News & advice on how to develop property

If you're looking for news, expert advice, hints and tips or simply want to know how to develop property then our articles will be a great resource for you.

  • June 06, 2019
  • Tax Depreciation

Do depreciation deductions apply to you?

Owners of income producing properties are eligible to claim tax deductions for a number of expenses involved in holding a property, including property depreciation. To help investors maximise their deductions, let’s look at some key points to help you understand depreciation.

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  • April 26, 2019
  • Tax Depreciation

Common property depreciation explained

A strata title is used when individuals own part of a property usually called a ‘lot’. This is generally an apartment, unit or townhouse complex which shares ownership of common property including driveways, foyers and gardens.

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  • April 01, 2019
  • Tax Depreciation

Three emerging trends in property investment

What will 2019 hold for the property market? We look at some of the biggest trends we're likely to see in the year ahead.

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  • January 16, 2019
  • Tax Depreciation

Frequently asked depreciation questions

What is depreciation? As a building gets older and items within it wear out, they depreciate in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property investors to claim a deduction relating to the building and fixtures it contains. Depreciation can be claimed by any owner of an income producing property. This deduction essentially reduces the investment property owner’s taxable income.

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