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Depreciation is the natural wear and tear that occurs to a building and the assets within it over time.  The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows owners of income-producing properties to claim this depreciation as a tax deduction.  Property depreciation can be quite technical, but luckily BMT Tax Depreciation is here to...

9 things quality tenants want in a rental property  Quality tenants are not always easy to come by. Because taste is so subjective, there is a small chance that every potential tenant will want to live in your rental property.  However, there are certain things that all tenants will be looking for....

The media is filled with news stories covering just how hard it is to enter the property market. While many people want the ‘perfect home’ as their first property, some are opting for a more affordable option as they work towards owning their dream home. It’s called rentvesting.  What is rentvesting...

We know that claiming depreciation deductions is one of the best ways to get the best return from your investment property. Despite this, BMT Tax Depreciation see investors failing to claim lucrative partial year deductions each financial year. Partial year depreciation deductions can boost cash by thousands in just a few...

  Half Melbourne auctions are withdrawn Adelaide tops the nation Sydney sellers are rewarded CoreLogic reports strength in the Sydney market as Melbourne auction activity fades.  Half of all auctions in Melbourne are withdrawn while almost 90% of those selling are sold prior to auction day Sydney 543 auction results from 730...

How have apartment values performed compared to houses? What has caused the significant differential between house and apartment rates of capital growth? Will COVID have any impact on apartment demand? What advice would you give people about asset selection? ...

  Melbourne sellers withdraw Sydney picks up the slack Canberra still strong The final weighed average clearance rate improved across steady volumes last week.  There were 1,064 capital city homes taken to auction over the week, a slight increase on the week before. Both volumes and clearance rates across the combined...

The average age of a first time property buyer in Sydney is just over 38. Imagine what it was like when an 8 year old boy started bidding on a property last weekend. Not only did he bid but he was the highest bidder and the successful buyer at just...