Discover why it’s never too late to claim depreciation

There are many reasons why investors miss out on claiming property depreciation. Sometimes they believe their property is too old, or they don’t think depreciation is available if the property was only leased during part of the year. A new trend that BMT Tax Depreciation has uncovered is that investors believe that they can’t claim depreciation if their schedule wasn’t completed before June 30. Before … Continue reading Discover why it’s never too late to claim depreciation

This key step ensures depreciation deductions are maximised

It’s important that property owners maximize the return from their investment property.  One of the most reliable sources of cash flow for any investment property is depreciation. Investors can ensure they maximize their depreciation deductions by getting a physical site inspection completed on the property. What is depreciation and how does it boost cash flow? Depreciation is the natural wear and tear of a building … Continue reading This key step ensures depreciation deductions are maximised

The REIQ Achieves More Fair & Balanced Protections for Both Landlords & Tenants

Having run what was the shortest grassroots campaign in its 102-year history, the Real Estate Institute of Queensland’s (REIQ) fight for more fair and balanced COVID-19 special protections for both tenants and landlords under the Prime Minister’s no evictions moratorium ended after only three days. With almost 400,000 letters of protest downloaded and delivered to Premier Palaszczuk’s office as well as all 93 local MPs around … Continue reading The REIQ Achieves More Fair & Balanced Protections for Both Landlords & Tenants

MRI Software announces two key executive appointments to support global growth

Global real estate solutions provider promotes longtime finance VP to Chief Financial Officer and brings in experienced software industry leader as SVP and Managing Director for Asia Pacific Sydney, Australia – April 23, 2020 – MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software solutions, announces that it has strengthened its leadership team, promoting Roman Telerman to Chief Financial Officer from Vice President of Finance and appointing … Continue reading MRI Software announces two key executive appointments to support global growth

CoreLogic Response: RBA special announcement

Tim Lawless and Eliza Owen The Reserve Bank has announced a 25 basis point reduction in the cash rate, to a new historic low of 0.25% and made it clear the cash rate will remain at this level until labour markets are moving towards full employment and inflation is tracking to be within the target range of 2-3%. Under normal circumstances, such an extraordinary move … Continue reading CoreLogic Response: RBA special announcement

Seth Godin, one of many global experts helping the REIQ raise critical funds for bushfire victims

The REIQ has enlisted the help of a number of high profile business and real estate figures to raise much-needed funds for Australia’s bushfire victims, as part of the real estate community’s collaborative Beyond the Bricks fundraising initiative. Beyond the Bricks brings together a national network of real estate brands and peak bodies, working to provide immediate financial assistance, as well as long term support, … Continue reading Seth Godin, one of many global experts helping the REIQ raise critical funds for bushfire victims

The new normal in Real Estate is having a Virtual Assistant

The new normal in real estate is having a virtual assistant The new normal in real estate is having a virtual assistant. Basically, if you don’t outsource at least a part of your business, you’re not running it in the smartest way you can. People have all sorts of ideas about what a virtual assistant can and can’t do but at the end of the … Continue reading The new normal in Real Estate is having a Virtual Assistant

VIDEO – The Role of Technology – Mark McLeod

One of the themes that’s come out in the recent INMAN conference is the whole need for a single system to guide the agents and make the customer process easier. Mark McLeod – CEO of Growth at Ray White – joins Kylie Davis from Core Logic and discusses how Ray White has successfully been ahead of the curve in this area. In this 9-minute video, … Continue reading VIDEO – The Role of Technology – Mark McLeod

Changing home ownership and the shared equity economy

By Kylie Davis — CoreLogic Rising house prices, student debts and changed expectations from the Millennial generation are changing expectations and the traditional model of home ownership. The INMAN Connect 2018 conference brought together four new startups in the home ownership space that are rewriting traditional models and creating what’s now being known as the shared equity economy. “Share equity is as term of new companies … Continue reading Changing home ownership and the shared equity economy

If you complain about price being a barrier, wear a bicycle helmet

Sue Barrett As a salesperson, the next time you feel you are losing deals because of price, take your prospect to a cycle shop and ask them if they were to ride a bike, which one of the helmets they would buy – the one that’s on sale for $10 or the sleek, ventilated $150 model that promises it meets all testing standards? The bet … Continue reading If you complain about price being a barrier, wear a bicycle helmet