Calculate your depreciation deductions with BMT

Aug 16, 2018 4:58:44 PM Share this:

BMT Tax Depreciation specialise in maximising depreciation deductions for property investors Australia-wide.


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Topics: Property Management Focus, Newsletter, Blog, BMT Tax Depreciation

The June edition of Property Focus is here!

Jun 15, 2018 4:12:54 PM Share this:

In this issue we look at the Pros and Cons of downsizing, plus our business partners Mortgage Express offer their guidance on interest rates, choosing between a fixed and variable rate. 

 


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Topics: Newsletters, property focus, Australia Mortgage, Fixed Interest Rate, Variable Interest Rate, Variable versus Fixed, downsizing your home, Blog

How to Choose - Fixed vs. variable

Jun 12, 2018 8:31:08 AM Share this:

Should you lock in your interest rate for a fixed period? Or take a chance on interest rates dropping even further and choose a variable rate? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to these questions. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve outlined the pros and cons of fixed and variable interest home loans.


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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Debt, mortgage stress, Australia Property, australia finance, Fixed Interest Rate, Variable Interest Rate, Blog, property focus, Newsletter

Lighting up the outdoors

May 3, 2018 4:57:53 PM Share this:

Lighting up the outside of your property is a great way to make your home safe while enhancing your home and garden at the same time, creating an atmosphere unique to your surroundings.


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Topics: property focus, Home Trends

Time to test your smoke alarms

May 3, 2018 2:39:03 PM Share this:

Many Australians change their smoke alarm batteries once per year. For a landlord or property owner, smoke alarm compliance is much more than just changing a battery and testing an alarm.


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Topics: Property Management Focus, Home Maintenance

Upcycling in the Home

May 3, 2018 2:14:15 PM Share this:

With the Winter season comes indoor pursuits. It’s the perfect time to clean up and decorate around the home. Try ‘upcycling’, the popular transformation of discarded or useless items into something new or useful. Here are a few ideas for inspiration.


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Topics: property focus, winter home, Winter, Home Decor & Furnishing, DIY, Newsletter

To downsize or not to downsize

May 3, 2018 1:40:23 PM Share this:

Whether you are retiring, looking to free up some capital, or simply wanting to de-clutter, downsizing can offer some real advantages – but it also comes with some downsides. We weigh up the pros and cons of making this lifestyle change.

PRO: A smaller home means smaller bills

If you are looking to save on daily living costs, downsizing into an apartment or smaller home usually means you will save on basics such as heating costs, electricity, and house insurance.


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Topics: property focus, Australia Real Estate, Newsletters

How to add value to your laundry

May 3, 2018 1:36:04 PM Share this:

The laundry often isn’t somewhere we spend much time on when it comes to renovations or updates, but it is a room where many of us spend a lot of time each day. The importance of the laundry in daily living means it could be a deal-maker for potential buyers, so consider these tips to help you ‘clean up’ at sale time.


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Topics: home improvements, Selling, Advice, Winter, property focus, Newsletters, property focus

Buying and selling with bridging finance

May 3, 2018 1:25:53 PM Share this:

Timing is often a challenge when it comes to buying a new home and selling an existing one. In a perfect world, both transactions would happen simultaneously. In reality though, you could end up owning two properties while you sell your existing home. That’s where bridging finance comes in.


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Topics: Mortgage Debt, mortgage rates, Mortgage Broker, Bridging Finance, Australia Property, property focus, Newsletters

Gain loyalty by suggesting a tax depreciation schedule

May 3, 2018 10:20:04 AM Share this:

Claiming depreciation on an investment property can make a significant difference to a property investor’s cash flow.


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Topics: Property Management Focus, Property Management, Australia Property, BMT Tax Depreciation