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.

  • 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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  • August 10, 2018
  • Tax Depreciation

Be careful of these depreciation mistakes this tax time

Depreciation can be a rather complex area with specific rules, qualifying dates, depreciation rates, methods for claiming and pre-determined effective lives of assets. As such, claiming depreciation deductions can be a confusing task for many property investors.

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