Kids left school but not quite ready to leave home?
Whether built as extra guest accommodation, or a way to have your elderly parents close by without encroaching on their privacy and independence; or to help your grown children struggling with rising rents and property prices; or even as a much-needed parents’ retreat, Granny flat approvals in NSW are booming, thanks to the NSW Government’s easing of planning policies to allow approval for granny flats in 10 days. Continue reading In-laws, Outlaws and Granny Flats→
There’s nothing more exciting than buying your first investment property and getting that first slip from your property manager to show your rent coming in. However, rental income is just the start. Around tax time, there are even more ways to help you pay off your investment – and one of those is by getting a property depreciation schedule that you can claim on tax. Continue reading Don’t forget to claim Depreciation→
For many people, renting property is their first real estate experience after moving from home, the first step along the road to acquiring property. Renting gives you the time you need to save the deposit for your first home and to get a feel of where you want to live. It is also an ideal time to build a relationship with your local agent regarding help in buying and financing your first property. Continue reading Tips for Renting Property→
Anglicare has declared the plight of low income renters in Mudgee “dire”, after a national survey failed to find even one rental property in the town which would be deemed “affordable” for a family on a single minimum wage.
Anglicare’s National Rental Affordability Snapshot examined about 50,000 properties across every state and territory on the weekend of April 14. Continue reading Rental crisis in Mudgee→
This is the perfect time to become an investor in Mudgee and Mudgee agency, The Property Shop, explains why.
Thinking of buying an investment property or adding to a portfolio you’ve already launched?
There’s a five word answer to such thoughts: “This is the ideal time!”
In fact there are so many signs pointing investors in that direction that it’s possible to list only a few of the main ones. Continue reading Time to buy in Mudgee is NOW!→
Been looking to rent and you’re already tired of having to organise your day of property inspections week after week? Frustrated that they’re all open at the same time with not enough time to get from one to another and you don’t know how to get there?
A loophole allowing landlords to list tenants on ”bad tenant databases” for any reason is to be closed in the coming shake-up of home rental reforms which landlords say will do little to improve their position.