases extended

The Victorian government has extended the ban on evictions and rental increases until the end of the...
Real estate and COVID-19: selling a tenanted investment property

Real estate and COVID-19: selling a tenanted investment property

When it is time to place your residential investment property on the market, it is important to consider...
HomeBuilder grant to support new house builds and renovations

HomeBuilder grant to support new house builds and renovations

The federal government’s $25,000 HomeBuilder grant will help Australians build new homes and complete...
Coronavirus and real estate: can I make a landlord insurance claim for loss of rent?

Coronavirus and real estate: can I make a landlord insurance claim for loss of rent?

Here is our advice to commercial and residential landlords regarding insurance options for recovery of rent during the coronavirus pandemic.

Property laws: New rules for pets in rental premises

Property laws: New rules for pets in rental premises

New laws in Victoria that allow renters to keep pets at a rental property, with the written permission...
New renting laws now in force in Victoria

New renting laws now in force in Victoria

Under new tenancy laws in Victoria, landlords face tighter rules around raising rents while property...
How real estate agents can improve business with help from expert accountants

How real estate agents can improve business with help from expert accountants

Busy real estate agents can improve efficiencies and maintain business growth with the help of qualified...
What are the CGT, GST and tax ramifications for individual property developers

What are the GST, CGT and tax ramifications for individual property developers?

Small-scale real estate development can be highly rewarding for individual property developers but understanding...
Tax for property investors - What can I claim?

Tax for property investors: What can I claim?

Among the attractions of investing in property is that most of the expenses incurred in owing and managing...
Leasing vs buying premises: What's right for your business?

Leasing vs buying premises: What’s right for your business?

Is a business better off leasing or buying the premises from which it operates? There’s no single correct...
New rules for vacant land expense deductions

New rules for vacant land expense deductions

At present, owners of vacant residential and commercial land, in some circumstances, are able to claim...
Empty residential properties: What you need to know about vacant residential land tax

Empty residential properties: What you need to know about vacant residential land tax

On July 1, 2018 the Victorian State Revenue Office (SRO) began charging inner and middle Melbourne property...
Downsizing and property investment tips to fund your retirement

Downsizing and property investment tips to fund your retirement

The kids have (finally) left home, and you’re rattling around in more space than you need in a house...