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Renting

How do I find the right tenant and how much rent should I ask for my granny flat?

Having a granny flat can really help retirees when they’re looking to boost their income, or accommodate family and friends. But if your specific goal is to boost your retirement income, then you need to consider carefully... more
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Investing

Will building a granny flat to boost my income affect my Age Pension?

The fact that we are living longer is of course a great thing, but it also means some people have found their previous retirement planning has turned out not to suit today’s financial needs. Not only is having enough... more
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Investing

How will proposed changes to negative gearing policy affect you?

So, we turned our back for a second and just like that we find ourselves hurled helplessly into yet another Australian election campaign. As always, there are a multitude of things to pay attention to that affect each of us... more
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Investing

What you need to know about clandestine Meth labs

It’s easy to believe that meth labs are a myth, existing randomly in tucked away corners of suburbs that don’t affect us. This is far from the truth however and landlords, investors and property managers need to be ever diligent... more
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Investing

How to renovate your home for less than $10,000

Large scale renovation has become a way of life for many property investors, however this should not deter first home buyers and people on a tight budget who also want to improve on their investment. As well as keeping on top of... more
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Renting

How to sail through your next routine rental inspection

One of the main things required of you as a tenant is to pay your rent in full and on time every month, but the other important responsibility you have is to keep the property in good, clean working order throughout the duration... more